Gina's Akaiami Beach Lodge
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We got up early, 5:30am, had breakfast then left for the Rarotonga Airport at 6:30am. We parked the rental car in the airport parking lot and checked in with Air Rarotonga for our flight to Aitutaki.
To our surprise, they didn't ask for our id, we didn’t go through any type of security check and the boarding area was was right by the door leading to the tarmac. It was odd to us, coming from such a security based country.
A very quiet day at the resort. We started the day with Bob snorkelling in the Lagoon and Robyn-Anne going for a Kayak and swim. Mid morning we hired some push bikes so that we could go and look at the Marine Research Centre. It was about 3kms from Tamanu and it was all flat. RA's bike had a peddle problem and every so often one of the peddles fell off. Bob talked to a guy who ...
... and then think that our will be the same, or that we have to do it different, or whatever. There's fun in the research, but sometimes, we should just GO and not worry about which mile marker the best vegetable stand is on.
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... wanted a portrait of each and every clam. The diversity and effervescence is unreal.
We rented our kayak and paddled out to a couple of motus. As far as Ee. Well worth the time, money and effort. As a previous TA poster said, even the not so athletic can do this. It was a highlight to be out there and feel like you were the only ones around. The whole thing took less than 2 hours.
... and someone will come to take your order. We highly recommend the fish burgers. We didn't try the pizza.
Then we headed up to the high point of the island. It took some figuring and negotiating on our scooter. The "roads" aren't really roads as much as mowed paths. But we found our way and at the base of the tower, you park and walk the remaining way. Super views of the lagoon and motus.