Whale Watching – Watch whales playing outside the reef from your deck at Amuri Sands, Aitutaki. Whales are most likely to be seen July to November.

Fishing – Bring your own rod for fishing in the lagoon or organise a deep sea fishing trip.

Snorkelling – Snorkelling perhaps the main reason to visit Aitutaki, view the unbelievable amount colourful tropical fish from the beach upon your doorstep.

Scuba diving – Head out with Onu at Bubbles Below. Fantastic diving with 30-60m visibility. You’ll likely see a giant turtle, napoleon wrasse and huge butterfly fish. Bubbles Below do PADI courses as well as dive trips for all levels.

Lagoon cruises – take a day trip into the lagoon and enjoy the uninhabited islands (motu) and some of the best snorkelling in the world (pack that sun tan lotion)

Walking – Take an easy hike up the small mountain/large hill Maungapu and take in the views around the island.

Scooter hire – Hire a scooter and take an easy cruise around the island.

Island Nights – Enjoying cultural music and dancing at an Island night in one of the local bar/restaurants (every night at different venues except Sunday)

Shopping – Browsing shops, stalls at the Arutanga wharf market

Church Service – Take another opportunity to appreciate the Cook Island singing. Also to see the Mamas dressed in their Sunday best.

Chill out – Sit on the beach or the deck with a good book and a cold beer/wine.