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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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Amazing Lagoon

Stayed at resort right on the lagoon, was absolutely fabulous. Had been wanting to visit this place for such a long time and was not disappointed. Would definitely go back... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Taupo, New Zealand
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Taupo, New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Stayed at resort right on the lagoon, was absolutely fabulous. Had been wanting to visit this place for such a long time and was not disappointed. Would definitely go back again. Lagoon was great for swimming, canoeing and paddle boarding. Could walk over to other islands at low tide, and there was plenty to do.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

You are missing something if you have not been to the Aitutaki Lagoon. It is one of the most gorgeous things you will see on this planet. We took the Vaka Cruise to the Lagoon. A lot of snorkelling as we stop at a few small islands especially the One Foot Island. An amazing experience!

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Cherry Hills Village, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

So very beautiful!!! This is a must see in the world. Do one the lagoon cruises, it's the best way to see everything.

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Ithaca, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Although off the beaten path this island is totally worth a visit if your in the South Pacific. The entire South Pacific is amazing, but this lagoon takes wow to a whole new level.

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Antigua, Guatemala
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Wow! I am writing this review a couple of years after visiting with my wife and my memories come back as a a cascade of water and sun! We visited as an excursion on the Paul Gauguin 11 night Cruise. We loved snorkeling, swimming and relaxing in one of the most beautiful places we have ever been. Seeing the giant... More 

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Blue Mountains, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Snorkelling, safe, calm and visibility very good. Great fish and coral variety but move about the lagoon. Like Mikes "Slice of Heaven" excellent private tour dive guide, good company and they say he is one the best for out of lagoon fishing. A beautiful gem of a place and great hosts.

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Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Fresh fruit and continental breakfast but we preferred the view and menu at the Flying Boat on the beach front.

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Ancaster, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I have seen the Bora Bora Lagoon and the Aitutaki Lagoon. Both are beautiful but Aitutaki Lagoon wins IMO. I felt a closer connection to Aitutaki Lagoon because I felt I had found the old South Pacific on Aitutaki. It is less commercialized. The locals take pride in the lagoon and take care of it for the future generations. We... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Most beautiful Lagoon in the world and you see why as soon as you see it. Can't say you've been to the cook Islands without seeing it.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

like: beautiful natural white sand beach blue turquoises water with lots of beautiful corals. dislike: ugly looking sea cucumber that looked like poo poo

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