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Cook Island Delight

9 Days  |  Departing Friday 15th June 2018 and returning Saturday 23rd June 2018

Prices & Options

Choose your Room:

$1,175.00 deposit payable

Progress Payment: $1645.00 by 2 Feb 2018
Final Payment: $1879.00 by 19 Mar 2018
Pay by direct deposit, credit card or cheque.

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Highlights

Visit to Punanga Nui Market
Rarotonga's Historical & Scenic Sights 
Visit to Sunday Church Service
Glass Bottom Lagoon Boat Cruise
Poolside Beach Massage
4WD Rarotonga Mountain Safari Tour
Visit to a Local School (feel free to donate some school supplies)
Visit to the Wildlife & Whale Centre
Beach Visits for Snorkelling, Swimming & Relaxing
 

Inclusions

Personally Escorted from Australia, your Sisterhood Tour Hostess is on hand to assist with making your holiday a memorable one
Return Airfares ex Melbourne to Rarotonga flying with V Australia and Air New Zealand including taxes (other departure cities on request)
Guided Sightseeing as per itinerary
Meals as per itinerary
Transportation and Transfers throughout
Beachfront Deluxe Rooms at The Edgewater Resort & Spa
1 x 20min Beach Side Massage during stay
Room Sharing Options for Single Travellers
 

Notice

A lovely, easy going itinerary providing everyone with plenty of free time to relax and explore.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Friday 15 June 2018

Melbourne - Sydney - Rarotonga (B,D)

Welcome to Sisterhood Womens Travel.  Meet your Tour Hostess and fellow travellers at the Melbourne Airport for your flight to Rarotonga via Sydney.  Due to the International Date Line we'll arrive into the Cook Islands at 7.35am the same day!

We'll transfer to our accommodation to check in, freshen up and enjoy breakfast. Today we'll enjoy an orientation tour of our resort familiarising ourselves with the activities and features available to us throughout our stay.  The remainder of the day is to relax and explore.  Early evening - Welcome Cocktails around the Pool watching the sun set. With dinner tonight at The Spaghetti House Pizzeria & Grill Restaurant.

Overnight:  Edgewater Resort & Spa - Beachfront Deluxe Rooms

Day 2 - Saturday 16 June 2018

Exploring Rarotonga (B,L,D)

This morning after breakfast we'll enjoy a visit to the Punanga Nui Market at Avatiu. Rarotonga’s Saturday Punanga Nui Market offers a wide range of island gifts and handicrafts, black pearls, pearl shell, jewellery, pareu fabrics, clothing, local music and fresh local produce. It’s a great place to sample homemade delicacies, or just to pass the time meeting and chatting with the locals.  Later this morning we'll see Rarotonga’s historical & scenic sites and visit places of interest for things to see and do during our stay on Rarotonga.  We'll learn all about the growth and cultivation of the famous Cook Island black pearl and enjoy special demonstrations of unique aspects of Cook Island life. Our tour will include a Tropical Lunch and a swim at a beautiful island beach.

A free afternoon with plenty of complimentary activities on offer at The Edgewater Resort & Spa include: snorkelling in the marine reserve filled with tropical fish, hand feeding the reef fish, tennis, guided village and nature walks and much more.  During our stay we are entitled to a 20 min Spa or Poolside Massage.  This can be taken anytime during our stay so enjoy.

On Saturday, resort activities include the following in preparation for ISLAND NGHT; Learn to dance the hula, make an ei, tie a sarong and/or play the ukulele and island drums.  Tonight we'll enjoy an Island Night Feast & Show at the Edgewater Resort & Spa.

Overnight:  Edgewater Resort & Spa - Beachfront Deluxe Rooms

Day 3 - Sunday 17 June 2018

Exploring Rarotonga (B,D)

After breakfast this morning we'll visit local a local hostoric Church with morning tea and a tour of some of Rarotonga's Churches. It is often a moving experience as we share in a local Cook Islands Christian Church service and hear a whole congregation filling the beautiful historic limestone and coral church with the soaring harmonies of their hymn singing. The rest of our day is free to relax.  Read a book, go swimming or just take time out for you and enjoy your tropical surrounds.  Tonight we'll enjoy a Sunday BBQ Under the Stars at the Edgewater Resort & Spa with resident band Ru and the Boys.

Overnight:  Edgewater Resort & Spa - Beachfront Deluxe Rooms

Day 4 - Monday 18 June 2018

Glass Bottom Boat Beach Day Trip (B,L,D)

Pack your bathers today!  We'll enjoy viewing the wonderful marine life in Rarotonga’s lagoons through a glass bottom boat, snorkel with the fish, and then relax with a beach BBQ on an uninhabited motu (islet). An afternoon free with a progressive dinner tonight - a great way to meet and mingle with the locals

Overnight:  Edgewater Resort & Spa - Beachfront Deluxe Rooms

Day 5 - Tuesday 19 June 2018

4WD Safari Tour (B,L,D)

This morning after breakfast we'll enjoy a half-day 4WD Raro Mountain Safari Tour with Beach BBQ Lunch. Come on a 4WD Safari and discover the heart of Rarotonga. Learn about life on the island as we climb out-of-the-way tracks, see panoramic vistas and explore the scenic back country roads in your 4WD Jeep with colourful commentary from experienced local guides. Dinner tonight at Tamarind House owned by former Flame Tree restaurateur and cookbook author Sue Carruthers housed in a colonial building on the Pacific Foreshore of Tupapa.  

Overnight:  Edgewater Resort & Spa - Beachfront Deluxe Rooms

Day 6 - Wednesday 20 June 2018

Rarotonga Exploring (B,L,D)

A real treat this morning.  We'll visit of the island's local schools, meeting the students and spending some time with them and enjoy a light refreshment.  Afterwards we'll continue to the Wildlife and Whale Centre to take a look around before enjoying a relaxed Sailing tour around Rarotonga on the "Cantran" including a light lunch.  The cruise will be about 3 hours so if you get a little sea sick it is recommended to take some preventatives prior to embarking.  Tonight we'll enjoy our Farewell Island BBQ and Fire Dance Show.

Overnight:  Edgewater Resort & Spa - Beachfront Deluxe Rooms

Day 7 - Thursday 21 June 2018

Farewell Cook Islands! (B,L)

Breakfast today and a free morning for some last minute swimming, snorkelling or massages.  We'll have lunch at our resort before being transferred to the airport to begin our flight home.  Sit back and reminicise about great times shared with new friends.  

Day 8 - Friday 22 June 2018

Sydney

Due to the international date line we'll arrive into Sydney and transfer to the Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport for the night.  

Day 9 - Saturday 23 June 2018

Sydney - Melbourne (B)

After breakfast this morning we'll transfer to the Sydney airport for our flight home to Melbourne.  What an amazing adventure!  Thank you for travelling with Sisterhood Womens Travel and we look forward to welcoming you back.

Prices & Options

9 Day Cook Island Delight

Choose your Room:

$1,175.00 deposit payable

Pay by direct deposit, credit card or cheque.

For questions & Bookings 1300 885 255