Aitutaki is one of the Cook Islands north of Rarotonga. It has a population of approximately 2,000. Aitutaki is the second most visited island of the Cook Islands. Aitutaki is an atoll. It has a maximum height of approximately 123 meters with the hill known as Maunga Pu. The western side of the atoll contains many of Aitutaki's most important features. Aitutaki is famous for its turquoise central lagoon, uninhabited islands and palm-fringed beaches.
One Foot Island must be visited be all tourists! It gives the best view of Aitutaki lagoon and depending on the tide you can walk on a sandbank a distance away from One Foot Island. The trip to the island is the most frequented trip available on Aitutaki.
Scuba Diving is one of the most popular activities of Aitutaki. While diving here you get a chance to explore wrecks, caves, coral and spectacular sea life. Aitutaki has knowdegable professionally trained instructors to make your experience exceptional.
With year round warm water and visibility less than 100 feet and up to 200 feet some days, Snorkeling is always a must! While in the water you can hand feed fish, check out the amazing reefs and see over 70 types of coral. It is recommended that if this is your first time you acquire the service of a snorkeling director. Equipment is available at most properties.