About Us

We’re a 10 minute walk to the Tautu Landing where you can swim, picnic or just relax. Tautu Village is within a five minute walk and it’s a 10 minute drive to the centre of the main village of Arutanga with its Post Office, bank, harbour, fishing club and market place. There is a takeaway /fast food outlet on the main road 5 minutes from the lodges.

Gina’s Special
Book 7 nights – Pay 6 nights

Daily Rate in New Zealand Dollars effective to March 31, 2023

single $75.00 per night
double/twin $120.00 per night
extra adult $30.00 per night
children- up to & incl 15 yrs $20.00 per child per night

Rarotonga, the largest of the fifteen Cook Islands, is the arrival point for all international airlines and is the hub for tourist activity, local commerce and population. Aitutaki Lagoon is the second most visited island in the Cooks.

Getting to Aitutaki: Air Rarotonga are the only internal airline with 4-5 daily flights from Rarotonga (international airport) to Aitutaki and back.

A visitor permit for 31 days is granted to all Nationals on arrival at Rarotonga airport (presentation of a valid passport for at least six months beyond the intended period of stay and a ticket for return or onward travel is required). Visas can be extended for up to six months at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration in Rarotonga.

The Cook Islands uses the NZ$ currency – 24-hr ATM cash machine can be found at airport and in Avarua Town. Westpac bank opens for all international flights.

Major credit cards are accepted at most shops on Rarotonga and some will exchange travellers cheques as well. On Aitutaki, there are two banks which handle cash transactions and one – Bank of the South Pacific – handles credit cards. There is an ATM machine outside the BSP inArutanga, and one ATM at Aitutaki airport.

Cook Islands time is 10 hours behind GMT (London), 20 hours behind NZ and 5 hours behind US West Coast.

International Dialing Code = (682)

Electricity = 240v / 40Hz (same voltage as UK and NZ) with plugs being three flat pins (same as NZ). US Visitors will require a convertor.

We don’t hire cars or scooters, but these are available from several outlets on Aitutaki. Driving licences can be obtained from the Police station in town (Arutanga)

E- Mail Us: queentutai@gmail.com