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Essence of the Cook Islands: Rarotonga and Aitutaki

Duration
13 Days
Prices From:
US$ 4,700

FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Spend some down time away from the rush of city life and relax in the beauty of the Cook Islands. Snorkel through the warm waters of Rarotonga and learn about the local environment and cultural heritage on a bicycle tour. Spend a few nights in Aitutaki and experience the most beautiful lagoon in the world.


This 13-day trip to the Cook Islands invites you to spend most of your time at leisure in some of the most beautiful and laid-back islands on earth.

Arrive on Rarotonga and transfer to your beachfront resort on the beautiful east coast. Rarotonga is a small island with one major ring road, making it easy to explore on your own with your included rental car. Meet the friendly Cook Islanders, learn about the island’s rich history, and soak up its natural beauty before your flight to Aitutaki.

Aitutaki is the shining star of the Cook Islands, with a beautiful lagoon where you’ll enjoy a full-day cruise. Visit the Motu of Akaiami, an original landing spot on the Coral Route, and Tapuaetai Motu where you’ll enjoy a BBQ lunch. The balance of your time on Aitutaki is spent at leisure to explore or relax as you see fit.


 

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Duration
13 Days
Prices From:
US$ 4,700

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Day 1

Arrive Rarotonga

On arrival in Rarotonga, you will be met by Goway's local representative and transferred to the resort.

The balance of the day is at leisure to relax and begin your exploration of the island using your rental car.

Duration9 Nights
Accommodation

Pacific Resort Rarotonga

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    Pacific Resort Rarotonga



    Pacific Resort Rarotonga is located on the eastern coast of the island on the edge of the Muri Lagoon, an idyllic place to stay for any leisure getaway. The resort is set away from the main road and island traffic, spread out over 5 and …

    Pacific Resort Rarotonga is located on the eastern coast of the island on the edge of the Muri Lagoon, an idyllic place to stay for any leisure getaway. The resort is set away from the main road and island traffic, spread out over 5 and half acres of tropical flora and fauna. The property is within walking distance of many small retail stores that offer locally produced crafts, apparel, and souvenirs as well as restaurants. Amongst the manicured luxurious gardens is the intimate collection of 64 studio rooms, one and two bedroom units and villas, situated in a poolside, garden, or beachfront location.

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Bicycles
    • Daycare/Babysitting Service
    • Gift Shop
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry facilities
    • Lounge(s)
    • Pool (s)
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Room Service
    • Spa
    • Water sports/ Equipment
    • Watersport Activities

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Days 2 to 9

Rarotonga at Leisure

You are free to enjoy your new ‘home’ for the next 8 days at your leisure! Explore the island of Rarotonga at your own pace with your car rental. The island of Rarotonga is only 30Km/18Mi in circumference.

Meal Plan Breakfast
Day 10

Rarotonga to Aitutaki

Today, transfer to Rarotonga Airport for your flight to Aitutaki.

On arrival at Aitutaki Airport, you will be transferred to your resort.

The balance of the day is at leisure to relax and enjoy the resort facilities.

Meal Plan Breakfast
Duration3 Nights
Accommodation

Pacific Resort Aitutaki

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    Pacific Resort Aitutaki



    Pacific Resort Aitutaki is an ideal place to stay on a leisure holiday. The resort is located on the western coast of Aitutaki, approximately a 10 minute drive from the airport and a 5 minute drive from the main town of Arutanga. The resort offers …

    Pacific Resort Aitutaki is an ideal place to stay on a leisure holiday. The resort is located on the western coast of Aitutaki, approximately a 10 minute drive from the airport and a 5 minute drive from the main town of Arutanga. The resort offers 27 individual beachfront deluxe bungalows, suites, and villa spread throughout lush tropical gardens of native hardwood, ferns, and birds of paradise flowers.

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Gift Shop
    • Internet Access
    • Pool (s)
    • Reception (24 hrs)
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Room Service
    • Spa
    • Water sports/ Equipment
    • Watersport Activities

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    Preferred Hotel
Day 11

Bishops Full Day Cruise

Cruising aboard the "Lagoon Lova" you will experience the Aitutaki Lagoon at its best. The cruise consists of a visit to the Motu of Akaiami - famous for one of the original landing spots for the now well known "Coral Route". After snorkeling and fish feeding your next stop will be Tapuaetai Motu or better known as - One Foot Island. Here a sit down lunch of fresh BBQ fish and selections of local salads, fruits and cool refreshing fruit juice is provided.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Lunch
Day 12

Aitutaki at Leisure

Today, you are free to enjoy and explore the island of Aitutaki at your own leisure!

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Day 13

Aitutaki to Rarotonga

Today, transfer to Aitutaki Airport for your onward travels.

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DEPARTURES:

Daily

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Shared arrival and departure transfers
  • Inter-island airfare between Rarotonga and Aitutaki
  • 9 nights first-class accommodation in Rarotonga
  • 3 nights first-class accommodation in Aitutaki
  • 10 day Car Rental in Rarotonga including insurance and unlimited kilometres
  • Shared full day Bishops Cruise in Aitutaki
  • Daily breakfast, 1 lunch

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • NZ$1500 bond for car rental
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Visa fees if applicable

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. RatesPrices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please enquire for single or triple travellers are available on request - please enquire. Please quote promo code: 580448USD / 580436CAD


15 Mar 2022
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