Dig your toes into the sand of Muri Beach, located on Rarotonga in the Cook Islands. Aboard a glass bottom boat, spend 4 hours floating over the turquoise waters, stopping for a snorkeling on the way. Arrive at Motu Koromiri for some entertainment and a barbecue fish lunch on the beach. Round-trip hotel transportation included.
Rarotonga offers many opportunities to swim in the sea among the fish and other sea life. But if you want to improve your chances of swimming with turtles, a sea scooter safari is the way to go. With a sea scooter you can whizz through the water much faster than with leg power alone. Be amazed at the colors and variety of the sea life you’ll encounter in the sheltered waters of Rarotonga.
Heading out for a big night in an unfamiliar town can be a daunting prospect; it’s easy to get lost, get separated from your friends or wind up in the worst value venue in town. Get your bearings in Avarua with this nightlife tour; hop aboard a custom party bus to check out Rarotonga’s hottest clubs and night spots.
Discover the incredible underwater world of Rarotonga on this snorkeling adventure. Look out for the majestic sea turtles and other sea life in the blue water. Swim with tropical sea life and among vibrant coral - great for capturing with your underwater camera. Benefit from the guidance of your knowledgeable guide, to find some of the best snorkeling spots.
This is the perfect tour for wildlife lovers. Save time searching for marine life and go on a tour to a place where you are guaranteed to spot turtles. No need to worry about buying a waterproof phone case as a photographer accompanies you throughout the experience to take photos of you and the turtles. After the tour, get online access to the photographs through a digital photo album.
Pedal around Rarotonga on a relaxed 4-hour bicycle tour. Follow your local guide through the island's villages, down picturesque lanes and past breathtaking mountainous scenery. Listen to your guide's informative commentary about the culture, history, folklore and traditions of the native islanders. After a leisurely 3 hours of biking, covering approximately 5 to 7.5 miles (8 to 12 km), stop for a traditional lunch at a local restaurant. Wash off the road dust with a swim at a secluded beach. Lunch, round-trip hotel transportation and use of all cycling equipment is included.
Who said divers have all the fun? On this snorkel tour you’ll get close-up views of a range of tropical sea life. You’ll go swimming with turtles, and if conditions are good, with eagle rays too. If this wasn’t fantastic enough, you’ll have an award-winning photographer (or one of her team) accompany you. You’ll be given high-quality, artistic photos of your snorkeling experience to take home after.
Enjoy a brief overview of Rarotonga’s history and culture; this tour covers several of the highlights in just a few hours. This tour gives you a sense of the island and its landmarks that will serve you well if you want to explore on your own. See beyond the gloss of the tourist area and learn more about the natural, cultural, and political heritage which makes this place unique. Visit limestone churches, lagoons, and The Garden of Seven Canoes.
If you enjoy snorkeling but always wish you could go a little faster, you need to try sea scootering. On this fun lagoon discovery tour you’ll be provided with all snorkeling equipment plus a hand-held sea scooter. Explore the coral canyons off the coast of Rarotonga, keeping an eye out for beautiful tropical fish, turtles, rays, and eels. Start off with a guide to gain confidence, then spend some time exploring independently.
There’s nothing like being met by a friendly face when arriving at a new destination, especially after a long, tiring trip. Simplify the arrival process with this handy airport-to-hotel transfer. You’ll be greeted with a fresh flower lei, a bottle of cold water, and a refreshing towel, then transported in an air-conditioned vehicle to your accommodation. Less time messing around equals more time for the important things.
Experience ocean snorkeling like never before. When drift snorkeling, you’ll begin at one spot and finish at another.
We’ll take you to the underwater reef resting place of a 100 year old shipwreck only 5 meters below the surface. You will get to experience marine life beyond the reef. The clarity of the deep, hues of electric blue and a marine wonderland where everything is possible. amazing clarity. See the “Coral Gardens” just outside the reef where it’s possible to swim with turtles, Puffer fish, Reef Sharks and more.
Our drift snorkeling safari’s launch from our purpose designed dive boat that will drop you off in the ocean and then meet you at a designated pick up point when it’s time to end your journey. Don’t worry, our professional Adventure Guides are with you every step of the way and our boat is never far away.
Our local drivers are what makes this shuttle unique! They are proud cook islanders, very prompt, warm and attentive, always ready to help and give a smile. We like to call them our Happiness Consultants because of their amazing attitude and their knowledge of their beloved island of Rarotonga.
