Oponu Destination Guide
Delve into Oponu in French Polynesia!
Oponu in the region of French Polynesia (general) is a place located in French Polynesia - some 19 mi (or 30 km) West of Papeete, the country's capital.
Local time in Oponu is now 03:17 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Tahiti" with an UTC offset of -10 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Vairoa, Tuarea, Tiaraha, Teniuohiri, Teavaro or Araito. While being here, you might want to check out Vaipeu, Pihaena, Papetoai, Paopao, Otumai and Afareaitu as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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WHALE'S DAY - french polynesia with a go...
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...
Dancing my pants off (literally) in Moor...
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...
Hotel Les Tipaniers Moorea Traveler Phot...
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Mo'orea Rainfall 12-24-07
Very heavy rainfall on the French Polynesian island of Mo'orea, Christmas Eve day, 2007
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Interesting facts about this location
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".
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.
Located at -17.52, -149.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
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.
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
Mount Tohivea (or Tohiea) is a volcanic peak and the highest point on the island of Moorea in French Polynesia at 3,960 feet (1,207 m). On its slopes are many streams and fertile soils. There are hiking trails along the summit close to Belvedere Point where people can view Mont Routui and the two bays and three peninsulas of Moorea. Mount Tohivea is a dormant volcano that is easily visible from Papeete, the capital of French Polynesia. The surrounding peaks are almost as tall as Mount Tohivea.
Located at -17.52, -149.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
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