Welcome to the website of award winning Escape Magazine, the premier magazine of the Cook Islands.

Published twice a year, Escape Magazine is a valuable resource for anyone planning to travel to the Cook Islands. For those who have already experienced the warmth and charm of our beautiful islands, the magazine provides a perfect solution for keeping those wonderful holiday memories alive.

Each issue is packed with stories about interesting places and islands to visit and activities such as diving, surfing, fishing, bushwalks etc. You’ll also find profiles of local personalities, restaurant reviews, food recipes, legends, local music and art, the latest calendar of upcoming events, plus much more…You can also link to all of our advertiser’s websites…and the best part is that it’s free!

Escape Magazine is distributed through most hotels and resorts in the Cook Islands and it is also the in-flight magazine of our regional airline Air Rarotonga. A number of copies of each issue are distributed internationally through the offices of Cook Islands Tourism Corporation.

Back issues plus souvenir products such as books and calendars will be available on-line soon.

Kia Manuia!
Margaret & Steve Woulfe

The Atoll of Pukapuka

Amelia Borofsky talks about the island and the people of Pukapuka.

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Beachcomber - from Ruin to Renewal

Rachel Smith looks at the history and renewal of the Beachcomber.

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A Master Artist

The life and times of artist Mike Tavioni and his aspirations for the future.

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Te Maeva Nui 2018

A look at the upcoming annual cultural celebrations that are Te Maeva Nui.

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An Interview with Marc Cameron

Author of the latest Tom Clancy novel talks about The Cook Islands.

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Camping on a Cargo Ship

Thomas Koteka gives us yet another intriguing insight to his adventures.

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