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On foot: Travelers who are in moderate to good shape will find that walking is one of the best methods of getting around Aitutaki. Visitors can walk along the roads of Aitutaki but may find it safer and more scenically interesting to make their way around the island via the waterfront. Travelers who do so are reminded to observe reef safety and sun safety ( http://www.tripadvisor.com/Travel-g30... ).By bicycle: Visitors can use bicycles to get around the island. Most hotels rent bicycles to their guests very inexpensively; with the Pacific Resort and Etu Moana providing complementary bicycles for their guests.
By road: Travelers will generally find that it is not necessary to rent a car for Aitutaki travel. Visitors who want to get around via the road system may opt to hire scooters instead. Those who do decide to drive themselves are reminded that driving is on the left side of the street. They are also reminded that one needs to get a Cook Islands drivers licence from the local police. You can purchase a licence by showing your drivers licence from home. Cost of licence is currently NZ$2.50 and it lasts until 31 March following issue. Make sure to buy your licence when in Aitutaki as it is alot cheaper then on Rarotonga. International driver’s license only is not accepted in the Cook Islands due to non-reciprocal rights in place with other nations.Public transportation: Unfortunately, there is no regular bus service at present on Aitutaki. Taxi hire is possible however, with some 3 operators on the island. When making dinner bookings, and lagoon or land tours, a shuttle service can be arranged. Airport transfers can also be arranged with respective accommodators on Aitutaki.