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Cruise and snorkel Muri Lagoon aboard the famous Captain Tama’s glass bottom boats. Enjoy a fish BBQ and non-stop comical/musical entertainment. Transfers included. T: 27 350 • E: bookings@captaintamas.com www.captaintamas.com

Activities from mountain bike tour to ‘learn 2 kiteboard’, to standup paddleboard & snorkel tour, and SUP lagoon tour, or a combination in a oneday ‘awesome foursome’ package. T: 27 955 • E: arikiholidays@gmail.com www.arikiholidays.com

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Muri Beach-based, open Sunday-Friday, 9am to 4pm, offering kitesurfing, paddle boarding – night and day, kayaking, beach fitness and yoga. Kite lessons offered daily (wind dependent). T: 27 877 or 51 407 • www.kitesup.co E: kitesupcookislands@hotmail.com

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Enjoy a great day out with Koka Lagoon Cruises on beautiful Muri Lagoon incl. snorkelling, fun entertainment, ukulele playing, and a delicious fish bbq feast. Transfers included. T: 27 769 or 55 769 E: kokatour@oyster.net.ck www.kokalagooncruises.com

Kuki Tag Adventures is a small adventure tourism business offering activities such as laser tag, archery tag, low-impact paintball and splatmaster. Bookings are essentials. Game times are between 10am - 6pm. T: 28 920 or 55 737 E: kukitagadventures@hotmail.com www.kukitagadventures.com

‘Taste the Cook Islands’. Daily tours of this tiny brewery in Tikioki -12pm & 1pm. Cost $10 (with transport $15). Free beer tasting on tour. Merchandise for sale onsite. T: 26 288 E: ennn@oyster.net.ck www.matutubeer.com

The ultimate game fishing experience. A blend of Rarotonga’s best known & trusted crew together with 3 purposebuilt boats means a day out on the ocean doesn’t get any better! T: 55 202 E: fishing@marlinqueen.co.ck www.marlinqueenrarotonga.com

There’s a lot of history at a Museum Cook Islands including art, textiles and craft, photography and books. Located on Makea Tinirau Rd, Avarua. Open Mon-Sat 9am-1pm, Tue 4pm-7pm. T: 26 468 E: librarymuseum@cookislands.org.ck www.cook-islands-library-museum.org

The only ‘chiefly museum’ open to the public. The current Queen Pa celebrates 27 years in 2017; she’s the 48th titleholder. Open Mon-Fri 10am-2pm. T: 27 057 or 77058 E: chantalsconcierge@gmail.com www.paarikipalacemuseum.blogspot.com

Raro Buggy Tours

Raro Quad Tours

Rarotonga’s newest guided adventure. Maneuver your two-seater buggy through the inland. Morning tour 9am - 12.30pm; Afternoon tour 1pm - 4.30pm. $125 single, $150 double, includes light lunch. T: 23 000 www.rarobuggytours.com

An adventure with an escorted Raro Quad Tour. Drive a 4-wheel 350cc Yamaha Grizzly ATV following the guide. Explore exotic scenery in Rarotonga’s valleys & jungle. Duration approx. 2.5hours. Single driver $125.00. T: 23 000 • www.raroquadtours.com

The Dive Centre

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Opposite the Aroa Marine Reserve. Open daily, 8am-5pm, offering PADI courses, dive and snorkel trips, snorkel hire and retails shop. Look for the Big Fish. T: 20 238 or 55 238 E: info@thedivecentre-rarotonga.com www.thedivecentre-rarotonga.com

Explore Rarotonga on electric bikes. Walk in, hire, 15mins and you’re on your way. No licence fees, no fuel and suitable for all fitness levels. Located opposite Crown Beach Resort. T: 28 687 or 53 686 E: info@tik-etours.com www.tik-etours.com

Tik-e Tours

Whale & Wildlife Centre

Tik-e Tours offer a range of tuk tuk services incl. island tours, our famous cocktail 'happy hour hop', wedding limousines, and airport transfers. T: 28 687 or 53 686 E: info@tik-etours.com W: tik-etours.com

