Take in the adventure of Pa’s Cross Country Trek. Traverse the island’s mountainous centre visiting the island pinnacle, The Needle, along the way.
Amongst 25 developed acres of magnificent gardens with breathtaking views, you will experience drumming, singing, dancing, weaving, carving, medicine making, storytelling and umu feasting just as it was more than 600 years ago on this very spot.
Cruise along Rarotonga's Northern coast over shipwrecks including the famous SS Maitai that sank in 1916. Enjoy the view of the island from the top deck or go down below to observe the abundant sea life.
Is fishing in the tropics your dream? Huge Marlin, Sail Fish, Wahoo, Mahimahi and Yellow Fun Tuna are among the catch of the day.
The Whale and Wildlife Centre provides a wonderful insight into the fascinating world of whales and the history around whaling. It also looks at many of our sea creatures including turtles, dolphin and much more. Experience an environment where awareness and knowledge is treated in a creative and fun way.
A lagoon cruise on a glass-bottomed boat is must-do for visitors to Rarotonga. Snorkel amidst the tropical fish, before going ashore a motu (small island) for a barbecue lunch and hilarious show involving coconuts, sarongs, more music and a good old laugh at life in general.
For a colourful Saturday morning head to the Punanga Nui Markets at Avarua. Pick up some fresh island produce or fish and check out the local arts and crafts.
At Te Vara Nui Village you will meet local Maori people who will share their stories, knowledge and heritage with you during the Cultural Village Tour. Finish the evening captivated by Rarotonga’s finest dancers and musicians as they perform by flaming torchlight on the floating and fixed stages of our waterfall garden, while you enjoy a delicious buffet.
Titikaveka beach, located in the village of Titikaveka, occupies the south east lagoon area of Rarotonga. It's present popularity is due to the depth of the water providing endless opportunities for snorkelling and swimming activities.
A'roa Beach is one of the best spots for swimming and snorkelling on Rarotonga, and the evening sunsets are out of this world.
Stop off at the Fruits of Rarotonga café for one of their renowned ice cold smoothies. Then head across the road and about 100m along the beach to your right, you will find the snorkelling spot of your dreams. There are some great coral bommies in this area of the lagoon, which attract a spectacular array of tropical fish.
Muri Beach is a mini tropical paradise in it's own right with so much to do. Stand-up Paddleboarding, kayaking, lagoon cruises, swimming, motus (small islands) to explore, scuba diving, restaurants, cafes, quad bikes, scooter hire - all within walking distance from the variety of accommodation available here.