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Aitutaki Punarei Culture Day Tour

Aitutaki Punarei Culture Day Tour
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Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

The enthusiasm observed during the whole tour was amazing.Traditional knowledge of a great cultural perspective depicted the passion and uniqueness of our guide. The tour caters for all ages and is an enrichment of the way of life ancestors dwell on. Fantastic tour not to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ngaruaine
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

I was surprised an believes that Aitutaki was just a beautiful lagoon. I was not advise this tour existed on Aitutaki, love the culture traditional food umu it's the best meal on the islands.our guide got a wealth of experience in her culture. it's a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank paokiora
Reviewed 4 October 2018

On the wonderful island of Aitutaki Mi'i collects you in her Land Rover and takes you on an enthralling tour of the "off the beaten tracks" and sights. Explaining the traditional status of men and women in the Cook Islands was a real eye opener....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Edmund N
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

This was excellent. Mi'i is a warm, knowledgeable guide who makes pre-contact life come alive. We had four kids on our tour and she kept them as well as the adults engaged and happy. There are hands on activities, and the tour culminates in a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Janet B
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We were collected from the hotel and spent a delightful four hours with Mi'i and her Land Rover, learning about the traditional uses of local trees and plants, some traditional weaving, a superb umukai lunch and having a look at a marae. Well worth it!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JNCC
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We spent a lovely day touring the sights of the island that explained the history of the culture of the island. We learnt how to make plates out of palm leaves, cook a delicious meal in the ground using ancient methods. Our host also explained...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We booked a tour with Ngaa before leaving the UK and confirmed it on arrival through our hotel. We were picked up promptly and together with a late edition, had a fascinating day with Ngaa and his grandson. The day was centred around preparing and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank amfarnham
ngaakitai, Manager at Aitutaki Punarei Culture Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Kia orana My Dear friend, thank you so much for visiting your Family in Aitutaki once you step on Aitutaki you became Aitutaki not a tourist which part of our ancient culture practice lives on. will see you soon back home. Kia Manuia Best Regards.

Reviewed 12 March 2018

We did a private couples tour with Ngaa which was a great half day. He picked us up at our hotel and took us to his property where we worked together to prepare lunch as the islanders once did over the fire pit....with delicious results....More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank StevefromKaty
ngaakitai, Manager at Aitutaki Punarei Culture Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thank you so much Steve, yes i love every moment expressing our culture private tour give you the depth of culture on Aitutaki which everything you wanted to know About Aitutaki, Thank you for visiting us on Aitutaki will see you soon.

Reviewed 27 December 2017

This is a visit that you should not miss while on Aitutaki. In a critical, humorous and educational way Ngaa and his family will give you an inside into aspects of polynesian traditions and todays way of live. Ngaa is a very knowledgeable expert of...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

We were picked up in a beaten-up old Landrover, driven by a local lady full of character from the off. There seemed to be some confusion to start as, it seemed, that my wife and I were not expected that day, despite having booked in...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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19 January 2018|
Response from dselvan | Reviewed this property |
HI, I emailed them and they sorted it out when we went. We paid them on the day. Hope that helps.