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Southern Cook Islands

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The Southern Cook Islands are a loose group of mostly volcanic, hilly islands and a few coral atolls.


  • Rarotonga - location of the capital
  • Aitutaki - the second major destination, with developed facilities.
  • Atiu - an inhabited coffee-growing island, with birdlife, beaches and caves, offers opportunity to access Takutea'
  • Mangaia - the most southern of the islands, inhabited, accessible by air, with accommodation.
  • Mauke - inhabited, with some accommodation, three flights a week.
  • Mitiaro - inhabited, with some accommodation, three flights a week.
  • Palmerston Island - tiny island, small population, interesting history, no air access.
  • Manuae - an uninhabited coral atoll, no air access, no accommodation.



Get in[edit]

Get around[edit]

Air Rarotonga offers scheduled services between the islands. Barges service the inhabited islands, but do not operate to a schedule. Charter flights are available.






Stay safe[edit]

Get out[edit]

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