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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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The Lagoon to rule them all

After arriving in the Cook Islands, the mainland (Rarotonga) is almost a let down, slightly westernised to a low standard where its almost lost its unique island status but when... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Bali, Indonesia
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Bali, Indonesia
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

After arriving in the Cook Islands, the mainland (Rarotonga) is almost a let down, slightly westernised to a low standard where its almost lost its unique island status but when you take the flight to the outer Island (Aitutaki) you get that pristine postcard tropical paradise and its just beautiful. The best lagoon I have ever seen. Parrot fish everywhere... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This what you see on the photos is no near to reality. The place is breathtaking!!!! It's a paradise!!!!

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This is an unspoiled paradise, it is out of the way but that's the whole point. There is no rubbish, the people are exceptional friendly and the reef encircled lagoon cannot be exceed by anywhere we have been in the Asia-Pacific.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Really beautiful, relaxing. you can swim, do kayaking, SUP or walk inside, you can see a lots of fishes!

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This was as close as you can get to that "heaven on earth" location. The water is unbelievably clear, a color that runs the blue-green spectrum, wide, white sandy beaches and simply stunning at every turn.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We have snorkelled in Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia, 2 Malaysian islands and Cambodia. This area has the clearest visibility of all these places, with giant clams, many fish species and coral. The water temperature is good even in the colder months.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The lagoon is very beautiful. We were taken aback with the colours of the water, and then seeing the deep blue ocean beyond. A lagoon cruise with a snorkelling option is a must. Being on the lagoon and looking back to the island is stunning. If time allows climb up the highest mountain - Mt Maungapu (you can drive up... More 

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Picton, Marlborough, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

absolutely spectacular part of the world..divided time 4 days aitutaki and 8 raro..wish id spent longer here :( magic place

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Bay of Plenty
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Pristine lagoon but a little disappointing with the lack of colourful fish. All visitors to Aitutaki must spend a day on the water.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This is my most favourite place in the entire world! shoooooosh dont tell anyone.......just book and see for yourself.

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Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Aitutaki

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