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Cook Island Delight

9 Days  |  Departing Friday 12th June 2020 and returning Saturday 20th June 2020

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Progress Payment: $ 1644 1959 by 13 Feb 2020
Final Payment: $ 1981 2341 by 13 Mar 2020
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Highlights

  • Visit to Punanga Nui Market
  • Rarotonga's Historical & Scenic Sights - Footprints of our Ancestors
  • Visit a Sunday Church Service
  • Full Day Koka Lagoon Cruise
  • Progressive Island Dinner
  • 4WD Rarotonga Mountain Safari Tour
  • Visit to a Local School (feel free to donate some school supplies)
  • Beach Visits for Snorkelling, Swimming & Relaxing
  • 1 x 20 Minute Aromatherapy Massage Resort Voucher
  • Free Time for Personal Discovery
  • Friends for Company!

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 Qantas 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
  • 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 12 June 2020

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. Tonight we'll enjoy and Island BBQ & Fire and Dance at the Edgewater.

Overnight:  Edgewater Resort & Spa - Beachfront Deluxe Rooms

Day 2 - Saturday 13 June 2020

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.  

Back to the Edgewater to enjoy a weaving demonstration with the resident weave master "Sunshine" who uses traditionally taught weaving methods whilst adding his own sprinkling of personality to the class.  

This afternoon we'll enjoy a 4WD Raro Mountain Safari Tour.  Discover the heart of Rarotonga and learn about life on the island as we climb out of the way tracks, admire the panoramic views and explore the scenic back country roads with colourful scenic commentary from experienced local guides.

Back at our hotel we are free to snorkel in the marine reserve filled with tropical fish, hand feed the reef fish, play tennis, book for a guided village and nature walks and much more.  During our stay we are entitled to a 30 min Spa or Poolside Massage.  This can be taken anytime during our stay so enjoy.

Tonight we'll enjoy dinner at the beautiful Tamarind House owned by former Flame Tree restaurateur and cookbook author Sue Carruthers.

Overnight:  Edgewater Resort & Spa - Beachfront Deluxe Rooms

Day 3 - Sunday 14 June 2020

Exploring Rarotonga (B,D)

After breakfast this morning we'll visit local a local historic 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 15 June 2020

Exploring Rarotonga (B,L,D)

This morning we'll visit a local island school where we'll meet with the students and spend time at their school (Feel free to bring along some pens, pencils and paper or small items of sporting equipment to help the kids). 

Back to the hotel with an afternoon free before a progressive dinner tonight - a great way to meet and mingle with the locals

Overnight:  Edgewater Resort & Spa - Beachfront Deluxe Rooms

Day 5 - Tuesday 16 June 2020

Exploring Rarotonga (B,L,D)

After breakfast today we'll enjoy the Highland Paradise - Footsteps of our Ancestors.  Discover magnificent King Tinomana's life story and hidden mountain village brought to life by his descendants.  Highlights of the tour are the Ancient Sacred Marae and Navigators Rock.  Including lunch before returning to our resort for some more rest & relaxation.

Island Night tonight at the Edgewater!  A beautiful feast is promised so grab that sarong and prepare to enjoy!

Overnight:  Edgewater Resort & Spa - Beachfront Deluxe Rooms

Day 6 - Wednesday 17 June 2020

Lagoon Cruising (B,L,D)

After breakfast we'll have a full day's cruising with Captain Tama's Lagoon Cruise including lunch.  We'll enjoy viewing the wonderful marine life in Rarotonga's lagoons through a glass bottom boat, snorkel with the fish then relax with a beach barbeque on a beautiful uninhabited island.  This will be a fantastic day - don't forget your bathers!

Tonight we'll enjoy our Island BBQ and Fire Dance Show.

Overnight:  Edgewater Resort & Spa - Beachfront Deluxe Rooms

Day 7 - Thursday 18 June 2020

Farewell Cook Islands! (B,L)

Breakfast today and a free morning for some last minute swimming, snorkelling or massages.  We'll have a farewell 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 19 June 2020

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 20 June 2020

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.

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