Are you leaving for the Cook Islands soon? After reading our travel advice about these islands, you will have more information regarding your travel preparations. Which specific vaccinations and precautions the Cook Islands require depends on your trip and the length of your stay in this country.
The Cook Islands is a self-governing island country in the South Pacific Ocean in free association with New Zealand. It comprises 15 islands with a warm, tropical climate all year round. The months from May to October are slightly cooler and experience temperatures ranging from 22 to 28 degrees Celsius, while in the warmer months from November to April temperatures reach 26 to 30 degrees with more humidity. Most of the rainfall occurs over the warmer summer months in the form of storms in the afternoons.
Vaccinations Cook Islands: common risks
You may encounter diseases on the Cook Islands against which you are normally not immune. The right vaccinations can protect you against these diseases. Check out the main health risks in this country below, so you know immediately which specific vaccinations the Cook Islands require. Also read our tips for travelling. This way you can best protect yourself against health risks from water, food, sun and insects.
Recommended vaccinations and risks
In this country Chikungunya is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.
In this country dengue fever is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.
Vaccination against hepatitis B depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.
Vaccination against typhoid fever depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.