10 Unforgettable Things To Do In Moorea
One of the prettiest islands in the Pacific is Moorea. It’s only 134 square kilometers but it’s part of the 118 islands of French Polynesia. Moorea is a great place for tourists who want to experience the fun and culture of Tahiti without the high price tag. The island is a great place to travel due to its food, trails, cultural festivals, and mountain climbing adventures. There are a lot of exciting things to do in this destination on the next vacation.
10 Rent An E-Bike
Renting an e-bike is a great way to get around Moorea. It eliminates the hassle of hiring cabs. There are illustrated maps of the island, bike locks, and a safety helmet for bike rentals. Since Moorea is a small island, it’s possible to get anywhere with this mode of transport.
Travelers can try out a scooter. Rent a sea scooter when going to the beach. It’s a great way to see the ocean without getting sore legs.
9 Set Sail On A Catamaran
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If you don’t try the sailboats, the trip to Moorea is incomplete. Depending on how long they want to sail, visitors have a variety of options. The sunset cruise trips are unparalleled. The bright horizon on the lagoon can be seen by visitors as they kick back and prepare for the night. Many hotels on the island offer round-trip transfers with fruit juices, and snorkeling with sharks and stingrays. Sailing at Moorea is a unique experience for partners and families.
8 Climb And Enjoy Views From Magic Mountain
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Climbers can enjoy the island from the top of Magic Mountain. The coastline can be seen from the various peaks, which is great for photography and group picnics. Taking pictures of the coral reefs is one of the key attractions for visitors. Travelers with a pair of binoculars are able to see almost every part of the island from the mountain. The entire trail is safe for visitors and guides offer additional protection, making it a great choice for couples.
7 Cocktails At The Beach
Most of the beaches in Moorea have services for visitors who love cocktails. The best thing about the island is that there are refreshments all the time. When it’s hot, most popular cocktails are reserved for midday. Intercontinental Moorea, Manava Beach Resort and Hilton Moorea Lagoon & Spa are some of the established hotels that guests can choose from.
6 Swim With Sharks And Whales
Moorea is home to whales, sharks, and whip rays. Visitors to the island are guaranteed to catch these aquatic animals all year around. It’s not necessary to sail deep into the ocean to see the whales. Local guides do a great job of keeping guests safe and giving them time to play with the tamers.
5 Go On A Jetski Adventure
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Jetski adventures are more fun than most boating adventures. There are jet skiing packages at Moore Island. If a traveler decides to go on this tour, they should check out Opunohu and Cook. They’ll have the chance to see more of the ocean than just a single hotel beach. A jetski tour will allow the visitor to see rare dolphins and turtles. One should ask their guide to take them to the places they hide during the day.
4 Visit The Te Mana O Te Moana
The island of Moorea has a rich marine life and is popular for its culture. Taking care of the marine life is ethical. Sea turtles that are sick and injured can be treated at the Te Man O Te Moana center. The center is open to everyone. The turtles at the center are victims of careless human activities such as speargun hunting, fishing net, and speedboat injuries. The turtles are then released into the ocean. Visitors can volunteer at the center all week.
3 Take Part In Traditional Dinner And Dance
Moorea Island is rich in the Tahitian culture because of its food and traditional dance performances. It’s a good idea for first-time travelers to check out the regular performances at Tiki Village. There is an appreciation for art and beauty in the French Polynesia culture. Tourists can buy antiques to give to their friends. The evening buffet dinner is the festival’s highlight. The stories of the journey that Tahitian warriors traveled to New Zealand, Samoa, and Hawaii to search for pearls are told in the music performances.
2 Spend Time At The Belvedere
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The Opunohu Bay, Opunohu Valley, and Cook can be seen from the Belvedere view. Visitors who rent a car don’t have to hike because there is a good dirt road. They can climb the Three Coconut Pass to secure parking. The trip takes over three hours.
1 Tiahura Beach
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In French Polynesia, the beaches on Moorea Island are some of the best. Travelers won’t go wrong if they choose to go to Tiahura, which is close to Les tipaniers. It is a narrow beach with white sand. All tourists’ belongings are protected by the security guards. Visitors need to wear aqua socks to protect their feet from rocks.