Made up of an exhibit centre (including live creatures), souvenir shop and café. Cost $12 / $6 (child), family of four $30. Open Sunday-Friday 10am-4pm. T: 21 666 or 55 901 E: info@cookislandswildlifecentre.com www.cookislandswildlifecentre.com

Body Fuel Café

Café Jireh

Sushi. Smoothies. Juices. Fresh sushi, tropical & healthy juice & smoothie blends. Plus, home-baked cabinet food. Locallyroasted espresso coffee & cold pressed turmeric. Located Punganui Market. Open Mon to Sat from 6am. T: 23 575 facebook.com/bodyfuelcaferarotonga

Opposite Airport. Famous custard squares. Fresh cakes, slices, pies, sausage rolls & sandwiches. Cooked meals incl. bacon & eggs, eggs benedict, island pancakes & burgers. Mon- Fri 7.00am - 3.00pm; Sat 8.30am - 1.30pm. T: 24 776 www.facebook.com/CafeJirehRarotonga

Crusoe’s Restaurant & Wilson’s Beach Bar

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Dine on beach or by pool. Themed menu nightly: Mon - Pasta, Tues - a la carte, Wed - Mexican, Thu - Pizza, Fri - Seafood, Sat - Curry, Sun - BBQ. Bar open 3.00pm; restaurant from 6.00pm. T: 21 546 • E: relax@castawayvillas.com www.castawayvillas.com

Located Muri, check out our ‘all-day’ breakfast menu and join us for awesome coffee, friendly service and great homestyle cooking. Try our custard square and cheesecake. Open Sunday-Friday 7.30am-3.00pm. T: 20 858

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Mini golf and café at Aro’a. Sky Sports, live entertainment, all-day menu. Open: 10am10pm (closed Sat). Happy Hour drinks from $4.50. Sun night BBQ Buffet with live music incl.free game of mini golf. T: 27 181 • E: jennings@oyster.net.ck www.cocoputt.co.ck

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Located on Te Akapuao Beach, Titikaveka, we offer tasty light meals, lunch, coffee and drinks. And, we hire standup paddleboards, kayaks, snorkel, mask and fins. Spend the day with us at Te Akapuao Beach! T: 28 055 • E:chosking@oyster.net.ck

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Fresh. Fish. Café. Fish straight from our boat! Ika Mata, sashimi, seafood platters, wraps, sandwiches & more! Plus, ‘all day’ bacon & egg breakfast only $13. Mon-Sat 8am-4pm; late night Tue & Fri until 9pm. Located Punganui Market. T: 23 577 facebook.com/Bitetimecaferarotonga

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Tropical garden setting at Sunset Resort. Breakfast, lunch & dinner 7 days with Pacific Rim cuisine-‘Reef & Beef’ –Tue, BBQ Buffet - Sun. Happy Hour 4-6pm. Live music Tue, Thu & Sun evenings. T: 23 004 E: anchorageinraro@gmail.com

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Located between Edgewater and Sunset resorts. Well known for steak dishes, also seafood, chicken, pork, pasta and salad bar. Monday-Saturday. Bar opens 5.30pm, dining 6.00 – 9.00pm. T: 23 597 or 55 725 E: dine@albertosrestaurant.co.ck

