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Aitutaki, Cook Islands

Cook Islands holidays 2022 & 2023

Aitutaki, Cook Islands
Travel with confidence. Secure your trip now with full flexibility in your plans.
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    Speak with a specialist for the latest advice on all your travel options. As soon as you're ready to plan, they'll create the trip you’re looking for.

  •  Full flexibility in your plans

    Book by 30th September and we'll give you the flexibility to change your plans for free if changing travel guidance or restrictions impact you. Full details

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The Cook Islands sway to their own languorous beat. Then, it’s hard not to slow your pace in an archipelago devoid of traffic lights (and, for that matter, any real traffic — unless you count scooters and chickens). For our specialists, the Cook Islands’ appeal goes beyond their quintessentially South Pacific vistas, white-sand beaches, rainforest, and mint-blue ocean. It’s their unhurried lifestyle, lack of international chains, and thriving community traditions that really make a holiday to the Cook Islands.

You could explore the mountainous interior of Rarotonga, the main island, as well as its coast, on your Cook Islands holiday. Our specialists will also suggest ways to delve into islander culture, such as attending an umu feast (which is cooked in a traditional earth oven) or listening to choral singing at a church service. They’ll also steer you toward Aitutaki, an atoll with a turquoise lagoon ideal for snorkelling, diving, bonefishing, and simply idling.

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Suggested tours for the Cook Islands

These tours give you a starting point for what your holiday to the Cook Islands could entail. Treat them as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you.

Suggested activities for the Cook Islands

Whatever your interests, our specialists will build activities into your trip that connect to how you want to experience the Cook Islands.

  • Half Day 4WD Inland Tour
    Mountains of Rarotonga

    Half Day 4WD Inland Tour

    Rarotonga

    Half Day 4WD Inland Tour

    This jeep tour will take you off the beaten track, away from the circular road around Rarotonga and in among the island's valleys and up its mountain tracks.

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  • Highland Paradise Cultural Tour
    Rarotonga Mountains

    Highland Paradise Cultural Tour

    Rarotonga

    Highland Paradise Cultural Tour

    The Highland Paradise Cultural Tour takes you high up into the rugged mountains of Rarotonga to an open air museum, showcasing evidence of a historical lost village and the survival of the Polynesian people.

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  • Half Day Island Discovery Tour
    Te Rua Manga (The Needle) on Rarotonga

    Half Day Island Discovery Tour

    Rarotonga

    Half Day Island Discovery Tour

    Travel by air conditioned minivan around the whole of the 32 km circumference of Rarotonga, in the company of a local guide.

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Why travel with Audley?

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Best time to visit

Our specialists advise on the best months to visit the Cook Islands, including information about climate, events and festivals.

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Travel advice

Practical tips for travelling to the Cook Islands, from social protocols to guidance on money matters, with a link to the latest government travel advice.

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