Cook Islands Holidays

The glorious beaches of the Cook Islands combined with the warm smiles of the friendly locals make this little piece of paradise unforgettable. Relatively untouched, these islands provide some of the best island hopping opportunities in the South Pacific with turquoise clear waters, traditional Polynesian culture and powder white sands.

Be captivated by the largest island of the collection, Rarotonga, with its volcanic peaks, dense rainforest and cultural villages all surrounded by picturesque beaches and lagoons. Once you have finished exploring Rarotonga, hop over to its sister island Aitutaki for a wonderful island hopping duo. Explore Aitutaki’s charming 15 islets, bright coral and underwater world teaming with beautiful treasures rife with enchanting marine life. This island is a dream for both seasoned divers and those taking up snorkelling for the first time.

Choose from a wide variety of luxurious resorts, which all guarantee friendly personal service, sumptuous Polynesian cuisine, and authentic décor and combine your island stay with another exciting destination or two to break up your journey and to ensure your trip is unforgettable. Spend a few nights on Hollywood Boulevard soaking up the celebrity lifestyle in Los Angeles. Alternatively, fly to Sydney and head to Circular Quay for spectacular views of the Opera House.

Destination Highlights
  • Discover lush fields and volcanic peaks in Rarotonga
  • Spot an array of sealife on a snorkelling tour
  • Head into the forest for a 4WD guided tour
  • Immerse yourself in the Polynesioan culture at Te Vara Nui

Time Zone

GMT -10

Flight Time

approx. 32 hours + 2 stops

Currency

Cook Islands Dollar (CKD) – New Zealand Dollar is also accepted

Visa Information

British citizens do not require a visa to travel to the Cook Islands. However, you will need a valid passport for at least six months from your date of arrival.

Language

English and Rarotongan

Health Information

No special vaccinations are required. It's important to contact your GP for latest recommendations.
  • Matt

    Destination Specialist

    “Remember to take your passport with you to One Foot Island. You can get a unique footprint stamp as a reminder of your day.”

  • Sharron

    Destination Specialist

    "Hop on a bus with the locals for an easy and fun way to get around Rarotonga. Stay on for the complete circle and take in the magnificent views."

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