15 days in Cook Islands Itinerary

15 days in Cook Islands Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  30 h
1
Aitutaki
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Rarotonga
— 8 nights
Drive + Fly:  25 h
End: Fort Lauderdale

4
nights
Aitutaki

Aitutaki ©
Aitutaki's triangular barrier reef surrounds a turquoise lagoon of crystal clear water.
Visiting Aitutaki Lagoon and Mount Maungapu will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: cast your line with a fishing tour, stroll through O'otu Beach, step off the mainland to explore One Foot Island, and head outdoors with Akaiami.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Aitutaki trip planner.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Aitutaki is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Aitutaki is minus 5 hours. You will leave for Rarotonga on the 6th (Tue).

Things to do in Aitutaki

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Aitutaki Lagoon ©
Aitutaki Lagoon
One Foot Island ©
One Foot Island
O'otu Beach ©
O'otu Beach

8
nights
Rarotonga

Rarotonga ©
The center of Rarotonga is a mass of peaks and ridges, closely thatched with dense jungle.
Visit Titikaveka Beach and Black Rock Beach for some beach relaxation. Escape the urban bustle at Muri Lagoon and Tikioki Marine Reserve. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cook Island Christian Church (CICC), take in the awesome beauty at Te Rua Manga (The Needle), take in nature's colorful creations at Maire Nui Botanical Gardens, and sample the tasty concoctions at Matutu Brewery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rarotonga travel route planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Aitutaki to Rarotonga in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in February, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rarotonga

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Cook Island Christian Church (CICC) ©
Cook Island Christian Church (CICC)
Muri Lagoon ©
Muri Lagoon
Titikaveka Beach ©
Titikaveka Beach

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