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Address: Cook Islands
Description: 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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Paradise on earth

We took 3 tours around the lagoon, which took us to the best snorkeling places and at least to 3 different islands, including One Foot Island. The snorkeling was excelent, and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Pristine and serene this place is paradise on earth a 45 minute flight from Rarotonga in the Cook Islands. If it is seclusion ,comfort and friendly faces this is the place.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

We took 3 tours around the lagoon, which took us to the best snorkeling places and at least to 3 different islands, including One Foot Island. The snorkeling was excelent, and the waters are crystal clear in normal conditions. Landscape is amazing. It makes no sense to visit Aitutaki Island without touring the lagoon ! If you plan to stay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Beautiful and untouched. A highlight of our trip. A definite must see if visiting Aitutaki. Amazing snorkelling

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Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This is pure paradise - book a day trip & have a small boat and island BBQ & snorkel. Everybidy knows everybody else so little difference in price. Totally mindblowing.

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Boulder, Colorado
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This has to be the most beautiful lagoon in the world. The colors are fantastic. The abundant fish and coral are amazing. It was a must see on my list for 20 years and it did not disappoint.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The colours , the fish, the turtles. Snorkelling in the clearest water! It is a must to do a lagoon tour, but you can also go out by kayak and even walking out past the sandbars. Even in the rain it's pretty.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

The Aitutaki lagoon is the most beautiful place in the Cook Islands. It's simply stunning. I've never seen anything like it. The water shimmers turquoise with shades of aquamarine, cobalt, and sea green. It stretches as far as the eye can see. The sand is pristine white and glimmering. The many little islands are lush and green. The fish are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Aitutaki Lagoon is something that must be seen to be appreciated - the photographs are incredible but don't do it justice. The colours are surreal. It is truly a tropical paradise. I would highly recommend snorkelling around the north end of the island - hint, close to the Marine Research Centre, near the airport! And a cruise on one of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Simply breath taking adventure. We were picked up at our Resort and once we got the the airport we were given 3 options due to rain on Aitutaki: 1. Re-book 2. Refund 3. Power through We choose options #3 - and happy we did. Our boat was a lot less crowded and I feel we got more time to see... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

My wife and I spent a week in this lagoon and it is most definitely hard to describe in words and the photos just can't show enough of the beauty. Wheatear you are staying in the Lagoon or just coming for a day trip you simply have to embrace what this Lagoon resort offers. From water activities, to a beautiful... More 

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