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Cheapest Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Rarotonga (RAR)

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Sydney to Rarotonga Flight Deals from AU$326

Considering a quick trip to Rarotonga, but not sure which is the best route for you? Well, you’re in luck! Wotif has done the hard work, so all you need to do is check out these flights from SYD to RAR. With heaps of cheap fares from Sydney, we guarantee you’ll be arriving to your holiday destination in style without emptying your bank account in the process.

Best Days To Fly To RAR From SYD

Flights Fare Calendar Find minimum fare between Kingsford Smith Intl. and Rarotonga Intl. Click this button to get previous days data Click this button to get next days data AU$1,896 AU$1,625 AU$1,354 AU$1,083 AU$813 AU$542 AU$271 AU$0 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W Price is AU$1,141 on Qantas Airways Price is AU$1,029 on Air New Zealand Price is AU$1,471 on Qantas Airways Price is AU$1,373 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$1,618 on Qantas Airways Price is AU$1,088 on Jetstar Price is AU$1,116 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$1,225 on Air New Zealand Price is AU$1,055 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$1,895 on Air New Zealand Price is AU$1,115 on Qantas Airways Price is AU$1,335 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$1,737 on Air New Zealand Price is AU$950 on Qantas Airways Price is AU$1,451 on Air New Zealand Price is AU$1,451 on Air New Zealand Price is AU$814 on Air New Zealand Price is AU$1,073 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$1,272 on Qantas Airways Price is AU$819 on Jetstar Price is AU$1,060 on Qantas Airways Price is AU$887 on Qantas Airways Price is AU$893 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$913 on Air New Zealand Price is AU$954 on Qantas Airways Price is AU$869 on Qantas Airways Price is AU$959 on Qantas Airways Price is AU$1,722 on Virgin Australia

Kingsford Smith Intl. to Rarotonga Intl. Information

Find the Cheapest SYD to RAR Flights

Work hard, travel harder! Wotif brings you the cheapest Sydney to Rarotonga flights, making it possible to have a five star holiday without that five star price tag. Browse and compare our top SYD to RAR routes and airport options. So, go ahead and treat yourself, your sweetheart, or the kids to an unforgettable holiday this year.

Kingsford Smith Intl. to Rarotonga Intl. Flight Information

Origin Airport Kingsford Smith Intl.
Origin Airport IATA Code SYD
Destination Airport Rarotonga Intl.
Destination Airport IATA Code RAR
Flight Price AU$565

FAQs about flights from Kingsford Smith Intl. (SYD) to Rarotonga Intl. (RAR)

How long is the flight from Sydney Airport to Rarotonga Airport (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.)?

The usual travel time between Sydney, NSW Airport (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) and Rarotonga Airport (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.) is roughly 6 hours and 31 minutes. Locate your seat, adjust the head rest and hook into your favourite shows.

What airlines fly direct from Sydney Airport to Rarotonga Airport (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.)?

Stale, expensive sandwiches, uncomfortable plastic seats ... Stopovers can be a real drag. But you don’t have to endure any of that if you fly with Air New Zealand. The airline offers direct flights from Sydney, NSW Airport (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) to Rarotonga Airport (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.).

How many flights are there from Sydney Airport to Rarotonga Airport (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.)?

Hear that? It's the awesome sound of your plane hightailing it to Rarotonga. All you have to do is choose a seat on one of the 2 daily flights from Sydney, NSW Airport (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) to Rarotonga Airport (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.).

Sydney Airport to Rarotonga Airport (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.) Flying Tips

How to survive a long flight:

  • Drink heaps of water both before and during your time in the air. Another smart idea is to trick your internal clock into believing it's already on your destination's time by altering your eating and sleeping habits before you even set foot on the plane. Even small adjustments can have a big impact.
  • Decide on what's important to you during your flight. To slumber the entire trip or have the freedom to move around? Where you sit for those 10 or so hours can really affect your entire flight experience. Check out the great pointers available online about the most suitable place for you according to your type of aircraft.
  • Take some nutritious snacks; if you can't stand airline food, you'll be glad when you start to get hungry.
  • After you've watched all the in-flight movies, giggled at your contortionist neighbour's fascinating sleeping position and flicked through the in-flight magazine for the 5th time, you'll need something more to pass the time. Books, music and podcasts are all fantastic ideas.
  • You'll be sorry if you forget to bring along an effective travel pillow. The difference a few hours of sleep makes to the beginning of your getaway can be massive.

What to wear on a long flight:

  • Dress in something that's both practical and stylish. Opt for layered clothing made from stretchy materials, thick socks and enclosed, flat shoes. That way, you'll be ready for any changes in temperature. Just leave your shabby pyjama pants in the cupboard at home.
  • Think about slipping on (OK, wrestling into) some compression socks on long flights. These can make your time on board more comfy and can minimise your chances of the serious condition known as deep vein thrombosis (DVT).

