Rairai Destination Guide
Delve into Rairai in French Polynesia!
Rairai in the region of French Polynesia (general) is located in French Polynesia - some 23 mi (or 37 km) West of Papeete, the country's capital.
Current time in Rairai is now 02:48 PM (Monday). 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: Vaipeu, Tuarea, Pihaena, Papeete, Paopao or Araito. While being here, make sure to check out Teniuohiri, Tehuarupe, Tefau, Rairai, Paraohumu and Haapiti as well. We discovered 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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Moorea - Intercontinental Resort and Spa...
Moorea - Intercontinental Resort and Spa with SmarTours
Moorea - The Travel Bug TV series
Twenty mInutes on a ferry from Papeete, Morgan finds the beautiful Island of Moorea... When most of us think of Tahiti, we think of Bora Bora, but Moorea is definetly a "must do"! Make sure you leave ...
Mo'orea | chanson française
Quelques-uns chansons vivre (Mo'orea, Moorea, Polynésie française)
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 -17.53, -149.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 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 -17.53, -149.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
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