Nature Tour of Rarotonga
Are you on a cruise? Visiting Rarotonga, Cook Islands?
Want to be part of a small group, intimate? Yes, you got it. We do our own thing and go places none of the other groups go to.
Snorkelling in Rarotonga is very safe, provided you hit the right spots! We take you to the best beaches. What a great way to begin your underwater adventures, explore a new and fascinating world.
We also take in some breath taking and natural scenery only accessible with a guide. There are a number of unusual and rare birds here in the Cooks, we visit a place only a guide to take you to. A great deal of plants and flowers found on the islands have medicinal properties. We visit the botanical gardens and see the beautiful types of flowers and plants that grow in tropical places like the Cook Islands. Learn about Cook Island Culture & people by visiting the Te Ara Museum - a story of how the Cook Islands originated.
Pick up at your location
Enjoy the best ice coffee / chocolate or a latte / cappuchino on the island
We visit Muri - see the 3 islands and gaze upon the beautiful beaches of Rarotonga.
History Tour - Learn about the Cook Islands and it's story of how we came to be administered by New Zealand and not by the British. Find out how some of our Cook Island people were taken to Peru as slaves. . find out more. .
Botanical Gardens . . beautiful flowers, amazing colors and unusual varieties
Go for a walk at the bird place and hike up (light walking) to the hill where the view is just amazing.
Lunch is next - highly recommended fish sandwiches or chicken or whatever you like. Tastes amazing.
Snorkel anyone? - popular snorkel area where you get to see the big fish swimming around. No sharks! It's a lagoon :)
Then we make our way back around to where I picked you up - back to your location.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Meet you at the port, airport, accommodation or simply anywhere on land.
End location: Drop you anywhere or where I met you at the port etc.
Duration: 4 hours 30 min.
Rain or Shine - No problems..
Airconditioned Isuzu van with upto 10 seats.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 NZD - Local coffee / ice chocolate to taste (last people said it was the best ice coffee/ice chocolate they've ever had.. better than Starbucks!
Sunday is a sacred day in the Cook Islands. Many of the Main Shops in the Avarua town is closed. There are some activities available on the Sunday. I am only available to advise and recommend what to do on the Sunday.