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City CodeRAR
Popular Airlines
  • Air New Zealand
  • Air Tahiti
  • Singapore Airlines
Flight Time12~24 hours
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The flight time to Rarotonga is approximately 12~24 hours. Find out more about the history, economy, climate and transportation options before you visit Rarotonga.


Rarotonga is the largest of the Cook Islands, an archipelago in the South Pacific. Rarotonga serves as the capital and transport hub for the entire island chain. Rarotonga is an extremely popular tourist destination, with tourists from all over the world buying tickets for Rarotonga vacations or vacations on other nearby islands. The Cook Islands were discovered by Europeans in the early 19th Century, but had been populated by a small number of Polynesians for centuries before that.

Voice of Travelers to Rarotonga

Another Winter Getaway to Rarotonga

All of my female friends have long had the tradition of buying tickets to Rarotonga for getaways in the winter to unwind from the stress of work and all the snow. This year there was five of us who had enough money for tickets to Rarotonga for a quick winter vacation. We bought first class tickets with Air New Zealand, just like we do every time because the service is so good. For tickets to Rarotonga, the staff know that everyone is going there for fun and relaxation, so the vacation already starts on the plane, which just adds value to what you pay for your ticket. In Rarotonga, we make an effort to do as little as possible except sit on the beach, and enjoy the sun and drinks. We cannot wait to buy our tickets for next year's getaway to Rarotonga.

My First Trip to Rarotonga

My wife has been buying tickets for traveling to Rarotonga for vacations for many years, but since we got married we never had the time to go. She convinced me that I needed a vacation and I booked time off work so that I could go there and relax. My wife found some cheap tickets for Rarotonga out of Los Angeles with Jetstar Airways. I have never been a big fan of flying, but my experience with our Jetstar Airways tickets was excellent from start to finish. I am confident that any future tickets to Rarotonga will be bought from them. My wife prefers to relax on the beach or do some shopping, but I get bored very quickly so I went scuba diving and windsurfing, which are two of my favorite things to do. My only regret is that I did not buy tickets for Rarotonga sooner.

Winning Free Tickets for Rarotonga

I was very surprised when I won free tickets for Rarotonga with Virgin Australia. These were two first class tickets for Rarotonga, though I had to pay for all the other costs, such as hotels. I took my girlfriend, and she was so happy that I shared my tickets for Rarotonga with her. We were prize winners, so we got extra special service for our tickets, which was really fun. It is nice to be the center of attention like that. On the Island of Rarotonga we bought tour tickets on a boat to go around the island and to some neighboring islands as well. I just wish that we had more time and money to do more of the activities on Rarotonga. My girlfriend and I are now saving for our next tickets for Rarotonga to see more of the natural sites and beauty of the islands.

Rarotonga Travelers' Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How long is the flight to Rarotonga?

A. If your tickets for Rarotonga are from New Zealand or Australia, then the flight to Rarotonga will take around seven hours. If your tickets for Rarotonga are from Los Angeles, then the flight to Rarotonga will take around eleven hours.

Q. What is there to do in Rarotonga?

A. Rarotonga is an extremely popular tourist destination, so there is a lot of entertainment and activities designed specifically for tourists. Most of the activities center around the beach and water sports, but there are also a number of tours that you can buy tickets for that examine the surrounding natural beauty of Rarotonga.

Q. What is the weather like in Rarotonga?

A. The weather in Rarotonga is tropical, but very mild. Temperatures are warm, but rarely uncomfortably hot. There is a short rainy season in Rarotonga, so many tourists avoid buying tickets for Rarotonga at this time.

Rarotonga - Direct Flights to Major Airports

Airports handling direct flights to Rarotonga International Airport •Auckland Airport •Los Angeles International Airport •Sydney Airport etc.

Flight Routes to Rarotonga

Rarotonga's main routes for air tickets come from nearby Australia and New Zealand, with regular tickets flights from both Sydney and Auckland. There are also less common flight tickets to Rarotonga from Los Angeles in the United States. Rarotonga also serves as the central hub for short hop flight tickets to neighboring Cook Islands on small planes.