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Papetoai Destination Guide

Discover Papetoai in French Polynesia

Papetoai in the region of French Polynesia (general) with its 1,964 habitants is a town located in French Polynesia - some 20 mi or ( 33 km ) West of Papeete , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Papetoai

Local time in Papetoai is now 03:23 AM (Thursday) . 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: Vairoa, Tuarea, Teavaro, Paraohumu, and Papeete. When in this area, you might want to check out Vairoa . 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 Papetoai ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Moorea - Intercontinental Resort and Spa with SmarTours

7:58 min by Maciej Piotrowski
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Moorea - Intercontinental Resort and Spa with SmarTours ..

Honeymoon in Tahiti with Parents

4:18 min by Seth Hynes
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Seth and Elizabeth are joined by Seth's parents in Tahiti, Moorea and Huahine. Along the way they swim with Sting Rays and Sharks! Learn more about their trip at www.sailblogs.com/member/honeymoon ..


Mo'orea Rainfall, 12-24-07

0:12 min by davedarling
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Very heavy rainfall on the French Polynesian island of Mo'orea, Christmas Eve day, 2007. ..

Moorea, Tahiti Lagoon Tour Shark Feeding

8:30 min by Inigo Garate
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This is a montage of two lagoon tours and shark feedings two days apart. The gray haired man is the media mogul of France and one of the wealthiest Frogs. He chartered the boat and we tagged along. Th ..


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Interesting facts about this location

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -17.50 -149.86 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Bays of French Polynesia, Bodies of water of Tahiti

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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 km away
Tags: French Polynesia, Islands of the Society Islands, Society Islands

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