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Rarotonga and the Cook Islands

Tony Wheeler

Rarotonga and the Cook Islands

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Published by Lonely Planet Publications .
Written in English

  • Australia/Oceania - South Pacific,
  • Cook Islands,
  • Travel & holiday guides,
  • Travel - Foreign

  • Edition Notes

    Lonely Planet Travel Survival Kit

    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8314400M
    ISBN 100864420382
    ISBN 109780864420381

    Finding such music outside the Cook Islands and New Zealand is not easy, but one CD which seems to be widely available through usual internet outlets is "Drums, Songs and Chants of the Cook Islands". Recorded live in Avarua, Rarotonga in , it features the Cook Islands National Arts Theatre. Intimate and tropical, the Cook Islands lend themselves to luxury. Most of the resorts are boutique, exclusive hideaways with warm welcomes and only a handful of beachfront bungalows. Think infinity pools with lagoon views, private champagne meals on the beach. Read more here.

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out of 5 stars Rarotonga & The Cook Islands travel book. Reviewed in the United States on Septem Verified Purchase. Great little book. Lots of helpful info. Essential to really understand the islands. Arrived on time and lives up to the reputation of Lonely Planet.

Read more. 2 people found this helpful/5(10). The Cook Islands, named after the British Captain who seems to have been everywhere in the Pacific, are scattered like tiny jewels over a large stretch of sea between Tahiti and Samoa.

Rarotonga, the principal island, is 2, miles due south of Honolulu - as far south of the equator as Honolulu is north of it - a similarity that provides both /5(5). Lonely Planet Rarotonga & the Cook Islands book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

iFrom bustling Rarotonga and beautiful A 4/5. Book your Rarotonga and Aitutaki accommodation with ™. Best Deals - Secure Direct Booking - Instant Confirmation. Let our local knowledge be your guide to the very best places in which to stay in the Cook Islands; including Rarotonga, Aitutaki & Atiu.

Rarotonga and the Cook Islands (Lonely Planet Country Guides) Paperback – 1 Jun. by Oliver Berry (Author) out of 5 stars 7 ratings.

See all formats and editions. Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price. New from. Used from/5(7). Rarotonga is the capital of the Cook Islands, and the main township on Rarotonga is Avarua. Avarua offers such essential services as the Post Office, banks (ANZ, Westpac, Western Union and the Bank of the Cook Islands (BCI)), pharmacies, the Police Station (for your NZ$20 Cook Islands Driver’s License or your scooter license), supermarkets.

Rarotonga is the capital and hub of the Cook Islands. This island paradise is the largest and youngest island ( million years old) of the group. It’s a just 32 kms right around the island with a resident population of ab people. The main township Avarua is located on the north side of the island.

The most populous of the Cook Islands is stunning in Rarotonga and the Cook Islands book natural beauty and physical drama. A halo of flame-orange coral reef encircles the island, and Rarotonga’s sapphire-blue lagoon is trimmed by sparkling white beaches.

Beyond the reef, Rarotonga and the Cook Islands book foam and crash like distant thunder. The Cook Islands has been spared thus far from having any cases of COVID (despite extensive testing), and the Cook Islands Government has taken a significant range of measures in line with the World Health Organization protocols and in consultation with the Ministries of Health of New Zealand and Australia to help protect our local people and the wider community from this virus.

We spent two weeks in the Cook Islands as part of our honeymoon (after a lot of research), dividing our time between the two islands with the most infrastructure for tourists: Rarotonga and are our top picks for accommodation (both resorts and self-catering holiday homes), restaurants, activities, transport and money-saving tips.

Rarotonga Cook Islands Cultural Tour with Night Show, Dinner. Starting at $ Book Now. Food, Wine & Nightlife. Progressive Dinner Tour with the Locals in Rarotonga. Starting at $ Book Now. Shows, Concerts & Sports. Spectacular Over-Water Night Show with Dinner at Muri Beach.

Starting at $ The Cook Islands has been an active member of the Pacific Community since The Cook Islands' main population centres are on the island of Rarotonga (13, in ), where there is an international airport. There is also a larger population of Cook Islanders in New Zealand itself: in the census, 61, people said they were Cook Currency: New Zealand dollar (NZD), Cook Islands dollar.

