On Rarotonga there are a range of vehicles and motor scooters available to hire from rental companies around the island at daily or weekly rates. A number of the resorts also have on site hire cars and scooters available for hire. Bicycles are another option for exploring the island, and are widely available for hire. Taxis and a regular public bus service also operate on Rarotonga. Public bus is a reliable and economical means to travel, with buses departing on the hour and circumnavigating the island in approx. 50 minutes with frequent stops along the way. The bus will also stop anywhere on request. Private VIP transfers are available from Raro Tours for that special occasion. A number of companies also offer guided tours on Rarotonga, ranging from circling the island in an air-conditioned coach or an electric tuk tuk, to tours on 4WD vehicles, self-drive buggies, quad-bikes and bicycles that will take you to the out of the way places if you wish to really explore while you are here.