Escape to Atiu a small upraised coral island located 45 minutes by air from Rarotonga. It is the island of adventure and bird watching. Ask the locals and they will talk about ancient burial caves, secluded white sandy coves, the aromatic Atiu coffee and the Tumuni – home brewed fruit beer.
Day 1: Rarotonga – Atiu or Aitutaki – Atiu This morning fly from Rarotonga or Aitutaki to Atiu. Upon arrival in Atiu transfer to the Atiu Villas.
Day 2: Anatakitaki Cave Tour The Anatakitaki Caves are home to the Kopeka Birds that nests deep within the caverns and navigate in the dark by using an echo locating series of clicks. The magnificent, towering limestone caverns have huge stalactites reaching to the cavern floor and massive stalagmites that sparkle in the light. Enjoy a challenging walk through untouched tropical rain forest. Hear about legends and learn of the flora and fauna found in the makatea (raised coral) surroundings. Bring your swimwear and enjoy a candle-lit swim in the artesian water pool.
In addition, option of one of the following: Island Discovery Tour with Temau, Birdwatchers Tour with Birdman George, Island Eco Tour with Birdman George, Atiu Punarea Tour
Day 3: Atiu – Rarotonga
Transfer from Atiu Villas to Atiu Airport for the return flight to Rarotonga.
Atiu Villas Atiu Villas is located 15-minutes from the airport and 5-minutes from the main township of Areora. There are five chalet style units in a lovely garden setting with swimming pool, tennis court and restaurant on-site. The best accommodation on the island, well priced and well managed. More Info.
Mangaia Island Less than 200km Southwest of Rarotonga and just a 45-minute flight, Mangaia is the second largest island and is endowed with four distinct geographical regions making it four islands in one. A unique and remote island experience! Mangaia Island 2-Night Add-on Package.