The Island of Moorea. A comprehensive description and general information along with the
most popular tours and activities on Moorea!



 

Moorea, which has often been likened to James Michener's mythical island of Bali Hai, is only 11 miles from Tahiti. Many visitors say it is worth the airfare to Tahiti just to see Moorea's spectacular bays. The volcanic peaks, reflected in the tranquil waters of Cook's Bay and Opunohu Bay, rise like a shark's jaw from the island's basaltic base. The mountain slopes are covered with pineapple plantations, and white sand beaches border crystalline lagoons.

With a circumference of only 37 miles, and a coastline served by paved road, Moorea can be encircled in a single day's bicycle or car tour. A trip into the interior unveils Moorea's most breathtaking scenery from Le Belvedere Lookout. The opalescent lagoons surrounding the island provide an immense liquid playground. The waters of these extraordinary bays are a perfect anchorage for luxury yachts and sailboats alike. Windsurfing enthusiasts tout Cook's Bay as one of the best sailing spots in French Polynesia. Moorea reveals the South Pacific island paradise of your dreams.

Tours and Activities*
Moorea Green Pearl Golf Club
The brand new 6,600 yard, par 70-course is an 18 hole championship course, designed by Jack Nicklaus and built to provide a challenge for the professional and inspiration to the amateur. The course and clubhouse boast magnificent views of the lagoon, mountains and Moorea's sister island of Tahiti across the Sea of the Moon.
18-hole green fee and golf cart: from $170 per person

Half-Day Circle Island Tour
Journey to the Belvedere scenic point and enjoy magnificent views of Moorea's jagged mountains and Cook's Bay, followed by visits to archaeological sites.
$45 per person

Half-Day Four-Wheel Drive Island Safari
Enjoy an exciting half-day 4-wheel drive excursion, climbing rugged roads through lush tropical valleys and up the volcanic peaks for spectacular views of the island and lagoon.
$65 per person

Moorea Dolphin Center
Dolphin Experience 1 hour (12 years old and up) 9AM & 3PMThis dolphin encounter combines elements of hands-on contact, education, fun, laughter and adventure. Meet these amazing dolphins and enjoy their grace and agility. $205 per person

Rental Car
Only 37 miles around, with boutiques, restaurants and villages dotting the circle island road, Moorea is easy to tour in a day by car. 8 hour rate
$100 per car

Evening Tiki Village Dinner/Show
Travel back in time to Polynesia of yesteryear in this authentically recreated village. Participate in island life by seeing the making of heis (crowns of flowers), tattooing, carving, and pareo painting. Celebrate the tama'ara'a, a feast of island foods, accompanied by a spectacular Polynesian dance show of traditional songs and dances. Dinner, Revue and transfer 
$107 per person

Outrigger canoe excursion with Motu Picnic
Spend the day in the beautiful lagoon of Moorea. Tour includes a Polynesian picnic lunch enjoyed on a motu. 
$130 per person

Scuba Diving
Explore Moorea's coral reefs with a dive master to guide you. One tank dive
$90 per person

*Tours and activities may vary in price and content based on the individual tour operator.

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