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Avatoru Destination Guide

Discover Avatoru in French Polynesia

Avatoru in the region of French Polynesia (general) is a town located in French Polynesia - some 218 mi or ( 351 km ) North-East of Papeete , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Avatoru

Local time in Avatoru is now 01:05 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Tahiti " with a UTC offset of -10 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tiputa, and Papeete. When in this area, you might want to check out Tiputa . 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 Avatoru ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Tahiti (Dive in Rangiroa 2012)

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Rangiroa was the wonderful sea.Please visit. ..

By by Rangiroa ....

3:04 min by underwatercam
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There always comes a time in life where you have to say goodby ... ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Avatoru

Avatoru is the chief town of Rangiroa, a coral atoll in the Tuamotu Archipelago. It is located in the northwestern part of the atoll, and is home to the atoll's administration buildings, its post office and several churches. Rangiroa Airport is located 5.5 km Southeast of Avatoru. The atoll's black pearl industry is centered here as well. Its population is approximately 700. It is one of two villages located on Rangiroa, the other being Tiputa, located approximately 7 km southeast of Avatoru.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -14.94 -147.71 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Atolls of the Tuamotus

Avatoru Pass

Avatoru Pass is located on the northwestern portion of the Rangiroa lagoon in the Tuamotu Islands of French Polynesia. It is located immediately to the West of the village of Avatoru. There are only two major passes on Rangiroa, the other being Tiputa Pass. The latter is located approximately 8 km Southeast of Avatoru Pass. The Pass is a popular scuba diving location, although the Tiputa Pass is generally preferred by divers.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -14.94 -147.71 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Landforms of the Tuamotus

Rangiroa Airport

Rangiroa Airport is an airport on the island of Rangiroa, French Polynesia. The airport is located on the northwestern edge of the atoll, 5.5 km southeast of Avatoru. The airport was built in 1965. Air Tahiti has regular daily flights connecting Rangiroa to other atolls of the French Polynesia. In 2009, 84,710 passengers utilized the airport.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -14.96 -147.66 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Airports in French Polynesia

Tiputa Pass

Tiputa Pass is a strait in the northwest portion of Rangiroa lagoon in the Tuamotu Islands of French Polynesia, joining the lagoon to the open ocean. There are only two such passes in Rangiroa, the second one being Avatoru Pass. Tiputa Pass separates the villages of Avatoru and Tiputa.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -14.97 -147.63 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Landforms of French Polynesia

Tiputa

Tiputa is a village on the French Polynesian atoll of Rangiroa, in the Tuamotu archipelago. It is located on the Northern edge of the atoll, approximately 7 km East-southeast of the village of Avatoru. The two villages are separated by the Tiputa Pass, a world-renowned spot for underwater diving. It is necessary to travel to Avatoru by means of a water taxi to make it to Rangiroa Airport.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -14.98 -147.63 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Geography of the Tuamotus