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Aitutaki Lagoon

Cook Islands
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Ranked #1 of 6 attractions in Aitutaki
Type: Beaches
Description: These waters are home to a large number of fish, making it a favorite spot for snorkeling or scuba diving.
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

This snorkelling was on your doorstep and absolutly fantastic, the marine life was just awesome we saw giant clams, and many varieties of fish.

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Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Must go with Aitutaki Adventures we have been many times and each is amazing. lovely people lovely food just a great day out

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Oztraylya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

.If you are thinking of spending NZ$470 pp on a day trip to Aitutaki, I hope you have the time to read on, it’ll only take a few minutes and may clarify your expectations. I’ve tried to be objective in this review, if you agree please tick the box and it will be worth the effort. Wow; undeniably gorgeous scenery,... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Sparklingly clear water, blinding white sand, abundant sea life and corals. Pristine and seemingly untouched.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Raro was good... Aitutaki was 10 fold for snorkeling the lagoon! See a few different spots at different depths to get the best of your trip. Go on a Sunday for less 'traffic' out on the water!

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Mesa, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

loved everything about it. the water is just as gorgeous as the pictures show. crystal clear and full of sea life

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Linz, Austria
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

If you stay on Aitutaki a Lagoon tour is of course a must. bbc said once, this is the most beautiful lagoon of the world, and they´re probably right. One day we rented a kajak at samade on the beach for our own lagoon-exploring. an other day we made an organised tour to one food island and her island sisters.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

A trip around the lagoon is a must do in Aitutaki. You cannot beat the turquoise colour of that water. The islands in the lagoon have the best beaches in Aitutaki. Also the snorkelling is amazing

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The perfect place to match the imagined paradise in your mind with reality. It does exist here at Aitutaki. We enjoyed a fabulous day escorted by Aitutaki Adventures, in the safe hands of Puna, snorkeling, island hopping, swimming and sight seeing. Local knowledge counts and we had one of the best. A superb lunch provided, witty but low key laconic... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Went on the yellow boat which was smaller than others we saw, but had excellent snorkelling, beach walks, fish swimming all around you and colours of the water and clouds were magical. An amazing day on a beautiful lagoon.

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