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“It's not a package tour, folks. It's and adventure.”
Jan 19, 2015
“a loss of time”
The Cook Islands are renowned for their prestine white sandy beaches, lush green mountainous terrain and warm tropical climate. The best way to take in this landscape is from the sea, so come for a sail on the only surveyed charter yacht in...more
...and you need to be ready and capable of enduring some adversity. Like not having your favourite meal,or even a menu. I have disappointing news for you. Boats go up and down on the sea!! Yes so we all take drugs to cure this, and...More
Experience absolutely forgettable. We try to take contact with the manager, Keith after long adventures, he never answers to e-mail, we had to call him (with expensive overseas calls) several times to have an answer. We planned an expedition to Suwarrow and Palmerston, at our...More
Date of experience: November 2014
4 Thank Andreasupertamp
Keith C, Owner at Sail Rarotonga Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2015
True communication was awkward they were in NZ I phoned several times ,they phoned several times ,I explained it was only a possibility of travel due to the weather and Sussarow was unlikely, they had time restraints i couldn't adhere to . I met with...More
In late June 2014 we were fortunate to have an afternoon cruise on Eastern Star. It was a beautiful day with little wind so no great need for sails. This cruise is well worth doing just to sit back and relax and look back from...More
This review is re the inter-island motor-sailing trip Sail Rarotonga / Pacific Expeditions (Graham Wragg) made in April/May 2014, not the day trips around Rarotonga, and the yacht used for both until recently, SV Southern Cross, has now been sold and replaced with SV Eastern...More
In April 2014, we took a trip through Pacific Expeditions that was handled by Sail Rarotonga on SV Southern Cross that took us on a 13 day sailing trip through the South Pacific to exotic islands such as Suwarrow and Palmerston. Graham Wragg, the person...More
Date of experience: April 2014
2 Thank ljmzta
Keith C, Owner at Sail Rarotonga Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2014
I was aware Graham said we would leave at 4pm we left at 3pm.
No wind for 4 days .....I'm not GOD and this was OFFSHORE meaning away from land !!!! Hello?
No yacht No people Just sharks .............Remote?
Still In Cyclone season ,if you...More
We have just arrived back from yet again another wonderfull time in Rarotonga. This time was even better as we had a wonderful experience on the Southern Cross. Unfortunetly it was an overcast evening and we were unable to see a sunset, but this did...More
In mid October 2012 'Captain Keith' of the Southern Cross and 'First Mate' Nurse took us (wife + niece) on a fabulous sunset cruise out from Avarua Harbour (Rarotonga). I personally have done next to no sailing in my 49 years on this planet and...More
We went on a cruise with Keith on the SV Southern Cross as a treat for my dad's birthday and had a great time! While I've been to Raro numerous times before, I've never seen the island from outside the reef and the view is...More