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Raro Mountain Safari Tour

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Address: | Nikao Beach, 380, Cook Islands
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+682 23 629
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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These guided, four-wheel island tours transport visitors to many scenic...

These guided, four-wheel island tours transport visitors to many scenic locations including Te Rua Manga and Wigmore's Waterfall.

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Great trip a must do

we were taken to parts of the island not possible to see unless in a 4 x 4 View and interaction with the driver/Guides was very entertaining

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 18, 2013
Tony C
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Mangawhai, Northland, New Zealand
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San Luis Obispo, California, United States
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2013

This was a great way to spend the morning, but most of the tour is on paved roads on or near public areas, not up on the mountain or on a "safari". Drivers are fun and knowledgable. The one off-road experience is challenging and entertaining.

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Mangawhai, Northland, New Zealand
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2013

we were taken to parts of the island not possible to see unless in a 4 x 4 View and interaction with the driver/Guides was very entertaining

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Thank Tony C
Sydney
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2013

Great day trip - so much fun! Tour guide gave our group some background info about the island and its people

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Auckland
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83 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2013

Boy did it rain! But the guys put on their brave faces and took us up the mountain in what must have been difficult conditions but it was great fun and we all enjoyed it, even though at times coming down may have been scary!! The BBQ lunch was fine even if we had to have it under cove. Well... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2013

Having conquered the Cross-Island Trek the day before, we were ready for a more relaxed pace, and this was just the ticket. The entertaining drivers of the tours give you a behind-the scenes look at Island Living, and are a great way to explore away from the main road (Ara Tapu Rd), see the local flora and fauna, and provide... More 

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Bannockburn, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013

Great fun crew, invaluable insights and information about the Island. Do it early in your stay as the knowledge gained will be invaluable during the rest of your visit. Thanks guys!

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Adelaide, Australia
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2013

Entertaining staff, a good look around the island with interesting information. Great views form the peaks and a very nice lunch, with musical entertainment.

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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73 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2013

Overall a enjoyable morning.Very informative,the guides/drivers were hard case guys who always tried to keep the trip interesting.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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40 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2013

We did the Sunday afternoon tour - so this review may just pertain to that particular day, not the week day tours. Please bear that in mind. This is advertised as including lunch. 'Lunch' was served at 4:30 pm. This is not what I would call a normal time for lunch, especially since we had been picked up at 12:15... More 

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8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2013

Shared this trip with my elderly companion, we enjoyed very much. The driver cracked jokes all the way so we were sore from laughing in the end. Was a fun trip up behind the hospital as there had been enough rain for it to have the right amount of slip and slide.

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