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Afareaitu Destination Guide

Discover Afareaitu in French Polynesia!

Afareaitu in the region of French Polynesia (general) with it's 3,213 habitants is a place located in French Polynesia - some 14 mi (or 23 km) West of Papeete, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Afareaitu

Local time in Afareaitu is now 10:50 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Tahiti" with an UTC offset of -10 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tiaraha, Teniuohiri, Temae, Tehuarupe, Tefau or Vaiare. When in this area, you might want to check out Vairoa, Vaipeu, Tuarea, Teavaro, Pihaena and Afareaitu as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Videos

WHALE'S DAY - french polynesia with a go...

04:38 min ( September 23, 2011 by 2cvkiller)
Views: 2,515 - Rating: 5/5

A trip with Moorea's whales... join us in french polynesia ! une sortie baleine entre amis a Moorea... Vous pouvez toujours venir ! Realisation/Montage : COURTOIS Matthieu musique / ARTISTE tatoo(albu...

French Polynesia vacation 5 of 5 (HD)

08:05 min ( April 23, 2009 by maddogfive0)
Views: 2,577 - Rating: 5/5

Our first trip to French Polynesian islands of Tahiti, Moorea, and Bora Bora. Part 5: Scenes from the hotel and highlights from the Tiki Village cultural dance show


Dancing my pants off (literally) in Moor...

03:51 min ( August 09, 2012 by MrCharlieDavid)
Views: 871 - Rating: 5/5

It's a destination perfect for romantics and adventurers alike, for a complete escape from reality. Join host Charlie David on a tour around the island of Moorea and then aboard the luxury cruise line...

Moorea Paopao-Vaiare (Polynésie franç...

02:28 min ( September 22, 2010 by margouillat4)
Views: 626 - Rating: 0/5

Traversée entre Paopao et Vaiare (Moorea, Polynesie française, aout 2010), par l'ancien chemin du col de Vaiare


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Interesting facts about this location

Society Islands

The Society Islands (French: Îles de la Société or officially Archipel de la Société) are a group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean. They are politically part of French Polynesia. The archipelago is suspected to have been named by Captain James Cook supposedly in honour of the Royal Society, the sponsor of the first British scientific survey of the islands; however, Cook himself stated in his journal that he called the islands Society "as they lay contiguous to one another".

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -17.55, -149.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:French Polynesia, Islands of the Society Islands, Society Islands

Moorea

Moʻorea is a high island in French Polynesia, part of the Society Islands, 17 km (roughly 9 mi) northwest of Tahiti. Moʻorea means "yellow lizard" in Tahitian. An older name for the island is ʻAimeho, sometimes spelled 'Aimeo or ʻEimeo (among other spellings misunderstood by early visitors with no knowledge of the language). Early Western colonists and voyagers also referred to Moʻorea as York Island.

More reading: Moorea homepage
Located at -17.55, -149.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Extinct volcanoes, Islands of the Society Islands, Pleistocene volcanoes, Pliocene volcanoes, Volcanoes of French Polynesia

Leeward Islands (Society Islands)

The Leeward Islands (French: Îles Sous-le-vent; Tahitian: Fenua Raro Mata’i, literally "Islands Under-the-Wind") are the western part of the Society Islands in French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the South Pacific. They lie south of the Line Islands, east of the Cooks and north of the Austral Islands (also part of French Polynesia). Their area is 395 km² with a population of over 33,000.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -17.55, -149.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Archipelagoes of the Pacific Ocean, Islands of the Society Islands

Windward Islands (Society Islands)

This article is about the island group in French Polynesia. For the southern islands of the Lesser Antilles, see Windward Islands. The southeastern Hawaiian Islands are also occasionally referred to as the Windward Islands. The Windward Islands (French: Îles du Vent) are the eastern group of the Society Islands in French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the southern Pacific Ocean. These islands were originally named the Georgian Islands in honor of King George III of England

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -17.55, -149.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Archipelagoes of the Pacific Ocean, Islands of the Society Islands

Moorea Airport

Moorea Airport (French: Aéroport de Moorea) is an airport serving the island of Moorea in French Polynesia. It is also known as Temae Airport or Moorea Temae Airport for its location near the village of Temae in northeastern Moorea. The airport is located 7.5 km northeast of Afareitu, the island's main village. It is also 15 km west of the island of Tahiti. The airport opened on October 6, 1967.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -17.55, -149.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Airports in French Polynesia