General Rarotonga Information

Cook Islands Travel

A great resource for all things Rarotonga and Cook Islands. 



Cook Island Coffee

Neil Dearlove makes the best coffee in the South Pacific.  Out the front gate turn right and about 100 metres – look for the orange road cone – coffee is on offer until 10.00am.  Three days a week he makes croissants M, W F.


LBV is about 5 mins walk away in Muri Beach on the land side of the main road. They too do a good coffee and breakfast.


Car Rentals

Polynesian Car Rentals


Saturday Markets

Te Punanga Nui Market

In Avarua every Saturday morning. It is a unique Cook Island market displaying local produce, arts, crafts, entertainment and beautiful cooked food. 730am to noon. Best to be there before 9am.


Cultural Evenings

Te Vara Nui

Highland Paradise


Pharmacy and Medical

 The closest Pharmacy is at CITC in Avarua.  The hospital is about 15km away.  Head towards the Airport and continue on the main island road for a further 2-3km.  Look out for the sign and a turn off to the left.