Getting Here - Rarotonga, The Cook Islands

International arrivals and departures to Rarotonga in the beautiful Cook Islands are operated by Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia and Air Tahiti. You can fly directly to Rarotonga via Auckland, Sydney, Los Angeles and Papeete.

Air New Zealand offers daily direct flights to Rarotonga from Auckland as well as a weekly flight from Sydney and Los Angeles.  Numerous connections are available via New Zealand to Australia and the rest of the South Pacific & Asia with Los Angeles providing North American and Europe connections.

When you fly to the beautiful Cook Islands you will cross the international dateline and for visitors from New Zealand and Australia, this generally means you will arrive in Rarotonga one day earlier than when you leave!   This can be a little confusing however our friendly team at Sea Change Villas will be able to advise you fully on this in your enquiry.

Please refer to the Air New Zealand website for full details of their flights and pricing.

Virgin Australia offers five flights a week from Auckland, New Zealand which all connect with Virgin Australia flights to Australia.
Please refer to the Virgin Australia website for full details.

Air Tahiti Nui offers a weekly service between Papeete and Rarotonga.
Please refer to the Air Tahiti Nui website for full details.

Getting to the other beautiful outer Cook Islands

Air Rarotonga will fly you from Rarotonga to Aitutaki, Atiu, Mitiaro, Mauke, Mangaia, Penrhyn, Manihiki and Pukapuka. They also code share with Air Tahiti Nui to Papeete.

Please refer to the Air Rarotonga website for full details of their flights and pricing.

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