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Tropical paradise in the Cook Islands with white sand beaches, palm trees and sunny skies

Flights to the Cook Islands with Air New Zealand

Flying to the island paradise of the Cook Islands? Air New Zealand offers non-stop flights from Auckland to Rarotonga every day, suited to when you need to go.

To find our cheapest flight prices to the Cook Islands, select travel dates in the fare finder above. Or scroll through the fares displayed below. All prices shown are per person, seat one-way. Get the most out of your trip with Seats to Suit which allows you to choose from seat, seat+bag, theworks, premiumeconomy and businesspremier™.

We can’t wait to fly you to the Cook Islands for your dream South Pacific trip. Explore Rarotonga, Aitutaki, and other popular destinations with Air New Zealand today.

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From Auckland (AKL) To Rarotonga (RAR)

Depart: 20 Mar 2024

From
$294*

Per person, one way|Economy

From Auckland (AKL) To Rarotonga (RAR)

Depart: 23 Apr 2024

From
$294*

Per person, one way|Economy

From Auckland (AKL) To Aitutaki (AIT)

Depart: 20 Apr 2024

From
$530*

Per person, one way|Economy

From Auckland (AKL) To Aitutaki (AIT)

Depart: 30 Apr 2024

From
$539*

Per person, one way|Economy

From Blenheim (BHE) To Rarotonga (RAR)

Depart: 04 Apr 2024

From
$415*

Per person, one way|Economy

From Blenheim (BHE) To Rarotonga (RAR)

Depart: 22 Apr 2024

From
$424*

Per person, one way|Economy

*Fares displayed have been available for flights searched within the last 24 hours and may not currently be available at time of booking. Flights may not be available at peak times or on all flights. Additional fees, including service/card payment fees may apply. Other terms and conditions may also apply.

 

 

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Flights to Cook Islands related FAQs

When is the best time of the year to visit the Cook Islands?

Weather conditions in the Cook Islands are tropical and warm all year round, with temperatures ranging between 24 °C and 30 °C. The ideal period to spend time in the Cook Islands is between April and November when temperatures are warm, and rainfall is scarce. Peak tourism usually occurs between July and August.

Does Air NZ fly non-stop to the Cook Islands?

Yes, Air New Zealand offers non-stop flights to Rarotonga International Airport from Auckland.

What do I need to know before booking Cook Islands flights?

Ensure you check visa and entry requirements before you book flights to Cook Islands from New Zealand. View our International travel requirements page for the latest updates on travel restrictions for the Cook Islands. It’s also useful to research information on local prices, travel packages, car hire, and hotels.

What is the cheapest month to fly to the Cook Islands?

Generally, the best time to book your Cook Islands flight is during the off-season between December and March and avoiding school & public holidays. Our fare finder will provide you the best prices available.

What are Air NZ’s origin points for flights from NZ to the Cook Islands?

Air New Zealand can fly you to the Cook Islands from anywhere in New Zealand. While we offer non-stop flights from Auckland, there are domestic connections available across Air New Zealand domestic serviced airports.

What are the most popular areas to visit in the Cook Islands?

Rarotonga is the most common island for travellers to visit and the ideal base for your trip. The Cook Islands capital city of Avarua in Rarotonga is a popular destination for its outdoor markets, restaurants, and nightlife. North of Rarotonga is Aitutaki, just a 50-minute flight away. The island boasts the world’s most beautiful lagoon with incredible snorkelling opportunities. You’ll also find various luxury resorts in the town of Amuri. One of the other islands to consider visiting is Atiu, a fantastic place to go for exploring beaches and caves.

Find our cheapest Cook Islands airfares

FromToDepartureFare typePrice

Auckland (AKL)

Rarotonga (RAR)

23 Apr 2024

Per person, one way|Economy

Auckland (AKL)

Rarotonga (RAR)

09 Jun 2024

Per person, one way|Economy

Auckland (AKL)

Rarotonga (RAR)

28 Apr 2024

Per person, one way|Economy

Auckland (AKL)

Rarotonga (RAR)

05 May 2024

Per person, one way|Economy

Auckland (AKL)

Rarotonga (RAR)

12 May 2024

Per person, one way|Economy

Auckland (AKL)

Rarotonga (RAR)

19 May 2024

Per person, one way|Economy

Auckland (AKL)

Rarotonga (RAR)

07 Apr 2024

Per person, one way|Economy

Auckland (AKL)

Rarotonga (RAR)

21 Apr 2024

Per person, one way|Economy

Auckland (AKL)

Rarotonga (RAR)

22 Apr 2024

Per person, one way|Economy

Auckland (AKL)

Rarotonga (RAR)

26 May 2024

Per person, one way|Economy

*Fares displayed have been available for flights searched within the last 24 hours and may not currently be available at time of booking. Flights may not be available at peak times or on all flights. Additional fees, including service/card payment fees may apply. Other terms and conditions may also apply.

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