Cook Island Cruises
Discover the Cook Islands
A Fred. Olsen cruise is a wonderful way to explore the Cook Islands, a sprawling island nation in the South Pacific - fifteen dots of land spread over two million sq km of blue ocean. These amazing Polynesian islands are at the same time remote but reachable, traditional but contemporary. [ReadMoreMob]
The islands fall into two categories: the northern group that are all coral atolls and the southern islands with their fertile land and volcanic hills.The largest island, Rarotonga, is home to rugged mountains and Avarua, the national capital.[ReadMoreDesk] Its volcanic peak, Te Manga, overlooks thick, lush vegetation and surrounding coral reef. To the north, Aitutaki Island has a vast lagoon encircled by coral reefs and small, sandy islets.
The country is renowned for its many snorkelling and scuba-diving sites. A cruise to the Cook Islands promises Polynesian culture with the added bonus of delicious seafood and fresh tropical fruits. Also in abundance are pristine, powdery beaches lapped by clear azure seas teaming with multi-coloured fish.