Cook Islands Sports & Outdoors

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Cook Islands Sports & Outdoors

  • GO SNORKELING

    The beach at the Fruits of Rarotonga is the deepest part of the lagoon and is protected so the fish are varied and abundant. Don't stay near the shore but swim out to the further coral formations and you will be surrounded by thousands of fish. The women who run the little shop there will watch your bags for free. They also have a bathroom out the...

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  • Shark Dive!!!

    There's evidently a break in the reef where divers ride the currents past numerous sharks, to a spot just inside the reef where many of them rest - kind of a shark motel. Per Cook Island Divers, this photo from my friends' dive trip was taken at Avaavaroa Passage.Pacific Divers ( a slightly smaller outfit that's also highly reccomended) has a great...

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  • Dive the Reef!

    Though I hadn't yet started diving when I was there, some friends of mine visited the Cooks just last year and got their certifications while on an anniversary trip. They had an incredible experience with Cook Island Divers, including a thrilling shark dive (see next tip). The Dive Shop in Avarua has all the equipment you might need for diving or...

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  • And if your catch is too small to...

    ...talk to the restaurant at your resort, and they just may do what they did for me - cook up a custom feast for you!This was a 20 lb. tuna they considered too small to sell to Trader Jack's. The chef at the Rarotongan prepared a splendid meal, so Dar & I invited several other guests to join us.

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  • Deep Sea Fishing Around The Cook Islands

    You don't have to motor for an hour to get to the deep waters for great fishing, it's all right close by. Rarotonga is surrounded by a shallow coral reef, but right outside of the reef, the water drops off hundreds of feet (with some sensational diving as well on the Wall)Tuna, marlin, mahi-mahi, you name it, it's all there. Afterwards all the...

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Cook Islands Hotels

  • Manuia Beach Boutique Hotel

    PO Box 700, Avarua, Rarotonga, Cook Islands

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Etu Moana

    This place is amazing! The service is top notch. The resort is very nice. We were greeted by...

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  • Sea Change Villas

    Main Road, Rarotonga, Titikaveka, Cook Islands

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 4.5 out of 5 stars

  • Ara Moana Bungalows Hotel

    Ivirua, Mangaia, CK

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

  • Raina Lagoon Villas

    Po Box 72, Avarua, 682, CK

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Pacific Resort Aitutaki

    Amuri , PO Box 90, Cook Islands

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • Palm Grove

    We went to Raro in Dec 2013, we were there for 7 nights, beachfront bulgolows were AWESOME and...

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  • Samade on the Beach

    PO Box 75, Cook Islands

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 2.5 out of 5 stars

  • Makayla Palms

    Titikaveka, Cook Islands

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

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