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Aitutaki Lagoon

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Address: Cook Islands
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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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Breathtaking

This place is simply breath-taking... A complete tropical paradise! Would recommend taking a kayak around the lagoon to explore as well as walk on the sand bars. One of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
bdpellarin
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Brooklyn, New York
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Brooklyn, New York
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is simply breath-taking... A complete tropical paradise! Would recommend taking a kayak around the lagoon to explore as well as walk on the sand bars. One of the most beautiful sights I have ever seen in my life.

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Gosford, Australia
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Take the day trip on the lagoon you won't be disappointed. If you only have limited time you can fly in from Raro and do it in one day (not preferred). Take a smaller operated boat and less people to really enjoy and experience the magic of the lagoon. Swim snorkel or just chill on a deserted moto (islet)

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Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It'd be crazy to make all the way to Rarotonga and not visit Aitutaki and do a lagoon tour! The lagoon is absolutely gorgeous! When in Raro, a local told us we'd love it, that Aitutaki was special - I couldn't agree more! It may be costly to fly to Aitutaki, but definitely worth it! Highly recommend staying there for... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Especially a trip down to One Foot Island to get your passport stamped, a little novelty item, but the beaches around the lagoon and amazing and the people, the little amount there are they are so friendly makes it an ideal place to recharge the batteries.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It might be the most amazing place on earth...if you are a fan of beaches or stunning water colors..:-) For me as a Photographer I must say we have to be here every few years to realize how beautiful our planet still is and the Locals try to save it...

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Auckland
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

beautiful lagoon, creystal clear water, and excellent kiteboarding on Honeymoon with reliable winds,,,expect 4 of 7 days but no guarantees

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Melbourne, Australia
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107 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Take a vaka tour! It's breathtaking. The cheapest option is to take a day tour from Rarotonga. It includes flights and full vaka tour with lunch.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A day out on the lagoon either cruising on one of the tour boats or fishing is a must and not to be missed.

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Adelaide
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No photo does this lagoon justice. A bucket-list 'to do' trip. Undescribable blue crystal clear waters.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth every minute. This place is the most beautiful place I have ever been. Shame about the resort on it though. What a waste of space.

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