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Kia Orana

Address: P.O Box 45, Cook Islands
Phone Number: 73750
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Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada
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418 reviews 418 reviews
205 attraction reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

From start to finish, Kia Orana Cruises provided a truly memorable, fantastic experience! Captain "Fantastic" (aka. Andrew Katu) picked us up promptly at the scheduled time and took us down to the main wharf and began our full day tour of Aitutaki's 7 Wonders. With only one other couple on the tour with us that particular day, Andrew provided us... More 

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Venezia, Italia
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9 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The tour has a good price value, and you can rent the boat privately if you do not want to share the day with strangers. The price is very good compared to others, also cause the route is more or less the same that offering the other tours, but a little bit more completed. A must is the lunch prepared... More 

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Anaheim, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Andrew (Captain Fantastic) is as real as it gets. He is very knowledgeably and made the experience unforgettable. We booked him for a private snorkeling trip after our initial cruise and both experiences were amazing. The food on the island/snorkeling cruise is amazing and his smoked parrot fish was star attraction. If you want to have a more personal experience... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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68 reviews 68 reviews
4 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We tried several lagoon cruises during our stay, and we prefer this one to the offered by Aitutaki Adventures. Kia Orana Cruises uses a smaller boat and operates a tour that avoids larger crowds. The tour starts a bit earlier in the day than the other cruises, and visits the touristy spots in the lagoon before every one else. This... More 

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marina del rey, ca
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My girlfriend and I did the Seven Wonders trip on Oct. 19. Outstanding. Fabulous. Incredible. The beauty of the water, and the islands, and the sandbars, and the water, the water, the water. Beyond words. Blues of every hue. For me, a beach person, a slice of heaven. I have spent a week on Bora Bora, and the water compares,... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We decided to do the all day 7 wonders cruise on a Sunday with Captain Fantastic (Andrew) with lunch and were blown away at how beautiful and amazing this lagoon and the islands really are . The clarity of the water, the coral, the islands, the fish , the birds. And not to forget George ( Kon Kon ) the... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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15 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Superb attention to detail and Andrew is very passionate about what he does. This is infinitely better than the larger cruises on the lagoon. The lagoon itself is the best in the world in my opinion. Lots of different islands, beautiful sand beaches, and sensation snorkelling. The lunch was outstanding - much better than even Tamma's in Rarotonga, which is... More 

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Bundaberg, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The lagoon cruise in a speed boat was exciting. We enjoyed everything about the trip. Andrew was very reliable, friendly & informative. To be given the opportunity to see the most beautiful lagoon dotted with many small deserted islands that have pure white beaches & iridescent clear blue waters was just beautiful. Stunning everywhere you look. There were many fish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The lagoon cruise with Andrew was the highlight of our trip. I echo all the other reviewers. The order of visiting the islands (in reverse) gives you the opportunity to see the islands in its natural state. The snorkeling spots were perfect and the lunch prepared by Andrew was authentic and fitting for the cruise. In fact my mom loved... More 

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Apple Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Captain Fantastic was amazing. we had a good group on our tour. Captain Fantastic (Andrew) was a interesting, funny tour guide. We toured the Motus early on in the day. Had a lunch prepared by our Captain. The smoked parrot fish was excellent. The entire lunch was very good. The snokeling was enchanting. Fish everywhere. The giant clams. I highly... More 

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