Q: Can you take food on international flights?

  • If your mum dropped you off at the airport with a stockpile of homemade pumpkin scones, they can come on board with you. When you're bringing food, remember to follow liquid and gel restrictions and take into account your in-flight neighbours' sense of smell.
Address:
Rarotonga
Cook Islands
IATA Code:
RAR
Longitude:
-159.798529
Latitude:
-21.19992
Time Zone:
Pacific/Rarotonga
Address:
Sydney NSW
Australia
IATA Code:
SYD
Longitude:
151.179898
Latitude:
-33.932922
Time Zone:
Australia/Sydney

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Find the Perfect Hotel for After Your Flight

Epic Hotels near Rarotonga Intl.

Kia Orana Villas and Spa AU$239
Reviewed on 18 Aug. 2019
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Kia Orana Villas and Spa

Kia Orana Villas and Spa

2 Ariki Road, Atupa, Rarotonga
Kia Orana Villas and Spa
     
    4.4 of 5
    3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

    Well appointed villas and friendly staff. modern accomodation with great amenities

    Natura Beach Studio 1 Get Rates
    Natura Beach Studio 1

    Natura Beach Studio 1

    Nikao, Rarotonga
    Natura Beach Studio 1
       
      3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

      Nestled on the beach, this Rarotonga villa is within 1 mi (2 km) of National Stadium, Rarotonga Golf Club and Cook Islands Whale and Wildlife Centre. Black Rock and Punanga Nui Market are also within 2 miles (3 km).

      Natura Beach Studio 2 Get Rates
      Natura Beach Studio 2

      Natura Beach Studio 2

      Nikao, Rarotonga
      Natura Beach Studio 2
         
        3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Nestled on the beach, this Rarotonga holiday home is within 1 mi (2 km) of National Stadium, Rarotonga Golf Club and Cook Islands Whale and Wildlife Centre. Black Rock and Punanga Nui Market are also within 2 miles (3 km).

        Natura Tereora Pool Villa Get Rates
        Natura Tereora Pool Villa

        Natura Tereora Pool Villa

        Nikao, Rarotonga
        Natura Tereora Pool Villa
           
          3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

          Situated in Rarotonga, this holiday home is within 1 mile (2 km) of National Stadium, Rarotonga Golf Club and Cook Islands Whale and Wildlife Centre. Black Rock and Punanga Nui Market are also within 3 miles (5 km).

          Hotels in Nearby Rarotonga

          The Edgewater Resort and Spa AU$172
          Reviewed on 2 Oct. 2019
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          The Edgewater Resort and Spa

          The Edgewater Resort and Spa

          Avarua, Rarotonga
          The Edgewater Resort and Spa
             
            3.9 of 5
            3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

            great family resort, rooms needed to be cleaned a little better and a few minor repairs should be sorted in the rooms.

            The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Lagoonarium AU$231
            Reviewed on 12 Sep. 2019
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            The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Lagoonarium

            The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Lagoonarium

            Aroa Beach Marine Reserve, Arorangi, Ara Tapu Rd, Rarotonga
            The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Lagoonarium
               
              3.6 of 5
              4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              This one is located right in front of the sea. It is absolutely beautiful. one thing I don't like is the sound insulation between the rooms.

              Pacific Resort Rarotonga AU$644
              Reviewed on 31 Jul. 2019
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              Pacific Resort Rarotonga

              Pacific Resort Rarotonga

              Muri Beach, Rarotonga
              Pacific Resort Rarotonga
                 
                4.3 of 5
                4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                Ease of access to beach, availability of towels equipment and gear. Room had a great outlook, really clean with all necessary items. Kept serviced at all times. Staff so very helpful. Everyone on staff very friendly. Food at breakfast and restaurant excellent. Filtered water available.

                Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only AU$298
                Reviewed on 25 Sep. 2019
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                Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only

                Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only

                Aroa Beach & Marine Reserve, Rarotonga
                Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only
                   
                  4.0 of 5
                  4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  I liked that all the sporting equipment was freely available . Pleasant staff . Beautiful position with the snorkeling on your doorstep

                  Low Priced Rarotonga Intl. Hotels

                  Club Raro Resort AU$193
                  Reviewed on 5 Oct. 2019
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                  Club Raro Resort

                  Club Raro Resort

                  Ara Tapu, Avarua, Rarotonga
                  Club Raro Resort
                     
                    3.6 of 5
                    3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                    The service was excellent the staff were so friendly and welcoming

                    Kiikii Inn & Suites Get Rates
                    Reviewed on 22 Jul. 2018
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                    Kiikii Inn & Suites

                    Kiikii Inn & Suites

                    Ara Tapu, Avarua, Rarotonga
                    Kiikii Inn & Suites
                       
                      3.7 of 5
                      2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                      It's a petty - what their father build had a vision, but now the next generation seems just to try to keep it as it was. 1967 is a long time ago and it not enough to use a bit of paint to keep the stuff together. I guess without investing some money this place will be run down soon and no one will ...

