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Captain Cook’s Islands

Best time to travel
Apr – Oct
Ideal length
12 nights
Perfect for

At a glance

  • International return flights from Dublin to Rarotonga.
  • All private and shared transfers as well as inter-island flights.
  • 12 nights’ luxury accommodation in Rarotonga, Atiu and Aitutaki.
  • Guided exploration of Rarotonga by bike and an insightful coffee tour on the island of Atiu.
  • Snorkelling safari in the marine-rich lagoon of Aitutaki.
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A collection of castaway islands scattered across the South Pacific, the Cook Islands offer outstanding marine adventures as well as the perfect setting for beachside bliss. On this suggested itinerary, we will introduce you to the islands of Rarotonga, Atiu and Aitutaki. Renowned for their incredible land and seascapes, we’ve arranged tailored excursions like snorkelling safaris, land explorations and coffee tours.

Trip Overview

Depart from Dublin to Rarotonga, the largest of the Cook Islands.
Upon arrival, your private driver will transfer you to your oceanfront accommodation for your five night stay. Spend days relaxing on the powdery-white sands of the beach and enjoy kayaking and snorkelling in the calm bay.
Explore Rarotonga on a guided cycling tour.
Admire the magnificent mountain scenery and remote villages of the island. Your guide will povide interesting insights that will help you understand the culture of the Cook Islands. Upon completion, enjoy a refreshing dip in the ocean.
Cycling tour, Cook Islands
Depart for Atiu, also known as Enumanu, which means land of the birds.
Lesser explored than neighbouring Rarotonga, it gives a better cultural understanding of the islands. We’ll take you on an insightful coffee tour where you’ll learn the process of coffee-making and taste the final results.
Coffee tour, Atiu
Depart for the island of Aitutaki, renowned for its incredible marine life and lagoons.
Spend five nights in a luxury property surrounded by the Aitutaki Lagoon. From every corner of the estate, admire spectacular views as you enjoy well-deserved relaxation on the shores or by the pool.
Aitutaki Lagoon, Cook Islands
We’ll take you on a memorable guided snorkelling safari.
Dive into the marine-rich Pacific Ocean and witness hawksbill turtles, pufferfish and manta rays. The calm lagoon is also an excellent spot for kayaking and swimming.
Sea kayaking, South Pacific
Transfer to the international airport for your flight home.
Arrive in Dublin.

Tailoring your holiday

OROKO Itineraries are created with you in mind and no two are the same. These can be used to help plan your trip - or we can design a completely different itinerary to suit you.

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Where to rest your head

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Pacific Resort Rarotonga

Pacific Resort Rarotonga

Pacific Resort Rarotonga lies on the shores of the celebrated Muri Beach. Surrounded by tropical gardens, it features a selection of rooms, suites and villas which are traditionally furnished with Polynesian décor. Step onto the powdery-white sands of the beach and spend the day relaxing or partaking in water sports activities like sailing and kitesurfing. The calm waters of the lagoon make it an excellent place for swimming and kayaking.

Atiu Villas

Atiu Villas

Situated on the island of Atiu lies the traditional boutique property of Atiu Villas. Comprising just a small selection of guest accommodations, it promises an exclusive and authentic stay. The property estate features a swimming pool as well as a restaurant and bar. Self-contained villas are traditional in design and are built using local indigenous wood. Each villa features a private veranda, cooking facilities and ensuite bedrooms.

Pacific Resort Aitutaki

Pacific Resort Aitutaki

The Pacific Resort lies in a picture-perfect location, surrounded by the calm waters of the Aitutaki Lagoon. It features a collection of luxury bungalows and villas which are set in the jungle fringes of the beach for optimum privacy and seclusion. From every corner, the resort offers spectacular sea views. Relax with a tropical cocktail by the infinity pool, enjoy a luxury spa treatment on the beachfront or unwind on the sandy shores of the lagoon. Try your hand at a variety of water sports activities including lagoon snorkelling, kayaking and kitesurfing.

What people are saying

“The OROKO experience was genuinely special. Hotels and experiences were very carefully chosen to match our expectations and tastes. Ten out of ten to all concerned.”

Aidan and Eileen – Puglia, May 2018


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