Takitumu Conservation Area, Rarotonga

#10 of 12 in Parks in Rarotonga
Explore the well-marked trails of Takitumu Conservation Area, a community-based project striving to protect endangered yellow kakerori birds, one of the world's rarest species. These birds nest and perch in a natural setting filled with giant kingferns, Rarotonga orchids, Polynesian chestnuts, wild guavas, and other native plants. Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring sunscreen and lots of mosquito repellant. To maximize your experience, take a guided walk with a local capable of spotting and explaining the area's plants and animals. Add Takitumu Conservation Area and other attractions to your Rarotonga trip itinerary using our Rarotonga day trip site .
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  • Had a wonderful guide who took us to the top of the conservation area. The hike was grueling but shockingly short. The views were 100% worth the climb !!! The birds are beautiful and echo your whistle...  more »
  • Booking are essential. A lovely, informative walk through native forest with Ian. We walked up the valley, mostly on an old dirt road, so it's easy going. At the highest point there are views south to...  more »
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