Trip Planner: South Pacific / Cook Islands / Southern Cook Islands / Rarotonga / Takitumu Conservation Area
Explore the well-marked trails of Takitumu Conservation Area, a community-based project striving to protect endangered yellow kakerori birds, one of the world's rarest species. These birds nest and perch in a natural setting filled with giant kingferns, Rarotonga orchids, Polynesian chestnuts, wild guavas, and other native plants. Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring sunscreen and lots of mosquito repellant. To maximize your experience, take a guided walk with a local capable of spotting and explaining the area's plants and animals. Add Takitumu Conservation Area and other attractions to your Titikaveka trip itinerary using our Titikaveka day trip site.
Takitumu Conservation Area reviews
We booked this tour from our cruise ship and it was great. Guides were knowledgeable and pleasant. We did spot two flycatchers and enjoyed the walk through the forest. Going all the way up is... more »
I was lucky enough to go on a guided walk with Ian Karika, a very knowledgeable nature lover and birder. We saw the rare kakerori, which was a real treat. The walk itself was easy. more »
No comment, but recommend it.
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