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Top 20 Experiences in Rarotonga

Half-Day Muri Lagoon BBQ Lunch Cruise including Snorkeling

Half-Day Muri Lagoon BBQ Lunch Cruise including Snorkeling

Don't miss a fantastic day out on Muri Lagoon!  Since 1992, we have been offering our Muri Lagoon cruise and sharing our tropical island playground with visitors to Muri Beach, Rarotonga in the Cook Islands. We certainly know how to have a good time and would love to bring you along! Join us on this wonderful lagoon cruise that includes a delicious BBQ lunch! Enjoy snorkeling in the clear water while keeping an eye out for Charlie the huge Moray Eel and colorful tropical fish!

Free cancellation
$65.18
Premium Sea Scooter Turtle Adventure

Premium Sea Scooter Turtle Adventure

Swim with the turtles and discover a new way to explore Rarotonga’s marine environments with our experienced team, snorkeling with an Ariki Sea Scooter!

Free cancellation
Likely to sell out
$117.91
4-Hour Rarotonga Going Troppo Nightlife Tour

4-Hour Rarotonga Going Troppo Nightlife Tour

The safest way to see Rarotonga by night! Come and join us on one of our three green Going Troppo Buses, fitted with lights and sounds, big open windows and comfortable seating, accompanied by your friendly local guide! You will be picked up from your accommodation and to The Hula Bar where your Nightlife Tour begins.

Free cancellation
$39.92
Cook Islands Turtle Tour

Cook Islands Turtle Tour

Cook Islands ultimate intimate 5star turtle tour. With elite tour guides and worldclass professional underwater photos with internationally respected photographers to go home. If conditions permit you will also get an opportunity to see eagle rays. The ultimate wildlife experience of a lifetime. Explore the hidden underwater gems of the Cook Islands with the locals. Small exclusive groups. Guides certified lifeguards + specialist guards with APNEA and PADI certifications. This is the tour for those wanting WORLDCLASS Photos and small personaiized service.

Free cancellation
Special offer
$88.46
Freedom Turtle Tour

Freedom Turtle Tour

Explore Rarotonga's healthiest underwater eco-system in freedom on our two hour guided experience. We provide premium equipment, a brief instruction to keep you safe and assistance in the water. The experience concludes with a drinking coconut refreshment. We are located on the main road bus route at Avaavaroa passage and parking is available on site. *To enjoy freedom turtle snorkelling experience you must be confident swimming unassisted. Recommended for guests over 12 years old.

Free cancellation
$55.25
Turtle and Ray Snorkel Tour (Worldclass photography included)

Turtle and Ray Snorkel Tour (Worldclass photography included)

Explore the hidden gems of Rarotonga, Cook Islands on the ultimate snorkel tour with professional photographs. Tour includes swimming not only with turtles but seeing eagle rays*. *We do our best though to take you swimming with the rays if safety permits.

Free cancellation
Special offer
$106.16
Seat in Coach Transfer from Rarotonga Airport to Hotel

Seat in Coach Transfer from Rarotonga Airport to Hotel

International Airport Transfer (Seat In Coach) Airport to all hotels / resorts and holiday homes with amazing a warm local customer service. Inclusions are Meet & Greet by Cook Islands Tours Staff member on arrival, flower Lei (Ei), Cool face towelette and chilled bottle of water.

Free cancellation
$22.97
3-Hour Rarotonga Island Discovery Tour

3-Hour Rarotonga Island Discovery Tour

Explore Rarotonga from the comfort of an air-conditioned coach as our experienced, local guide takes you on a fascinating 3 hour sightseeing tour. You will travel along the ancient Ara Metua or "Road of Toi" built in 1050 AD and visit ancient marae (ceremonial sites), inland villages and plantations and the beautiful Muri lagoon. This tour is a must do as soon as you arrive on the island, it is the perfect introduction to the islands' rich culture, legends and history.

Free cancellation
$48.04
Premium Sea Scooter Lagoon Discovery

Premium Sea Scooter Lagoon Discovery

Explore the stunning Rarotongan lagoons with our experienced team, snorkeling amongst schools of fish and coral on an Ariki Sea Scooter!

