How do you get to Aitutaki on Cook Islands?


  1. One of the only ways to get to Aitutaki is through Rarotonga, the main island in The Cook Islands.
  2. Air Rarotongais the local airline, and has flights to Aitutaki and 8 other Cook Islands daily.

Where do you fly to get to the Cook Islands?

There are currently four airlines flying to the Cook Islands – Air New Zealand, Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Air Tahiti. There are direct flights to Rarotonga from Auckland, Sydney, Los Angeles and Tahiti.

Does Cook Islands have an airport?

Rarotonga International Airport (IATA: RAR, ICAO: NCRG) (Cook Islands Māori: Rarotonga Papa Rererangi) is the Cook Islands’ main international gateway, located in the town and district of Avarua, Rarotonga, 3 km (1.9 mi) west of the downtown area on the northern coast.

Is Aitutaki expensive?

The Cooks’ second most-visited island, Aitutaki, has one of the most beautiful lagoons in the South Pacific and day trips are popular for those with limited time. Starting at $493, they aren’t cheap, but the place really is paradise – the 50-minute flight is almost worth the price tag on its own.

How long does it take to go around Aitutaki?

That said, 3-4 days in Aitutaki should be enough and if you’re seriously pressed for time – you can also visit Aitutaki on a day trip tour from Rarotonga. I personally spent a full week in Aitutaki on my own and was a bit bored after a few days (mind you the weather sucked over the last 3 days).

How do I get to Aitutaki from Sydney?

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Aitutaki Airport (AIT) is to train and bus and fly which costs $500 – $950 and takes 27h 42m.

How many airports are there in the Cook Islands?

There are 9 Airports in Cook Islands and this list covers all these 9 Cook Islands Airports. Find Airport Information with airport to airport distance, airport to city distance, Current Time and Date at airport Cook Islands etc… Given above is the list of Airports in Cook Islands.

Is Cook island airport open?

THE COOK ISLANDS IS OPEN! Travel from the rest of the world is open via New Zealand if you meet their border entry requirements. Dates for direct flights from Sydney and Los Angeles are still to be announced.