15 Cook Is​lands...
and 15 things you might n​ot know about them

15 Cook Islands...
and 15 things you might not know about th​em

The Cook Islands are full of fascinating stories and facts. Here are just a few which I hope you'll not only find interesting, but will encourage you to explore this site and the Islands themselves

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Deserted MANUAE was the first of the islands that Captain Cook discovered. Special permission is needed to visit it


PALMERSTON is the only one of the Cook Islands that Captain James Cook set foot on himself. Today it's owned and populated by the descendants of a 19th century Englishman who founded a dynasty there

follow in his footsteps

Islanders on PUKAPUKA play their own form of cricket with a three sided bat  and 20-40 players. Games last an indefinite number of days and insulting the other players is all part of the fun!