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What people say

"The views of this incredible seaside town will take your breath away - a stunning stretch of mountains descending directly into a deep blue ocean. A nearby deep underwater canyon brings incredible marine life right by the town, so keep a keen eye out for dolphins, seals, and whales! "
"Some of the best marine life watching in the country. Grab yourself a tour!"

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