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Ngatangiia Harbour

Address: Ara Tapu, 0000, Cook Islands
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Ranked #19 of 25 Attractions in Rarotonga
Type: Marinas, Nature & Parks
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Type: Marinas, Nature & Parks
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Salamander Bay
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I went to the little church between Club Raro and Muri Beach – it was a great service – about half English and half their local language – they made us visitors very welcome and got us to stand up and sing a hymn (my singing is bad so that was a bit of a giggle) and then after the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

An awesome piece of Polynesian history. I couldn't wait to go and it was worth it. Thank you to the Cookies for respecting, preserving & commemorating This lovely harbour.

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Avon, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

The Ngatangiia Harbor is a beautiful spot, located directly across the road from the Ngatangiia CICC (Cook Islands Christian Church) which is constructed from coral rock. The harbor is the location from which seven vaka; large, twin hull sailing canoes, departed with the people that settled New Zealand around 1250 to 1300 AD and are the ancestors of today’s Maori.... More 

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Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

this habour has a lot of history behind it as it was the place that the canoes of the ci and the pacific had sailed from..good place for fishing and boarding

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