Te Manga, Cook Islands
Jungle hike on RarotongaThe humidity makes it tough to breathe and the path isn't always navigable, but Te Manga is a mountain worth conquering. It is the highest peak on Rarotonga and has some awesome viney footholds that help immensely with the hike. Some sections are straight up rock faces with ropes attached so experience is advised. The best way to get to the trailhead is to drive your motorbike and follow signs for the Ikurangi/Te Manga trailhead. If you get lost, don't be afraid to ask a local for help - they are more than willing to show you the way!