Moorea Off The Beaten Path

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  • 2. Afareaitu Waterfall

    Okay, it's not that easy to find but well worth it. We hitched a ride to the town that it's near (I can't remember the town's name now but ask at your hotel)....

  • 3. Take a horseback ride to Belvedere Lookout

    Really fun! You can rent a horse and a guide for a few hours -- at the hotels and perhaps other spots too -- and ride up to Belvedere lookout and then through...

  • 4. Fishing with a simple thread

    A child’s play… I guess that’s what every fishing fan will say, but we were quite impressed to see that little girl fishing at Cook’s Bay, with only a thread...

  • 5. The perfect job !

    Every morning while we were having our breakfast, we noticed that man giving the beach a good sweep and removing every single fallen leaf from the sand. Well...

  • 6. Sea Walking

    Get to the beachcomber hotel walk straight in through reception no security past the pool and look for AQUA BLUE , the owner is VINCE he takes you helmet diving...

  • 7. Fruit sellers on the side of the road

    One of the nice things when you are driving around the island is to come across a local fruit seller on the side of the road. The produce is very very fresh,...

  • 8. Hike some trails!

    If you are in Moorea for longer than just a cruise ship's daytime stop, I would highly recommend finding some of the beautiful hiking trails. The pictures will...

  • 9. Great view of the mountains!

    For an amazing view of Moorea's mountains, be sure to drive around the south side of the island. The lush peaks rise abruptly and will probably be capped by...

  • 10. Marae Nuurua

    This marae is a bit out of the way, and as a result, doesn't seem to get many visitors. It's composed of some small rocks piled up in a low wall or altar...

  • 11. Coconut growing on the beach

    There isn't too much that can be said about this, but it is very nice to be strolling along the waters edge, and to see an old coconut sprouting up.I have no...

  • 12. Polynesian Hangover

    Whilst I was wandering around the Ebenezer Church, I heard a scurrying sound, and looked about and saw a huge crab disappearing down a hole in the ground. I...

  • 13. Don't forget the simple things

    Though you'll likely do a lot of relaxing on a trip to Moorea you'll also find lots to keep you busy, both in and out of the water. One thing I highly...

  • 14. Waterfall

    There is a waterfall on the northern side of Moorea. If you travel into the "towny" area, ask the locals about the waterfall and they can direct you to a paved...


    This trek starts from the Vaiare Ferry Point and heads up a slope to a ridge between Mt Tearai (770m) and Mt Mouaputa (830m). The start of the trek is actually...

  • 16. Get to know the local wildlife!

    You haven't been to Moorea till you've fed the chickens (they're wild and all over the island), petted the cats and dogs, fed a land crab or two, tossed...

  • 17. Locals fishing

    We stopped to see some of the locals catching fish. It seemed to be a family affair. They made us very welcome. It was a lovely experience.

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