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Koka Lagoon Cruises

Parliament of The Beauty Room the Cook Islands Rarotonga Perfumes of Rarotonga Pharmacy Rentals Health & KEY LEGEND The Islander Hotel/The Islander 21.3 Vaiana’s Beauty Bar & Bistro Banana Court Restaurant & Hula Bar Public Toilet WiFi Hotspot Nikao Beach (Are Manuiri) Tivaevae Factory Outlet Polynesian Bungalows Information Board Collectables Cafe Accomodation Petrol Rental Pacific Weave Tamarind House Jireh Meteorological Cars & Avarua Le Rende-Vous Cafe & Bistro Restaurant Swimming Historical Place Bikes Station CICC Flying Boat Fish & Chips CITC Supermarket RSA Dangerous in Nikao CICC Information Storyboard Information Raro Game Fishing Club Good diving some conditions Punanga Nui Market 1 Board Tours Rarotonga Club Raro Esther Honey Brewery Foundation Polynesian Rental Hospital Church (Volunteer Veterinary) Paradise Air Cars & Bikes Inn Some features may not be exactly located. Please ask locally before undertaking Oasis Energy ATM Rarotonga POLICE hiking, snorkelling, swimming or water sports outside of recommended areas. RAROTONGA AIRPORT Ocean KiiKii Motel ANZ Fresh Fish SCHOOL 0 SuperBrown Tuoro (Black Rock) Information Storyboard ATM Ariana Bungalows Black Rock Villas UA Tiare (GR AR ARA MET EAT A M ROAD Tuoro Restaurant and Cafe Village (GREAT E The Atiu Tumunu R T O AD UA OF TOI) Mike OF Experience SEE TOI Rarotonga Tavioni Kikau Hut Restaurant ) Whale & Wildlife - Carver Golf Club OVER The Cooks Oasis Centre VIP O M Tereora College & Ariki Cafe Atupa Hair Sunset Resort Petrol National Stadium Orchid Units RIV Anchorage Restaurant & Bar 2 HOSPITAL Takamoa Ikurangi Alberto’s Restaurant Marae Arai TeTonga Theological The Roadhouse Eco Retreat Spaghetti House TEREORA HILL TRACK College ATM Edgewater Resort & Spa Polynesian Rental Cars & Bikes Going Loco Tumunu Restaurant ATM Dive Rarotonga Prison Tik-eTours (tuk tuks) Crown Beach Resort & Spa IKURANGI SUMMIT TRACK Tik-e Bikes Oceans Restaurant & Bar PAARIKI ROAD Flambé Restaurant MAUNGATEA Spa Ariki BLUFF TRACK Island Car & Bike Hire OTB Restaurant & Bar MAUNGATEA Manuia Beach Resort (8 km) TE REINGA 523M 3 TE MANGA TRACK O PORA Waterline Bar & Restaurant 438M The Tinomana Palace Magic Reef Bungalows POLICE Raemaru Arorangi CICC Information Park o ur

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Located on the main road in Avarua, Jetsave Travel is the Cook Islands specialist for inter-island packages, local tours and activities, international and domestic airfares, and accommodation. T: 27 707 • E: jetsave@cooks.co.ck www.jetsave.co.ck

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Air Rarotonga flight-seeing over Rarotonga. See inland valleys, plantations, the reef and lagoons. 30-minute flight cost $129.00 per person. Minimum two people, maximum three people. T: 22 888 • E: charters@airraro.co.ck

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Specialist for in-water and on-land adventures and gear rentals. Scuba trips & PADI training, snorkel trips. Dance & drum lessons, mountain treks. Hire: scooters, bicycles, kayaks & snorkel gear. T: 22 212 • www.adventurecookislands.com E: enquiries@adventurecookislands.com

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Overlooks pool and ocean at Islander Hotel. Breakfast from 8.00am and all-day lunch and dinner service featuring light meals to hearty options. $3.50 beer, wine and spirits at Hula Bar. T: 21 003 • E: info@islanderhotel.co.ck E: info@crownbeach.com • www.crownbeach.com www.islanderhotel.co.ck

‘Love at first bite.’ Delicious, nourishing whole foods + a range of organic herbal infusions & teas. Set in tranquil gardens in Titikaveka, we offer vegetarian & vegan foods lovingly prepared by a serious foodie. T: 55 145

Located at Black Rock. Fusion of European & Pacific flavours. Friendly & casual dining. Indoor/outdoor-dining options. Tropical garden setting. Open 6pm seven days. Live music on Mon. Free transfer available. T: 26 860 • E: kikauhut@oyster.net.ck

Located at Muri village. Serves a variety of dishes featuring fresh, authentic flavours including burritos, quesadillas, enchiladas, pizzas, and a range of vegetarian options. Fully licensed. Mon-Sat from 5.30pm. T: 20 693 • E: tamarind@oyster.net.ck

Near Airport. Freshly made food, local & imported French ingredients. Baked pies and pastries & savory French crepes. Café open for breakfast/lunch until 2pm; restaurant from 6pm + drive-through takeaway. Tel: 26 121 • E: guillaume.kapfer@yahoo.fr www.facebook.com/lerendezvousrarotonga

