8 days in Cook Islands Itinerary

8 days in Cook Islands Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto
Fly:  29 h
1
Aitutaki
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Rarotonga
— 3 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Train:  20 h 15 min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Aitutaki

Aitutaki ©
Aitutaki's triangular barrier reef surrounds a turquoise lagoon of crystal clear water.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Maungapu, stroll through Aitutaki Lagoon, and then enjoy the sand and surf at O'otu Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, stop by T & S Artworx, and then head off the coast to Moturakau.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Aitutaki online route maker.

Toronto, Canada to Aitutaki is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Cook Islands Standard Time (CKT), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Rarotonga.

Things to do in Aitutaki

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Mount Maungapu ©
Mount Maungapu
O'otu Beach ©
O'otu Beach
Moturakau ©
Moturakau

3
nights
Rarotonga

Rarotonga ©
The center of Rarotonga is a mass of peaks and ridges, closely thatched with dense jungle.
Get some historical perspective at St Joseph's Cathedral and Cook Island Christian Church (CICC). Do some cultural sightseeing at Te Ara- Cook Islands Museum of Cultural Enterprise and Wreck of the Matai. And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Bergman & Sons, tour the pleasant surroundings at Aroa Marine Reserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Black Rock Beach, and admire the masterpieces at Cook Islands Library & Museum.

Start your trip to Rarotonga by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Aitutaki to Rarotonga by combination of car and flight takes about 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Rarotonga are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rarotonga

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
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Bergman & Sons ©
Bergman & Sons
Perfumes of Rarotonga ©
Perfumes of Rarotonga

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