„One goes to Aitutaki to see the famous Lagoon. It´s Paradise”
Discover your enthusiasm to explore the mesmerizing, turquoise, crystal clear waters with colourful marine life and white sandbars.
Find inspiration while kayaking or sailing to an uninhabited motu where you can enjoy the white sand beach all to yourself.
No matter your water sports preferences during your Cook Islands holidays, the lagoon will always create memories that stay for your entire life.
Explore all! Experience three snorkel excursions & four motus. Swim among tropical fish and brightly coloured corals. Discover uninhabited motus, their white sand beaches, and enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch.
An exceptional experience to a secluded white sand beach amidst the turquoise lagoon. Just Married? No better way to create shared memories during your honeymoon.
The Lagoon is approx. 52km² and is arguably the best snorkelling lagoon in the world. It is reasonably shallow and the waters are crystal clear. Take a private tour with local experts.
Scuba diving, especially outside the reef, is a doorway to the wonders of the South Pacific Ocean.
The fishing grounds surrounding Aitutaki provide some of the most exciting pelagic fishing in the South Pacific, including Wahoo, Mahi Mahi & Yellow Fin Tuna.
The huge bonefish (Kio Kio) of Aitutaki are a challenge to catch and land. E2’s knowledge of the flats and legendary fish spotting ability helps tip the odds in your favour.
The Honeymoon Island with its long shallow sandbar is the perfect spot for kite boarder experts or someone starting off learning. Steady trade winds blow from May-October. Aitutaki Kite School and Wetnwild offer everything a kite boarder needs.
Ted is a well-experienced local sailing instructor and he loves to sail with you on his Hobie Cat across the huge lagoon.
Depending on the wind you almost have the feeling to fly over the turquoise waters.
Being so huge, so protected, and so stunning, the Aitutaki lagoon hosts international competitions. And the tiny Aitutaki island holds an international marathon. Cheer on athletes and celebrate their success. Or take part! Etu Moana offers special privileges for the athletes and their friends.
PURSUIT IN PARADISE is the Aitutaki Marathon that criss-crosses the tiny island with each step revealing unspoilt nature. Hold annualy between END OF MARCH and BEGINNING OF MAY, runners can choose from 10km, half marathon and full marathon courses.
During the five-day MANUREVA AQUAFEST held every AUGUST, visitors from all over the world watch competitors testing their water skills in course racing, freestyle kitesurfing tricks and big-air jumps. Kiting towards heaven, full of fun and energy.
Seeing the tail fin of a GREAT WHALE before disappearing again in the Ocean is an experience like no other. AUGUST to SEPTEMBER seems the most preferred time for the great whales to come.
MOTU2MOTU brings together enthusiastic outrigger canoe paddlers from all over the Pacific to battle it out. It follows directly after the VAKA EIVA competition held annually in the END OF NOVEMBER in Rarotonga, which is arguably the biggest sporting event in the Cook Islands.