Free cancellation
Likely to sell out
$86.91
Premium Sea Scooter Ocean Adventure

Premium Sea Scooter Ocean Adventure

Discover the amazing electric blues of the open ocean while sea scootering around a 100 year old shipwreck! Experience the power of our sea scooters as they assist you to glide through our ocean paradise. Chance encounters with Sea Turtles, Humpback Whales (in season), Reef Sharks, Giant Trevally and so much more await just beyond the Avarua dock in this open ocean adventure.

Free cancellation
Likely to sell out
$96.22
'Explore' Rarotonga Guided Bike Tour with Lunch and Swim

'Explore' Rarotonga Guided Bike Tour with Lunch and Swim

Cycle at a relaxed pace with your small group for four hours along the 'back road' - Ara Metua, lane ways and occasional gentle terrain bush tracks. You will experience the tranquil pace of local village life, and enjoy the beautiful scenery. There are plenty of stops along the way where your tour guide will tell you more about what you are seeing and experiencing. The 'explore' tour concludes with a delicious local lunch at the beach, where you can have a swim to cool off. Small group sizes make each tour unique. Please see www.storytellers.co.ck for more information about this and other tours, as well as supplier direct pricing and discounted tour bundles.

Free cancellation
$74.50
Ocean Drift Snorkel Safari

Ocean Drift Snorkel Safari

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.

Free cancellation
Likely to sell out
$92.50
'Discover' Rarotonga Cycling Tour with Lunch

'Discover' Rarotonga Cycling Tour with Lunch

Cycle along the 'back road' (Ara Metua) and lane ways witnessing the tranquil pace of local village life. There are plenty of stops to take in the magnificent mountain scenery, try out a few local fruits, and hear stories that will bring a deeper meaning to the observations you make. You will be cycling on and off over a leisurely 3 hours, before finishing up with a delicious lunch. Total duration is approximately 4 hours. Small group size means that each tour is unique and tailored to suit the interests of those doing the tour on the day. Please go to www.storytellers.co.ck for more information about this and other tours, as well as supplier direct rates and discounted tour bundles.

Free cancellation
$62.08
Rarotonga International Arrivals Seat in Coach Transfer

Rarotonga International Arrivals Seat in Coach Transfer

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.

Free cancellation
$31.66
Avarua Historical Walking Tour

Avarua Historical Walking Tour

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.

Free cancellation
$34.76
'Walk about' Tour with Fresh Fruit Ice Cream

'Walk about' Tour with Fresh Fruit Ice Cream

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.

Free cancellation
$36.01
Rarotonga Orientation & Sightseeing Tour

Rarotonga Orientation & Sightseeing Tour

Recommended for first time visitors to Rarotonga to undertake soon after arriving.  The tour is to give you a background on places and things to do around the island including sites, history and way of life.   There is a brief stop for a pearl talk where you will learn about one of the most important and iconic export from the Cook Islands. Learn about important and interesting tourist facilities and services around the island.

Free cancellation
$55.87
Seat in Coach Transfer from Rarotonga Hotel to Airport

Seat in Coach Transfer from Rarotonga Hotel to Airport

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.

Free cancellation
$22.97
Private TURTLE tour (Worldclass photography included)

Private TURTLE tour (Worldclass photography included)

Professional photographs (not taken on go-pro's like other operators). Up to 6pax. Flower Crowns. The ultimate couples or private snorkel adventure where you will be treated like an island king and queen. Included is at least 20 Worldclass ocean UW and beach shots of you taken with the best camera equipment thanks to the support of Canon Australia. This will be one of the highlights of your trip and if you don't have one of the best experiences of your life we will refund you in full. Whatever your dream adventure would be we will tailor to give you both an unforgettable experience of a lifetime. This is our most popular tour, so please do book in advance. Note if you would like a private group of more than 6pax please message us we can organise this no problem at all. Note photo turn-around for this from 13 May 2022 will be 1-7days we have new systems in place so you get them promptly.

Free cancellation
Private tour
$384.89
VIP Arrival Transfer from Rarotonga Airport to Hotel

VIP Arrival Transfer from Rarotonga Airport to Hotel

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.

Free cancellation
$117.95