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Located at Aroa, Coco Putt caters for all ages, featuring mini-golf, café and bar (often televised sport). Open Mon-Sat from 10am-5pm, and Sun 10am to 10pm with an evening buffet and live music. T: 27 181 Find us on Facebook.

Beachside at Castaway Resort in Arorangi. Breakfast/lunch 8am-2pm. Japanese menu/bar snacks from 12pm. Themed nightly dinner menus from 6pm incl. Pasta, à la carte, Mexican, Pizza/Burgers, Seafood, Curry & BBQ. Happy Hour 3pm-6pm. Live music Wed, Fri, Sat & Sun 6pm-8pm. T: 21 546 • E: relax@castawayvillas.com www.castawayvillas.com

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Innovative Pacific Cuisine with vistas of the pool and blue lagoon at Muri. Cocktails. Wine. Cold Beer. Located at the Moana Sands Lagoon Resort. Adults only. Open daily from 8am to close. T: 29 926

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150m from Airport, Nonno Emilio (Italian owned & run) offers authentic Italian specialties & premium wines, cold beers & Lavazza coffee. Dine inside or relax alfresco on our terrace. Open: breakfast, brunch, lunch & dinner. T: 51 262 or 21 121 E: info@nonnoemiliorarotonga.com www.nonnoemiliorarotonga

The Coconut Crab Café

The Islander Hotel & Bar

The Lazy Trout Café

Located at the Discover Marine & Wildlife Eco Centre, Arorangi, the Coconut Crab Café offers tasty food & drinks to eat-in or takeaway including toasted ‘sammies’, Roti, Sliders, Lasagne, cakes, smoothies, teas, & terrific coffee! Open Mon (9.30am)-Sat (10.30am) until 4.00pm. T: 23 344 • www.discoverecocentre.com

Stunning oceanfront dining offering fresh seafood, crisp salads, and succulent steaks. A local favourite! Open daily for breakfast, all day lunch, and dinner. T: 21 003 • E: info@islanderhotel.co.ck www.islanderhotel.co.ck

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Stylish alfresco all-day breakfast and lunch, surrounded by tropical garden, clear blue pool, and stunning views of the mountain. Fresh tropical & international cuisine. Open daily from 8am. The perfect place to relax and enjoy. T: 22 025 • E: hotel@wellesley.co.nz www.facebook.com/TheLazyTroutRarotonga

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Silver Sands Restaurant The Spa Raro Buggy Tours Raro Quad Tours

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See the real Rarotonga from the comfort of a quality bicycle, on a relaxing Eco Tour with Storytellers that highlights the rich history and heritage of our beautiful island nation. Transfers, delicious local lunch and swim included. T: 23 450 or 53 450 • www.storytellers.co.ck E: tours@storytellers.co.ck

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

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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 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 www.tik-etours.com

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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

Located on Akapuao Beach, Titikaveka, Charlie’s is open Mon to Fri from 11.00am to 8.30pm, and on Saturdays from 11.00am to 3.30pm. Live Music Mon to Fri at 6.30pm, and on Saturdays at 1.30pm. Dinner bookings essential. T: 28 055 • E: info@charliesraro.com www.charliesraro.com

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Located at Club Raro in Tupapa, dine in our popular Palms Restaurant or have lunch or evening nibbles along our waterfront and poolside areas. We offer à la carte menu with a wonderful combination of local and international food. www.clubraro.co.ck T: 22 415 • E: holiday@clubraro.co.ck

An authentic beach bar at Aro’a Beachside Inn; enjoy the sunset sipping a famous ‘jam-jar cocktail’ or cold beer. Open daily at 5.00pm, Shipwreck Hut offers drinks and bar meals, with live music on Tue, Thu and Sat. www.aroabeach.com T: 22 166 • E: aroa@cookislands.co.ck

Beachside at Muri Beach Club Hotel; fantastic food, amazing location, live music. Open daily: breakfast, lunch & dinner. Happy hour 4pm- 6pm; best cocktails on the rock! T: 23 000 E: info@muribeachclubhotel.com www.muribeachclubhotel.com

The Lucky Rooster Eatery

Trader Jacks

Tumunu Restaurant & Bar

Vaima on the Beach

Popular downtown bistro & meeting place (formerly Café Salsa). All-day breakfast/lunch. Freshly cooked food, barista coffee, smoothies, chilled beers, wines & cocktails. Next to CITC Avarua Shopping Centre. Open: Mon–Fri 7.30am–3pm; Sat 7.30am–2pm. T: 22 215 • Fb: Theluckyroostereatery E: contact@theluckyroostereatery.com Instagram: theluckyroostereatery Orders & Bookings: theluckyroostereatery.com

