Cook Islands

The most beautiful places on the island of Rarotonga

The best of Rarotonga

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful places on the island of Rarotonga
Inserted: 16.02.2023
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
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Rarotonga is the largest island of the French Polynesia-like Cook Islands. On Rarotonga you will find an interior covered with wild mountain jungle. In addition, sandy beaches with photogenic motu islands. Let's see which places to visit here

1.
Muri beach

The most beautiful beach on Rarotonga

Rating:
| Altitude: 9 m / 30 ft

The southeast end of Rarotonga Island near Muri is a tranquil Pacific Paradise – a whitewashed beach, lagoon,… continue reading

2.
View of Jehla

The most iconic mountain of the Cook Islands

After relaxing at the viewpoint under Jehla, you need to set off towards the south coast of the island. After… continue reading

3.
Koromiri motu islet

Excursion island near Muri beach

Koromiri motu is a small island just opposite the famous Muri Beach. Thanks to its sandy beach, it is very… continue reading

4.
Maungatea Bluff

The mountain directly above the town of Avarua

Altitude: 281 m / 922 ft

Directly above the town of Avarua rises the massive Maungatea massif (340m). There is also a trail leading to… continue reading

5.
Wigmore Falls

A small but nice waterfall

At the very end of the forest path leading through the island of Rarotonga is Wigmore's water­fall, in whose… continue reading

6.
National Football Stadium in Rarotonga

The main football stadium in the Cook Islands

Altitude: 0 m / 0 ft

The Cook Islands National Football Stadium is located on the main island – Rarotonga. The stadium is located… continue reading

7.
Old church with cemetery

Old church with cemetery

Altitude: 9 m / 30 ft

The old snow-white church with the adjacent cemetery looks much more picturesque. continue reading

8.
Catholic Cathedral of St. Joseph

The largest church on the island of Rarotonga

Altitude: 8 m / 26 ft

Cathedral of St. Josefa is a modern building surrounded by a picturesque garden. It is located just off the… continue reading

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