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Mataiva Destination Guide

Explore Mataiva in French Polynesia

Mataiva in the region of French Polynesia (general) with its 242 inhabitants is a place in French Polynesia - some 29 mi or ( 47 km ) South-East of Papeete , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Mataiva

Time in Mataiva is now 11:30 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Tahiti " with a UTC offset of -10 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Vairao, Tuara, Tohautu, Teahupoo, and Taharoa. Since you are here already, consider visiting Vairao . We saw some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Mataiva ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Billabong Pro Tahiti 2011 - Code Red Teahupoo Tow Session Highlights

2:29 min by Swellnet
Views: 249461 Rating: 4.93

TEAHUPO'O, Taiarapu/French Polynesia (Saturday, August 27, 2011) -- The surf world has been waiting and now the wait is over; some of the biggest, scariest waves seen at Tahiti's infamous Teahupo'o ha ..

Billabong Pro Tahiti, Teahupoo - August 20 2011 NBN news highlights

1:48 min by thelongrangertank
Views: 153301 Rating: 4.92

Highlights from the local news tonight on the code red at Teahupoo Awesome stuff with this huge swell and a few good wipeouts ..

Interview with Andy Irons - 2009 Billabong Pro Tahiti

0:48 min by ASPWorldTour
Views: 32334 Rating: 5.00

Listen to Andy Irons from Hawaii about Teahupoo, Tahiti and the wave. ..

Feeding the fishes by Reef Discovery

0:40 min by nicopoc007
Views: 2093 Rating: 5.00

Bora Bora feeding the fishes by Reef Discovery ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Afatauri is a beach village on the south-east coast of Tahiti.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -17.79 -149.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Towns and villages in Tahiti

Mount Ronui

Mount Ronui (also Roniu, Roonui and Rooniu) is a shield volcano of 1332m (or 1321m) in Tahiti Iti, which is the south-eastern part of Tahiti in French Polynesia in the south Pacific. It is one of the principal peaks on the island and the highest in Tahiti Iti. It is one of three volcanoes to which the formation of Tahiti is attributed.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -17.82 -149.21 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Mountains of French Polynesia, Mountains of Tahiti, Volcanoes of French Polynesia


Papeari is a village on the south coast of Tahiti. It is located in Tahiti-nui district, around 32 miles from Papeete.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -17.75 -149.35 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Towns and villages in Tahiti