Nearly every person who visits the Cook Islands wants to purchase a special gift for others or a keep-sake to remind them of the wonderful time they had in Rarotonga. Many want to buy locally made. Backyard Tours gives overseas visitors an opportunity to meet our talented locals and see how they make their products right here in Rarotonga. Learn more about our Culture through the locals themselves. Your Tour Guide will take you up-to 8-9 vendors. You can see them in action in some their own backyards. So this makes shopping unique and extra special. ALL of the places we visit are made here in the Cook Islands.
This is more than just SHOPPING. Meet a talented and artistic Wood Carver, see how a Pareu (Sarong), Ukulele's are made, and learn how Cook Island Pearls are different from Tahitian pearls. Speak to locals who know their products. It is very informative - Information which can save you money.
We offer a small intimate tour that's ideal. Minimum 2, Max 8 people. Average tours upto 3 hours including pick up and drop off. Travel in a airconditioned van, modern and tidy.
Option Tour 1 with Lunch: $70.00per person - up-to 4 hours
Option Tour 2 without Lunch: $55.00per person - up-to 3 hours
Families/Groups (4): two adults and two children - get a 15% discount.
Customised or Private Shopping Tours is also available - Based on specific shopping requirements.
Your friendly Tour Guide has a Business Passenger License and Backyard Tours has public liability insurance cover as well.
Happy Shopping with Backyard Tours.