Waterfront at Avarua Harbour, Trader Jacks is an ‘institution’ in the Cook Islands. The restaurant overlooks the ocean, and specialises in seafood. The bar is a well-known ‘watering hole’ offering pizza. Opens 11am. T: 26 464 • E: info@traderjacks.co.ck

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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

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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

Flambé offers unique cuisine combining the legends of the Cook Islands with contemporary style. The exclusive fine dining restaurant offers customers full airconditioning or outside tropical courtyard bar & dining area. Open 6pm Fri & Sat. 16+ years. Live Fire Show on Fri. T: 23 953 • E: restaurant@crownbeach.com www.crownbeach.com

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Located at Nautilus Resort in Muri, Nautilus Restaurant is a stylish Polynesian beachfront restaurant & chic beach bar that can be enjoyed in a fine dining a la carte setting inside, or casually alfresco on the patio overlooking the lagoon & infinity pool. T: 25 125 • www.nautilusresortrarotonga.com E: res@nautilusresortrarotonga.com

Pacific Café style, Margaritas is located on the Main Road in Avarua. Espresso, cocktails, cold beer. Open daily (except Saturday). T: 29 924 margaritas-rarotonga.business.site

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The Progressive Dinner Tour takes you to the homes of Cook Islands families to share their tasty local food, and their stories. This is a relaxed wine and dine experience visiting three homes for entrée, mains, and dessert. Mon & Thu from 5.30pm. T: 20 639 • www.cookislandstours.co.ck E: reservations@cookislandstours.co.ck

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Cook Islands Coffee Company KAPS Matavera Apartments Kakera Tropical Sands Sweet As Car Rentals Kainuku’s Marae (24 km) Turangi Lagoon Villas Pa Ariki's Takitumu Palace Museum

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Beachfront dining at the multi award-winning OTB Restaurant & Bar. Contemporary Polynesian-inspired menu, superb cocktails and wine list. Daily: breakfast, lunch, dinner, and happy hour. Live entertainment Wed/Fri/Sat. Sun BBQ & Dessert Buffet, Island Strings. T: 22 461 • E: manuiaotb@gmail.com www.otbrarotonga.com

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Beachfront dining daily at the Crown Beach Resort: breakfast, lunch, & dinner. Happy Hour 4-6pm; Monday, Wednesday, Saturday night à la Carte menu; Tuesday, Friday, Sunday - themed nights; Thursday - Island Night Buffet & Show. T: 23 953 • E: restaurant@crownbeach.com www.crownbeachresort.com

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Avana Fishing Club The Mooring Café Aroko Bungalows

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Rarotonga’s exhilarating ‘riding dirty’ tour guides you on your self-drive twoseater buggy through roads less travelled, off the beaten track; 8.30am & 11.30am & 2.30pm departures. Bookings necessary. T: 23 000 www.rarobuggytours.com

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Eco tourism at its best! Explore Rarotonga’s interior with Bruce on a ‘Cross Island Trek’, or enjoy a ‘Medicinal Herbal Walk’ with Pa learning about his ancestors and herbal remedies. T: 21 079 • E: pastreks@gmail.com www.pastreks.com

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Highland Paradise Cultural Centre

Black Pearl at Puaikura Maori Café Adventure Cook Islands Kavera Central International Backpackers Lagoon Breeze Villas The Dive Centre Kaena Café

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Located in Arorangi, Kikau Hut caters for the world taste but with authentic Rarotonga flavours. Indoor & outdoor dining, open seven days from 6pm. Live music on Mon. Free transfers by prior arrangement. T: 26 860 • E: info@kikauhut.com www.kikauhut.com

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‘The Taste the Cook Islands’. Daily tours of this tiny brewery near Muri at 12pm & 1pm (check roadside board for changes). Cost only $15 (+ $5 transport, if required). Free tasting on tour. Merchandise for sale onsite. T: 26 288 • www.matutubeer.com E: matutubrewery@gmail.com

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Arorangi Wharf & Passage CICC Church Castaway Resort Wilson’s Beach Bar Moana Sunset Discover Marine & Wildlife Centre & Coconut Crab Café Rarotonga Backpackers Beluga Sunhaven Beach Bungalows

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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: bookings@kokalagooncruises.com www.kokalagooncruises.com

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Enjoy breath-taking clifftop panoramic views out over the lagoon and ocean, while sampling Mediterranean-inspired cuisine. Located in a romantic quintessential Mediterranean villa - with huge outside dining terraces. T: 28 873 or 73 900 E: events@antipodesrarotonga.com www.antipodesrarotonga.com

