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“Market Day”
Review of Punanga Nui

Punanga Nui
Ranked #2 of 21 things to do in Avarua
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Saturday is the best time to visit this outdoor market where you can purchase fruits, vegetables, bedding and clothing.
Reviewed 22 December 2013

Great local market. If you like coconut, be sure to try the coconut milk, bottled by hand in sometimes "suspect" used coke bottles. No issues though. It gets better after a day in the hotel fridge!

Thank mogulranger
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Reviewed 28 November 2013

This is a great spot to try a big variety of local foods as well as pick up souvenirs and gifts for home. I wasn't aware that there was entertainment so that was an added bonus.

1  Thank allymariem
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

It's true that to get a feel of a place, be one of the crowd. The markets are a lot of fun and we stocked up with fresh fruit, fish and other little bits and pieces for the week. Great atmosphere, loads of fun.

1  Thank Chaz258
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Reviewed 21 November 2013

This market has really expanded the last few years. The range of food is especially good. Many stalls sell the same product at different price points, so it's worth comparing. Most of the food is cheaper the further towards the harbour (away from town) you walk. It starts to pack up around 11:30 or so. Many stalls run out of food and drinks even before then. For the best experience you should probably get there by 10am.

1  Thank Rachel H
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Reviewed 8 November 2013

The market is huge and a great place to visit. Lots of fresh local produce and heaps of souvenirs. There was also a band and a dancing show to watch which was great. It was hot when we went and the fresh juice was a welcome relief. The market is a great introduction to the Cook Islands.

1  Thank Dreamy_Angel_Travels
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