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Aitutaki part 2 (Cook Islands)

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Dances and dancers welcome visitors who reach the island

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Dances and dancers welcome visitors who reach the island

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Dances and dancers welcome visitors who reach the island

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Dances and dancers welcome visitors who reach the island

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Hotels integrated in nature characterize hotel accommodation

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Hotels integrated in nature characterize hotel accommodation

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The coral reef protects the large lagoon that characterizes Aitutaki island

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The coral reef protects the large lagoon that characterizes Aitutaki island

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In the lagoon it is possible to practice many sports such as snorkelling and canoeing

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In the lagoon it is possible to practice many sports such as snorkelling and canoeing

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The main island with the capital Arutanga, is surrounded by dozens of smaller islands all inside the coral reef

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The main island with the capital Arutanga, is surrounded by dozens of smaller islands all inside the coral reef

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Wherever you look, the calm waters of the lagoon dominate the landscape

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Wherever you look, the calm waters of the lagoon dominate the landscape

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Inside the lagoon there are dozens of uninhabited islands covered by dense tropical vegetation

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Inside the lagoon there are dozens of uninhabited islands covered by dense tropical vegetation

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Daily excursions bring tourists to the uninhabited islands located on the edge of the large lagoon

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Daily excursions bring tourists to the uninhabited islands located on the edge of the large lagoon

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The Aitutaki lagoon is the largest in the Cook islands archipelago

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The Aitutaki lagoon is the largest in the Cook islands archipelago

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Inside the lagoon there are dozens of uninhabited islands covered by dense tropical vegetation

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Inside the lagoon there are dozens of uninhabited islands covered by dense tropical vegetation

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Daily excursions bring tourists to the uninhabited islands located on the edge of the large lagoon

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Daily excursions bring tourists to the uninhabited islands located on the edge of the large lagoon

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Inside the lagoon there are dozens of uninhabited islands covered by dense tropical vegetation

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Inside the lagoon there are dozens of uninhabited islands covered by dense tropical vegetation

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On some uninhabited islands the vegetation is so thick that it is difficult to walk

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On some uninhabited islands the vegetation is so thick that it is difficult to walk

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Daily excursions bring tourists to the uninhabited islands located on the edge of the large lagoon

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Daily excursions bring tourists to the uninhabited islands located on the edge of the large lagoon

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BBQ on an uninhabited island available for tourists

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BBQ on an uninhabited island available for tourists

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Wherever you look, the calm waters of the lagoon dominate the landscape

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Wherever you look, the calm waters of the lagoon dominate the landscape

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In the lagoon there are sand banks of very fine sand which emerge during low tide

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In the lagoon there are sand banks of very fine sand which emerge during low tide

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The lagoon and sand banks are an attraction for photographers

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The lagoon and sand banks are an attraction for photographers

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In the lagoon there are sand banks of very fine sand which emerge during low tide

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In the lagoon there are sand banks of very fine sand which emerge during low tide

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In the lagoon there are sand banks of very fine sand which emerge during low tide

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In the lagoon there are sand banks of very fine sand which emerge during low tide

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Coconuts brought by the sea currents are covered up on the sand banks generating new life

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Coconuts brought by the sea currents are covered up on the sand banks generating new life

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Daily excursions bring tourists to the uninhabited islands located on the edge of the large lagoon

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Daily excursions bring tourists to the uninhabited islands located on the edge of the large lagoon

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Uninhabited islands on the edge of the lagoon near the coral reef

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Uninhabited islands on the edge of the lagoon near the coral reef

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Uninhabited islands on the edge of the lagoon near the coral reef

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Uninhabited islands on the edge of the lagoon near the coral reef

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Local fisherman boat

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Local fisherman boat

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Local fisherman boat

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Local fisherman boat

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Low tide in the lagoon

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Low tide in the lagoon

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Some islands have canals sometimes crossed by small ferries that reach hotels far from the capital

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Some islands have canals sometimes crossed by small ferries that reach hotels far from the capital

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At sunset the vegetation takes on bright colors that leave visitors surprised and amazed

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At sunset the vegetation takes on bright colors that leave visitors surprised and amazed

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Aitutaki Giant Clam Restoration Project where large molluscs (tridacne) are studied

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Aitutaki Giant Clam Restoration Project where large molluscs (tridacne) are studied

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Aitutaki Giant Clam Restoration Project where large molluscs (tridacne) are studied

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Aitutaki Giant Clam Restoration Project where large molluscs (tridacne) are studied

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Sunset on the island of Aitutaki

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Sunset on the island of Aitutaki

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Sunset over the Aitutaki lagoon

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Sunset over the Aitutaki lagoon

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The big lagoon of Aitutaki island

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The big lagoon of Aitutaki island