A spacious, under-cover, open-air café/ eatery in Avarua offering fresh tropical cuisine & friendly service. Popular with locals & visitors, the menu will not disappoint. Relaxed atmosphere. Open 7.30am –11.30pm. T: 22 279 facebook.com/theNewPlaceCafeRarotonga

Beachfront dining: breakfast, lunch & dinner. Pacific Rim menu. Happy Hour 4-6pm. Mon, Tue, Wed, Sat nights – a la carte, Fri/Sun nights - themed menu, Thu - Island Night Show & Buffet. T: 23 953 (Crown Beach Resort) E: info@crownbeach.com www.crownbeachresort.com

Beachfront dining at Manuia Beach Resort. Cook Islands-style sandy floor, kikauthatched roof & Polynesian-inspired menu. Daily Breakfast, lunch, dinner, & happy hour. Sun night BBQ Buffet. Live music Sun & Wed. T: 22 461 • E: rooms@manuia.co.ck www.manuia.co.ck

Located in Muri. Casual Asian street-style eatery with Vietnamese, Indonesian, Chinese, Malaysian and Thai cuisine. Open for lunch (11.30am-2pm Mon-Fri) and dinner and happy hour (from 5.30pm Mon-Sat). T: 22 232 or 75 449 E: rickshaw@oyster.net.ck

Tourism award winner 2016-7. Pacific cuisine, epic views of Muri Lagoon breakfast, lunch, dinner. Bar snacks and iSOBAR happy hour with live music Wed and Fri nights. Private venue: parties/ weddings. 7 days - 9am til late. T: 27 349 • E: dine@sailsrestaurant.co.ck www.sailsrestaurant.co.ck

Saltwater Café

Shipwreck Hut Beach Bar

Silver Sands Restaurant & Bar

Spaghetti House Pizzeria & Grill Tamarind House Restaurant

The Café

Tumunu Restaurant & Bar

Vaima on the Beach

Waterline Restaurant & Beach Bar

Whale & Wildlife Centre Café

Yellow Hibiscus Restaurant & Bar

Alfresco casual dining overlooking lagoon at Titikaveka. Opposite the beach at the ‘Halfway Mark’. Open for breakfast and lunch from 9.00am Sun to Thu. Lavazza espresso coffee. Licensed. T: 20 020 E: cafesaltwater@gmail.com

At Aro’a Beachside Inn. Voted '3rd best beach bar in the world’ by CNN in recent years. ‘Sunset sipping’ a famous ‘jam-jar cocktail.' Range of drinks & bar meals. Live music Tue & Thu, BBQ on Sat. T: 22166 • E: aroa@cookislands.co.ck www.aroabeach.com

Beachside at Muri Beach Club Hotel. Fantastic food, amazing location, live music, open for breakfast, lunch & dinner every day. Happy hour from 4pm- 6pm. T: 23 000 E: info@muribeachclubhotel.com www.muribeachclubhotel.com

Main entrance at the Edgewater Resort & Spa. Seven nights from 5.00pm -9.30pm, air-conditioned. Offers authentic Italian cuisine with a selection of pizzas, pastas and other signature Italian dishes. T: 25 441 www.edgewater.co.ck

Beachcomber, Avarua. Locally-roasted espresso coffee, homemade cakes, all-day menu. Home to Vinyl Revival Club-great record collection. Mon-Fri 9am-3pm/ Sat 9am-1pm. T: 21 283 E: hawaii@oyster.net.ck

Located near Edgewater Resort. Relaxed, island-style surrounds and garden courtyard. ‘Hearty’ meals including seafood, vegetarian, steaks, chicken and children’s menu. Open seven nights from 6.00pm. T: 20 501 • E: jbateman@tumunu.co.ck www.tumunurarotonga.com

Located in Vaimaanga. Indoor/outdoor dining options in an island/beach setting. Cuisine with ‘a touch of tropical flavours’. Nightly from 6.00pm; bar opens 5.00pm. Transfers on request. T: 26 123 E: vaima@oyster.net.ck www.vaimarestaurant.com

Relaxed beachside dining on ‘sunset coast’. Open Tue to Sun for lunch (11.30am2.00pm) and dinner (from 6pm). Diners choose dining on the sand or deck looking over the beach. T: 22 161or 54 322 • E: akisiraro@gmail.com www.waterline-restaurant.com