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Located at Muri Beach Resort, Aqua restaurant & cocktail bar is alfresco poolside dining ‘Polynesian style’ bounded by tropical gardens. Daily specials use fresh local ingredients, with fish of the day straight off the boat. Open from 3pm daily for cocktails and dinner. T: 22 779 • E: relax@muribeachresort.com www.muribeachresort.com

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Alberto’s Restaurant Spaghetti House Edgewater Resort & Spa Tumunu Restaurant Dive Rarotonga Crown Beach Resort & Spa Oceans Restaurant & Bar Flambé Restaurant Spa Ariki OTB Restaurant & Bar Manuia Beach Resort Waterline Bar & Restaurant 3 Magic Reef Bungalows Coral Sands Apartments ATM POLICE

Muri Beach-based, Rarotonga’s original adventure watersport centre KiteSUP is open Monday-Sunday offering kitesurfing, paddle boarding, night paddling, snorkel tours, beach fitness, yoga, and a surf shop T: 27 877 or 51 407 • www.kitesup.co E: info@kitesup.co

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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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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@fexcopacific.com www.jetsave.co.ck

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Tours operates from Avatiu Harbour near Punanga Nui Market daily (weather dependent) at 9am, 11am, 2pm & 4pm. See giant trevally, turtles, sharks, puffer fish, & the shipwreck RMS Maitai. Cost: $65/$35 (child). U-3 free. T: 55 901 or 23 344 www.raroreefsub.com

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Parliament of the Cook Islands Rarotonga Perfumes of Rarotonga Pharmacy Rentals Health & The Islander Hotel/The Islander 21.3 Vaiana’s Beauty Restaurant & Hula Bar Bar & Bistro Banana Court Nikao Beach (Are Manuiri) Tivaevae Factory Outlet Polynesian Bungalows Information Board Collectables Café Rental Pacific Weave Tamarind House Cars & Jireh Meteorological Avarua Nonno Emilio- Ristorante Italiano Bikes Restaurant Station CICC (Airport) CITC Supermarket RSA Nikao CICC Information Storyboard Information Raro Punanga Nui Market Board Tours Rarotonga SuperBrown

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Drive your own 4 wheel automatic quad bike in the ultimate off road adventure. Fully guided; exploring the exotic scenery in Rarotonga’s beautiful valleys and tropical forests. 8.30am & 12.30pm departures. Spaces limited. T: 23 000 www.raroquadtours.com

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Meet Ponu the turtle and all his amazing friends. Located on the Arorangi Main Road, Discover is a showcase of Cook Islands’ marine and wildlife, including live exhibits, tropical aquariums and historical artifacts in a contemporary exhibition space. Open Mon-Sat 9am-4pm. T: 23 344 or 55 901 www.discoverecocentre.com

There’s a lot of history at the Cook Islands Library & Museum 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: library@cookislandsmuseum.com

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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

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This is a unique guided, intimate, cultural and shopping experience. Explore Cook Island’s arts and crafts in hidden places. Backyard Tours present visitors with the opportunity to meet talented locals and appreciate how they make their products in Rarotonga. T: 26 457 or 81 899 E: bookabackyardtour@gmail.com www.facebook.com/backyardtoursrarotonga

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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

KiteSUP Water Sports Centre

Jetsave Travel – Cook Islands specialists

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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: dine@vaimarestaurant.com www.vaimarestaurant.com

An entrancing, tropical destination with dining options to suit every traveller’s taste. Whether it’s indulging in chic beachfront dining, sipping cocktails poolside, or embracing love with private dining, Pacific Resort Hotel Group has you covered. Our properties offer an exceptional standard of cuisine for an unforgettable dining experience.

Weddings, special occasion catering, party-hire.

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

Relax in Avarua’s stylish Beachcomber building with locally-roasted espresso coffee, homemade cakes & an all-day menu. Home to Vinyl Revival Club-great record collection. Mon-Fri 9am-3pm/ Sat 9am-1pm. T: 21 283

The Waterline Restaurant & Beach Bar

Yellow Hibiscus Restaurant & Bar

Located on the Main Road, opposite Punanga Nui Market in Avarua.

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Over 600 wines, all popular brands of spirits, liqueurs, beers, RTD’s, mixers, ice, etc.