Goats on the Road Posts» Travel Blogs» A Guide To Rarotonga in the Cook Islands. By Paul Wright. Posted 12 Jan, | 4 Comments. Posted in: Travel Blogs.

The Cook Islands are a small archipelago of 15 islands in the South Pacific covering a total combined land area of just km².

Technically Cook Islanders are citizens of New Zealand and rely on the larger, more developed. This book of information gives details such as size and origins, its indigenous mammals and a guide to language, as well as essentials on how to get around, places to visit and activities, # Rarotonga (Cook Islands) Guidebooks\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema.

Publisher Description. The Cook Islands, named after the British Captain who seems to have been everywhere in the Pacific, are scattered like tiny jewels over a large stretch of sea between Tahiti and Samoa. Rarotonga, the principal island, is 2, miles due south of Honolulu - as far south of the equator as Honolulu is north of it - a similarity that provides both places with ideal climates.3/5(1).

Welcome to the beautiful Cook Islands. We know things are a bit different in the world right now, but some facts remain the same: The 15 islands of the Cook islands are located in the South Pacific, in the same time zone as Hawai'i.

An unspoiled paradise, complete with white sand beaches, blue lagoons, and lush green mountains. SAVE. See Tripadvisor's Rarotonga, Southern Cook Islands hotel deals and special prices on 30+ hotels all in one spot. Find the perfect hotel within your budget with reviews from real travelers.

In the book, How to get lost and found in the Cook Islands, the author, John W. McDermott, wrote how tourists who visit the island are occasionally bewildered by the lack of customer service or standoffishness of the locals.

He stated, “Remember. About Rarotonga in the Cook Islands. Rarotonga, the largest of the fifteen Cook Islands, is the arrival point for all international airlines and is the hub for tourist activity, local commerce and population.

It is a volcanic island with lush tropical vegetation, stunning mountains, white. Book your tickets online for the top things to do in Rarotonga, Cook Islands on Tripadvisor: traveler reviews and photos of Rarotonga tourist attractions.

Find what to do today, this weekend, or in August. We have reviews of the best places to see in Rarotonga. Visit top-rated &. The Cook Islands are named after Captain James Cook, who visited the islands in and The Cook Islands became a British protectorate in Bythe islands were annexed as British territory.

Inthe islands were included within the boundaries of the Colony of New Zealand. The Cook Islands contain 15 islands in the group spread over a vast area in the South Pacific.

Rarotonga International Airport is the main gateway to the Cook Islands. Boats traveling between the islands can be very infrequent – sometimes weeks apart, with generally no scheduled ferry service – so flying is recommended.

The Cook Islands were once a /5(44). Rarotonga Beach Vacation. There's nothing like a Rarotonga vacation to put a bounce in your step. The sound of rolling surf and the smell of salty sea air are sure to refresh your mind and body. To be close to the town center on your trip to Rarotonga, find a hotel around Muri Beach (only 3 miles (5 km) away).

BlueWater Grill @ Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach. Aroa Beach, Circle Island Drive, Rarotonga, COOK ISLANDS Open 11am to 9pm daily for Casual Gourmet Dining. Open for Breakfast from 7amam.

Room Service also available. Phone () 25 Email [email protected] l Web Swim-up Bar & Poolside Dining Pavilion. "By the time they reached Rarotonga with their 3 young children, Julie and Arnaud had travel kilometres to be married in the Cook Islands.

And they had their dream wedding, on a beach in beautiful weather - simple, intimate and fabulously romantic.

Please book on line at Visit Site. Kia Orana - Welcome to Air Rarotonga - the airline of the Cook Islands. Up to six departures daily from Rarotonga make a visit to spectacular Aitutaki a special inclusion in your Cook Islands vacation.

A quick and comfortable forty-five minute flight from Rarotonga takes you to the sublime. Napa Beachfront Hideaway is located on Rarotonga, in the Cook Islands. There are 3 secluded, private bungalows with access to great snorkeling and a beautiful lagoon.

