Flights Cook Islands

Modern yet remote, the fifteen islets that make up the Cook Islands blend the 21st-century amenities of Rarotonga with traditional Polynesian values and culture of the archipelago. A few airlines offer cheap flights to Cook Islands which land at the group's main gateway, Rarotonga International Airport. This makes Rarotonga the perfect place to start your holiday in paradise.

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Known affectionately as Raro, the island of Rarotonga is the most populated of the Cook Islands and a great spot if you love being adventurous in or on the water. Scuba diving, snorkelling, fishing and windsurfing are all popular island activities or head inland to hike the Needle & Cross Island Walk once you've recovered from your flights to Cook Islands. While on the Cook Islands:

  • Take in one of the vibrant performances that showcase local dancing
  • Buy some artisan craftwork and eat fresh fish in colourful markets
  • Enjoy boat trips to smaller islands such as Atiu
  • Take a tour and a swim in the caves of Mitiaro and Ma’uke where birds manage to live and fly in total darkness
  • Simply sunbathe on the white sands of the tropical beaches that surround the stunning Aitutaki Lagoon

Most of the hotels in Cook Islands are located on Rarotonga or Aitutaki. Do an online search of these when you book your cheap flights to Cook Islands and you will discover everything from budget backpacker hostels to luxury lagoon resorts. If you venture further afield to one of the outer islands remember to pack a torch and batteries as the electricity is turned off overnight.

The island of Rarotonga is encircled by a main road called the Ara Tapu and there is also a network of smaller roads that criss-cross the island so if you want to rent a car in Cook Islands this is the best place to do it. Do keep an eye out for chickens and livestock on the roads. The number of rental cars is quite limited so reserve one when you book your flights to Cook Islands.

Last searches for Cook Islands flights

Gold Coast - Rarotonga Virgin Australia $952 Return 20 to 28 June 11 days ago
Townsville - Rarotonga Virgin Australia $751 Return 16 to 22 August 19 days ago
Brisbane (BNE) - Aitutaki Air New Zealand $1401 Return 12 to 21 July 22 days ago
Alice Springs - Rarotonga Virgin Australia $660 One-way 06 June 28 days ago
Perth - Rarotonga Virgin Australia $1149 Return 08 to 15 September 29 days ago
Sydney - Aitutaki Air New Zealand $1252 Return 06 to 13 September 30 days ago
Gold Coast - Aitutaki Air New Zealand $1434 Return 06 to 13 September 30 days ago
Melbourne (MEL) - Aitutaki Air New Zealand $1427 Return 10 to 15 September 30 days ago
Perth - Aitutaki Air New Zealand $2298 Return 31 May to 14 June 47 days ago
Adelaide - Rarotonga Virgin Australia $934 Return 20 to 27 June 49 days ago
Port Hedland - Rarotonga Qantas Airways $1698 Return 20 to 27 July 65 days ago
Darwin - Rarotonga Qantas Airways $1708 Return 01 to 31 July 106 days ago
Canberra - Rarotonga Virgin Australia $1187 Return 29 April to 08 May 115 days ago
Emerald - Rarotonga Virgin Australia $1096 Return 05 to 17 May 115 days ago
Hobart - Rarotonga Virgin Australia $1010 Return 07 to 23 July 134 days ago