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Anapoo Destination Guide

Discover Anapoo in French Polynesia

Anapoo in the region of French Polynesia (general) is a town located in French Polynesia - some 876 mi or ( 1409 km ) North-East of Papeete , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Anapoo

Local time in Anapoo is now 08:50 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Marquesas " with a UTC offset of -9.5 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Taua, Haaoipu, Atuona, Anapoo, and Hana Tuuna. When in this area, you might want to check out Taua . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Anapoo ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Manta Rays of the Marquesas

1:38 min by SailBillabong
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These guys showed up right off our stern one day. We jumped in and enjoyed an amazing moment with these magnificent creatures. ..

Mantas in Marquesas

5:01 min by Slick52921
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Swimming with reef mantas in Baie Hanamoenoa, Tahuata, Marquesas ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Vaitahu

Vaitahu is the name of a bay and valley in western Tahuata. It is the site of most important village on that island. Álvaro de Mendaña de Neira landed here in 1595. In 1774, Captain James Cook landed here, and it was here that Admiral Dupetit-Thouars signed the treaty of annexation of the Marquesas to France, in 1842. The first Christian missionaries in the Marquesas Islands settled there in 1797, first Protestants and later, Roman Catholics.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.94 -139.11 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Bays of the Pacific Ocean, Bodies of water of the Marquesas Islands, Landforms of the Marquesas Islands, Valleys

Ha'ava

Ha‘ava is the Marquesan name of the 4 km (2.5 mi. ) wide channel that separates Tahuata from Hiva Oa, in the southern Marquesas Islands. The French name for the passage is Canal du Bordelais. The seas move through the channel at speeds of up to 20 knots.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.87 -139.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Bodies of water of the Marquesas Islands, Channels

Ta'a Oa

Ta‘a ‘Oa is the South Marquesan name of a wide bay on the southern coast of Hiva ‘Oa in French Polynesia. The bay is widely known in English as the Bay of Traitors, and in French as Baie des Traitres. The highest point on Hiva ‘Oa, Temetiu, rises majestically above the western end of the bay. Atuona, the administrative center of the southern Marquesas, is located on a small inlet, Atuona Bay (called Vevau in Marquesan), on the north shore of Ta‘a ‘Oa.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.83 -139.03 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Bays of the Pacific Ocean, Geography of the Marquesas Islands

Hanakee

Hanakee is the name of a small rocky islet lying off the southern coast of Hiva Oa, separating Atuona Bay from Ta‘a Oa. The island's only vegetation is some small shrubs and grasses.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.82 -139.04 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Islands of the Marquesas Islands

Temetiu

Temetiu is the South Marquesan name for the highest peak of the mountain ridge that rises above the western end of Ta'a Oa in southwestern Hiva ‘Oa. Rising to 1,213 m (3,980 ft. ) above sea level, Temetiu is also the highest point on the island.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.80 -139.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Landforms of the Marquesas Islands, Mountains of French Polynesia