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Top sigths of Cook Islands

Cook Island Christian Church on Rarotonga is one of the most famous architectural landmarks of the islands. The beautiful white-coral building was constructed in 1853. The church is still working and visitors are welcome to attend services. The best way to get acquainted with culture of the Cook Islands is to visit Beachcomber Gallery, which exhibits paintings, jewellery, pearls and other crafts made by local masters. There are workshops behind the building of the gallery, where travelers can buy souvenirs, shell carvings and black-pearl jewellery. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Rarotonga

Best beaches

Romantic natures will surely like Avaavaroa beach. This tiny coast is surrounded with thick palm wilds sometimes almost touching the waterline. Thanks to that sunshades aren’t necessary at the beach. Despite its popularity, Avaavaroa is never crowded. Tikioki is way livelier and busy thanks to major roadways passing nearby. However, due to beach size it's not too difficult to find comfortable place to rest. … Open

Advices for travellers

8. The best time to go shopping is Saturday morning. At this time, all markets and shops are working; they gradually begin to close in the afternoon. On Sunday, on the contrary, most of the shops don’t work. 9. You can move around the island by bus; it runs along the coast from early morning to late in the evening. The timetable isn’t accurate, but usually the range between buses is no more than an … Open

Travel guide to Rarotonga

Nature admirers and fans of active holidays should certainly visit the Cocopat Amusement Park. It was created specially for tourists. There are a lot of sportsgrounds and recreation areas in this picturesque place. Here, you can play golf, have a wonderful picnic among exotic plants, and make use of the services offered by water sports centers. In the park, there are many beautiful places for walks and special … Open

Traditions and mentality of Rarotonga

Traditional Song-Quest music festival is held in July; it is attended by the best performers. This music festival lasts for five weeks and visitors of the island can attend concerts and interesting entertainment every day. One of the most popular national holidays is Te Maeva Nui Festival, the Constitution Day. The holiday is dedicated to the important historical event, the attainment of independence. Lush … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

There is also the national drink here, a special kind of malt beer called Tutunu. A typical example of an old national dish is umukai. Like many years ago, this special dish is cooked in a mud stove. Umukai is steamed seafood with vegetables. Several decades ago, indigenous people began to invent different kinds of umukai; it was the time, when locals started cooking meat and adding seasonings such as garlic and … Open

Attractions and active leisure

Cocoputt entertainment park is an excellent place to take a break, especially if to travel with your family. Lots of picnic areas are set up inside the park along with sports grounds and restaurants. Visitors can take a walk around winding pathways or play golf and taste local treats. Maire Nui botanical garden is an excellent place to meet local flora and fauna. The garden is nicely designed; it offers a huge … Open

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