Tahiti & French Polynesia - The Marquesas (PDF Chapter)
This is the Marquesas chapter from Lonely Planet’s Tahiti & French Polynesia guidebook.
Grand, brooding and powerful, the sharp silhouettes of the Marquesas Islands jut up from the cobalt-blue ocean. Here you will find waterfalls taller than skyscrapers, vertical canyons, towering cliffs, basalt pinnacles, emerald forests, and white or black sand bays.
- wander amid the mossy, ancient tiki (sacred statues) at Puamau
- gaze down impenetrable waterfall-streaked valleys while hiking across the Nuku Hiva heartland
- clip-clop across the fecund interior to marvellous vistas in Hiva Oa
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Nuku Hiva, Taiohae, Hakaui Valley, Toovii Plateau, Taipivai, Hatiheu, ‘Ua Huka, ‘Ua Pou, Hakahau, Hakahetau, Hakamaii, Hohoi, Hiva Oa, Atuona, Taaoa, Puamau, Hanapaaoa, Hanaiapa, Tahuata and Fatu Hiva.
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