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Aitutaki Lagoon

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These waters are home to a large number of fish, making it a favorite spot...

These waters are home to a large number of fish, making it a favorite spot for snorkeling or scuba diving.

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Words cannot express the beauty of this lagoon! Flying over it is just magical. Lots to do here, kayaking, paddle boarding, swimming, snorkeling, kitesurfing, all watersports... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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NZ
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61 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Words cannot express the beauty of this lagoon! Flying over it is just magical. Lots to do here, kayaking, paddle boarding, swimming, snorkeling, kitesurfing, all watersports! Plenty to do, plenty to see, or even better just sit back, relax and enjoy the views :)

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose a 5 stop snorkelling tour with a shore lunch on an island and a stop at One Foot Island. It was great! We even saw giant clams.

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Canby, Oregon, United States
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We used and recommend Vaka Cruise. Cruise included great guides, music and luncheon, an informative island nature tour, demonstration on how to break coconuts and on different ways to use a sarong. We stopped at the island that housed "Survivor" contestants when voted off and had two different snorkeling stops. Also stopped on One Foot Island for a passport stamp... More 

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Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was terribly disappointed in the Aitutaki Lagoon, after hearing all the fabulous reviews it is in worse state than the Lagoon in Rarotonga. Unfortunately we didn't make it to One Foot Island, which still has outstanding reviews.

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sydney
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have ever seen an idyllic palm treed island sitting on the edge of a turquoise lagoon then you have probaly already seen Aitutaki Lagoon!! It's magical.

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New South Wales, Australia
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Grab a scooter/car, and cruise around, find your own little perfect private beach. on the lagoon. Go for a lagoon cruise or fishing charter. Snorkel/ kayak-- Could spend another 3 weeks here doing not a lot...

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We would have had a great view of the lagoon if we were not being constantly eaten by hordes of mosquitos. Rarotonga was much nicer.

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Bellevue, Washington
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102 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a wonderful couple of days in Aitutaki snorkeling in the amazing lagoon with such great coral and fish, wish we could have stayed longer.

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Melbourne, Australia
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137 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pristine turquoise water didn't cease to amaze all day on our "Aitutaki Adventures" all day lagoon tour. Highly recommended way to see the lagoon with a local guide and a small group of 18. Our guide stopped at two snorkeling spots and three islands, including the famous One Foot Island. The fish are colorful, plenty of variety and some... More 

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Mt Tamborine, Queensland
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72 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found the fish life to be so beautiful and easy to see while snorkelling. I can;t say enough about the beauty of the lagoon, but would advise taking an underwater camera. Do take a boat trip around the lagoon. It is glorious in more shades of blue and turquoise than you could imagine.

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