Moturakau, Aitutaki

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#6 of 6 in Nature in Cook Islands
An island famed for appearing in reality television shows, the uninhabited Moturakau boasts lush natural scenery and blue waters ideal for swimming, snorkeling, and boating. Take a short jungle walk through the island forest and look for various plants and birds. As you walk across the warm sand, keep an eye out for coconut crabs. Though harmless, these creatures can pinch your feet with surprising strength. Reach the island by joining a lagoon tour or by renting a boat in Aitutaki. You can plan Aitutaki trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • Situated in the lagoon of Aitutaki and just about 15 minutes by boat from One Foot Island Motu Rakau is just the right place for a stop and a little walk through the dense forest. Watch out for nestin...  more »
  • Worth a piece of jewelry in the lagoon of Aitutaki and a visit in any case. The islet is more varied than you first thought and worth a stay. Cross, taking the small stroll through the island - watch out for birds - and stroll the coral rocks aan on the beach and back.
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  • One of the islands on the tour stop whilst at Aitutake, the views are stunning across the lagoon, swim opportunities as well as lots of hermit crabs and the beautiful native white love birds. You can ...  more »

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