Tahiti & French Polynesia - Mo'orea (PDF Chapter)
This is the Mo’orea chapter from Lonely Planet’s Tahiti & French Polynesia guidebook.
Mo’orea’s holiday-brochure turquoise lagoons, white-sand beaches, vertical peaks and lush landscapes make it a real gem of an island. Hovering less than 20km from its big sister, Tahiti, Mo’orea absorbs its many visitors so gracefully that its feels surprisingly nontouristy.
- get lost in Opunohu Valley, with its ancient marae (traditional temples), breathtaking vistas and hidden walking paths
- paddle to Motu Tiahura from Hauru Point for lunch at Coco Beach
- take an unforgettable hike to Mt Mouaputa
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Cook’s Bay, Hauru Point, Haapiti, Vaiare, Temae, Maharepa and Motu Tiahura.
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