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Deserted beach on Rarotonga

Classic Cook Islands: Rarotonga & Aitutaki

16 days from £3,690pp

Deserted beach on Rarotonga
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Tour highlights

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

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

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

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

Price includes:

  • Scheduled international flights
  • In-destination transfers
  • Activities and excursions as detailed
  • All accommodation
  • 24-hour support while you travel
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Itinerary idea in detail

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Another day at leisure to enjoy this idyllic location.

  • 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.

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

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

  • Take to the water for some snorkelling today.

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

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

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

  • On-board your international return flight home.

  • Arrive home today to complete your journey.

Accommodation options

While the itinerary price reflects the suggested accommodation, Audley trips are 100% tailor-made, and a specialist can help you select the option best suited to your tastes and budget.

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