One Foot Island
One Foot Island
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This tiny island in Aitutaki's beautiful lagoon contains a post office and a single cabin that can be rented by visitors. Most visitors just come for the day to experience the tranquil location and to snorkel in the lagoon.
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Wei Bing L
Ipoh, Malaysia416 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
My Uncle & I visited the Cook Islands for the first time, we took the Aitutaki Day Tour from Rarotonga, the day trip was organised by Air Rarotonga and the Vaka Cruise company. The entire day trip was very well executed, from the 7.15am pick-up from our resort in Rarotonga, to the checking-in for the 45-minute domestic flight to Aitutaki, to the Aitutaki Island tour and the Vaka cruise trip in the Aitutaki Lagoon. One Foot Island was the last stop of the day for our day trip and it was DEFINITELY the highlight of our day trip. The beach here is by far the most beautiful beach in the Cook Islands and in the South Pacific Ocean, on par with the beaches of Bora Bora in French Polynesia! The turquoise colour of the lagoon and the palm-fringed beach makes for postcard-perfect pictures for your Facebook and Instagram accounts! Please forgive me, but I have to admit that the beaches around Rarotonga are dreadful, compared to the beach of One Foot Island. Come here and see it for yourself.

INTERESTING TIP: There is a post office on One Foot Island that will stamp your passports with a very unique stamp for NZD2 each. However, if you are taking the Aitutaki Day Tour, the captain of the Vaka Cruise will stamp your passports with the same stamp for FREE! Therefore, please remember to bring your passports along if you are going for the day trip with the Vaka Cruise company.
Written 30 November 2023
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Ross McLelland
Jervis Bay, Australia17 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
A great day out in the beautiful lagoon, great trio of music singers, lovely fresh barbecued fish salad lunch, reef snorkeling with stingrays and big friendly fish, perfect !
Written 3 September 2023
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dundada
United Kingdom188 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Solo
I went to One Foot Island in Aitutaki twice when I went on the Vaka Cruise twice through the Aitutaki Day Tour package through Air Rarotonga on September 28, 2022 and October 1, 2022.

It’s so stunningly beautiful with the crystal clear turquoise ocean surrounding it.

I snorkelled right by One Foot Island with the other passengers from the Vaka Cruise and I put my cellphone in waterproof protective casing that would allow me to take photos and make videos underwater. The battery on my phone was dying but I was able to take a few photos of some huge black lipped clams.

Going to the Cook Islands has been the best vaycay of my life so far and the best birthday of my life so far!
Written 21 June 2023
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JnVSydney
Greater Sydney, Australia18,557 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Couples
This lovely island was our final stop, during our lagoon snorkel tour, it is a very popular with most tour groups, it was nice to walk amongst the palm trees and visit the post office, it is also the perfect place for a final swim, and final piccie opportunities.
Written 9 April 2023
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David N
Yungaburra, Australia18 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
This lovely little island is what you would look for when thinking of a deserted island. Lovely little spot.
Written 7 March 2023
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Agha Khan
California2 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 • Friends
This is a Beautiful island and you must bring your shoes if you plan on walking around the island as there is a lot of sharp coral around.The water is Crystal clear and you can snorkel in the area and also get your passport stamped. Have Fun!
Written 5 December 2022
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Jane A
Wellington, New Zealand197 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Couples
"Stunning Island"

Excellent cruise we did with Bishops boat cruises.
Experienced snorkeling/swimming and had a very tasty lunch put on for us and learnt the story behind why it was called One foot Island and to get our passports stamped with the proof of being in One foot Island was awesome.
Written 12 November 2022
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traveller2australia
Australia1,404 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
Perfectly clear water for snorkelling or swimming, or just 'taking in the view' with all the fantastic colours. Don't forget to have your passport with you - head to the tiny Post Office for your stamp of One Foot Island.
Written 7 November 2022
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358wendy2015
Masterton, New Zealand3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
A beautiful little island to explore and snorkell around, as well as getting your passport stamped. The water is gorgeous, lots of fish to see and if you are very lucky a turtle or two
Written 4 October 2022
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Ali
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
Water clarity and colour are stunningly beautiful . Island is paradise. The most beautiful lagoon on the planet
Written 11 September 2022
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