Cook Islands Region Guides

Located in the South Pacific Ocean, the Cook Islands are a spectacular tropical paradise. Home to some of the friendliest locals you'll ever meet, the Cook Islands offer a unique cultural experience rich in history, tradition and heritage. Renowned for its outdoor and water activities, the Cook Islands are one of the most stunning places on earth to swim, snorkel, dive, fish and cruise. However if you feel like leading a more relaxed lifestyle, lazing on the beach and working on your tan while sipping a cocktail is also a popular way to spend your time on the islands.

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One of the most popular Cook Islands holiday destinations, Rarotonga is the main island of the Cook Islands and is home to the International Airport. Renowned for its amazing scenery, the most popular way to enjoy Rarotonga is by swimming, snorkelling, fishing, hiking, taking in the rich local culture and enjoying the fantastic range of tours and attractions.



The second most popular island of the Cook Islands, Aitutaki is a spectacular ring-shaped island fringed by a coral reef lagoon. A relatively small island in size, Aitutaki offers an intimate holiday experience and some of the most beautiful beaches, crystal clear waters and colourful coral in the Cook Islands. Swimming, snorkelling, diving and glass bottom boat cruises are at their best here.