6 days in Cook Islands Itinerary

6 days in Cook Islands Itinerary

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Aitutaki
— 1 night
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Avarua, Rarotonga
— 4 nights

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Aitutaki

Aitutaki ©
Aitutaki's triangular barrier reef surrounds a turquoise lagoon of crystal clear water.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Maungapu, tour the pleasant surroundings at O'otu Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Aitutaki Lagoon, and finally look for gifts at T & S Artworx.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Aitutaki trip planning tool.

Wellington, New Zealand to Aitutaki is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Wellington to Aitutaki, you'll gain 22 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Avarua.

Things to do in Aitutaki

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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O'otu Beach ©
O'otu Beach
Aitutaki Lagoon ©
Aitutaki Lagoon
Mount Maungapu ©
Mount Maungapu

4
nights
Avarua, Rarotonga

Avarua ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St Joseph's Cathedral and Te Ara- Cook Islands Museum of Cultural Enterprise. Explore hidden gems such as The Dive Centre - The Big Fish and Cook Islands Cultural Village. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Muri Lagoon, hunt for treasures at Punanga Nui, enjoy the sand and surf at Black Rock Beach, and sample the tasty concoctions at Matutu Brewery.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Avarua trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Aitutaki to Avarua takes 3 hours. December in Avarua sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C at night. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Avarua

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Rarotonga, The Dive Centre - The Big Fish
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The Dive Centre - The Big Fish ©
The Dive Centre - The Big Fish
Tikioki Marine Reserve ©
Tikioki Marine Reserve
Muri Lagoon ©
Muri Lagoon