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Air Rarotonga

Rarotonga Airport | Main Road, Nikao, Cook Islands
+682 22 888
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Day Trip to Aitutaki

When we booked the Day Trip to Aitutaki we were surprised at the overall cost. It would want to be... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Robbie K
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Geelong, Australia
Day trip to Aitutaki, including cruise

This day trip Rarotonga to Aitutaki was a fantastic way of spending time our trip to Cook Islands... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bontaks
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Sydney, 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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Rarotonga Airport | Main Road, Nikao, Cook Islands
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+682 22 888
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Reviewed 6 days ago

When we booked the Day Trip to Aitutaki we were surprised at the overall cost. It would want to be worth it for $500pp. Well - it turned out to be worth every penny. It was one of the best organised tours I have been...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This day trip Rarotonga to Aitutaki was a fantastic way of spending time our trip to Cook Islands. We had debated long and hard about whether to book before leaving home because of the cost, but are so glad we did, and Air Rarotonga made...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Air Rarotonga flight to Aitutaki and back. First flight on a Saab 340, all very pleasant. Decent legroom and a cup of coffee as you flew. Professional treatment throughout, classic inter island ‘bus’ without a hint of sloppiness.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service, this multi-purpose airline gave me a very confident feeling with crew professionalism. On time and affordable.

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

We were picked up at our hotel at 7am and taken to the airport - it was overcast, raining and quite cool and we were uncertain as to whether we should go on the tour. However we were met at the airport by our guide...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

We flew on Air Rarotonga as part of our Aitutaki Day Tour package. The flight itself is short about 40 minutes or so each way. All the staff (Check-in, flight attendant, pilots) were very friendly. The plane was an older Saab model but good enough...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018

This was the absolute highlight of our two week holiday in Rarotonga. On our second to last day we took the Day Tour from Rarotonga to Aitutaki. We were picked up at our AirBnB for transfer to the airport in Rarotonga. Then greeted at the...More

Thank Kole F
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Thanks to flight attendant Josephine who looked after us very well on our flights to and from Aitutaki. With only 45 mins she had everyone attended to with a smile. The guy on the check in desk was very accommodating when we requested the side...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I took the Air Rarotonga trip to Aitutaki which cost 499$ each. We had a beautiful day of weather and our host was Andrew who was with us all day starting at the airport departure. He was a font of local knowledge...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Not cheap, but well worth the money. We did the Aitutaki day tour when it was pouring with rain in Rarotonga, and a beautiful day in Aitutaki. The day was brilliantly organised, very relaxing, but the best thing of all was our tour leader Charlie,...More

Thank Annelies F
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Globalguybc
1 December 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
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legallyred
10 May 2017|
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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
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Hans0906
27 September 2016|
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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
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