The ultimate for romantic sunset, beachside & ocean-view dining: Offering a fusion of European, Asian & Pacific cuisine, Waterline is open for lunch and dinner from Mon-Sat, with live entertainment Tue, Wed & Fri. www. waterline-restaurant.com T: 22 161 & 53 167 • E: akisiraro@gmail.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

Open Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm & Friday-Saturday 9am-7pm Free delivery six days a week

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Police Emergency ..................... 999 Hospital ............................... 22 664 Police Headquarters .......... 22 499 Cook Islands Visitor Ambulance .......................... 22 664 Information .......................... 29 435

Bluesky Visitor SIM | 4G data is only available in Rarotonga & Aitutaki. Calls & TXT can be used to call locally & most places internationally. Visitor SIM expires 14 days after activation. T&C’s apply & are available at www. bluesky.co.ck.

P.O.Box 106, Avarua, Rarotonga, Cook Islands www.bluesky.co.ck

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Send, receive and exchange money in the Cook Islands through No.1 Currency in downtown Avarua, located in new Federal Pacific House. ‘The best exchange rates in town!’ T: 29 907 E: jetsave@fexcopacific.com

OASIS Energy is a 24-hour petrol station, a convenience store offering a wide range of groceries, frozen and fresh food and vegetables and liquor supplies, and an ice cream parlour located on the main road at Nikao, near Rarotonga Airport. ATM available. T: 22 145

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

Perfumes Of Rarotonga Factory Outlet

The Good Life

Treasure Chest

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Bounty Bookshop Central Motel

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Cook Islands Museum & Library

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Island Shows

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

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Located on the main road near Avatiu Wharf, CITC Liquor adjoins the CITC Supermarket. It is home to top liquor brands of wines, spirits & beers, and operates two duty free shops at Rarotonga Airport. CITC Liquor is open Mon-Thu 9am-5pm; Fri-Sat 9am-7pm. T: 28 380 • Fb: CITC Liquor

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Edgewater Resort

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Thursday is Island Night - Polynesian buffet, desserts, and a cultural performance by Akirata Dance Troupe. Dinner/Show 7.00pm/8.30pm. Cost $55.00/ $30.00 (Child 3-12). Show only $15.00. T: 23 953 • E: restaurant@crownbeach.com www.crownbeachresort.com

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Edgewater’s Island Night features sumptuous buffet with lively entertainment and Polynesian Dance Show. Dinner/Show 7.00pm/8.30pm on Tuesday and Saturday. $65/$25 (Child 7-12) – includes transfers. T: 25 435 • E: stay@edgewater.co.ck www.edgewater.co.ck

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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

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

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

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Spa Nautilus at Nautilus Resort is a Polynesian influenced day spa offering open air or air-conditioned treatment suites, all set amongst tropical gardens. Professionally trained Spa Therapists invite you to indulge in the range of therapeutic and relaxing treatments on offer. T: 25 125 E: res@nautilusresortrarotonga.com

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Inspired by traditional, scientifically proven regenerative medicines, BioActive Cook Islands Oils are a key ingredient in the TeTika Skincare range. The complete range of Te Tika Skincare products are available from the CITC Pharmacy in Avarua. T: 29 292 • www.tetika.co.ck

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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

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Tuesdays and Saturdays. Oceanfront dining. Fabulous Buffet Dinner & Show: $49 adults / $20 kids under 12 years. Return transfers available $10pp. T: 21 003 • E: info@islanderhotel.co.ck www.islanderhotel.co.ck

Held in Silver Sands Restaurant on Wednesdays, MBCH’s Polynesian Night 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

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Pacific Cars

Polynesian Rental Cars & Bikes Rarotonga Rentals

‘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

Located on the main road in Muri Village, Pacific Cars offer a fleet of reliable and affordable cars, scooters and e-bikes. Open seven days from 9.00am, Pacific Cars also off a pickup/drop off service at Rarotonga Airport. T: (682) 28 033 E: info@rarorentalcars.co.nz www.rarorentalcars.co.nz

A spectacular overwater show on fixed and floating stages featuring the finest 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

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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: enquiries@rarotongarentals.co.ck www.rarotongarentals.co.ck

