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Aitutaki Lagoon

Cook Islands
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Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in Aitutaki
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Owner description: These waters are home to a large number of fish, making it a favorite spot for snorkeling or scuba...
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Owner 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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Corlette, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

If you do nothing else on Aitutaki you have to snorkel the lagoon. Abundant with fish, including Henry and George, 2 huge giant trivally, the water is so clear and a brilliant blue.

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toronto
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Beyond description, the water is so warm and clear. Rent a kayak and paddle about but beware of the tides you can get caught.

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Victoria, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We opportunity to take part in the Moto2Motu outrigger race and so we got to see the lagoon from a very different perspective. The following day we took a lagoon tour and returned to the places we had paddled by. The lagoon was even more specatular. A definite must see if you go to the Cook Islands.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

There's no way to describe this lagoon without seeing it. The colour of the water (especially in comparison with the adjacent ocean) is a turquoise that you wouldn't believe was real if you saw it in a photo. The side of the island with most of the accommodation is too shallow to do much, but out near Ootu beach there... More 

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Rocky Mountain House, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Amazing! Absolutely beautiful and quiet, the water is so blue and so clear it looks fake. It's a must see.

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We did two days out on actuality lagoon. One with Teking and one with Puna and the yellow boat. Both were equally good and fairly similar. Wonderful local information and knowledge (Teking is a real joker) and the local style lunches were superb. Snorkelling fabulous and one foot island is beautiful. The water and general scenery has to be seen... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

What an awesome experience snorkelling with Giant Trevally. The snorkelling experience in Aitutaki Lagoon is truly amazing. A lagoon trip is a must. And ithe day is finished with a lovely BBQ, swimming and relaxing on One Foot Island

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Take a good camera, plenty of sunblock & water. One of the most beautiful places I've seen but you need to be out on a boat to get the best view I think. I went for the Motu 2 Motu race and was on the spectator boat so was on the water about 3 hours. Was VERY hot so cover... More 

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Anaheim, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Many great restaurants and hotels of all sorts. Outside of your cruises, the best photos of our trip were in the lagoon

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The lagoon is amazing. Clear and a spectacular colour. Little bit winding on one site but calm on the other. Highly recommended

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