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Paraohumu Destination Guide

Discover Paraohumu in French Polynesia!

Paraohumu in the region of French Polynesia (general) is a town located in French Polynesia - some 21 mi (or 34 km) West of Papeete, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Paraohumu

Local time in Paraohumu is now 01:14 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Tahiti" with an UTC offset of -10 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Vairoa, Tiaraha, Teavaro, Rairai, Paraohumu or Afareaitu. When in this area, you might want to check out Vaipeu, Tuarea, Teniuohiri, Pihaena, Papetoai and Haapiti 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

Moorea - Intercontinental Resort and Spa...

07:58 min ( November 30, 2007 by Maciej Piotrowski)
Views: 11,523 - Rating: 5/5

Moorea - Intercontinental Resort and Spa with SmarTours

Honeymoon in Tahiti with Parents

04:18 min ( July 15, 2009 by Seth Hynes)
Views: 10,998 - Rating: 5/5

Seth and Elizabeth are joined by Seth's parents in Tahiti, Moorea and Huahine. Along the way they swim with Sting Rays and Sharks! Learn more about their trip at www.sailblogs.com/member/honeymoon


Mo'orea | chanson française

01:13 min ( May 24, 2009 by bairaktaris)
Views: 2,193 - Rating: 3/5

Quelques-uns chansons vivre (Mo'orea, Moorea, Polynésie française)

Mo'orea Rainfall 12-24-07

00:12 min ( December 25, 2007 by davedarling)
Views: 952 - Rating: 0/5

Very heavy rainfall on the French Polynesian island of Mo'orea, Christmas Eve day, 2007


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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 -17.53, -149.88 (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 -17.53, -149.88 (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 -17.53, -149.88 (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 -17.53, -149.88 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Archipelagoes of the Pacific Ocean, Islands of the Society Islands

Mount Tohivea

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -17.53, -149.88 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Mountains of French Polynesia