Tipani Tours Cook Island
|Tiare Ceremony ~ A Wedding to Remember
Be different… stop dreaming and take that step… plan your Cook Island wedding in paradise… Take your vows in a beautiful, private, tropical garden, or in one of our ancient coral limestone churches, or on a stunning private white sandy beach. Your Cook Island memory will be a beautiful memory... an unforgettable experience...
This wedding will include your very own personal wedding consultant, minister or celebrant, all marriage document fees – apostile seal, traditional floral archway or church flowers, wedding flowers – bouquet for bride & neck garland for groom, return transfers to obtain licence, private car to wedding site, romantic serenader, a bottle of champagne, island wedding cake & special gift, half hour massage for the bride prior to ceremony.
FROM NZD $2029
Design Your Own ~ A Wedding of Simplicity
For those wishing to be creative with that very special day, you may begin with only the necessary requirements to be legally married in the Cook Islands, then the world is yours. Simply add the optional items that appeal to you, and you have your very own ceremony just the way you want it. The Designer Wedding includes your own Personal Wedding Consultant, Marriage Documents and Licensing Fees, along with transfers to Registrar's office.
FROM NZD $1099
A Wedding of Elegance ~ Aroha Ceremony
A love affair with luxury and romance provide the setting for this elegant wedding ceremony. Set atop a hillside overlooking the azure blue waters of the Pacific ocean, say your wedding vows in style. Indulge yourself in the aesthetic surroundings and beauty of this comfortable tropical villa that is an integral part of your wedding experience.
This Cook Island wedding will include your very own personal wedding consultant, minister or celebrant, all marriage document fees – apostile seal, traditional floral archway or church flowers, wedding flowers – hair & make-up for bride with top local stylist, bouquet for bride & neck garland for groom, return transfers to obtain licence, private car to wedding site, romantic serenader, a bottle of champagne, island wedding cake & special gift, half hour massage for bride prior to ceremony. To record your memory of this special day a 40 photo package with album and CD-ROM of images is included.
FROM NZD $6569 includes 3 nights luxurious accommodation for up to 6 people in bridal party at breathtaking Villa Maria.
A Wedding of Tradition ~ Authentic Cultural Ceremony
Step back in time to immerse yourself in Cook Islands history with a wedding ceremony that follows the traditions practiced by our forefathers. Serenaded by the drums and sounds of the ancient conch shell blending culture and tradition with betrothal of a new journey together.
A traditional ceremonial cloak to complement your own wedding garments may be provided for bride and groom to wear during the ceremony, should you choose to. Bridal wear provided will be specially blessed Tapa or rauti.
Prior to the ceremony the bride and groom will enjoy a Hot Rock His & Her Massage on the wedding day. A traditional Chief will personally supervise the ceremony giving a special blessing to the Bridal couple. Arrival of the Bride will be either a traditional “Paata” on the shoulders of warriors, or by sea in a canoe accompanied by drums, chants & conch shell welcome, followed by a bridal walk on the backs of the warriors.
The couple will share and drink from the same "Nu" (young green coconut), a symbol of their sharing of their future life together. The wedding vows will be performed by a celebrant or Justice of the Peace. A Traditional island love song & drum dance dedicated to the newly weds will be performed along with the couple receiving a Cook Islands Black pearl Wedding Gift as a remembrance.
FROM NZD $3359
Aitutaki ~ One Foot Island
If you are looking to elope to an exotic and unusual destination then Aitutaki is the place for you. The wedding takes place on an atoll named Tapu-ae-tai (in Cook Islands Maori) or One Foot island, located in the middle of Aitutaki’s famous turquoise lagoon. The bride & groom are transported across crystal clear waters by boat to their private atoll where they will say their vows on a secluded white sandy beach.
Your Cook Island Wedding includes boat transfers for bridal couple with crew, wedding license & legalization fees, minister, string-band, flowers for bride & groom, wedding co-ordinator, champagne, barefoot dreams – departing gift.
With Photographer: FROM NZD $3200 includes 40 photo package with album plus CD-ROM of images
Without photographer: FROM NZD $1800
WEDDING TERMS & CONDITIONS APPLY AND WILL BE PROVIDED UPON REQUEST