Great location, right on the beach. Friendly host. Would stay again. Avarua, Rarotonga, Cook Islands. Rarotonga beachfront resort with spa and outdoor pool. Free continental breakfast and free parking; Yes, The Edgewater Resort and Spa does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in.

Just make sure to check this property's cancellation /10(). Kia Orana. Welcome to Rarotonga Accommodation. This website is all about about helping you plan and book your ideal holiday in The Cook Islands. We are Rarotonga and Pacific Island specialists committed to providing you with the best that The Cook Islands has to offer – whatever your budget.

Book Island Time Villas in Rarotonga, Muri Beach, Cook Islands. We have island time 3 bedroom villas, holiday homes, and cars available today. Reservations +. About five Cook Islands families were driven from their homes by flooding this week, during a downpour that brought a month's worth of rain to Rarotonga.

The Metservice measured mm of rain during the deluge on Wednesday night, six more than the island's monthly average. Inspector John Strickland. A list of the top 10 things to do in the Cook Islands from one of the most stunning beaches we’ve ever seen to the best hike in the South Pacific.

TOP 10 THINGS TO DO IN THE COOK ISLANDS. Muri Beach: This has to be one of the best beaches we’ve ever seen. Breathtakingly pure water laps the coastline set to an imposing mountainous backdrop.

Rarotonga is the capital of the Cook Islands, a safe, relaxing and peaceful destination surrounded by warm friendly people. The island is filled with beautiful landscapes including lush valleys, mountains and swaying palm trees, surrounded by a pristine crystal clear shallow lagoon, perfect for numerous water activities and travellers of all ages.

The Cooks Islands has high hopes for welcoming New Zealand tourists. Covid 19 coronavirus: Air NZ plans for Rarotonga/Cook Islands travel bubble - NZ Herald New Zealand Herald.

Set in Rarotonga is the Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa, this South Pacific resort in the Cook Islands is an ideal get away weather it be a honeymoon, or just a tropical vacation. Book. Best Time to Visit the Cook Islands for Your Wedding or Honeymoon. The Cook Islands is an incredibly popular location for a destination wedding.

Aitutaki off the coast of Rarotonga is highly sought after. Given the title of Honeymoon Island, you know this place will be fully booked if you don’t get in early. Book Island Time Villas in the Cook Islands For any customer looking to get away from their stress and worries to spend some quality time with friends or family, we have the best of opportunities.

Customers can book our 3 bedroom villas on the Cook Islands and get the chance to spend a carefree vacation laying on the beach or strolling across. The Cook Islands are located in the South Pacific Ocean, northeast of New Zealand. There are 15 islands spread over million square kilometres of South Pacific Ocean.

Rarotonga is the capital and the most thriving island, and home to the international airport where direct flights arrive from Los Angeles, Sydney, Auckland and Tahiti. Cook Islands - Cook Islands - History: Polynesians, mainly from the area now known as French Polynesia, were the only inhabitants of the Cook Islands until the 19th century.

With only minor exceptions, each island was autonomous, and within each of the larger islands there were several competing ethnic communities. Spanish explorers visited several islands in the northern group in the.

Myths, stories and legends which once guided the lives of young Cook Islanders reveal a panorama of history, place names and genealogical identity. The mystique of the tales fascinated many young people who gathered around their elders to hear them illuminate the past.5/5(2).

Today is a twofer — two Rarotonga, Cook Islands restaurant reviews. The first one on today’s menu (see what I did there?) is Charlie’s in the Takitumu District on the south side of e’s was easy to get to from our rental in the adjoining Muri District, about a fifteen-minute walk.

Ursula read about this place before we arrived, and she told me that Charlie’s is famous.You’ll find pristine powdery sand, turquoise waters and wide-ranging watersports both in volcanic Rarotonga, the largest of all the islands, and coral-fringed Aitutaki, whose vast azure lagoon makes for a breathtaking sight from the air and one of the most romantic spots on Earth.Rarotonga International Airport WebCams.

Aitutaki Web Cam. Check out the scenery at the Tamanu Beach Resort and Spa on Aitutaki. Use the arrows to toggle .