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Ngatangiia Harbour

Ara Tapu, 0000, Cook Islands
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Peaceful

Stopped here a couple of years ago, read and listened about the great journey of the 7 canoes to... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
fwharry
,
Whakatane, New Zealand
So glad we stopped here

Beautiful beautiful place. I could have stayed here for longer. It was so relaxing just watching... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
4EvaMakinMemories
,
Blaxland, Australia
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“aotearoa” (2 reviews)
“church” (3 reviews)
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Ara Tapu, 0000, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Stopped here a couple of years ago, read and listened about the great journey of the 7 canoes to Aotearoa. Moving forward 2 years, it hasn't changed, it is still peaceful and you can just sit and reflect or pop down to the steps and...More

Thank fwharry
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Beautiful beautiful place. I could have stayed here for longer. It was so relaxing just watching the waves in the distance. You can park the car and not even get out and enjoy the view on offer if you wanted to. And knowing there is...More

Thank 4EvaMakinMemories
Reviewed 21 November 2016

One of the best historic places on the Island to visit. This is where the 7 Canoes set sail for Aotearoa. A history of great value, pride, aroha, appreciation and is full of mana and deep cultural significance The area surrounding the site needs a...More

Thank NgaKairua
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

You will stop on your tour of the island. A good place to stop for sometime and enjoy.A very good view. You can have a meal or snack here

Thank SE s
Reviewed 13 December 2015

We stopped here on our trip around the island. It is a beautiful historic place to stop and see where history took place. There is a table if you want to have a picnic or just sit and enjoy the serenity and the views. There...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 17 August 2015

I think the harbors in the Cook Islands are pretty cool--the lagoon is usually so immense, it's interesting to see breaks in it where ships can come in.

Thank Zachary W
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Don't forget to pop in for lunch at The Mooring.... The food from Captain Moko and his wife is divine!!! Beware, it does get very busy...

Thank RSTh0mps0n
Reviewed 8 May 2015

Found this place by accident. It tells the story of the 7 vaka that sailed away from this harbour in the ancient times. Each vaka is represented by a stone. The seven stones are in a circle and have the names of the chiefs who...More

Thank Blueses1492
Reviewed 13 July 2014

I went to the little church between Club Raro and Muri Beach – it was a great service – about half English and half their local language – they made us visitors very welcome and got us to stand up and sing a hymn (my...More

1  Thank AnitaM363
Reviewed 24 September 2013 via mobile

An awesome piece of Polynesian history. I couldn't wait to go and it was worth it. Thank you to the Cookies for respecting, preserving & commemorating This lovely harbour.

1  Thank Lisa H
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