Backpacker Hostels in Rarotonga, Cook Islands

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Get to know Rarotonga (no more "I wish I knew this before")

Now, that is a bummer. At the moment we do not have any super cool information on things to do in Rarotonga. We guess this means we better book a flight to Rarotonga soon. We are working on it!

FAQ about Rarotonga Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Rarotonga. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Rarotonga. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right? shows all 2 Hostels in Rarotonga. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 2 hostels in Rarotonga, Cook Islands. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Rarotonga such as
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This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Rarotonga.

Your Packing List for Rarotonga

Your Packing List for Rarotonga

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Rarotonga and Cook Islands.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Rarotonga Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Rarotonga, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
2 Total number of hostels
Most Rarotonga hostels are located in
Arorangi, Avarua
7.8 Average rating of all hostels

Travel Tips for Rarotonga - from the Community

Hey fam! Here are a few more tips from the community, from them to you, and you to them. This space is dedicated for travellers to share their best tips on backpacking Rarotonga. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Rarotonga. Everyone is welcome to add something useful, funny, unexpected and the "absolutely necessary to know before you go" - share, share and then share a little more!

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