Island Discovery Tour

The Island Discovery Tour is the perfect way to explore Rarotonga in the comfort of an air conditioned coach. This half day tour will pick you up from your hotel and travels along Aru Tapu, the main coastal road that runs parallel to the pristine beaches and turquoise lagoon.

This guided tour will explore the main township of Avarua before continuing on to explore a number of sacred sites. Along the way you will see the remarkable limestone churches and maraes, sacred sites which were used for rituals, tribal meetings, human sacrifices and traditional investiture of leaders and warriors.

Highlights for this tour include visiting the site of the legendary seven canoes, however choosing a highlight is difficult as the picturesque scenery and majestic ancient sites are a breathtaking combination.


  • Access to some of Rarotonga's sacred sites
  • Site of the 7 Canoes
  • Limestone Churches
  • Inland Villages and Plantations
  • Knowledgeable guides


  • Light Refreshments
  • Knowledgeable guides
  • Transport on air-conditioned coach
  • Pick-up and drop-off at hotel


Operates: Monday to Friday
Departs: 9.45 am
Returns: 1.00 pm
Pick-up: Available from most hotels. Time will be confirmed at time of booking.

Additional Info

Children: 3 - 12 years of age are at child rates
Operated by: Island Hopper Vacations