Tahiti & French Polynesia - The Tuamotus (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Tuamotus chapter from Lonely Planet’s Tahiti & French Polynesia guidebook.

The Tuamotus is the dream South Seas snapshot. The 77 atolls – narrow coral rings encircling turquoise lagoons that make up this stunning archipelago – are flung over an immense stretch of indigo-blue ocean.

  • explore the legendary Tiputa Pass and see surreal coral formations at Île aux Récifs on Rangiroa
  • maps
  • go nose-to-nose with hundreds of sharks in Tumakohua Pass and find your own slice of heaven on the unspoilt sands of Les Sables Roses on Fakarava
  • transport
  • walk along the pink and white sand beaches on Tikehau
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Rangiroa, Tikehau, Tuherahera Villagea, Private Motu, Mataiva, Rotoava, Tetamanu, Fakarava and Ahe.

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