Many popular snorkeling experiences in Rarotonga disappoint travelers looking to spot fish, and not other snorkelers' fins. This private snorkeling tour is perfect for travelers who want to experience the island's abundant sea life in a more intimate setting. With round-trip transportation to a private beach, all snorkeling gear provided, and a delicious island-style banquet of refreshments included, this tour has everything you need for a memorable experience.
Parents know how hard it is to take a good family photo where everyone’s looking in the same direction. Capture happy memories from your time in Rarotonga without needing good luck. Your professional photographer will make sure everyone’s feeling happy and relaxed and looking their best. You’ll be sent the digital files later so you can print and frame them at home.
Get your bearings on this quick Rarotonga sightseeing tour ideal for first time visitors. Discover some of the must-see highlights combining Rarotonga’s culture, history and local way of life. Attend an informative pearl talk, where you’ll learn about this important and iconic Cook Islands export. Explore the beautiful, vibrant island with the benefit of a guide.
Explore the natural landscapes of Rarotonga Island on this half-day bike tour. Cycle the Ancient Coral Road; pass beautiful beaches, rugged mountains, and lush farmlands; and stop to visit rural villages, take a swim in the ocean, and tuck into a delicious lunch at a seafront restaurant.
Leave your waterproof phone case and travel photographer at home with this unique experience to get thirty underwater and beach-shot photographs taken of your group by a Canon ambassador photographer. Enjoy swimming with turtles, with an optional flower crown to maximize your photogenic potential. Your guide prioritizes safety and intimacy with your wildlife experience, so leave the sea cucumbers in peace and experience the beauty of Rarotonga's ancient turtle species up close.
This tour is a unique experience, the only one of it's kind on the island. The tour guide is very passionate about the history of his beloved Rarotonga and the stories behind the buildings and historical sites are very surprising, interesting and unique as well.
It is a very simple but powerful way to meet locals and understand their culture and history.
Brand new tour!! Our ‘Walk-about’ tour is designed for those that want a Storytellers experience - but without the bicycle! This easy walking tour takes place on the west coast of the island, on the ‘back road’ or Ara Metua, finishing with a fresh fruit ice cream. This tour is suitable for all ages and is family friendly: so long as you can comfortably walk and have equipment for taking small children if applicable, then this guided tour will be perfect for you. This tour provides you with the opportunity to really experience and learn more about Rarotonga, it’s people, way of life, environment and so on, while sharing a few laughs with your group and tour guide. Each walk is tailored to your interests: you decide what interests you most and your guide while incorporate that into your tour.
Experience a warm Cook Island welcome with this special airport transfer service. Arrive and be greeted at our tour desk with a fresh flower Ei (necklace), before being guided to the bus where you will receive a refreshing towelette and a bottle of water. This is a relaxing and affordable way to start your Rarotonga experience.
Arrive in Rarotonga to the warm welcome of Raro Tours. You will receive a fresh flower ei (garland) and a chilled bottle of water on arrival, followed by a comfortable ride to your accommodation in one of our air conditioned buses. Transfers are available to all major accommodations on Rarotonga and children welcome when accompanied by an adult.
New tour! Rarotonga has many stories - and many stories about the stories. For those of you interested in learning more about this beautiful island - but not so keen on riding a bicycle - why not come on a walking tour? Come be intrigued and learn more about Rarotonga with a knowledgeable tour guide, on a casual, easy-paced stroll around the Avarua - Tupapa area near town on a quiet Saturday afternoon. This tour would especially appeal to those interested in the history and culture of the Islands. Finish up with a cold drink at a local bar. Suitable for any age. Please visit our website for more information about this and other tours, included supplier direct rates and discounted tour bundles.
Cook Islands Tours believes that first and last impressions are important in how a visitor remembers their holiday. Hence we offer unique meet and greet for all International Arrival and Departure Transfers.
On arrival you are greeted at our Cook Islands Tours Desk with a fresh flower Ei (Fresh Flower Necklace) and escorted to your transfer bus where you are provided with a refreshing towellette and a cool bottle of water.
For departure you will receive a shell Ei as a parting gift from our team at Cook Islands Tours to keep as a souvenir to remember your holiday to the beautiful island of Rarotonga.
This is a seat in coach service.
The Private Scenic Island Excursion is an exclusive and more personal tour of our island paradise that you will enjoy from the comfort of a private car or van with your knowledgeable tour guide. It is not only a luxurious way to experience Rarotonga but you will also have the flexibility to stop along the way for any photo opportunities, a comfort stop, or for any shopping that you might like to do.
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.