Pihaena Destination Guide
Delve into Pihaena in French Polynesia!
Pihaena in the region of French Polynesia (general) is a city in French Polynesia - some 18 mi (or 29 km) West of Papeete, the country's capital.
Current time in Pihaena is now 09:56 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Tahiti" with an UTC offset of -10 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Tuarea, Teniuohiri, Paraoro, Papeete, Orufara or Maharepa. While being here, make sure to check out Vairoa, Vaipeu, Tiaraha, Teavaro, Pihaena and Afareaitu as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Honeymoon in Tahiti with Parents
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
Snorkeling French Polynesia Part 1 (Moor...
Filmed on our 15th wedding anniversary, 2006. World class snorkeling and diving
Motu Island Picnic and Snorkeling in Moo...
Fabulous island adventure including snorkeling with stingrays and sharks, a Motu (small island) picnic with lots of great food and fun - plus a magnificent cruise along the coastline of Moorea in Fren...
Helicopter flight around Moorea island i...
Join the helicopter flight around Moorea island in French Polynesia 2008
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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 -17.48, -149.83 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 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
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.
Located at -17.48, -149.83 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
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