4 Hours Culture tour itinerary for Rarotonga: Backyard Tours Rarotonga - More Than Just Shopping
Meet an extraordinary traditional woodcarver who shares his passion. Expand your knowledge of this country's rich history and culture through some of his designs & carvings.
Your Shopping Tour Starts here
Your tour will start in the heart of Avarua town.
You will meet me where I will take you through the different types of coconut soaps and oils made here in the Cook Islands.
Than you will see the different types of Coconut products which took days to create.
Meet a passionate woodcarver who works in the jungle and has a number of woodcarving projects going on at one time. He's a favourite amongst our travellers.
Meet a beautiful pearl farmer who has a selection of great black pearls and guides you through the different types. We stop by a very popular Cafe as it's' time for a pit-stop.
Than we're off again to see where a Shell-carver makes his beautiful shell jewellery and than how Ukulele's are made from scratch.
I also take you to a village called Muri where you will get a taste of the different liquors and breathe in the amazing aroma of vanilla.
Just nearby, there's a place where they make Cooking Oil from Coconut - lemon infused Coconut Oil is my favourite. It's more than just shopping.
Your tour guide is locally born and will share with you alot of our traditions and customs along the way.
We stop by a local cafe to have lunch to end the busy day.
Type of Tour
The tour is available from 01 Apr to 01 Nov on the following days of the week.
- Monday 09:13
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