South Pacific - Rarotonga & The Cook Islands (Chapter)
This is the Rarotonga & the Cook Islands chapter from Lonely Planet's South Pacific guidebook.
With a hip cafe culture, fine restaurants and funky nightlife, Rarotonga lives confidently in the 21st century, but beyond the tourist buzz the Cook Islands has a robust culture, sublime lagoons, deserted islands and underground cave pools to explore.
- snorkel, kayak or paddleboard in the pristine waters of Muri Lagoon
- feast on the freshest of seafood and organic local produce in Rarotonga's excellent restaurants
- trek Rarotonga's cross-island track, inland trails and valley walks
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Understand Rarotonga & the Cook Islands, Rarotonga & the Cook Islands Today, History - From Prehistory to Today, Culture, Arts, Directory A-Z, Getting There & Away, Getting Around, Rarotonga, Avarua, Aitutaki, Palmerston, 'Atiu, Ma'uke, Mitiaro, Mangaia, Northern Group, Manihiki, Rakahanga, Penrhyn, Pukapuka and Suwarrow.
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