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Moorea

Moorea is called the “sister island” of Tahiti as well as its distance– simply 19 kilometers (12 mi) away across the Sea of Moon– has ensured a constant stream of both global and also regional site visitors. Numerous Tahitians have vacation residences on Moorea as well as jump over in their watercraft or take the 30-minute ferryboat.

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The draw is South Seas island beauty and also a reasonably slow-paced life. Moorea is an eighth of the dimension of Tahiti yet loads all the timeless island attributes right into its triangular form. Cutting into the north side of the island is the significant Opunohu Bay and also Chef’s Bay, the last backed by the shark-toothed Mt. Mouaroa as well as residence to numerous hotels and also dining establishments.

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In between both bays marvelous Mt. Rotui increases 2,020 feet (616 meters) and also high, rugged hill ridges encounter the island. From the Platform hunt, there are remarkable sights of these bays as well as hills, consisting of the highest optimal– the thumb-shaped Mt. Tohiea getting to 3,960 feet (1,207 meters) right into the clouds.

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Suggested Points to Do in Moorea

 

Moorea is ringed by a reef confining gorgeous and also rather slim shallows. Unlike various other islands in the Culture team, Moorea has just several motu (islands), and also they are found off the northwest edge.

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The island’s sturdy heights, as well as deep bays, are claimed to be the ideas for James A. Michener’s mythological island of Bali Hai, although chroniclers contest this case. It’s likewise thought to be the “birthplace” of the famous overwater cottage: a triad of Californian individuals that concerned Moorea in the 1950s as well as ended up being referred to as the Bali Hai young boys thought up this special design of resort area.

Today there are 7 hotels as well as regarding 24 smaller sized resorts as well as pension plans, acres of pineapple vineyards, as well as among just 2 fairways in French Polynesia

 

When to Go

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There are 2 periods: the damp summertime period from November to April when temperature levels come to a head at 85 ° F( with evening temperature levels going down to about 70 ° F), as well as the completely dry, cooler period from Might to October (highs at 82 ° F, lows at 70 ° F).

Volcanic islands such as Moorea likewise have their very own microclimates and also the eastern coastline is a little bit wetter than the west. Moorea’s celebrations consist of the Tahiti-Moorea cruising One night stand in June; the Heiva Event (a monthlong event of folkloric display screens) in July; the Opunohu Valley hill race in late September; the Rotui 15-km race in October; and also the Rotui triathlon on December 30.

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Lookout

This preferred search, a couple of miles inland from Paopao, is the island’s acme easily accessible by auto. From the top (720 feet [219 meters] there are regulating sights of Opunohu as well as Chef’s bays, Mt. Rotui, bordering optimal, and also the valleys listed below.

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The Gazebo roadway can be accessed at exit ramps from the Coastal Roadway at the base of both bays. The roadway from Opunohu Bay winds via the valley of the very same name past grazing steeds as well as a rich meadow. The Paopao roadway (from Chef’s Bay) shuts off the Coastal Roadway near the tiny Paopao town as well as passes pineapple ranches of the Paopao Valley.

 

Chef’s Bay

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This wonderful bay additionally referred to as Paopao Bay, has one of the most significant setups as well as is finest valued by standing at its eastern or western coast, or far better still, from a watercraft out in the shallows. The much-photographed shark-toothed hill of Mouaroa increases considerably behind it, as well as Mt. Rotui, stands at its western side.

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There’s no actual town, simply a touch of stores, dining establishments, and also little resorts along the northeast edge.

 

Haapiti

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The biggest town on the remote West Shore lies where the PK 37 counterclockwise and also the PK 24 pens satisfy. In addition to this little honor, its specialty is the outstanding twin-towered Catholic Eglise de la Sainte Famille (Church of the Holy Household), made from coral reefs as well as lime as well as going back to the late 19th century. It is mounted by lavish coconut groves, and also rugged hills increase outstanding behind it.

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The town likewise has a Protestant church, integrated in 1916. This white and also the grey church is differentiated by an olive eco-friendly steeple as well as a large clock face. The churches are open for Sunday early morning solution just. The preferred browse break at the Matauvau Pass has to do with a half-mile off coast.

Afareaitu

This town a couple of miles south of the port of Vaiare is the management facility as well as includes the island’s mairie (city center) and also a little, a very early 20th-century church.

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The town was the head office of the South Seas Academy in the very early 19th century, whose objective was to spread out the Protestant belief.

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