Back Road behind Avatiu Harbour. 10am4pm Sun to Fri. Coffee, teas, cold drinks, quiche & salad, pizza bread, snacks, grilled & fresh sandwiches, muffins & coconut slices. T: 21 666 or 55 901 or 58 727 E: info@cookislandswildlifecentre.com www.cookislandswildlifecentre.com

Overlooking the gardens at Palm Grove. Daily: Breakfast 8.00-10.00am & light lunch12.00-2.00pm. A la carte dining from 6.00pm (Mon to Sat). Live music Tues and Fri. Sunday BBQ with live entertainment. T: 20 002 • E: beach@palmgrove.co.ck www.palmgrove.net

Restored colonial house adjacent to ocean. Coffee, lunch and dinner, or just drinks on veranda. 9.30am-2.30pm & 5.30pm-10pm Mon - Fri, and 5.30pm-10pm Saturday. Short drive from Avarua town centre. T: 26 487 • E: tamarind@cookislands.co.ck www.tamarind.co.ck

Popular bistro and meeting place. All-day breakfast and lunch from 7.30am. Serving a wide range of fresh ‘n’ healthy options as well as homemade breads and wood fired pizzas. Downtown Avarua, next to CITC Shopping Centre & Pharmacy. T: 22 215 • E: cafe@salsa.co.ck www.salsa.co.ck


The Beachcomber building: Built by the London Missionary Society (1845). Restored in 1992. Contains an art gallery, retail shops and The Café. Cook Islands Christian Church (CICC): Avarua (1853). Visit the grave of Cook Islands’ first Prime Minister, Albert Henry. Visitors’ welcome. e

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An amazing collection of crafts from around the Pacific, showcasing the best in the Cook Islands and Pacific weaving. Weaving demonstrations. Located next to Perfumes of Rarotonga, just before the airport. T: 27 535

Punanga Nui Cultural Market The Good Life

Open Monday-Friday 8am-4pm, Saturday 8am-2pm. Saturday morning is especially interesting for visitors with all stalls occupied and a free cultural show. Fruit and veggies, shops, food stalls and coffee shops. T: 29 370 www.punanganuiculturalmarket.co.ck

Located in Banana Court, mix your own fragrance with Scentchips. Look after your body with skincare, and tune up with proteins and vitamins. The Good Life is about health and wellbeing. T: 27 534 www.facebook.com/thegoodlifestore

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Locally made health and beauty products created with cold-pressed virgin coconut oil. Located in Tikioki, Rito also have a showroom at Punanga Nui Markets on Saturdays. T: 20 134 • E: info@ritocookislands.com www.ritocookislands.com

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Vichy shower, body masks, massages, body scrubs and Ayurda beauty facials are amongst the treatments offered to help relax and rejuvenate. Popular with couples and wedding groups. T: 22 551 • E: info@rumours-rarotonga.com www.rumours-rarotonga.com

Located at Crown Beach Resort, we offer beauty and massage. Beauty packages incl. treatments in reflexology, acupuncture, acupressure massage, elements of homeopathy, and importantly – water. E: spa@crownbeach.com T: 23 953 extension 719

Inspired by traditional, scientifically proven regenerative medicines, BioActive Cook Islands Oils are a key ingredient in the TeTika Skincare range. TeTika Skincare products available CITC Pharmacy in Avarua. T: 29 292 • www.tetika.com.au

Beauty & Spa at Muri Beach Club Hotel offers the ultimate in health and pampering with internationally trained spa therapists. Enjoy a soothing massage, cleansing facial, nourishing body wrap or blissful manicure/pedicure. T: 23 000 E: info@muribeachclubhotel.com www.muribeachclubhotel.com

Island Car & Bike Hire

Polynesian Rental Cars & Bikes Rarotonga Rentals

Cook Islands colours and contours and the intricacy of applique embroidery are reflected the range of bedding, home décor and accessories. Opposite weather station at Nikao. T: 24 688 E: info@tivaevaecollectables.com www.tivaevaecollectables.com

Rarotonga's largest selection of souvenirs, craft, island wear, clothing and footwear. Four shops: Mana Court in Avarua; Edgewater Resort in Arorangi; Pacific Village Muri; and Rarotonga Beach Resort. T: 22 325 • E: treasure@oyster.net.ck

