Can you get a boat from Rarotonga to Aitutaki?

Can you get a boat from Rarotonga to Aitutaki?

There is no ferry between Rarotonga and Aitutaki, so this won’t be an option during your visit.

How do you get from Rarotonga to One Foot Island?

One Foot Island Beach is accessible by boat from Aitutaki and is separated from Tekopua by a deep-water channel filled with colorful fish. Aitutaki is a 45-minute flight from Rarotonga; plan extra time to enjoy its coral reefs as well.

How do I get from Raro to Aitutaki?


  1. One of the only ways to get to Aitutaki is through Rarotonga, the main island in The Cook Islands.
  2. Air Rarotongais the local airline, and has flights to Aitutaki and 8 other Cook Islands daily.

How long does it take to get from Aitutaki from Rarotonga?

50 minutes
How long does it take to fly from Rarotonga to Aitutaki? 50 minutes is the average flight time from Rarotonga to Aitutaki.

How do you get around Aitutaki?

By bicycle: Visitors can use bicycles to get around the island. Most hotels rent bicycles to their guests very inexpensively; with the Pacific Resort and Etu Moana providing complementary bicycles for their guests. By road: Travelers will generally find that it is not necessary to rent a car for Aitutaki travel.

How long does it take to drive around Aitutaki?

We are very fond of Rarotonga for a holiday – let us tell you why. The road that circles the whole island, the Ara Tapu, is only 32 kms long – that means that a non-stop drive right around the island at the designated maximum speed of 40kph can take just 45/50 minutes.

How long is the flight from Raro to Aitutaki?

Just a 40 minute flight from Rarotonga, options for visiting Aitutaki include our exclusive Aitutaki Day Tour which operates Mondays to Saturdays and includes flights, an island tour, and The Vaka Cruise – exploring the lagoon and visiting One Foot Island.

Are there any snakes in Rarotonga?

There are no snakes or spiders on the islands In fact, there are only six species of birds that are native to the islands, including the rare Kakerori, which can sometimes be spotted on the south coast of Rarotonga in the forest.

How do you get from Raro to Aitutaki?

We fly modern jet-prop Saab 340B Plus aircraft from Rarotonga to Aitutaki up to five times daily, landing and taking off from the same runway built during the Pacific war, upgraded with asphalt sealing and night lighting.

Where can I not swim in Rarotonga?

Local tip: Be aware of the Avavaaroa Passage which leads out to the ocean from Vaimaanga beach. More about the passages below, but this is literally a gap leading from the lagoon out through the reef to the ocean. It can have very strong tidal currents that are not safe for swimming.