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Jodie

We carried out the Ariki Adventures Turtle Safari, which was an AMAZING experience for our whole... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jodiebe2018
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Wellington, New Zealand
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You have to do this

We did the turtle snorkeling tour with 3 teen ages. We all had an absolute blast. We saw plenty of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cary&Jo
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Auckland
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ARIKI ADVENTURES offers you a range of fun activities including Guided Mountain Bike Tours, Lagoon, Ocean and Turtle Sea Scooter Safaris, Glass Bottom Kayak Tours, SUP (Standup Paddleboard) & Snorkel Tours and our world famous Night Paddle SUP & Kayak Tours. All Ariki Bungalows guests receive a 10% Discount on all Ariki Adventures. We also offer tour combinations to suit your adventurous spirit
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“sea scooter” (23 reviews)
“turtle tour” (9 reviews)
“night paddle” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Cook Islands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We carried out the Ariki Adventures Turtle Safari, which was an AMAZING experience for our whole family! We were blown away with the number of turtles seen ‘up close and personal’, alongside of a myriad of other tropical sea-life! Kavae and Jules run a very...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the turtle snorkeling tour with 3 teen ages. We all had an absolute blast. We saw plenty of turtles which was a first for the teens with us. It was the high lite of there holiday. You felt supper safe as there were...More

Thank Cary&Jo
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had tried to get on a turtle tour but as they were all booked out went on a lagoon tour. The snorkeling was amazing, accompanied nearly all the way by some GT’s waiting to be fed. Guides were high energy and fun. The seadoo’s...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went on the sea safari with one of the sea scooters. The two guides were excellent in my opinion and very helpful with all the guests who were a part of this trip. Would definitely recommend for other tourists to try their different activities...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

This was the best thing I have ever done. It was the 2nd time I had ever snorkelled and even though I was a bit anxious about the deep water, I was in safe hands. The instruction was clear, the mood was fun. The turtles...More

1  Thank Megzmuffet
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Had a great experience with Ariki Adventures. We did the sea scooter turtle tour and we saw a few turtles. The staff were great, both professional and accommodating. I'm not a strong swimmer but they made me feel extremely safe. Highly recommended!

1  Thank Sue C
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

To experience being so close to different species of turtles, to snorkel with sea scoter and being well look after with their amazing team. You fell super safe, well informed and have lots of fun. A must do tour while in Rarotonga

2  Thank vivianefosbender
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

The #1s in fun and adventure, hands down the best tour on the island. We did glass bottom kayak tour around Muri lagoon and it was gorgeous just like our lovely guides. Many laughs and stories were shared throughout the group, and with the perfect...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

We did the turtle tour on my birthday and it was absolutely amazing! We saw a lot of turtles and it was fun to use the sea scooters! The team that took us out were awesome and when I had trouble with my mask they...More

1  Thank Katee T
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

These guys are awesome! Super professional, great family activity we all got to swim with turtles and we had one very happy 8 year old!!! Highly recommend!

1  Thank 3008juliet
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hamorris
14 May 2018|
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Response from allie136 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, yes you do need to book. I would suggest making contact with them early in your trip or even before you go, depending on the timing of your trip. We went during school holidays and they were booked out for a week... More
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Tracey H
23 April 2018|
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Response from Kitemare007 | Property representative |
Kia Orana Tracey, Sadly we can't take anyone below the age of 12. We actually swim out to the turtles and use our sea scooters to pull us back through the current.
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