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    Places visited:

  • Rarotonga
  • Aitutaki
  • The Punanga Nui Market on a Saturday is a great place to find some local arts and craft.

  • Snorkelling on the north-western side of Rarotonga, where you can walk out amongst the coral.

  • The flight between Rarotonga and Aitutaki gives you superb views of the reefs weaving their way through the Pacific Ocean.

  • Relaxing in Aitutaki - if ever there was a place to find picture perfect desert island scenery, this is it.

Chris, an Audley Travel specialist

What our specialists say...

This itinerary encompasses the two main islands of the Cooks Island archipelago. You will start in Rarotonga, which is the main hub for the Cook Islands and therefore a great place to learn about the local culture and traditional way of life. You will then move on to Aitutaki, which epitomises the iconic paradise island getaway, complete with clear blue lagoon waters, white sandy beaches and an array of marine life to keep you occupied. This is the perfect itinerary for a relaxing holiday or honeymoon.

We recommend this trip for:

  • Rarotonga
  • Aitutaki

Itinerary idea in detail

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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Rarotonga.

Day 2 Rarotonga

Rarotonga

On arrival in Rarotonga you will be met by our associates and have a seat in coach transfer to your accommodation where you will stay for six nights.

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Day 3 Rarotonga

Rarotonga

Your first day at leisure in Rarotonga. Just relax and take in the beautiful surrounds.

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Day 4 Rarotonga

Rarotonga

Make use of the snorkelling equipment available at your accommodation and swim out off the beach.

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Day 5 Rarotonga

Rarotonga

Hop on one of the local buses - you can either go clockwise or anticlockwise around Rarotonga's 32km radius - and just watch the world go by.

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Day 6 Rarotonga

Rarotonga

Today you may like to visit the local cultural centre, or take a cross island walk with local celebrity 'Pa'.

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Day 7 Rarotonga

Day 8 Aitutaki

Rarotonga , Aitutaki

Today you have a seat in coach transfer to the airport for your 40 minute flight to Aitutaki. Once there you will be collected and transferred to your accommodation where you will stay for six nights.

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Day 9 Aitutaki

Aitutaki

Located on the edge of Aitutaki Lagoon make the most of your surrounds and just enjoy a day wandering along the beach or listening to the waves from your veranda.

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Day 10 Aitutaki

Aitutaki

Today you might like to join a cruise out in to the lagoon where you will find a beautiful array of marine wildlife.

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Day 11 Aitutaki

Day 12 Aitutaki

Aitutaki

Enjoy another day at leisure, snorkelling or swimming in the clear blue waters of the lagoon.

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Day 13 Aitutaki

Aitutaki

Your last day in this island paradise so why not enjoy a delicious evening meal and cocktail whilst watching a stunning Cook Island sunset.

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Day 14 International return flight

Aitutaki , International return flight

You have a transfer to the airport today for your flight back to Rarotonga. From here you board your onward flight.

Day 15 International return flight

International return flight

On-board your international return flight home.

Day 16 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

Audley Travel specialist Lucy
Chris, an Audley Travel specialist

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The specialist who designs your trip to the Cook Islands will have explored the country many times and, in some cases, lived there. Their first-hand knowledge gives us the belief that no other travel company can match our expertise in helping you plan your trip. Your dedicated specialist will take the time to understand your preferences and build them into an itinerary to match, working to your budget. He or she will keep perfecting it until you’re completely happy and ready to book.

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