                      The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Lagoonarium AU$231
                      Reviewed on 12 Sep. 2019
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                      The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Lagoonarium

                      The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Lagoonarium

                      Aroa Beach Marine Reserve, Arorangi, Ara Tapu Rd, Rarotonga
                      The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Lagoonarium
                         
                        3.6 of 5
                        4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                        This one is located right in front of the sea. It is absolutely beautiful. one thing I don't like is the sound insulation between the rooms.

                        The Edgewater Resort and Spa AU$172
                        Reviewed on 2 Oct. 2019
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                        The Edgewater Resort and Spa

                        The Edgewater Resort and Spa

                        Avarua, Rarotonga
                        The Edgewater Resort and Spa
                           
                          3.9 of 5
                          3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                          great family resort, rooms needed to be cleaned a little better and a few minor repairs should be sorted in the rooms.

                          Luxury Hotels near Rarotonga Intl.

                          Nautilus Resort Get Rates
                          Reviewed on 10 May 2019
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                          Nautilus Resort

                          Nautilus Resort

                          Muri Beach, Ara Tapu, Ngatangiia District, Rarotonga
                          Nautilus Resort
                             
                            4.9 of 5
                            4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                            What a beautiful place! Staff are very friendly and accomodating, rooms are awesome. If you really want an experience try to get a room with an Ocean view, WOW.

                            Te Vakaroa Villas Get Rates
                            Reviewed on 1 Nov. 2018
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                            Te Vakaroa Villas

                            Te Vakaroa Villas

                            Ara Tapu (Main Road), Muri Beach, Rarotonga
                            Te Vakaroa Villas
                               
                              4.6 of 5
                              5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                              would have been great if villa had a bath especially since it 5 star private and clean, staff lovely

                              Crystal Blue Lagoon Villas Get Rates
                              Reviewed on 23 Apr. 2017
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                              Crystal Blue Lagoon Villas

                              Crystal Blue Lagoon Villas

                              Muri, Rarotonga
                              Crystal Blue Lagoon Villas
                                 
                                5.0 of 5
                                5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                A wonderful relaxing environment. Everything you need and more. Close to Muri amenities and activities. The staff were lovely and unobtrusive and the pool and spa were meticulous in appearance and cleanliness at all times. Highly recommend this resort as a place to have total privacy and within walking ...

                                Rendezvous Villas Get Rates
                                Rendezvous Villas

                                Rendezvous Villas

                                Muri Beach, Rarotonga
                                Rendezvous Villas
                                   
                                  4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                                  Nestled on the beach, this Tapere of Titikaveka villa is within a 5-minute walk of Tikioki Beach and Muri Beach. Muri Lagoon and Tikioki Marine Sanctuary are also within 10 minutes.

                                  Family Friendly Hotels in Rarotonga

                                  The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Lagoonarium AU$231
                                  Reviewed on 12 Sep. 2019
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                                  The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Lagoonarium

                                  The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Lagoonarium

                                  Aroa Beach Marine Reserve, Arorangi, Ara Tapu Rd, Rarotonga
                                  The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Lagoonarium
                                     
                                    3.6 of 5
                                    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                    This one is located right in front of the sea. It is absolutely beautiful. one thing I don't like is the sound insulation between the rooms.

                                    The Edgewater Resort and Spa AU$172
                                    Reviewed on 2 Oct. 2019
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                                    The Edgewater Resort and Spa

                                    The Edgewater Resort and Spa

                                    Avarua, Rarotonga
                                    The Edgewater Resort and Spa
                                       
                                      3.9 of 5
                                      3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                                      great family resort, rooms needed to be cleaned a little better and a few minor repairs should be sorted in the rooms.

                                      Muri Beachcomber Get Rates
                                      Reviewed on 1 Feb. 2019
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                                      Muri Beachcomber

                                      Muri Beachcomber

                                      Muri Beach, Rarotonga
                                      Muri Beachcomber
                                         
                                        4.7 of 5
                                        3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                                        Friendly staff, excellent location, brilliant beach n lagoon.

                                        Lagoon Breeze Villas Get Rates
                                        Reviewed on 11 Jul. 2019
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                                        Lagoon Breeze Villas

                                        Lagoon Breeze Villas

                                        Aroa Beach, Beach Road, Arorangi, Rarotonga
                                        Lagoon Breeze Villas
                                           
                                          4.8 of 5
                                          3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                          Family friendly and very clean. Staff are very helpful and amazing


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