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Address: | Kavera Beach, Arorangi, Cook Islands
Phone Number: +682 22 212
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Adventure Cook Islands is Rarotonga's Dive and Adventure Specialist with a...

Adventure Cook Islands is Rarotonga's Dive and Adventure Specialist with a difference. Our PADI Dive Center team strives for excellence and we guarantee you some of the best diving our island has to offer. Our divemasters and instructors have many years of diving experience around the island and are amongst the most experienced dive guides on the island. We specialize in small groups for more personalised dive experiences rather than catering for the masses. Our Reef To See Dive and Snorkel Adventures include guided scuba dives to Rarotonga's best dive sites, PADI dive courses, intro dives, guided outer reef snorkel trips and freediving trips.

On land, our Island Way Adventures include Cook Islands Dance and Drum Lessons for small and bigger groups and Raemaru Mountain Treks.

To explore Rarotonga on your own, you can rent everything you need to explore the island from our Adventure Hire fleet: scooters, bicycles, kayaks, snorkel gear and bodyboards.

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Adventure Cook Islands is not the cheapest dive company but they are the best value for money. Out of the three dive shops I have used in Rarotonga. Adventure Cook Islands had... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
John O
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Christchurch, New Zealand

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Adventure Cook Islands is not the cheapest dive company but they are the best value for money. Out of the three dive shops I have used in Rarotonga. Adventure Cook Islands had the best equipment the best instruction and took me that bit further to get to the best dives. This was my second dive with them and I re-visited... More 

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reef2see, Owner at Adventure Cook Islands, responded to this review

Kia Orana John, Thank you for posting another review about us. I am happy to read that you enjoyed your dive trip with us once again and that you appreciate our efforts to get you to the best dive sites for the day. See you next time you are on the rock! Kind regards, Patrick More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Amazing dive, like another underwater world. We are hooked and will continue our dive experience in NZ. Karina and Patrick were fantastic and patient teachers and very professional. Would totally recommend the intro lagoon dive then the reef dive package. A+++

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reef2see, Owner at Adventure Cook Islands, responded to this review

Kia Orana Michelle, Thank you very much for posting your thoughts about your experience with us. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your introduction dives and that we got you hooked on scuba. Kind regards, Patrick More 

temporarily Seattle and CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The people at the dive shop were very nice, and had good experience of the dive sites. The only downside that I would say is that they do not keep a person on the boat during the dive which made me very nervous from a safety perspective although Patrick did get us back to the boat exactly where it was.... More 

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reef2see, Owner at Adventure Cook Islands, responded to this review

Kia Orana phillyf00die Thank you for your review about your experience with us. Diving in Rarotonga is quite different to most dive destinations. All the dive sites are very close to land. The boat rides are short and you don't drive out to the open sea for miles. All dive sites here are on the outer reef within a few... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Their's trip to Rarotonga. Married on the beach there 15 years ago. Took kids back to see. Rented a house this time in Muri. Beautiful and very relaxing. Food expensive to buy in Rarotonga. Muri night food markets- brilliant. Amazing selection of mains and desserts from locals. Better than cooking. As I recall they're opened 4 nights a week. Travelled... More 

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from Rarotonga. Family of 5 divers, sons aged 13yo to 18yo. Three certified divers and 2 beginners. Did one lagoon dive and 2 boat dives. Patrick was very friendly and accommodating to all our needs and skill levels.. We have all done several dives in Fiji at several resorts and Patrick's introductory dive lesson was the most detailed... More 

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reef2see, Owner at Adventure Cook Islands, responded to this review

Kia Orana selkin, Meitaki maata for your great review, I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your time with us and it will be nice to welcome you back the next time you are in Rarotonga. Kind regards, Patrick More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We as you can see we did a lot with these guys Super helpful and Kid friendly Will be back next March for 2x young teenage with their mother padi course

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reef2see, Owner at Adventure Cook Islands, responded to this review

Kia Orana denegreen, Thank you for your kind review, it was great having you here. We look forward to seeing you again next year. Kind regards, Patrick More 

Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

This was my 2nd time to Rarotonga and I wanted to dive the southern part of the island (before I had been to the north and west). We had quite a bit of wind during my visit, which made a lot of other dive companies avoid the area. Patrick, however, was very accommodating (in a responsible way!!) and looked for... More 

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reef2see, Owner at Adventure Cook Islands, responded to this review

Kia Orana Pintodog2, Thank you for sharing your thoughts about our operation. I am very happy to read that you enjoyed your trips with us and that you appreciated our more personal approach to choosing the dives. Kind regards, Patrick More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner completed three dives with Patrick and karina. They were so helpful and patient even after having to reschedule our last dive as I was unwell. We had an amazing time exploring the reefs of Rarotonga. The dive locations were stunning and my partner (who had never dived before) now wants to complete her scuba ticket. Thanks... More 

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reef2see, Owner at Adventure Cook Islands, responded to this review

Kia Orana SJ R, Thank you very much for your kind review. I am glad you were pleased with our services and that you had a great time diving with us. Kind regards, Patrick More 

San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Patrick and Karina were fantastic to dive with. I can't thank them enough- professional and caring. Everything was top notch- the equipment and the experience. I can't recommend this place enough.

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reef2see, Owner at Adventure Cook Islands, responded to this review

Kia Orana cynlupin, Thank you very much for sharing your experience with us, I am glad you had a great time and that you enjoyed the dives with us. Kind regards, Patrick More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

I did 4 dives in 2 days. The team is very professional and caring. During the dives it was only me and an another diver. Felt like a private dive. Patrick and Carina make sure that you feel comfortable at any time. You learn so much of them. I recommend this place to everyone!

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reef2see, Owner at Adventure Cook Islands, responded to this review

Kia Orana Pinar, Thank you very much for your review about your dives with us, I am happy to read that you had great experience and that you appreciated the fact that we only dive in small groups and that you won't be counting fins when diving with us. Kind regards, Patrick More 

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