Deep diving Rarotonga’s beautiful Peppermint Reef

Peppermint angelfish on deep coral reef

Rarotonga offers fantastic deep diving all around the island. Just a little out of reach for recreational divers is Rarotonga’s Peppermint Reef, which lays in 45 to 60 metres.

Experience Blackwater diving in Rarotonga

Blackwater diving in Rarotonga

Scuba dive Rarotonga at night in the deep, open ocean. Witness the largest migration of biomass on our planet with Adventure Cook Islands blackwater diving trips in Rarotonga. Imagine you are in the middle of the ocean, with 1000 to 2000 metres of water…

Technical Diving International in Rarotonga

Technical Diving International in Rarotonga

Technical diving courses and training in the Cook Islands. Extend your range and fine tune your dive skills by training to be a tec diver in Rarotonga. Adventure Cook Islands offers both technical open circuit (OC) and closed circuit rebreather (CCR) training through TDI right here in Rarotonga. We also offer rebreather support for experienced CCR divers who wish to explore Rarotonga’s fascinating deep drop-off’s.

DAN World Partnership

DAN - Divers Alert Network partner in Rarotonga

Adventure Cook Islands is proud to be an official DAN World Partner and to support DAN Asia-Pacific (DAN AP). The Divers Alert Network is a global not-for-profit, member-based organization …

Mystery Shipwreck in Rarotonga Identified

Letter R on stern of shipwreck

In February 2018, Carina and Patrick discovered a small sailing yacht wreck in 70 metres outside Avatiu in Rarotonga. After talking to many locals and multiple dives on the wreck, the identity of the wreck…


Crown-O-Thorns starfish

You got to to love the diving in Rarotonga! Great visibility and warm water combined with our fascinating marine life makes scuba diving in Rarotonga extremely fun and explains why many divers keep coming back year after year.
Amongst our natural reef inhabitants are the beautiful Crown-Of-Thorns starfish, aka…

Manatua Kabel Landung

Cable floating at the surface behind cable layer vessel

Subsea cable landing and installation work has finally been completed for Manatua Cable Section 6 – Rarotonga. It has been a busy time with long days and a great team to work with and many laughs and fond memories to keep. After landing the cable on January 8 2020, the subsea cable has been moved to it’s final position, protective piping…

Shipwreck Discovery in the Cook Islands

shiwreck hull

In February 2018, Carina and Patrick were doing an exploration dive in front of Avatiu. Visibility was very clear and even though the maximum depth of the dive was around 30 metres, looking down and towards the open sea they spotted outlines resembling a ship’s shape laying deep on the drop off slope…

Walhai in Rarotonga


"Was gibt es schöneres, als das neue Jahr mit einem Tauchgang anzufangen"? Das dachten sich Carina und Patrick an ihrem freien Tag und machten ihren ersten Privaten Tauchgang im neuen Jahr. Und was für ein Tauchgang es war!