‘Lowest prices guaranteed.’ Locations: 1km from Edgewater Resort; opposite Punanga Nui Market; opposite Muri Beachcomber Resort. Cars, convertibles and scooters. Free pick up and drop off. T: 22 632 E: enquiries@islandcarhire.co.ck www.islandcarhire.co.ck

Locations: Avarua HQ, Rarotonga Airport, Edgewater Resort, Muri Beach, Opposite Rarotongan Resort, and next to Police HQ. Bicycles, scooters, cars, people movers and convertibles. Free pickup and roadside assistance. T: 29 227 • www.polynesianhire.co.ck E: reservations@polynesianhire.co.ck

Opposite Rarotonga Airport, offering low rates on cars, coaches, SUV, scooters and motorbikes. ‘Pay for 3 days get 2 free on selected vehicles’. Rarotonga Rentals offer 24/7 airport service. T: 22 326 • E: cutejag@oyster.net.ck www.rarotongarentals.co.ck

Avaiki Cook Islands Pearls

Farm Direct Pearls

Goldmine

Moana Gems Pearl & Art Gallery Tokerau Jim Designs

Avaiki is the registered brand name for premium, cultured pearls approved by the Cook Islands Pearl Authority. Only the highest grades of pearls carry the brand. Look for accredited Avaiki retailers. T: 29 055 • E: enquiry@avaikipearls.com www.avaikipearls.com

Direct from Manihiki, Farm Direct offer black pearls and pearl jewellery. “No middleman, no hard sell, just the best prices!” Located at Harbour House, opposite Avatiu Harbour. T: 20 635 E: temu@mblackpearl.co.ck

Top jewellery and gift store featuring Avaiki black pearls, Karen Walker Jewellery, Polynesian-style rings, wedding/engagement/dress rings, charms, earrings, Lladro, amber, jade, coral and opal. Located Main Road, Avarua. T: 24 823 • E: goldmine@oyster.net.ck www.rarotongablackpearls.com

Situated uptown Avarua, specialising in Avaiki Black Pearls and stylish jewellery inspired by their motto ‘Simple Elegance & Timeless Beauty’. T: 22 312 E: sales@moanagems.co.ck www.moanagems.co.ck

Car & Bike Hire

Black Pearls & Jewellery

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COOK’S CORNER BUS TERMINAL .......................00 Paradise Inn ......................................................02 Thursday is Island Night - Polynesian Edgewater’s Island Night features Fishing Club/Club Raro .................................... 05 buffet, desserts, and a cultural sumptuous buffet with lively entertainment Kiikii Motel . ...................................................... 06 performance by Akirata Dance Troupe. and Polynesian Dance Show. Dinner/Show Super Brown/Ariana Bungalows .....................07 Dinner/Show 6.30pm/8.30pm. Cost $55.00/ 7.00pm/8.30pm on Tuesday and Saturday. Matavera Village Traders . ............................... 09 $30.00 (Child 3-12). Show only $15.00. $65/$25 (Child 7-12) – includes transfers. Sunrise Beach Bungalows/Avana Condos .......11 T: 23 953 • E: info@crownbeach.com T: 25 435 • E: stay@edgewater.co.ck Aroko Bungalows . ............................................ 13 www.crownbeachresort.com www.edgewater.co.ck Muri Beach Club Hotel ...................................... 14 Pacific Resort . ................................................... 15 Muri Beachcomber/Muri Beach/Sails .............. 16 Highland Paradise Cultural Centre Muri Beach Resort/Nautilus ..............................17 Fruits of Rarotonga . ......................................... 18 Raina Beach Apartments/Charlie’s Cafe ......... 18 Little Polynesian/Maire Nui Garden ................ 19 Moana Sands Motel ......................................... 20 Royale Takitumu Villas/Bella Beach . .............. 21 Sea Change Villas/Saltwater Cafe ...................22 Opposite Rarotonga Airport, Islander offers an Palm Grove Lodges . .........................................25 ‘Ka’ara – Drums of our Forefathers’ is on affordable island night experience featuring Wigmore’s Superstore/Waterfall ....................26 Monday/Wednesday/Friday (5.309.30pm). Includes transfers, village tour, the Akirata Dance Troupe and buffet dinner/ Rarotongan Beach Resort/Sanctuary .............30 welcome drink, umu feast and ‘authentic’ desserts. Dinner/Show 7.00pm/8.00pm. Cost Lagoon Breeze Villas ........................................ 31 $49/20 (Child 6-12) – show only $15.00. cultural show. Cost $99/$55 (Child U-11). International Backpackers/Black Pearl . .........33 T: 21 003 • E: info@islanderhotel.co.ck T: 21 924 • E: highland@oyster.net.ck Aro’a Beachside Inn . ........................................34 www.islanderhotel.co.ck www.highlandparadise.co.ck Sunhaven/Rarotonga Backpackers . ...............35 Castaway Beach Resort ....................................36 Manuia Beach Resort . ......................................37 Crown Beach Resort .........................................38 Edgewater Resort & Spa ................................. 40 Sunset Resort/Cook’s Oasis . ...........................42 Rarotonga Golf Club/Social Centre . ................43 21.3 Vaiana’s Bar .............................................. 44 Rarotonga International Airport/Islander Hotel . ..45 CITC Supermarket . ............................................48 Held in Silver Sands Restaurant on A spectacular overwater show on fixed Punanganui Market ......................................... 49 Wednesdays, MBCH’s Polynesian Night and floating stages featuring the finest COOK’S CORNER BUS TERMINAL ....................... 50

