Vaitu Destination Guide
Explore Vaitu in French Polynesia.
Vaitu in the region of French Polynesia (general) is a place in French Polynesia - some 871 mi (or 1,402 km) North-East of Papeete, the country's capital city.
Current time in Vaitu is now 11:53 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Marquesas" with an UTC offset of -9.5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Hakaui or Anaho. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Vaitu, Hooumi, Hanga Haa, Haka Puuae, Hakapehi and Taiohae. We saw some video in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Fishing in Tahiti
Fishing in Tahiti, the beautiful Polynesian island. These fishermen use a very interesting technique
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Interesting facts about this location
Roman Catholic Diocese of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata in French Polynesia is a suffragan diocese of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Papeete. It was erected as the Vicariate Apostolic of Marquesas Islands in 1848 and elevated to the Diocese of Taiohae in 1966. Its name was changed in 1974.
Taiohae is the main town on Nuku Hiva island. The town is located on a former volcanic crater, which has partly collapsed into the ocean, creating a bay.
Tai o Hae Cathedral
Tai o Hae Cathedral (Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Taiohae or Cathédrale Notre-Dame des Marquises) is a Roman Catholic cathedral, and a national monument of France, located in the town of Tai o Hae, capital of the Marquesas Islands.
Vaipo Waterfall (also Ahuii or Ahuei) is a waterfall on the island of Nuku Hiva, in the Marquesas of French Polynesia. It is a horsetail-type waterfall with a single drop of height 1148 ft (350 m), making it the tallest waterfall in Polynesia outside of New Zealand and Hawaii. The waterfall lies in Hakaui Valley. The top of the waterfall is basalt, from which the water spouts as a single jet from its gouged channel.
Located at -8.93, -140.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Te I‘i is a traditional province of Nuku Hiva, in the Marquesas Islands. The province covers slightly more than the western two-thirds of the island. The western coast is characterized by steep slopes which plunge directly into the sea, indented occasionally by small bays leading to short deep valleys leading to the interior.
Located at -8.93, -140.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
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