23 Nov-30 Nov – Vaka Eiva, Rarotonga
Vaka Eiva is arguably the biggest event on the Cook Islands sporting calendar and the inclusion of paddlers from right across the sunny Pacific region, cold snowy regions of Canada and Europe is testament to the events prestigious status. Avarua harbour will be paddling central for the weeklong paddling festival where oe vaka supporters can catch the final leg and sprint finishes of ocean races from the iconic Trader Jacks Bar and Restaurant.
The ultimate paddling prizes are the coveted ‘Pacific Cup’ and ‘Pacific Paddle’ trophies for the open women and men’s 36km changes race around Rarotonga – a gruelling race not for the faint hearted.
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