7 days in Cook Islands Itinerary

7 days in Cook Islands Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Aitutaki
— 2 nights
2
Rarotonga
— 3 nights

2
nights
Aitutaki

Aitutaki ©
Aitutaki's triangular barrier reef surrounds a turquoise lagoon of crystal clear water.
On the 12th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at O'otu Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Aitutaki Lagoon, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Maungapu. On the next day, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Aitutaki Secret Garden, and then step off the mainland to explore One Foot Island.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Aitutaki trip itinerary builder app.

Brisbane, Australia to Aitutaki is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Cook Islands Standard Time (CKT) is minus 20 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rarotonga.

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

3
nights
Rarotonga

Rarotonga ©
The center of Rarotonga is a mass of peaks and ridges, closely thatched with dense jungle.
Step out of the city life by going to Titikaveka Beach and Te Rua Manga (The Needle). Relax by the water at Muri Lagoon and Black Rock Beach. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cook Island Christian Church (CICC), take in the dramatic scenery at Papua ( Wigmore's) Waterfall, take in nature's colorful creations at Maire Nui Botanical Gardens, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Aroa Marine Reserve.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rarotonga trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Aitutaki to Rarotonga takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) 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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