Massages and therapies with quality skincare, from intensive hydrating body oils to coconut lotions to hand-made soaps and scrubs. A variety of a la carte treatments for men/women. T: 25 435 ext. 7031 www.edgewater.co.ck

Located next to the airport, we offer locally-made perfumes, soaps, body lotions, shampoo & conditioners, body sprays & body oils to help remind you of your time in Rarotonga. T: 25 238 Online Shop: www.perfumes.co.ck www.facebook.com/PerfumesRaro

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Fashion store located at Banana Court with clothing ideal for the local climate and lifestyle. id.CK offers dazzling party collections to quintessential basics for women, men and children, including accessories and shoes. T: 25 060 • www.perfumes.co.ck

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Send, receive and exchange money in the Cook Islands through the Fexco Pacific in Downtown Avarua, which is located in Jetsave Travel. ‘The best exchange rates in town!’ T: 29 907 E: Jetsave@cooks.co.ck

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Located where the Cook’s Island Bus starts and finishes. Rich, creamy, fudge, made daily, many flavours including crème brulee, Irish cream, chocolate. Russian, mango, Raro lamington and Rocky Road. T: 24 238 • www.perfumes.co.ck

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CIPS Image & Copy Centre in Avarua is also a retail shop with photographic and phone accessories, GoPro and photo printing and framing. Open MondayFriday 9am-4.30pm, Saturday 9am-1pm. T: 26 238 E: print@cookprint.com www.cookprint.com

Akura Fishing Charters

Black Rock: A good snorkeling spot. Next to the airport, so on most days you can watch low-flying approaches of The Punanga Nui Market: Open aircraft. Check CI News for flight arrivals. Monday-Friday, but Saturday 8am-1pm is best for fruit & veggies, arts & crafts, Aviatu Harbour: Main seaport. Nice to clothing, music, food, drink and a walk around, see game fishing boats cultural performance.

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Takamoa Theological College: First European-style building. Built by missionaries (c.1830s). Renovated 2009. Trains pastors/missionaries for CICC.

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Cook Islands Christian Church (CICC) The Christian religion is deeply embedded into Cook Islands society. Attending a Sunday morning church service, particularly at one of the six CICC, can be a memorable occasion, especially for the wonderful singing.

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The go-to electronics store in Rarotonga located just opposite the market. Mobiles, memory products, earphones and Bluetooth, Apple and GoPro, batteries and chargers, Jaycar Authorised Stockist. We’ve got it all. T: 26 562 www.facebook.com/cipselectronics

SS Maitai Shipwreck: Visible from Avarua. Engine block protrudes just outside reef. SS Maitai traded between Cook Is. and Tahiti before it ran aground in 1916. Avana, the circle of seven stones: Harbour side at Avana, commemorates departure of a fleet of canoes to NZ (c.1350). Each stone represents a canoe that completed the journey. Muri Beach: Wide lagoon, picturesque little islands, scenic and safe for water

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Just 32km around the island, but so much to see; here’s a few locations not to miss.