Dances and dancers welcome visitors who reach the island
Dances and dancers welcome visitors who reach the island
Dances and dancers welcome visitors who reach the island
Dances and dancers welcome visitors who reach the island
Hotels integrated in nature characterize hotel accommodation
Hotels integrated in nature characterize hotel accommodation
The coral reef protects the large lagoon that characterizes Aitutaki island
The coral reef protects the large lagoon that characterizes Aitutaki island
In the lagoon it is possible to practice many sports such as snorkelling and canoeing
In the lagoon it is possible to practice many sports such as snorkelling and canoeing
The main island with the capital Arutanga, is surrounded by dozens of smaller islands all inside the coral reef
The main island with the capital Arutanga, is surrounded by dozens of smaller islands all inside the coral reef
Wherever you look, the calm waters of the lagoon dominate the landscape
Wherever you look, the calm waters of the lagoon dominate the landscape
Inside the lagoon there are dozens of uninhabited islands covered by dense tropical vegetation
Inside the lagoon there are dozens of uninhabited islands covered by dense tropical vegetation
Daily excursions bring tourists to the uninhabited islands located on the edge of the large lagoon
Daily excursions bring tourists to the uninhabited islands located on the edge of the large lagoon
The Aitutaki lagoon is the largest in the Cook islands archipelago
The Aitutaki lagoon is the largest in the Cook islands archipelago
Inside the lagoon there are dozens of uninhabited islands covered by dense tropical vegetation
Inside the lagoon there are dozens of uninhabited islands covered by dense tropical vegetation
Daily excursions bring tourists to the uninhabited islands located on the edge of the large lagoon
Daily excursions bring tourists to the uninhabited islands located on the edge of the large lagoon
Inside the lagoon there are dozens of uninhabited islands covered by dense tropical vegetation
Inside the lagoon there are dozens of uninhabited islands covered by dense tropical vegetation
On some uninhabited islands the vegetation is so thick that it is difficult to walk
On some uninhabited islands the vegetation is so thick that it is difficult to walk
Daily excursions bring tourists to the uninhabited islands located on the edge of the large lagoon
Daily excursions bring tourists to the uninhabited islands located on the edge of the large lagoon
BBQ on an uninhabited island available for tourists
BBQ on an uninhabited island available for tourists
Wherever you look, the calm waters of the lagoon dominate the landscape
Wherever you look, the calm waters of the lagoon dominate the landscape
In the lagoon there are sand banks of very fine sand which emerge during low tide
In the lagoon there are sand banks of very fine sand which emerge during low tide
The lagoon and sand banks are an attraction for photographers
The lagoon and sand banks are an attraction for photographers
In the lagoon there are sand banks of very fine sand which emerge during low tide
In the lagoon there are sand banks of very fine sand which emerge during low tide
In the lagoon there are sand banks of very fine sand which emerge during low tide
In the lagoon there are sand banks of very fine sand which emerge during low tide
Coconuts brought by the sea currents are covered up on the sand banks generating new life
Coconuts brought by the sea currents are covered up on the sand banks generating new life
Daily excursions bring tourists to the uninhabited islands located on the edge of the large lagoon
Daily excursions bring tourists to the uninhabited islands located on the edge of the large lagoon
Uninhabited islands on the edge of the lagoon near the coral reef
Uninhabited islands on the edge of the lagoon near the coral reef
Uninhabited islands on the edge of the lagoon near the coral reef
Uninhabited islands on the edge of the lagoon near the coral reef
Local fisherman boat
Local fisherman boat
Local fisherman boat
Local fisherman boat
Low tide in the lagoon
Low tide in the lagoon
Some islands have canals sometimes crossed by small ferries that reach hotels far from the capital
Some islands have canals sometimes crossed by small ferries that reach hotels far from the capital
At sunset the vegetation takes on bright colors that leave visitors surprised and amazed
At sunset the vegetation takes on bright colors that leave visitors surprised and amazed
Aitutaki Giant Clam Restoration Project where large molluscs (tridacne) are studied
Aitutaki Giant Clam Restoration Project where large molluscs (tridacne) are studied
Aitutaki Giant Clam Restoration Project where large molluscs (tridacne) are studied
Aitutaki Giant Clam Restoration Project where large molluscs (tridacne) are studied
Sunset on the island of Aitutaki
Sunset on the island of Aitutaki
Sunset over the Aitutaki lagoon
Sunset over the Aitutaki lagoon
The big lagoon of Aitutaki island
The big lagoon of Aitutaki island

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By: Carlo Piccinelli ID: 165

Aitutaki on Google Maps.
Aitutaki is one islands of the Cook archipelago, a small group of islands in the middle of the Pacific ocean. Each island has its own specific characteristic and Aitutaki is characterized to be surrounded by one of the largest lagoons of the archipelago protected by the coral reef. This natural protection with uninhabited islands inside covered by dense tropical vegetation and the largest island where are located splendid resorts make it the most touristic island of the archipelago. Pristine beaches, sand banks that emerge during low tide and an efficient tourist organization that accompanies tourists to visit the reef and the most remote islands of the lagoon make Aitutaki a small paradise of sea, nature and wellness. The island can be reached by plane of local companies that connect the islands of the archipelago with the capital Rarotonga where the international airport is located.
Links for more informations:
Air New Zealand: www.airnewzealand.com
Air Rarotonga (Airline of the Cook Islands): www.airraro.com
Tourism Office: www.cookislands.travel
Hotels on Aitutaki Island:
Pacific Resort: www.pacificresort.com
Etu Moana: www.etumoana.com
Tamaru Beach: www.tamanubeach.com
Aitutaki Escape: www.aitutakiescape.com
Lagoon Resort: www.aitutakilagoonresort.com