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Escape to the Cook Islands – Now is the time to relax in true paradise.

From the sandy shores of Rarotonga to the clear water of Aitutaki, now’s the time to refresh yourself in the Cook Islands. Rarotonga is the  Cook Island’s capital of its 15 islands. Famous for it’s dramatic volcanic mountain peaks and blue lagoon waters surrounding the Island. It’s  only a wonder why anyone would choose another destination.

If you’re looking for rest and relaxation, family fun, activity or adventure … you’ll find it all here!

Travel Tips

Currencies: New Zealand dollar / Cook Islands dollar
Time Zone: Cook Islands is 10 hours behind New Zealand.
There is no daylight saving in Cook Islands.

Best time to visit Rarotonga

There’s no such thing as a right or wrong time to visit Rarotonga. The average daily high temperature only varies about three degrees – the  difference between 28°C in January and 25°C in July. While it does rain a little more between November to April, typical Rarotonga weather  delivers an average of eight sunshine hours a day.

How to get there

Air New Zealand operates daily flights between Auckland and Rarotonga. Domestic connections are available from Air New Zealand serviced  airports. Two-way quarantine-free travel between the Cook Islands and New Zealand has resumed. See the government entry requirements  via Air NZ website.