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Address: Centrepoint Building, Avarua, Cook Islands
Phone Number:
+682 20 919

Notable for its vast selection of handcrafts, including everything from...

Notable for its vast selection of handcrafts, including everything from carved wooden tikis to black pearls, this has been "the" store to go to since its 1943 opening.

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Bought several keepsakes for family

Went shopping here a couple of times while on Rarotonga. The staff was super friendly, accommodating and friendly. The merchandise is absolutely wonderful. Wooden carvings... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2017
Robert E
Grand Bend, Canada
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Grand Bend, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Went shopping here a couple of times while on Rarotonga. The staff was super friendly, accommodating and friendly. The merchandise is absolutely wonderful. Wooden carvings, mother of pearl, pearls, etc. Bought several items and the staff carefully wrapped them for transport to Canada.. Wish I'd had a bigger suitcase as I could have filled it with the wonderful merchandise in... More 

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Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

This was our favorite stop for getting souvenirs. Their artwork and crafts are locally made in the Cooks (not in China) and staff were soooo helpful and friendly!! This was the shop to get our drums, wall art, and they set our loose pearls we brought in one day and only a few minutes later, all 3 pearls were set... More 

1 Thank JojoShah
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48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2015

We found everything that we needed in this store, shopping is not an easy thing in Rarotonga if you miss the Saturday Market but we managed to find needed gifts here

1 Thank freckl48
Auckland, New Zealand
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224 reviews
108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2014

I enjoyed wandering in here a couple of times, there is a wide range of locally produced trinkets and other memento’s including Black Peals to select from. You can also buy a limited range of hats to keep the sun at bay. If you want a more musical souvenir or your track, again there is some choice here. We found... More 

Thank Keith E
Portland, OR
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2014

This shop has a great selection of quality items, reasonable prices, and friendly/helpful staff. I bought just about all of my souvenirs here.

1 Thank Bailey1999
Avon, Ohio
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851 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,589 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2013

Rarotonga is a relatively small location with limited shopping but what shopping is available is reasonably good. After visiting most of the stores, we found Island Crafts offers a broad selection of quality Cook Islands made merchandise including black pearls, wood carvings, shell crafts and much more. If you are looking for a quality Cooks souvenir, this is probably the... More 

2 Thank Steve1362
Christchurch, New Zealand
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2012

The ladies at Island craft were fantastic at supplying our flowers for our wedding. Helpful having credit card facilities and abilities to make up extra little things at short notice. They even lent me their own tiki torches due to my lacking having ordered any. The only things I noticed was they had old e-mail correspondance between us and weren't... More 

Thank MyahUSA
Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2012

I always enjoy browsing in this store. I order fresh floral garlands from Island Craft, so when I pop in to collect my 'ei I browse the range of trinkets, black pearl settings, and wooden carvings. Some very nice products in the display cabinets and around the wall-space.

1 Thank Frangipani08

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