Whale Watching and Swimming in the Cook Islands: A Unique Experience

humpback whale tail in aitutaki

The Cook Islands, a tropical paradise in the heart of the South Pacific, offers a unique and unforgettable experience for whale enthusiasts. Each year, from July to November, majestic humpback whales migrate from the icy waters of Antarctica to the warm, sheltered lagoons of Rarotonga and Aitutaki and move on to water waters before making […]

Swimming with Humpback Whales in the Pacific: Unveiling the Wonders of Aitutaki Island

swim with the humpback whales

The vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean is a mesmerizing playground for marine enthusiasts and adventurers alike. Among the myriad of experiences it offers, swimming with humpback whales stands out as a truly unforgettable encounter. These gentle giants migrate across the Pacific, offering humans a rare opportunity to witness their grandeur up close. While there […]

Kites fly high for Manureva Aquafest 2018

The 2018 Manureva Aquafest is currently underway in Aitutaki.

Competitors and spectators from around the world are enjoying perfect conditions in Aitutaki for Manureva Aquafest, Cook Islands Kitesurfing Association’s annual watersports festival.

Growing our own food

Quinton Senior in Aitutaki lagoon during covid 19 period

Quentin Schofield’s family have started their own vegetable food garden, in case the coronavirus pandemic lasts for months: “No one really knows.”

Manureva Aquafest a soaring success in Aitutaki

Professional kitesurfer Ewan Jasper from Australia was one of the stars at this year's Manureva Aquafest in Aitutaki. 18082408

Manureva Aquafest finished on a high yesterday with a fun-filled activity day at Ootu Beach, Aitutaki, to celebrate five days of impressive water sport action including course racing, freestyle kitesurfing tricks and big-air jumps.