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Pa's Treks Day Tours

Cook Islands
+682 21 079
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A must-do for the fit who want to to see the island's interior

I've been wanting to do this trip for a while now and this time had my older daughter who was fit... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Steve K
Auckland, New Zealand
Check what is being offered prior to booking. It is easy to do the Cross Island Trek by yourself.

Pa is an interesting character to meet. We booked assuming we were to do the cross island trek... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brisbane, Australia
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With his blonde dreadlocks and knowledge of local flora and fauna, Pa leads several interesting cross-island walks through rugged terrain.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I've been wanting to do this trip for a while now and this time had my older daughter who was fit enough and keen. Booking was easy, and although we didn't have Pa as our guide- which I think should be made clear when it's...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pa is an interesting character to meet. We booked assuming we were to do the cross island trek. What we ended up doing was spending time with Pa and others at Pa's house with him demonstrating his alternative remedies for life's ailments. This was interesting...More

Thank NeilGat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hard hike but the view...The path was well marked and could easily be done without the guide. Our guide was Bruce who was excellent - he had a good working knowledge of the flora and fauna and history of the island. That being said, I...More

1  Thank legallyred
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Prior to the walk the weather had been rather tropical (a lot of rain) and we did get some rain on the day. The track was a bit hard to follow in places and was glad to have Bruce there. He read the group well...More

1  Thank Miss_Marie_Wanders
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I always try to do an adventurous hike when we travel. We found the hike to be moderately challenging, which we felt was rewarding. Although the hike was rich with scenery. We felt undersold when it came to learning about native flora...More

Thank Sir_Surtsey
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Many hikers want to do the cross-island trail on Rarotonga which takes you from one side of the island to the other, peaking at "the needle". The trail up to the needle from the Avarua side is well marked, although very steep (50 minutes up),...More

1  Thank Janet R
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We are a trasonably fit couple in our mid to late 40s and with a 10 year old. We started off with the tour guide who was great. Really informative and professional. Sorry forgot name now, but Pas nephew? We only got 20 mins into...More

Thank Parky1968
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Despite phoning to confirm the tour and pick up location twice, we weren't picked up for the tour. When we phoned up to query, were told that the tour was full and we had to rebook for next week, despite telling them we were leaving...More

4  Thank Phillip S
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Excellent trek across the island with our guide Bruce, who was really knowledgeable and friendly, not for the faith hearted this is a challenging climb and descent across Rarotonga, wear shoes with good grip, hiking boots would be best but not something you think of...More

2  Thank Murray191
Reviewed 5 December 2016

I went on a cross island trek with Pa and had a great time. He is quite the character so take time to chat with him. Keep in mind this is not the trek for you if you're a bit out of shape. There is...More

2  Thank Glenn G
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Susan N
10 August 2016|
Response from Sophia C | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do a pick up from Edgewater, just let Pa know. Best to email them to arrange it all and pre-book for a discount!