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Rarotonga Island Reserves - Cook Islands National Environment Service
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Rarotonga Island Reserves

The island of Rarotonga has protected areas dotted right around the island.  Most are accessible by the public but the taking of resources is prohibited whereas a couple function as guided tours of the named reserve.  The image below indicates the approximate location of the reserves or protected areas on Rarotonga.

Map of Rarotonga showing current protected areas (Source:

Click here for more information on the International Waters Project that was undertaken in the Takuvaine Water Catchment Area.

Click here to go to the Go Visit Cook Islands website, and also here to go to the Fat Birder website to read more information about the Takitumu Conservation Area.