Rarotonga is the vibrant centre of the Cook Islands and is where government resides. Circular and..Aitutaki Information
A visit to the Cook Islands is not complete without seeing the beautiful island of Aitutaki, which..Atiu Information
Atiu - the island of birds and legends - is the third largest in the group, forming part of the..Mangaia Information
To experience Mangaia is to feel the true warmth of the people, past and present. Mangaia is the..Mauke Information
Mauke takes its name from the legendary founder ‘Uke who came to the island in search of a..Mitiaro Information
Of the cluster of islands in the Southern Group called Nga Pu Toru (Atiu, Mitiaro and Mauke), this..Palmerston Information
The unique social fabric of this atoll arises from the last century when Englishman William..Takutea Information
Takutea, a sanctuary declared to protect the breeding site of a number of seabirds, lies 50 miles..See all locations in Southern Group
Manuae, is a peaceful sanctuary and lies 102 kilometeres south-east of Aitutaki. this now unhabited island was once home to contract workers employed on copra production. It consists of two horseshoe-shaped islets, Manuae and Te Au O Tu and covers and area of 6 square kilometres.
Now with with Copra a thing of the past Manuae has been declared as a marine reserve and breeding ground for sea birds and marine turtles.
The island is occasionally visited by residents of Aitutaki who travel by small boat or aircraft for game fishing or diving expeditions.
Some Dive operators based in Rarotonga provide onboard dive excursions to the islands of Manuae and Takutea as these areas are now really untouched. If your interested in an experience that connects you to our environment contact any of our Dive operators and they will be able to provide you with the best advise.