Is Aitutaki on your bucket list, if not why?
Just a 45 minute flight from Rarotonga (the hub of the Cook Islands) this little paradise will steal your heart. If you are expecting McDonald's, tall buildings, hustle and bustle then you will be disappointed. The small island is largely unspoilt allowing you to enjoy the laid back lifestyle of the warm, colourful locals. Can you imagine having the most perfect beaches all to yourself? in Aitutaki this is possible.
Snorkelling in Aitutaki's coral reef system is spectacular whether you are an experienced snorkeller or a beginner, the outer canyons of the reef plays home to hundreds of species of fish, making your snorkelling experience an unforgettable one.
Visit Ootu Beach - Located on the southern tip peninsula this quiet, a popular picnic sport and also great for swimming and snorkelling.
Hike Maunga Pu - a short hike which originate on the coastal road an leads up to a magnificent viewpoint.
Aitutaki Lagoon Cruise - The number one thing to do on the island, allowing you to explore the magnificent Aitutaki lagoon and neighbouring islands. We recommend the Vaka Cruise.
Island night at Pacific resort Aitutaki - A visit to this 5 star resort to take in an island show is a must whilst in Aitutaki. You will get the opportunity to try local delicacies whilst immersing yourself deep within the islands culture and tradition.
Get your passport stamped at the smallest post office on the planet - One Foot Island.
Or simply just spend your time slipping from sand to sea!
Our meaningful travel expeditions will also allow you to impact positively on the local community whilst on the island. Travel Teacher works in partnership with local school, Araura College in delivering sustainable volunteer projects - providing high quality human resource to support the delivery of youth education.
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Thank you for reading! Travel Teacher aims to create impact through meaningful travel and teach experiences. Our engagement stems through the delivery of volunteer expeditions abroad in Fiji and The Cook Islands. Our provision combines education and exploration, we encourage you to step outside of your comfort zone and broaden your own horizons whilst developing key transferable skills and making lifelong memories.