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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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Absolutely amazing

Crystal clean, heaps of colourful fish and NO sharks woohoo! We spent a whole day on the lagoon and it was sensational. We ate lunch on one foot island, visited honeymoon island... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Crystal clean, heaps of colourful fish and NO sharks woohoo! We spent a whole day on the lagoon and it was sensational. We ate lunch on one foot island, visited honeymoon island. The whole thing was perfect.

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

It's refreshing to find a destination where the reality is as good, if not better, than the photo-shopped promotional material provided by travel agents and tourist commissions. If you need to be constantly entertained, expect access to up-to-date hot and cold running everything or you are a shopaholic, I'd suggest you try elsewhere. Aitutaki will suit those of you who... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Very good trip, great snorkelling and only boat big enough to offer bbq on board. Stop off on 3 islands was good and very interesting. Will definately do it again.

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Escondido, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

If you go to Aitutaki, it would be criminal to miss the lagoon, so definitely take one of the tours to the outer islands and lagoon, and make sure to do the snorkeling, particularly to see the giant clams. The coral was at least if not more impressive than the fish. This is a must experience there.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

As part of a holiday in Rarotonga of the Cook Islands we took the short plane trip to Aitutaki and were overwhelmed by the beauty of the lagoon and surrounds. We would recommend it be on the bucket list of everyone who wants to see the best parts of the planet.

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Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

...So the Aitutaki Marketing slogan says. The Aitutaki Lagoon is one of the most beautiful, memorable places I've visited in my life. The waters are amazing; the motu are plentiful and varied; and the snorkeling is great. Keep an eye out the plane window as you fly overhead for a great aerial view. But the real ticket is taking a... More 

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Camden, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Unbelieveable, memorable, once in a lifetime, brilliant - not enough words to describe it............

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

If you've seen the Air NZ safety video you would think it is photoshopped. If you're there by yourself you encounter it is reality: paradise on earth!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

The lagoon has a channel about four meters wide that flows along the beach in front of the resorts which was great for swimming. Then just beyond that there is a sandbar that stretches way out into the lagoon that varies from knee deep at high tide to ankle deep at low tide – you can walk halfway across the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This is what it looks like on postcards. Of all the 80 countries I have been to, this is in top 3 of beaches, if not number 1. You have to go here to believe it!

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