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Air Rarotonga

Rarotonga Airport | Main Road, Nikao, Cook Islands
+682 22 888
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A wonderful day out

I booked the Aitutaki Day Tour with Air Rarotonga for $493. The price is fixed. Had a great... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2017
Aitutaki Day Tour

This was the most amazing day we had in the whole of our Cook island stay. It was truly... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2017
Jonesy N Deb J
Perth, Australia
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Our Company Air Rarotonga Limited is a private Company registered in the Cook Islands. The Company was founded in 1978 and in 2013 celebrated 35 years of airline service. Our Sales and Call Centre, Aircraft Maintenance Division, and Administration are all based at Rarotonga International Airport and it is from here that we provide scheduled flights to Aitutaki, Atiu, Mangaia, Mauke, Mitiaro and Manihiki as well as chartered Turboprop and Jet flights to Penrhyn, Pukupuka, Apia (Tonga), Tongatapu and Vavau (Tonga), Niue, French Polynesia, Fiji and Kiribati (Christmas Island). Airline and maintenance operations are subject to continuous internal audit with external audits being undertaken periodically by New Zealand CAA on behalf of the Cook Islands Ministry of Transport.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Rarotonga Airport | Main Road, Nikao, Cook Islands
+682 22 888

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Reviewed November 11, 2017

I booked the Aitutaki Day Tour with Air Rarotonga for $493. The price is fixed. Had a great flight from Rarotonga to Aitutaki. Unfortunately didn't have too much luck with the weather - overcast all day. Would love to have seen the sea in brilliant...More

Thank Jewlzcee
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

This was the most amazing day we had in the whole of our Cook island stay. It was truly unforgettable and we had the time of our lives island hopping, snorkelling, swimming, eating & drinking the day away. It was with every cent and would...More

Thank Jonesy N Deb J
Reviewed August 29, 2017

We had a fantastic experience with Air Rarotonga on their Northern Atolls Expedition in August 2017. One day in Penhryn, two days in Manihiki and one day in Pukapuka, flying from Rarotonga and back (all transportation between islands by plane). Manihiki was our preferred island...More

Thank Nicola I
Reviewed August 10, 2017

Use this airline to fly to Aitutaki, great friendly staff, smooth flight. Even for a forty minutes flight they still serve you a complimentary beverage.

Thank pioneertraveller
MarcusGZ, IT Manager at Air Rarotonga, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, Pioneer Traveller. We always strive to uphold a high level of customer service and serving a free beverage on our Saab Aircraft is one of these things. Best regards and save travels, from Air Rarotonga

Reviewed July 5, 2017

We used Air Rarotonga to island hop for the day. Service was quick and easy to use. All personnel were friendly.

1  Thank legallyred
Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

We spent 3 nights in Aitutaki and travelled there and back to Rarotonga on Air Rarotonga. The staff at check in were very relaxed and friendly. The plane was modern with a friendly crew. Both flights arrived early. Overall relaxed but professional.

Thank Phillip B
Reviewed June 14, 2017

The day tour is well documented in Trip Adviser reviews and many of them report exactly as I was intending. Full marks for excellence include : Free pick up and drop off to your accommodation 40 minute each way flight Island tour by Le Truck...More

1  Thank Graham M
Reviewed June 10, 2017

This is a definite must if you visit the Cook Islands. You are collected from your hotel and met at the airport by the main guide Arki, who was knowledgeable and lots of fun along with the other members of the guide group. A quick...More

Thank NBB58
Reviewed April 11, 2017

The Aitutaki Day Tour is an experience not to be missed. Ali (sp?) and Aki are the best guides ever! We were picked up at our hotel, Pacific Resort Rarotonga, at 7 am and whisked away to the airport where we boarded our Air Rarotonga...More

Thank haze1310
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

This was the trip of a lifetime! Aitutaki is so breathtaking! Right from our flight through to the tour and boat cruise we had a fantastic day and memories to last a lifetime. Air Rarotonga are fantastic to travel with!

1  Thank HM412
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December 1, 2017|
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Response from MarcusGZ | Property representative |
Kia Orana Globalguy, the Aitutaki Day tour is build around taking the same number of handbaggage only passengers to Aitutaki and bring them back on a designated flight. However you can look out for our $181 year round... More
May 10, 2017|
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Response from MarcusGZ | Property representative |
Kia Orana, the view from the Window depends on the flight path so what i am saying applies to 90% of all flights: Flying to Aitutaki: right hand side of the aircraft Flying to Rarotonga: left hand side of the aircraft You... More
September 27, 2016|
Response from Kylie F | Reviewed this property |
I booked from Australia cause the plane is small and I didn't want to miss out cause I wasn't able to be flexible with days. I think it's $500 for the day which is totally worth every cent. Transfers, flights, lunch and day... More