Cook Islands Experiences

Go beyond travel to immerse yourself in the beauty, culture and spirit of the South Pacific. Our Journese experts have handselected the finest activities available, so you can make the most of your journey. To ensure access to your desired activities, please book in advance through your travel advisor.
 

Aitutaki Adventures


PRIVATE EXCURSION

Bishop Cruise Charter | Board a private charter and explore the Aituataki Lagoon. Includes captain/guide, snorkeling gear, towels and barbeque lunch on One Foot Island. | $144/HD | $226/FD | M,T





SHARED EXCURSIONS 

One Foot Island Bishop Cruise | Voyage by catamaran to motus Akaiami and Tapuae Tai aboard a catamaran for a day in the sun, snorkeling and fish feeding, plus a barbeque lunch. | $79 | HD, M, T



 

Punarei Culture Experience | Learn local history and legends by visiting the Punarei Village and experiencing a traditional Umu Kai lunch with lagoon views and ukulele serenades. | $66 | HD, M, T

 

 

 

 

Rarotonga Experiences


PRIVATE EXCURSION

Rarotonga Arts & Crafts | Explore Rarotonga alongside a guide, enjoying tastes at a winery and brewery, then visit a cosmetic making business before reveling in architecture, contemporary art and pearl carving. Lunch included. | $141 | HD, M, T



Rarotonga Myths & Legends | A guided discovery of  local history, travel along the Road of Toi towards the islands first limestone churches, city of Ngatangiia, National Museum of the Cook Islands and more, then enjoy lunch. | $151 | HD, M, T



Rarotonga Ocean & Earth | An exciting guided adventure, travel to the interactive Whale and Wildlife Centre, then discover incredible snorkeling spots and rich plantations of Black Rock before visiting the Maire Nui Tropical Gardens and savoring lunch. | $151 | HD, M, T



Rarotonga Scenic Island Excursion | Explore the island from the comfort of a private guided car along the ancient Ara Metua, with stops at tropical gardens, churches, villages and more. | $151 | HD, M, T
 




SHARED EXCURSIONS 

Highland Paradise Tapuae Day | Delight in life as a local on this guided journey featuring interactive cultural experiences including traditional weaving and authentic cooking. | $62 | HD, T



Highland Paradise Ka’ara Island Night | Embark on a historical journey visiting ancient worshipping places and reconstructed tribal buildings before a cooking demonstration, then sample an Umu and learn to weave, dance, and drum. | $81 | HD, M, T



Island Discovery Experience | Travel around the island with a local expert, discovering the history and culture of Rarotonga. | $55 | HD, T



 

Jungle Quad Adventure | Navigate your own quad through the remote backroads and rugged mountain terrains of Rarotonga for a thrilling island adventure. Safety gear provided. | $138 | HD, T, 18+ to drive


 

 

Koka Lagoon Cruise | Explore the world-famous Muri Lagoon aboard a glass bottom boat, stop at a marine conservation for snorkeling, then enjoy a coconut show and barbeque lunch. | $66 | HD, M, T


 

 

Pa’s Cross Island Trek | Ascend the Needle as you hike this rugged interior. See ancient ceremonial stone, pictographs and hear Polynesian legends, concluding at Wigmore’s waterfall. | $69 | HD, M, T, 5+ 




Pa’s Nature Walk | Enjoy a guided journey along this eco tour through Noni Plantations featuring paddy fields and streams, later arriving at the Rarotongan Jungle. | $69 | HD, M, T, 5+

 

 

Raro Safari 4WD Inland Excursion | Explore Rarotonga on a 4WD vehicle, enjoying stunning landscapes, picturesque panoramas and a delectable barbeque lunch. | $68 | HD, M, T



Storyteller Eco-Cycle Discovery | Cycle around Rarotonga at a relaxed pace on a three-hour rideand enjoy lunch. | $62 | HD, T, 11+





Storyteller Eco-Cycle Advanced | Embark on a moderate morning ride along both the road and track through Rarotonga, with lunch included. | $79 | HD, T, 11+





Te Vara Nui Combo Extravaganza | Be welcomed with a complimentary drink before learning local history while watching artisans weave, carve and prepare dance costumes. Later, revel in the over-water night show featuring “The Legend of Tongaiti” story, then delight in an authentic feast. | $107 | HD, M, T




Te Vara Nui Culture Village | After a welcome drink, immerse in Cook Islands history learning traditional techniques while enjoying local artisans  prepare dance costumes from past and present. | $52 | 2HRS, T


 

Te Vara Nui Dinner & Show | Prepare for an enchanting overwater dinner show, complete with stunning entertainment showcasing “The Legend of Tongaiti” combined with a savory buffet. | $101 | HD, M, T
 

 


 

BEHIND THE LETTERS | FD: Full day, 7+ hours | HD: Half day, 3-6 hours | M: Meals included | P: Private excursion price | S: Shared excursion price | T: Transportation included | + This age and older welcome


Please ask us for details when booking. Age and weight restrictions may apply; times may vary and may include transportation time. Certain activities might not be suitable for all ages or health conditions. Activities may be available only on certain days of the week. To ensure access to the most in-demand experiences, please book in advance. Subject to availability and change; certain restrictions may apply.