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COOK’S CORNER BUS TERMINAL .......................00 Paradise Inn ......................................................02 Fishing Club/Club Raro .................................... 05 Kiikii Motel . ...................................................... 06 Super Brown/Ariana Bungalows .....................07 Matavera Village Traders . ............................... 09 Sunrise Beach Bungalows/Avana Condos .......11 Aroko Bungalows . ............................................ 13 Muri Beach Club Hotel ...................................... 14 Pacific Resort . ................................................... 15 Muri Beachcomber/Muri Beach/Sails .............. 16 Muri Beach Resort/Nautilus ..............................17 Fruits of Rarotonga . ......................................... 18 Raina Beach Apartments/Charlie’s Café . ....... 18 Little Polynesian/Maire Nui Garden ................ 19 Moana Sands Motel ......................................... 20 Royale Takitumu Villas/Bella Beach . .............. 21 Sea Change Villas/Saltwater Café ...................22 Palm Grove Lodges . .........................................25 Wigmore’s Superstore/Waterfall ....................26 Rarotongan Beach Resort/Sanctuary .............30 Lagoon Breeze Villas ........................................ 31 International Backpackers/Black Pearl . .........33 Aro’a Beachside Inn . ........................................34 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 Punanganui Market ......................................... 49 COOK’S CORNER BUS TERMINAL ....................... 50

Top jewellery and gift store featuring Avaiki black pearls, Karen Walker Jewellery, Polynesian-style rings, wedding/engagement/dress rings, The Clockwise bus departs Cook’s Corner Bus charms, earrings, Lladro, amber, jade, coral Terminal on the hour, every hour. Monday to and opal. Located Main Road, Avarua. Saturday - 7:00am to 11:00pm T: 24 823 • E: goldmineraro@gmail.com www.rarotongablackpearls.com

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Locations: Avarua - HQ (St Joseph Rd) & next to Police HQ, Airport, Edgewater Resort, Aroa - Opp. The Rarotongan, Club Raro, Titikaveka & Muri Beach. Cars & scooters, bicycles & e-bikes, people movers & convertibles. Free pickup and roadside assistance. T: 29 227 • www.polynesianhire.co.ck E: reservations@polynesianhire.co.ck

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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

‘Ka’ara – Drums of our Forefathers’ is on Monday/Wednesday/Friday (5.309.30pm). Includes transfers, village tour, welcome drink, umu feast and ‘authentic’ cultural show. Cost $110/$65 (Child U-11). T: 21 924 • E: highland@oyster.net.ck www.highlandparadise.co.ck

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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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Black Rock: A good snorkeling spot. Next to the airport, so on most days you can watch low-flying approaches of aircraft. Check CI News for flight arrivals.

The Punanga Nui Market: Open Monday-Friday, but Saturday 8am-1pm is best for fruit & veggies, arts & crafts, clothing, music, food, drink and a cultural performance.

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Located on the main road in Kavera, KAVERA Central is a convenience store offering a wide range of groceries, frozen and fresh food and vegetables and liquor supplies, an ice cream parlour, and petrol station. Open 7 days: 6am-9pm. T: 22 962

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.

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Located on the main road in Matavera, KAPS Matavera is a convenience store offering a wide range of groceries, frozen and fresh food and vegetables and liquor supplies, an ice cream parlour, and petrol station Open 7 days: 6.00am–9.00pm. ATM available. T: 27 747

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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.

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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

Muri Beach: Wide lagoon, picturesque little islands, scenic and safe for water and beach activities. Muri has shops, eating places and accommodation.

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CITC Pharmacy, located in the CITC Avarua Shopping Centre, is managed by a New Zealand trained and registered pharmacist. Stockist of all pharmaceutical and healthcare products including sunscreens, insect repellents and sports supplements. Mon-Fri 8.30am-4.30pm; Sat 9.00am-1.00pm. T: 29 292 • Fb: CITC Pharmacy

The Beachcomber building: Built by the London Missionary Society (1845). Restored in 1992. Contains an art gallery, retail shops and The Café.

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CITC Avarua is Rarotonga’s largest department store located in central Avarua, offering a wide range of apparel, souvenirs, sporting goods, and gift lines for all occasions. Mon-Fri 8.30am4.30pm; Sat 9.00am-1.00pm. T: 22 000 • Fb: CITC Avarua

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

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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

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Located opposite Punanga Nui Market, the BTIB is a government-funded agency responsible for the advancement of trade, investment and business in the Cook Islands, including the promotion of foreign investment in trade and businesses. T: 24 296 • www.btib.gov.ck E: btib@cookislands.gov.ck

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From foreign currency exchange to electronic purchases, Bank South Pacific is here to make your holiday banking easy. BSP ATMs accept major credit cards and are conveniently located around the Rarotonga. Look for a BSP ATM near you on this map. T: (+682) 22 014 • www.bsp.co.ck

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

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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 Café/Sea Change Villas ...................58 Bella Beach/Royale Takitumu Villas . ..............59 Moana Sands Motel .........................................00 Little Polynesian/Maire Nui Garden ...............00 Charlie’s Café/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

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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.

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