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Akaiami: First motu visited by the VAKA Cruise, picture postcard perfect

This is one of the motus visited on the VAKA Cruise (reviewed separately, please read my other... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
calgary, ab
Short visit on a private charter - very beautiful

We visited for only 15 minutes on a lagoon tour. This island is incredibly picturesque and we... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

This is one of the motus visited on the VAKA Cruise (reviewed separately, please read my other review for details). There is a resort on this island, and it had history of being one of the stops in the old TEAL days, as evidenced by...More

1  Thank jjluke
Reviewed 26 April 2018

We visited for only 15 minutes on a lagoon tour. This island is incredibly picturesque and we would love to come back and stay for a week.

Thank JessiPalmer
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Please indicate if this review was helpful so I can focus my future efforts accordingly. This review is actually a subset of the Vaka Island Cruise which we participated in as a day tour package offered from Air Rarotonga. They also visited Rapota (not in...More

1  Thank jjluke
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This island was a stop on our cruise around Aitutaki. It is a beautiful island with both a historical story - TEAL stopover - and a modern story - location for a number of reality tv shows. I would love to return.

Thank Tracy G
Reviewed 17 August 2015

We only stayed in Akaiami for a few minutes as a stopover on the Kia Orana cruise; it's a nice island, but the accommodation there doesn't look so nice. I like the way we did it.

Thank Zachary W
Reviewed 2 January 2015

I love the history behind this motu (Island) as used to be a TEAL airlines (old Air New Zealand) stop over point on the Coral Route in the 1950's/60's. Even John Wayne stopped over on this Island. The old jetty is still there although broken...More

5  Thank LeonKiwi
Reviewed 5 December 2014

Wonderful, unspoilt nature. Best swimming beach on Aitutaki and an excellent snorkelling spot. Highly recommended.

2  Thank Niris_17
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Private beach... No, it is for everyone but seldom there is anyone there.... So, you can have it for yourself. It is desolate and perhaps because the lagoon cruises and private charters choose to go to Moturakau, Maina and One foot island instead. However Akaiami...More

3  Thank marons
Reviewed 21 April 2014

Akaiami is one of the 22 motu (islets) within Aitutaki Lagoon and one of the three visited by most of the lagoon cruises. Like all of Aitutaki, Akaiami is gorgeous with white sand beaches and turquoise waters. Akaiami is more developed than the other two...More

5  Thank Steve1362
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