Getting to the Cook Islands

The Cook Islands International Airport is located on Rarotonga, the largest of the Cook Islands.

There are currently direct (non-stop) flights to Rarotonga from Auckland only.

AIR NEW ZEALAND

The airline is now advertising daily return flights to the Cook Islands from May 10th 2021 ex Auckland.

JETSTAR

No flights currently (due to Covid-19 restrictions)

VIRGIN AUSTRALIA

Future flights to Rarotonga are unlikely.

AIR TAHITI

From Papeete, Tahiti. No flights currently (due to Covid-19 restrictions).

Our modern international airport on the main island of Rarotonga is well equipped for global airlines. Upon arrival you’ll enjoy a warm Cook Islands welcome serenaded by Papa Jake on his ukulele as you clear customs. The trip from the airport to your accommodation is less than a 20 minute drive. See our Local Transport page for airport transfers information.

CRUISING YACHTS should first contact the Harbourmaster at either Rarotonga or Aitutaki (details in the Immigration section of this website).

Use our direct link to each airline


Jetstar
Virgin Australia
Air Tahiti
A warm welcome from Papa Jake on arrival