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Address: | Kavera Beach, Arorangi, Cook Islands
Phone Number: +682 22 212
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Description: Adventure Cook Islands is Rarotonga's Dive and Adventure Specialist with a...
Adventure Cook Islands is Rarotonga's Dive and Adventure Specialist with a difference. Our PADI Dive Center team strives for excellence and we guarantee you some of the best diving our island has to offer. Our divemasters and instructors have many years of diving experience around the island and are amongst the most experienced dive guides on the island. We specialize in small groups for more personalised dive experiences rather than catering for the masses. Our Reef To See Dive and Snorkel Adventures include guided scuba dives to Rarotonga's best dive sites, PADI dive courses, intro dives, guided outer reef snorkel trips and freediving trips. On land, our Island Way Adventures include Cook Islands Dance and Drum Lessons for small and bigger groups and Raemaru Mountain Treks. To explore Rarotonga on your own, you can rent everything you need to explore the island from our Adventure Hire fleet: scooters, bicycles, kayaks, snorkel gear and bodyboards.
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Fantastic snorkelling trip

This was a well organised trip to a couple of great locations. Patrick, our guide was great at finding turtles and other fish. I would recommend this trip to those who are good... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This was a well organised trip to a couple of great locations. Patrick, our guide was great at finding turtles and other fish. I would recommend this trip to those who are good swimmers and not scared of outer reef snorkelling.

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reef2see, Owner at Adventure Cook Islands, responded to this review

Kia Orana Julie, Thank you very much for your great review! I am glad you and your husband appreciated the snorkel trip so much. Kind regards, Patrick More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

If you are looking to book a dive trip look no further! My son and I did four dives after a 5 year break so wanted a bit of a refresher dive initially. Both Patrick and Sean were great ensuring we remembered everything we needed to in a really positive and relaxed way. The dives were great as you would... More 

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reef2see, Owner at Adventure Cook Islands, responded to this review

Kia Orana Andrew, Meitaki maata for sharing your thoughts about our operation. - You are welcome! I am glad you enjoyed your refresher dives and all subsequent dives with us and that you and your son were happy with our services. Kind regards, Patrick More 

Taupo, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Thanks to Patrick I had an incredible snorkel outside the reef and saw numerous turtles and a couple of stunning eagle rays. I realise there is a degree of luck about what you can see, but i had emailed Patrick and he was great at replying with detailed information, and then when conditions were just right and a spot was... More 

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reef2see, Owner at Adventure Cook Islands, responded to this review

Kia Orana Bowsey, Thank you very much for your nice review. It's great to read that you enjoyed the snorkel trip with us so much. Kind regards, Patrick More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I contacted all the dive shops on the island prior to heading over as i was just after a dive package for myself as a already qualified diver. Patrick at Reef to See was by far the most responsive and was able to commit to taking just me out if no other divers were booked on (which turned out the... More 

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reef2see, Owner at Adventure Cook Islands, responded to this review

Kia Orana Chris, Thank you for reviewing your experience with us, it's much appreciated! I am glad you had a great time diving with us and that you were happy with all aspects of our operation. I hope sea conditions will be better the next time you are here and that we get to show you the passages and drop-offs... More 

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Great operators. I did 6 dives with Adventure Cook Islands and have only good things to say. Small groups of divers, good gear, good boat, good briefings etc etc. highly recommended

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reef2see, Owner at Adventure Cook Islands, responded to this review

Kia Orana Peter, Thanks so much for sharing your review on Trip Advisor! It's nice to hear that you had a great time and that you enjoyed the 6 dives you did with us. Kind regards, Patrick More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We booked kayaks for 3 days and Shawn brought them to us, but then also drove us up to a point on Muir lagoon, so we wouldn't have to kayak there and back! We are experienced kayakers, but Shawn gave us the local knowledge that helped us when the currents came up. It was such a great time around the... More 

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reef2see, Owner at Adventure Cook Islands, responded to this review

Hi mi_dreamingLA, Thank you very much for your great review! I am glad to read that you appreciated our services and that you enjoyed your kayaking and diving with us so much. Kind regards, Patrick More 

Christchurch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Did a 2 dive trip with Patrick one afternoon. No hassles, all went really well. Well prepared with excellent equipment. The boat he used was good and he tailored what we did to me (as it happened I was the only person booked in that afternoons so a big bonus for me). I have done about 150 dives so it... More 

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reef2see, Owner at Adventure Cook Islands, responded to this review

Kia Orana Hughes Christchurch, Thank you for posting your kind review. I am glad you enjoyed the trip and that you appreciated the big t... shark we saw. Kind regards, Patrick More 

Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

GOOD: · Not much to add. Still a good company. They take care. NEUTRAL: · ? BAD: · as you can see on the traveller-photos, the sea has seen better days, as well as Rarotonga… · maybe you can provide different cups for the drinking water. At the second time nobody can remember his cup. So, some with numbers would... More 

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reef2see, Owner at Adventure Cook Islands, responded to this review

Hi Coralkong502, Meitaki maata for sharing your review on Tripadvisor, we really appreciate it. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the diving with us and we look forward to welcome you again the next time you are on the island. Thanks for sharing your thoughts about the drinking cups. We always try to remember who used which cup,... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Did my scuba diver license here, could not have chosen not wisely. Patrick took all the time necessary to prepare me and take my fears of the deep water. The equipment is very well maintained and the staff is just lovely to be with. Would recommend this place to everyone!

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reef2see, Owner at Adventure Cook Islands, responded to this review

Hi Ralf, Thank you for your review. I am happy to read that you had a great time during your PADI Scuba Diver course with us and wish you many happy dives to come!. Kind regards, Patrick More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

TL:DR: Amazing! Great dive masters, Patrick and Sean are fantastic, highly recommend. Never felt like a number, great service. Long version: Diving in new places with dive masters you don't already know can be a bit of a mix bag, especially in the Pacific. I have done a lot of diving in the Solomon Islands and a little bit in... More 

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reef2see, Owner at Adventure Cook Islands, responded to this review

Kia Orana Disasterfishy, Thank you very much for posting a review about us! It's great to read that you enjoyed diving with us so much and that you really appreciated the personal service in small groups that we offer. Kind regards, Patrick More 

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Address: | Kavera Beach, Arorangi, Cook Islands
Phone Number: +682 22 212
Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Arorangi

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