This fascinating walk will take you deep into Rarotonga's lush interior to learn about the local flora and fauna, and their uses in ancestral medicine.
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. The tour allows visitors to relive Polynesian life, including demonstrations of cultural activities such as coconut husking and traditional cooking.
This experience allows visitors to wander through the center at their own pace, taking in the entertaining DVD theater, souvenir shop and, best of all, the tasting of local delicacies.
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Other experiences in Rarotonga
These activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences around where you're staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident's eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can suggest tours and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the local ways of life.
Enjoy a scenic flight over to Aitutaki where you will have a short tour of the island before joining your cruise, enjoying a selection of fresh tropical fruit whilst sailing out into the crystal clear lagoon.
This jeep tour will take you off the beaten track, away from the circular road around Rarotonga and in amongst the island's valleys and up its mountain tracks.
Travel by air conditioned minivan around the whole of the 32km circumference of Rarotonga, in the company of a local guide.
Enjoy a morning cruise in Muri Lagoon and snorkel and swim amongst tropical fish in this marine conservation site.