Key Locations

Airport: 5 mins (Driving) Downtown Avarua: 10 mins (Driving) Beach: Onsite (Walking) Closest convenience store 2 mins (Walking) Golf Club/Tennis: 5min (Walking) Closest Restaurant/Cafe': 5 mins (Driving) Petrol Station: 3 mins (Drive) Hospital 5 Mins (Driving)

Currency in Rarotonga, Cook Islands

All cash dispensed is in New Zealand dollars.
ATM machines are located in Avarua town, airport, Muri Beach, Titikaveka and Aorangi. Banking services (BCI) Cook Island Banking Corporation, ANZ and Westpac.

Credit Cards

Visa, Bankcard, (American Express card and Diners card accepted at selective outlets only)

Airlines that travel to Rarotonga

Air New Zealand, Pacific Blue, Air Rarotonga and Air Tahiti

Rental Vehicles

Are available around the Island, it is recommended that you book a vehicle/bike prior to arriving to avoid disappointment.

Public Transportation

The public bus service is available throughout the day; they operate clockwise and anti clockwise and have stops throughout the island for your convenience. Taxis are also available.


There is parking available at most venues - free of charge (Please ensure you lock your vehicle at all times) - DONOT leave money/valuables in a locked vehicle. Take it with you or leave it in your safe in your room.

Fitness Centres and Gyms

Located opposite the airport and in Avarua Main Township

Mail and Postage

Postcards are available around Rarotonga. Mail/postage is located at the post office in town - Avarua opposite the court house.

Religous Services and Church

Each Village in Rarotonga has a selection of religious services


English and Cook Island Maori