Cook Islands Tourist Traps

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Cook Islands Tourist Traps

  • Tour to Aitutaki

    There is a day tour that takes you on a flight to Aitutaki. It's really pricey! $400.00. You leave at 8:00 AM and are back at 5:30. It includes lunch and an island tour ( the island is so tiny ...I question the need of a tour) It's a pretty expensive day. Another maybe better plan is to fly return for $198.00 and then you would have the option of...

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  • Wigmore's Waterfall

    Wigmore's waterfall is not worth going to see. Travel guides will say you can swim there, but in fact, you're not supposed to. When we went there was no waterfall! The mosquitos here are truly fierce. As far as tourist traps go, this is about as bad as it gets in Rarotonga! Stick to the coast! Or take a drive along the "Metua" or inner road. You...

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  • Sarongs

    Please don't buy the ordinary Indonesian sarongs you can see everywhere, on every tropical island around the world. Instead, buy some of the beautiful hand-dyed pareaus that are so inexpensive, and such an important cottage industry for the islanders. Some incorporate resist dye techniques, using leaves and such from their own yards for patterns;...

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  • The edgewater hotel as they...

    The edgewater hotel as they sell apackage plan with air fare by travel agents and your stuck on Raratonga for aweek and you can travel to the outers islands. I have seen a lot of dissipointed peaple with this type of vacations.

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  • As the islanders are faithfull...

    As the islanders are faithfull christians, everything stops on Sunday, expect for a few tourist shops and a few restaurants. So be prepared that you have a day at the beach, or snorkling, (this is what most people come for anyway)so you won't be bored while looking for something to do.And Hitch-hiking isn't big on the island, most people will look...

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  • Tourist Traps? What Tourist...

    Tourist Traps? What Tourist traps. No Disneyland here. The closest thing to a tourist trap would be the 'Flea Market'. The market runs every Saturday at 8:00 am at the west end of the main town of Avarua. The locals gather to sell everything including fresh baked cakes, pots of hot food, jewelry, plants, fresh fish and fresh fruits and juices....

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  • No real traps! This is the...

    No real traps! This is the Cook Islands after all!Rarotonga is the main tourist island and so can be a little more expensive but the locals enjoy visitors and are not there to rip you off.The market up near the airport is worth a look on a Saturday morning, it sells fresh fruit and many wood carvings. I bought a wooden carving of Tangaroa, the Cook...

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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: Couples

    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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  • Tamanu Beach

    PO Box 59, Cook Islands

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Makayla Palms

    Titikaveka, Cook Islands

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

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