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Avana Point

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Ngatangiia, Cook Islands
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You are now experiencing the history of the Island!

My favourite spot on the Island being surrounded with lava flows and raging waves. Not well... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
Teatuanui
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Burnaby, British Columbia
Little bit of Home

I was told about this place by the guy from the buggy tours. He suggested i come check it out as it... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2017
gibson84
,
Wairoa, New Zealand
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good12%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
23 Nov 2017
“You are now experiencing the history of the Island!”
17 Nov 2017
“Little bit of Home”
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Ngatangiia, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

My favourite spot on the Island being surrounded with lava flows and raging waves. Not well advertised but without a doubt a very meaningful place to visit. History and culture of the Island is represented here in a very low key way. One day someone...More

Thank Teatuanui
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

I was told about this place by the guy from the buggy tours. He suggested i come check it out as it is a part of our history and how we are connected. Beautifully done and such a beautiful area

Thank gibson84
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This is a place anyone visit cook island must stop see and know the history. You must read or get a tour in the tuk tuk carl will explain well.A must for any body.

Thank SE s
Reviewed 2 February 2015

I have to agree with Deniece K, and I am not even Polynesian. I do however have an interest in Polynesian culture and history, and find it quite bizarre that a place of so much significance has so little importance placed on it. When looking...More

3  Thank sydneysiderworldtour
Reviewed 19 September 2013

Avana Passage, its significance & history of the waka leaving for Aotearoa is definitely not well represented!! Well done to the carver for the CARVING portraying the migration of the waka to Aotearoa. The circle of stones with each waka named. Wow.. not much to...More

4  Thank Deniece K
Reviewed 30 December 2012

point of origin for the departure of the canoes that sailed to new zealand, also provides a departure point for boaties, and has a great church accross the road

1  Thank NTTK1
Reviewed 25 October 2011

Avana Point is reached down a side road towards Avana marina accommodation, opposite the Ngatangiia CICC church. Historically the harbour has been used by early Polynesian settlers, European sea-voyagers and present day fishing vessels and yachts seeking safer anchorage during storms. The point offers visitors...More

3  Thank Frangipani08
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