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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“sea scooter”(22 reviews)
“night paddle”(11 reviews)
“turtle tour”(8 reviews)
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Cook Islands
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My family and I were on a lagoon cruise. We were on the beach waiting for the tour when a staff member from Ariki walked up and shoved us out of the way, saying we were standing in the wrong place and we should move....More

Thank samU5223OJ
Reviewed 5 days ago

We didn't end up even going on a tour with them as when we went to book we found they took ages to even acknowledge us and just didn't seem interested in our business. It wasn't just us as we sat and waited for a...More

Thank bobf9797
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife went on a couple of tours with these guys and found the first one ok but boring and overpriced. On the other the lead guide and owner Kave was rude and offensive and she came back very upset. Would not recommend them to...More

Thank 139brad
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did both the night SUP and a kids adventure. The night SUP was amazingly short and rather boring. The kids adventure had what I felt were inappropriately dressed guides (one in a g string bikini and the top went see through when wet). I...More

Thank DonnaM4610
Reviewed 6 days ago

We booked a trip with Jules. We wanted a trip that we could go on with the kids but they were too young for the turtle safari so she recommended a kids holiday programme - but said we could go too as extra adults. She...More

1  Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had pre booked before we left NZ for the Turtle Sufari as it was so highly recommended. It was definetly the highlight of our trip. We loved the freedom the scooters gave us, we booked on the Bluefin Trevally tour in the afternoon. The...More

Thank TAGNZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I recently stayed at the accommodation linked to Ariki Holidays. Part of the same establishment and adjacent to the owners own house, these 3 purpose built lets are on a slightly elevated position giving a great view of a Rarotonga sunrise. We...More

Thank Edmund N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Would highly recommend! My wife and I went on our honeymoon and are so glad we booked these tours. On the Turtle tour, we saw about 15 turtles and 20 mantarays. The night SUP is also a great experience!

Thank Aaron K
Reviewed 16 September 2018

The week we were in Rarotonga was pretty windy with fishing and diving canceled. Decided to try a sea scooter experience instead. Still pretty choppy seas but the crew made sure we were safe and still having fun. Was a little bit apprehensive about the...More

Thank Dewdropinn2013
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Really mind blowing to experience such a huge body of water and the creatures it holds. Amazing to have the turtles swimming around us. Staff were energetic, fun and knowledgeable. They were happy to become photographers for those with underwater cameras. The staff skills were...More

Thank hannahlawrence49
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hamorris
14 May 2018|
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Response from Adventure809223 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you do, it was nearly 7 days out when we were there. Its very popular.
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TraceyH1767
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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