OFFICE OF THE
P. O. Box 84 – Rarotonga, Cook Islands
P: +682 21921 M: +68275462 F: +682 21191
KIA ORANA VISITOR
Welcome to the port of Avatiu. The following information will be of assistance to you during your stay
Please leave your "Q" flag up until cleared by Port Health, who will visit you and provide you with pratique. All personnel other than the Captain must remain onboard until pratique is granted.
AGRICULTURE AND QUARANTINE
A Quarantine Officer will board your vessel as soon as possible. Please take careful note of the information in the attached notice from the Ministry of Agriculture and Quarantine.
CUSTOMS AND IMMIGRATION
Complete your formalities and the Harbour Master can direct you to the Custom and Immigration Office.
There are toilets and showers below the Ports Authority office. A key from the Ports Office will cost NZD 30.00 for use during your stay, of which NZO 10.00 is a refundable deposit.
Port dues are based on the following with the day of arrival and day of departure each counting as one day, regardless of arrival and departure time.
Monohull/Single Hull Yachts NZD 2.20 per metre per day
Multi‐Hull Yachts NZD 3.20 per metre per day.
Motor Yachts/Super Yachts NZD 2.60 per metre per day / NZD 0.70 per GRT per day / NZD 0.20 per GRT per visit (whichever is greater).
Cruise Ship NZD 0.20 per GRT per visit
NZD 75.40 per person. (EXEMPTED for children under 12)
The day before your intended departure, visit the Ports Authority office to fill your departure crew list and pay your Port Dues and Departure Tax then you will proceed to the Custom for Clearance to depart the Cook Islands.
The above procedures also apply if you are planning to call at another island in the Cook Islands prior to leaving for overseas.
Payment is Cash only, credit cards are not accepted. The Office Hours are 0800 to 1600 Monday to Friday and no clearance will be given outside these hours.