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Bishops Cruises
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: The Aitutaki lagoon is undeniably one of the most beautiful in the world and a visit to our Paradise would not be complete without joining us for a fun filled day cruising this spectacular natural wonder. We offer a range of tours and lagoon taxi services, snorkeling gear, beach towels and food and beverage options on the famous One Foot Island. Bring along your passport and get our famous 'One Foot stamp' in it.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We booked a private tour with Bishops to go to One Foot Island and Snorkel with the Giant Clams. The Bishop family is amazing and made our day we will not forget. Yes, weather was the best but the experience that the 16 of us had was nothing other than spectacular day in Paradise. The short boat ride to one foot island was exhilarating and upon arrival at the beautiful island, the snorkeling with the big fish and the giant clams then the tradition cookout were fabulous. We loved strolling on the very private island and walking on the sunken sand bar to the above water sand bar island. We finished our great day with bishops dropping us into the water of the plethora of giant clams and drifting to the boats to pick us up. We saw the kite surfers and enjoyed the warm sun and water with a quick boat ride back to the pier. Thanks for a great day Mr. Bishop and family, we will see you next year!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Unbelievably good- they take you to the best places, beyond beautiful. The snorkelling was fantastic, the crew friendly & helpful, the food was terrific.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Stephen C
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Reviewed 25 May 2018

Went with Bishop's from a friend's recommendation. This is a slow moving boat which gives you the ability to soak up how absolutely stunning the Aitutaki Lagoon really is. Did a couple of snorkeling areas, arriving and leaving just before the Vaka Cruise showed up (loud party boat which was not to our taste).
It is hard to describe seeing the lagoon for the first time. Simply magnificent and stunning is as close as I can get! The snorkeling was decent and the views were breathtaking. Lunch at One Foot Island was excellent and the obligatory passport stamp is a must!
Lisa was great and extremely helpful with everything.
Would definitely do this cruise again!
If you want a fast boat, go to another company.
If you want loud music blasting all day, go to another company.
If you want peace and relaxation whilst you soak in the absolute beauty of Aitutaki, go with Bishop's!

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Lisa_and_Lewis
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

The staff and crew did a fantastic job with our group of 13 people. The service received – from enquiry to tour completion - was warm and welcoming, entertaining yet professional, and very well organised. A must do for anyone visiting Aitutaki.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Bishops_Cruises, Guest Relations Manager at Bishops Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Kia Orana Narelle

Meitaki Atupaka for choosing Bishops Cruises to accommodate your lagoon cruise, we are very grateful for your business and your lovely review of us.

Captain Seka and I spent a wonderful day on board and certainly shared lots of laughter and fun with your group of mixed aged guests and were thrilled that everyone had such a great time.

We wish you well in your ongoing venture, Off the Grid Travel, Australia and knowing that you specialise in holidays around the South Pacific, we look forward to welcoming you back to Paradise again shortly.

Kia Manuia & Sunny regards from Aitutaki

Lisa
and the Team at Bishops Cruises

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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Thankyou Bishops cruises! We had an amazing morning on a 1/2 day private charter. We chose a private charter over the lagoon cruise as we were travelling with young kids. The cost is reasonable, our captain was flexible, knowledgeable, and showed us some great spots.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Bishops_Cruises, Guest Relations Manager at Bishops Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Kia Orana Jessica

Meitaki Atupaka for choosing to take a charter with Bishops Cruises. We are very pleased to hear you and your family had a great day with Captain Seka, onboard one of our small boats. Thank you for the sports activities you organized for the children of Aitutaki. We wish you well on your future adventures and are enjoying following them, with your amazing shots on Instagram!

Kia Manuia

The Team at Bishops Cruises

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