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Kia Orana

| Main Wharf, Cook Islands
+682 31 442
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private snorkeling and lagoon tour.

My family wanted to experience the beauty of Aitutaki Lagoon. When booking tours we prefer private... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San Jose, California
Best lagoon cruise to 7 Motu's with lunch and snorkeling

On Sunday, Kia Orana Lagoon cruise picked us up at 9:30 am at our resort. They were scheduled to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wayne K
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We invite you to book a Kia Orana morning or afternoon speedboat cruise (for up to 10 people) when you come to Aitutaki. Whether you are an individual or a couple, a wedding party, or a group of friends, cruising around the Lagoon and visiting One Foot Island, and Honeymoon Island is one of the most memorable things to do in the whole of the Pacific. We cruise to what we call "the seven wonders of paradise", and every island has something special to see and experience.
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| Main Wharf, Cook Islands
+682 31 442
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family wanted to experience the beauty of Aitutaki Lagoon. When booking tours we prefer private tours so we can focus on what we enjoy rather than fitting in the box with the crowds. My husband’s hobby is photography and videography so he prefers to...More

Thank travelgirlrn70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On Sunday, Kia Orana Lagoon cruise picked us up at 9:30 am at our resort. They were scheduled to pick us up at 9am but was late because of last minute additions. Our boat had 9 people and the 2nd boat had 5 other people....More

Thank Wayne K
Reviewed 15 May 2017

There were five of us on the Cruise - Captain Fantastic (Andrew) was a great guide and took us to some amazing islands, was knowledgeable and helpful. Had a lovely tasty but simple lunch presented on authentic plates made from the leaves. The snorkeling was...More

Thank Glenda I
Reviewed 29 March 2017

No visit to Aitutaki is complete without a day out on it's beautiful crystal blue lagoon. There are several operators offering very different experiences, and this time (our second visit to Aitutaki), and on local's recommendation, we chose Kia Orana Cruises. We were picked up...More

1  Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Went with Captain Fantastic on a wonderful day tour through the Aitutaki Lagoon! First of all he was super quick in responding to my email inquiry that I only sent to him 2 days prior to arrival. Confirmation was quick and he agreed to pick...More

Thank Wunderbar_Travel
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We had such an amazing day out with Captain Fantastic. Words can't describe how amazing the scenery is. The captain lived up to his name. Not only skippering the boat, but sung songs, told informative stories, and cooked an absolutely delicious lunch on a small...More

Thank CR111
Reviewed 22 January 2017

One of our highlights on Aitutaki was going to be a Lagoon Cruise. We did all the research and chose Kia Orana. We notified them when we arrived at the Aitutaki Lagoon Resort. The next day we went to the pickup area and waited for...More

Thank MichaelHar
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We loved our day out exploring the islands and snorkeling . With a faster boat you get more time to explore both in and out of the water. Two amazing snorkeling spots with giant clams and many colorful fish. Also a great way to meet...More

Thank SandyWestcoast
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were initially booked on a different tour that cancelled at the last moment. Fortunately Kia Orana was able to accommodate us at the last min. and we're really glad that they could. The smaller boat lead to an intimate experience. We initially selected the...More

Thank PricklyPear18
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

The tour was ok, but I did regret booking with them. According to them, due to weather conditions we'd have to skip 2 islands and would most likely to visit 2 snorkel spots. At the end of the 1st snorkel spot, we were taken back...More

4  Thank ciN l
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5 March 2017|
Response from Melissa P | Reviewed this property |
There are shallow and deep snorkelling spots in the lagoon. Kia Orana cater for all levels of swimming ability. They carry life jackets which you can wear while snorkelling. I wore one so I could concentrate on filming with... More