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The Fruits of Rarotonga: Popular snorkelling spot. The best snorkeling is just west of the car park. Be aware of the reef passages, which can be dangerous.

and beach activities. Muri has shops, eating places and accommodation.

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Islander Hotel

Muri Beach Club Hotel

Te Vara Nui Village

includes the Akirata Island Dance Troupe and a buffet feast. Dinner/Show 7.00pm/8.00pm. Cost $59.00 (18+). T: 23 000 • E: info@muribeachclubhotel.com www.muribeachclubhotel.com

dancers and musicians. Dinner/Show 7.30pm/8.30pm on Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday. Cost Adult $109/Child $49(6-11) T: 24 006 • E: culture@tevaranui.co.ck www.tevaranui.co.ck

One of few pearl carvers in the world, Tokerau Jim, creates affordable jewellery with pearl shells and black pearls. Main showroom at Matevera, also Saturday morning, Punanga Nui Market. T: 24 305 • E: orders@tokeraujim.com www.tokeraujim.com

The Clockwise bus departs Cook’s Corner Bus Terminal on the hour, every hour. Monday to Saturday - 7:00am to 11:00pm

Anti-Clockwise Day Bus Schedule Bus Stop

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COOK’S CORNER BUS TERMINAL ........................30 Punanganui Market ..........................................32 CITC Supermarket .............................................33 Islander Hotel/Rarotonga International Airport . .. 35 21.3 Vaiana’s Bar ...............................................36 Rarotonga Golf Club/Social Centre . ................37 Cook’s Oasis/Sunset Resort . ............................38 Edgewater Resort & Spa ................................. 40 Crown Beach Resort .........................................42 Manuia Beach Resort . ......................................43 Castaway Beach Resort ....................................45 Rarotonga Backpackers/Sunhaven ................ 46 Aro’a Beachside Inn . ........................................47 Black Pearl/International Backpackers . .........48 Lagoon Breeze Villas ....................................... 49 Sanctuary/Rarotongan Beach Resort . ........... 50 Waterfall/Wigmore’s Superstore ....................53 Palm Grove Lodges . .........................................55 Saltwater Cafe/Sea Change Villas ...................58 Bella Beach/Royale Takitumu Villas . ..............59 Moana Sands Motel .........................................00 Little Polynesian/Maire Nui Garden ...............00 Charlie’s Cafe/Raina Beach Apartments . ....... 01 Fruits of Rarotonga . .........................................02 Te Manava Villas . ..............................................02 Nautilus/Muri Beach Resort .............................03 Muri Beachcomber . ......................................... 04 Pacific Resort . .................................................. 05 Muri Beach Club Hotel ......................................07 Sokala Villas/Kura’s Kabana/Tangaroa Cove .08 Aroko Bungalows . ........................................... 09 Avana Condos/Sunrise Beach Bungalows ......10 Tropical Sands ................................................... 12 Super Brown/Ariana Bunglows ....................... 15 Kiikii Motel/Club Raro ....................................... 16 COOK’S CORNER BUS TERMINAL ....................... 20 The Anti-Clockwise Bus departs Cook’s Corner Bus Terminal at 30mins past the hour Monday to Friday - 8:30am to 4:30pm Saturdays from 8:30am to 1:30pm.

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Adult One Way ............................................ $5.00 Adult Return . ..............................................$8.00 Child One Way . ........................................... $3.00 Child Return ................................................$4.00 Adult 10 Ride Concession .........................$30.00 Child 10 Ride Concession ...........................$19.00 All Day Pass Single . ...................................$16.00 All Day Pass Family . .................................$26.00 (2 Adults, 2 Children - 13 under) The Sunday Bus departs Cook’s Corner on the hour, every hour from 8.00am to 12.00pm, then 2.00pm-4.00pm, going Clockwise only. There is no Sunday Anti-Clockwise Bus or Night Bus.

Tel. 25512 or 55215 www.busaboutraro.com

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