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Opaahi Landing, Alofi

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#5 of 6 in Outdoors in Alofi
Nature / Park · Hidden Gem · Beach
Allegedly the place where Captain Cook first attempted landing on the island, Opaahi Landing today offers family-friendly activities in a natural setting. Put on your diving gear and hop in the clear, warm water in order to explore its lively world. You'll see a variety of colorful fish, shells, crabs, and even sea snakes. Those preferring to stay on land can explore sand pools during low tide--they're usually full of tiny creatures. Local fishers here will tell you about their work and the town. To visit Opaahi Landing and other attractions in Alofi, use our Alofi trip planning app.
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  • It is a small but, beautiful island where Captain James Cook decided to land in 1774. There is a sign to mark the spot and you can walk down to see the beach where is was supposed to have actually...  more »
  • Some history here. A small climb down to the water. Possible snorkeling spot for competent ocean swimmers in calm conditions  more »
  • Uplifting feeling of once was a place the well known Captain James Cook landed in 1774 with the elite navy of her majesty of England the Queen Elizabeth. A history oriented person will automatically.....  more »

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