Cook Islands

Let the untouched charm of the beautiful Cook Islands capture your spirit and hold your heart through one of our handcrafted vacation packages. The 15 islands of the Cooks lie halfway between New Zealand and Hawaii, scattered across 1.2 million square miles of breathtaking ocean. Boasting rare beauty, an idyllic climate, warm and welcoming people, and a pace of life unsurpassed for peace, the Cook Islands are pure paradise! Relax on Muri Beach in Rarotonga, take a scooter ride around the island, snorkel from the beach, or soak up the beautiful blue water in Aitutaki in your overwater bungalow. Don’t forget to get your passport stamped at One Foot Island.

Are you ready to step onto the warm tropical beaches of the Cook Islands? Down Under Endeavours handcrafts Cook Islands vacation packages around your interests, timeframe, and budget. To get a taste of what’s possible, check out these sample itineraries below.

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Sample Vacations

13 days

Australia and Cook Islands Getaway

Australia and the Cook Islands are a perfect pair for a traveler looking for adventure and relaxation. Discover wilderness, wine, and wildlife in Tasmania and get a local’s view of Sydney. Then relax with 5 nights in the gorgeous Cook Islands!

11 days

Cook Islands Beach Resort Vacation: Relax and Unwind

Enjoy 10 nights in paradise at a luxurious Cook Islands beach resort overlooking a magnificent lagoon. Combining two islands, Rarotonga and Aitutaki, the holiday offers the ultimate in sun and relaxation.

16 days

Anniversary Adventure: New Zealand and Cook Islands

Discover the best of both worlds in the South Pacific. Start off with an action-packed New Zealand adventure, complete with glacier hiking, glowworm cave tubing, and more. Then rejuvenate in the stunning Cook Islands, home to some of the world’s most beautiful beaches and lagoons.

10 days

Romantic Cook Islands Vacation: Indulgence Package

Spend a week in paradise at the laid-back Cook Islands. Explore the gorgeous islands of Rarotonga and Aitutaki, cruise the lagoon in a traditional vaka, and see the islands from above on a scenic flight.

10 days

New Zealand and Cook Islands Romantic Getaway

Enjoy romance and adventure in New Zealand, from Queenstown to glacier country to Christchurch. Then unwind in the idyllic Cook Islands with 2 nights at a beautiful resort.

12 days

New Zealand and Cook Islands Vacations: Beach and Adventure

Get the best of both worlds with this New Zealand and Cook Islands vacation package! Relax on the beach, then head over to New Zealand for once-in-a-lifetime adventures.

7 days

Cook Islands Romantic Honeymoon: Luxury Villa Package

Spend a week in paradise on this Cook Islands honeymoon. Feel like royalty in your own luxury villa with lagoon access and a private swimming pool. The honeymoon bonus includes 2 heavenly massages, free scooter hire, and more.

6 days

Cook Islands Beach Vacation: Rarotonga and Aitutaki

Cook Islands Beach Vacation: Rarotonga and Aitutaki We designed this Cook Islands Beach Vacation for a couple from Boston who wanted a quick winter getaway on the beach. They wanted a remote and laid back island destination, so we sent them to the beautiful Cook Islands for 7 nights of tropical bliss. The Cook Islands are considered Read More…

6 days

Cook Islands Overwater Bungalow Vacation

Escape to a tropical island paradise, with pristine beaches, unbelievably blue waters, lush tropical forests, and authentic Polynesian hospitality. Stay in an overwater bungalow over the world’s most breathtaking lagoon.

10 days

Cook Islands Luxury Beach Getaway

Heading to Australia or New Zealand? Add a stopover in the idyllic Cook Islands and set your clock to island time! Spend 10 nights at the stunning Little Polynesian Resort—your own little slice of paradise.

11 days

Romantic Cook Islands: Beach Villa Vacation

Romantic Cook Islands: Beach Villa Vacation We designed this Romantic Cook Islands: Beach Villa Vacation for a young couple from Austin, Texas who wanted a quick island getaway to relax and unwind. We sent them to the luxurious Te Vakaroa Villas in the Cook Islands. Set right on Muri Beach, Te Vakaroa Villas is a remarkable Read More…