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Paopao Destination Guide

Touring Paopao in French Polynesia

Paopao in the region of French Polynesia (general) with its 4,221 citizens is located in French Polynesia - some 17 mi or ( 27 km ) West of Papeete , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Paopao

Time in Paopao is now 12:29 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Tahiti " with a UTC offset of -10 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Vaipeu, Tuarea, Tiaraha, Teniuohiri, and Paraoro. Being here already, consider visiting Vaipeu . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Paopao ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

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 ..

Motu Island Picnic and Snorkeling in Moorea

27:53 min by Scott Jones
Views: 1165 Rating: 5.00

Fabulous island adventure including snorkeling with stingrays and sharks, a Motu (small island) picnic with lots of great food and fun - plus a magnificent cruise along the coastline of Moorea in Fren ..


Moorea Pearl Resort & Spa

3:10 min by TahitiTourismAU
Views: 830 Rating: 5.00

Steeped in tradition and story, the 7.5 acre lagoon-fronted resort stands on the grounds of the first hotel built on the island. In 1961, three young Californians, The Bali Hai Boys, as they were know ..

Bungalow tour Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa

1:47 min by Michael M
Views: 715 Rating: 5.00

Tour of our bungalow. (Horizon owerwater bungalow). Room 106. ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Moorea

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 4 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 4 km away
Tags: Archipelagoes of the Pacific Ocean, Islands of the Society Islands

Leeward Islands (Society Islands)

The Leeward Islands (French: Îles Sous-le-vent; Tahitian: Fenua Raro Mata’i, literally "Islands Under-the-Wind") are the western part of the Society Islands in French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the South Pacific. They lie south of the Line Islands, east of the Cooks and north of the Austral Islands (also part of French Polynesia). Their area is 395 km² with a population of over 33,000.

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Located at -17.53 -149.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Archipelagoes of the Pacific Ocean, Islands of the Society Islands

Society Islands

The Society Islands (French: Îles de la Société or officially Archipel de la Société) are a group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean. They are politically part of French Polynesia. The archipelago is suspected to have been named by Captain James Cook supposedly in honour of the Royal Society, the sponsor of the first British scientific survey of the islands; however, Cook himself stated in his journal that he called the islands Society "as they lay contiguous to one another".

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Located at -17.53 -149.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: French Polynesia, Islands of the Society Islands, Society Islands

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 4 km away
Tags: Bays of French Polynesia, Bodies of water of Tahiti

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