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Orouau Destination Guide

Delve into Orouau in French Polynesia

Orouau in the region of French Polynesia (general) is a city in French Polynesia - some 16 mi or ( 26 km ) West of Papeete , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Orouau

Current time in Orouau is now 08:25 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Tahiti " with a UTC offset of -10 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Tuarea, Paraoro, Papeete, Orufara, and Opaura. While being here, make sure to check out Tuarea . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Orouau ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Helicopter flight around Moorea island in French Polynesia

21:35 min by harryjuselius
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Join the helicopter flight around Moorea island in French Polynesia 2008 ..

Moorea Landing

1:26 min by Kyprianos Biris
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Approach and landing to Moorea NTTM airport island of French Polynesia with a De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter of Air Moorea airlines ..

Snorkeling French Polynesia Part 1 (Moorea) HD

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Filmed on our 15th wedding anniversary, 2006. World class snorkeling and diving. ..


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タヒチ ソフィテルモーレアビーチリゾートのビーチバンガロー降りてすぐの水中動画 ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Air Moorea Flight 1121

On 9 August 2007, Air Moorea Flight 1121, operated on an Air Moorea de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter airplane, crashed shortly after taking off from Temae Airport on Moorea island in French Polynesia; the plane was bound for Tahiti's Faa'a International Airport. According to the official report by Bureau d'Enquêtes et d'Analyses pour la sécurité de l'Aviation Civile, all 20 occupants, 19 passengers and one crew member, died. Two of the passengers were European Union officials.

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Located at -17.49 -149.76 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: 2007 in French Polynesia, Accidents and incidents involving the de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2007, Aviation accidents and incidents in French Polynesia

Moorea Airport

Moorea Airport (French: Aéroport de Moorea) is an airport serving the island of Moorea in French Polynesia. It is also known as Temae Airport or Moorea Temae Airport for its location near the village of Temae in northeastern Moorea. The airport is located 7.5 km northeast of Afareitu, the island's main village. It is also 15 km west of the island of Tahiti. The airport opened on October 6, 1967.

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Located at -17.49 -149.76 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Airports in French Polynesia

Opunohu Bay

Opunohu Bay is a bay on the island of Moorea, Tahiti. It is a narrow, straight, 3-km long bay with a water depth of about 80 metres at the mouth. Offshore winds along the axis of the bay generates an outflow at the surface and an inflow below 20 metres depth. It is located not too far away from Papeete. A number of sailboats regularly enter the bay and the bay is part of numerous tours of Tahiti given by tourist Opunohu bay is west of Cooks Bay and Pao Pao.

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Located at -17.50 -149.86 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Bays of French Polynesia, Bodies of water of Tahiti


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.

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Located at -17.53 -149.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Extinct volcanoes, Islands of the Society Islands, Pleistocene volcanoes, Pliocene volcanoes, Volcanoes of French Polynesia

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

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Located at -17.53 -149.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Archipelagoes of the Pacific Ocean, Islands of the Society Islands