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Avana Point

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Ngatangiia, Cook Islands
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This is a place anyone visit cook island must stop see and know the history. You must read or get a... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2016
SE s
via mobile
Should be a bigger deal!

I have to agree with Deniece K, and I am not even Polynesian. I do however have an interest in... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2015
sydneysiderworldtour
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  • Very good16%
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28 Sep 2016
“History ”
2 Feb 2015
“Should be a bigger deal!”
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Ngatangiia, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This is a place anyone visit cook island must stop see and know the history. You must read or get a tour in the tuk tuk carl will explain well.A must for any body.

Thank SE s
Reviewed 3 February 2015

I have to agree with Deniece K, and I am not even Polynesian. I do however have an interest in Polynesian culture and history, and find it quite bizarre that a place of so much significance has so little importance placed on it. When looking...More

3  Thank sydneysiderworldtour
Reviewed 20 September 2013

Avana Passage, its significance & history of the waka leaving for Aotearoa is definitely not well represented!! Well done to the carver for the CARVING portraying the migration of the waka to Aotearoa. The circle of stones with each waka named. Wow.. not much to...More

4  Thank Deniece K
Reviewed 31 December 2012

point of origin for the departure of the canoes that sailed to new zealand, also provides a departure point for boaties, and has a great church accross the road

1  Thank NTTK1
Reviewed 25 October 2011

Avana Point is reached down a side road towards Avana marina accommodation, opposite the Ngatangiia CICC church. Historically the harbour has been used by early Polynesian settlers, European sea-voyagers and present day fishing vessels and yachts seeking safer anchorage during storms. The point offers visitors...More

3  Thank Frangipani08
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