Kia Orana, Welcome to the Beautiful Cook Islands

The official site of Cook Islands Tourism Corporation


Our islands provide you with the perfect destination to combine attending an international event with an unbelievable holiday. With numerous sporting codes hosting international events, cultural festivals, flower shows and renowned musicians playing here across the year, Rarotonga is the ideal location to combine a bit of relaxation with a fun event. Aitutaki, just a short flight north hosts both fishermen from around the globe who gather to sport for the elusive bonefish, and in recent years the international kitesurfing community who love our warm waters, pumping trade winds and great prize money!

31 Aug - 4 Sep 2015


Manureva Aquafest

Manureva Aquafest is an event that showcases the culture and beauty of the Cook Islands to a gathering of like minded people with a love for the ocean and ocean sports.

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Tuesday 1 December 2015


Motu2Motu Aitutaki

Motu2Motu Aitutaki is the perfect way to finish your 2013 Vaka Eiva campaign and trip to the Cook Islands! 36kms, 7 legs, 6 changeovers, mixed crews of 12, 1 awesome day, in the most stunning paddling location on the planet. Motu2Motu Aitutaki, a MUST DO on any paddler’s Bucket List!

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20 - 26 November 2015


Tiare Flower Festival

Annual Tiare Festival is a floral celebration featuring of course the Tiare flower as its theme,  a float parade, a teen beauty pageant, workplace decorations, floral arrangements and lots of competitions to enter.

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17 - 23 September 2015


Round Rarotonga Road Race

The Round Rarotonga Road Race celebrates its 38th Anniversary with its annual weeklong event held on the beautiful tropical island of Rarotonga and provides participants with an opportunity to combine a holiday with a once in a lifetime sporting achievement

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23 - 29 October 2015


Cook Islands Squash Open

Get ready for some of the hottest squash action in the South Pacific! The 2015 Club Raro Squash Open is for squash players of all ages and grades, or for those who simply want an excuse to escape to the beautiful Cook Islands. The competition will be held at the Rarotonga Squash Club in Avarua.

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20 - 27 November 2015


Vaka Eiva 2015

Competitive paddling at the highest level with more laid-back “fun in the sun” events served up with the inimitable Cook Islands hospitality – a paddling festival with something for everyone. Head over to Aitutaki for the popular Motu to Motu race – this truly is Paddling in Paradise!

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