We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Aitutaki Lagoon

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Review Highlights

You'll never forget your visit to this island paradise. It is exactly what you envision when you... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mike S
Denver, Colorado
Incredible colours

Have never seen the different shades of blue. The ocean here is spectacular. Gorgeous and super... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Read all 952 reviews
All photos (461)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish”(109 reviews)
“one foot island”(83 reviews)
“day trip”(57 reviews)
These waters are home to a large number of fish, making it a favorite spot for snorkeling or scuba diving.
Open Now
Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
See all hours
| Amuri, Cook Islands
+682 31 269
Reviews (952)
Filter reviews
799 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsfishone foot islandday tripcook islandsgiant clamsbeautiful place on earthclear watersouth pacificwhite sandy beachesbucket listmain islandyellow boatmarine lifereef shoessmall islandhoneymoon islandparadise
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 799 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago

You'll never forget your visit to this island paradise. It is exactly what you envision when you think about the exotic South Pacific.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Easily accessible by 'plane from Rarotonga this is the best sheltered snorkeling in the accessible Cook Islands. Plenyty of accommodation is available at all levels. Numerous day tours of the lagoon too.

Thank DTG59
Reviewed 3 days ago

Have never seen the different shades of blue. The ocean here is spectacular. Gorgeous and super clear.

Thank Honoluluchick
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This lagoon is one of the greatest places on earth. I never saw something incredible. The best view / Trip you have with teking tours!

Thank Markus R
Reviewed 5 days ago

A trip around this lagoon is a must if you have travelled to Aitutaki. The colours are stunning and views unforgettable.

Thank fezzfam
Reviewed 6 days ago

The size, clarity and accessibility of this lagoon makes it one of the finest in the world. In fact is is the main reason for traveling here and you will not be disappointed.

Thank 305jackanddebbie305
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved coming here. A very similar experience to Tahiti. Loved swimming with the giant trevally! Water was clear and 26 degrees ... perfect !

Thank Eurotripa
Reviewed 1 week ago

One can tour the Aitutaki Lagoon with a few operators, but the one we went with is the VAKA cruise. I reviewed it separately in my other posts and it comes highly recommended as well. We went on the AItutaki Day Tour with Air Rarotonga...More

Thank jjluke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had our second lagoon trip with Black Pearl. This time with Leo on White Pearl. Fantastic afternoon out and Leo was an excellent guide. The fish were amazing and so were the Red tailed Tropic birds. Especially the fluffy babies. Mere picked us up...More

Thank Exploration308743
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for the first time recently. An absolutely beautiful part of the world. Extremely friendly locals. We stayed at the Tamanu Beach Hotel - which was great. The lagoon is beautiful, though not very deep in many places, which makes it a little hard to...More

Thank Eloise B
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 10 hotels in Aitutaki
Aitutaki Lagoon Resort & Spa
906 reviews
1.69 km away
Ranginui's Retreat
85 reviews
1.85 km away
Aitutaki Village
193 reviews
1.85 km away
Rino's Motel
42 reviews
2.82 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 16 restaurants in Aitutaki
Koru Cafe
997 reviews
2.08 km away
Cafe Tupuna
457 reviews
2.35 km away
Rapae Bay
262 reviews
3.21 km away
Tamanu Beach Resort
369 reviews
3.13 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 29 attractions in Aitutaki
O'otu Beach
76 reviews
1.83 km away
Mount Maungapu
55 reviews
2.89 km away
The Vaka Cruise
646 reviews
.74 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Flo V
26 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from kezabug6 | Reviewed this property |
Hi so sorry for my delay in response I believe you can fly in to do aitutaki lagoon cruise it is worth every cent This trip was my second trip into Cook Islands the best thing we did was staying 6 nights in absolute... More
3 July 2018|
Response from jomelbartolome | Reviewed this property |
Agreed. Mobile data in the cook Islands cost 50 new zealand dollar for 3gb. Disconnect and enjoy the Island.
14 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from pioneertraveller | Reviewed this property |
Good Day Andsuzsharp I did not stayed at Aitutaki Lagoon Resort but at Aitutaki Village, which is on the main land. I afraid I cannot help you with your query. However I did meet some people who were staying at the Resort... More