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Tumutoa Tours

Explore Rarotonga with Tumutoa Tours, a family-owned and run tour company that gives you real insight into life in the Cook Islands.


Discover the Real Rarotonga

Kia Orana!

We’re Mānia & Ngame and we’re the husband and wife team behind Tumutoa Tours, one of the top 10 things to do on Rarotonga.

Together we offer you a real insight into what local life is like here on Rarotonga. 

We love sharing our beautiful home with our visitors and we look forward to welcoming you into the family. 

Our Experiences

We offer a range of different packages that are suitable for the whole family. We can cater for large groups, different ages and different abilities. Take a look at our different options below and if you have any questions just send us a message.

Fire Show


Spend the day with us creating your dinner in a traditional Umu cooking class. While it’s cooking weave your own food basket then storytelling. String Band plays while you husk, open & grate coconut, then squeeze coconut cream for ikamata (raw marinated fish). Enjoy the umu feast then FireShow.

MONDAY & THURSDAY 3pm -7.30pm

Adult $105, Child 5-15 Half Price, 0-4yo Free | 4.5 hours

Walking Tour

Discovery Walking Tour

Explore, touch, smell & taste the fruits, vegetables, medicinal plants & hear legends of our Inave Village. Fruits & fresh coconut water provided after tour. Bring: water, comfy shoes, hat, sunscreen, mosquito repellent.

TUESDAY & FRIDAY 8.30am -10.30am

Adults $75, Child 5 – 15 half price | 2 hours



The story of Mountain Raemaru has been passed down by our ancestors. Enjoy a mountain walk & discover the history & legends of warriors during battles. Take in the amazing views and a feast of fruits and coconuts for brunch. Bring water, walking shoes, hat, sunscreen, mosquito repellent.

WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY 8:30am-12pm

Adults $85, Child 5-15 Half Price, 0-4yo Free | 3.5 hours



Enjoy everything included in the discovery walking tour above, while the traditional umu earth oven food you prepared earlier is cooking. Weave your own food basket, husk, open, grate coconut & squeeze cream into ikamata. Then share a delicious feast together. For groups of 7 or more people.

TUESDAY or FRIDAY  2pm – 6.30pm

Adults $95, Child 5-15 half price | 4.5 hours+


From the moment we arrived, we were made to feel at home. An absolutely must-do activity when in Rarotonga. We did the Umu Kai tour. It’s hands-on and we learned so much! Amazing friendly, sincere hosts with welcoming hearts who shared their lives and stories with us. Thank you so much for an amazing afternoon/evening. We enjoyed every minute of our time with you.

Stan and Antoinette

Our extended family group had an awesome experience on this tour.

I would highly recommend this for families of all ages but it was very good for the children in particular to have such a ‘hands on’ and genuine Rarotongan experience.

The Umu (we helped prepare) was delicious too!


The cultural and fire show was the best experience we had in the Cook Islands. Ngametua and Mania and their family and friends made us feel part of their family. Enjoyed preparing and cooking the feast, plate weaving, being entertained, coconut husking, tree climbing, being entertained and the fire show. Awesome experience and truly a memory my family and I will forever treasure.


Join us at Tumutoa Tours

Tumutoa Tours offers an authentic cultural experience, helping you discover how our ancestors lived. We can’t wait to share our way of life with our visitors.
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