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Address: P.O.Box 2, 682, Cook Islands
Phone Number: (682)31171
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Description: Full Day Lagoon Tour Time: 10am - 4pm From: Sunday - Friday

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Our third time on Puna's cruise, and we are reminded of why we keep coming back. This is easily our favourite cruise company on the island. Puna is very down to earth and simply... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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New Zealand
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101 reviews 101 reviews
25 attraction reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Our third time on Puna's cruise, and we are reminded of why we keep coming back. This is easily our favourite cruise company on the island. Puna is very down to earth and simply let's you enjoy your day on the lagoon. No antics, and very humble. The boat itself is large and comfortable, with lots of place to put... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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108 reviews 108 reviews
59 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Puna and the family obviously love their home in paradise and go the extra mile to make this a special day to remember. The day is planned well so it doesn't feel full or rushed at all, but you see more and do more than Bishops Lagoon tour that we did. The snorkelling before and again after lunch is just... More 

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New York City, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We booked with Aitutaki Adventures for two days before we were scheduled to leave Aitutaki - they were very highly recommended by our hotel and by our fellow trip advisor reviewers, so we were excited for the outing. At 8:30AM on the morning of our scheduled trip, they called our hotel and cancelled - apparently they won't conduct a tour... More 

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mzpuna, Guest Relations Manager at Aitutaki Adventures, responded to this review

Kia Orana Jessica, We are truly sorry this has happened. We are absolutely mortified. We cannot take this lightly as we do pride ourselves over delivering the best adventure to all guests that choose to come to Aitutaki. Please understand it is never our intention to disappoint any of our guests. We can never allow this to ever happen again,... More 

Switzerland
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223 reviews 223 reviews
34 attraction reviews
787 helpful votes 787 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The most fantastic day out on the stunning Aitutaki Lagoon with a very professional guide and host. Puna knows the Lagoon like the back of his hand and avoids the other snorkelling groups to give his own group the best opportunity and relative privacy, on the lagoon. The lunch, served on One Foot Island was out of this world. We... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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11 attraction reviews
772 helpful votes 772 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

The Aitutaki lagoon is stunningly beautiful. The sheer myriad of colours dazzles the mind. Seeing it with a very experienced guide, like Puna, owner of Aitutaki Adventures, completes this experience. The outstanding lunch provided (better than most restaurants on the island), comprising of freshly grilled tuna, six different salads, bread-fruit and banana fritters, etc was prepared by Puna's daughter. It... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We had theis trip recomended by our accomodation and it certainly didn't dissapoint. This made our trip to Aitutaki as the snorkelling and outer island are straight of a post card. This is a small family business and the whole family seemed to come together to make one of the nicest meals we had whilst In the Cook Islands.

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Canberra, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We had a wonderful day out with Puna on his boat. We snorkeled along the reef in front of Honeymoon Island, had a wonderful home made meal of fish, papaya salad, potato salad, fresh pineapple, fried rice, local spinach, bread fruit and watermelon on One Foot Island then snorkeled off Motu Raku where we were swarmed by schools of fish... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We booked Aitutaki Adventures after having read the raving reviews here on Tripadvisor. Booking and pickup was easy and on time. Boat in good condition and clean, snorkelling gear provided. The following islands were visited: Honeymoon Island and One Foot Island (incl sandbank) We visited two snorkelling spots - one slightly deeper where you could see the giant clams, and... More 

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Saratoga NSW
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Aitutaki Adventures is a family business mainly run by Puna who is the captain, bus driver and everything else but the cook! We were on a 6 hour cruise of Aitutaki lagoon, the most beautiful place I have ever been. Puna was very knowledgeable about the lagoon and its inhabitants. Puna supplied beachtowels, snorkelling gear, onboard snacks and lemon cordial.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Went with a day cruise with Aitutaki Adventures. The weather was OK but bit cloudy and windy. Snorkeling was great. Puna (captain) was friendy and charming. He was serious about safety. Lunch was amazing. Best fish we ever have had!

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