• Avarua, seen from the sea at dusk

    Rarotonga - the capital of the Cook Islands

    Avarua, seen from the sea at dusk

Kia Orana from Rarotonga, the friendly capital of the Cook Islands

Welcome to RaroLive – the premier online source for Rarotonga, the main island of the Cook Islands. Where you can browse and make online bookings for activities, tours, adventures, art workshops, cultural and sporting events, even make wedding arrangements.

Rarotonga has become a favourite South Pacific island destination for visitors from all over the world. During the Southern Hemisphere winter Rarotonga enjoys fine sunny days with temperatures averaging 25 degrees making it a popular break for New Zealanders and Australians. In the summer it heats up to the mid 30s with higher rainfall.

We Cook Islanders are a friendly and hospitable Polynesian people who love to share our island home with our visitors who can enjoy a wide range of activities, soak up some culture, or simply find a shady spot at the beach with a good book to read.

RaroLive features the best our island has to offer including cross island hikes, game fishing, culture shows, scenic flights and trips to our neighbouring islands. Experience traditional seafaring on the traditional sailing vaka "Marumaru Atua" which means "Under the protection of God".

Holiday in Rarotonga are becoming an increasingly popular option where you, your family and friends can enjoy a day full of fun activities and specialised tours. RaroLive features a selection of activities and tours that we have selected and can vouch for.

Are you looking for a place to stay on the Island? – we have teamed up with booking.com to bring you the best deals.

You can book and obtain your guaranteed seats in advance for these popular annual events.

Go ahead, explore our site and start making the arrangements for your special island vacation.