Top 10 Nature & Parks in Society Islands, Society Islands

June 30, 2021 Karren Gelb

Discover the best top things to do in Society Islands, French Polynesia including Mount Otemanu, Tupitipiti Point, Tereia Beach, Magic Mountain, Mahana Park, Matira Beach, Fautaua Waterfall, White Valley, Leopard Rays Trench, Temae Beach.
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1. Mount Otemanu

French Polynesia http://vape.com/mron
Excellent
84%
Good
14%
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5.0 based on 588 reviews

Mount Otemanu

This jagged remnant of an ancient volcano rises up sharply more than 2,400 feet from the surface of a sparkling, turquoise lagoon.

Reviewed By NickellFamilyTravel - Los Angeles, United States

If you are lucky enough to get a over the water bungalow with a mountain view, you will enjoy the view. it can be sunny, cloudy, rainy, sunsetting, and just simply majestic. There are some guided hiking trails, but you need to be in amazing shape to take on the challenge. have fun

2. Tupitipiti Point

French Polynesia
Excellent
81%
Good
14%
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5%
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5.0 based on 21 reviews

Tupitipiti Point

This dive site is known for a steep drop-off, its purple coral and colorful sponges and the variety of larger fish attracted to this area including sharks, rays, groupers and large parrotfish.

3. Tereia Beach

French Polynesia http://homepage.hispeed.ch/staeger
Excellent
81%
Good
16%
Satisfactory
2%
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5.0 based on 214 reviews

Tereia Beach

Reviewed By cbfraser

Beach is wonderful and endless sand in waist deep, clear water across the lagoon. Rays and small black tip sharks(harmless). Snorkeling is ok - poor coral but some fish life and at one exotic lionfish.

4. Magic Mountain

Near Opunohu Bay Droit d'accès : 200F/Personne - Paiement sur place, 98729 French Polynesia http://www.farearana.com
Excellent
82%
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5.0 based on 854 reviews

Magic Mountain

Reviewed By kaylameeceofficial - Savannah, United States

Seriously a must see when visiting Mo’orea along with Belvedere Lookout. We went to Magic Mountain through “Enjoy Mo’orea” tours and I’m so glad we did because there is no way we would of felt comfortable driving up there. It is a one way road and has some very steep parts. We saw some people hiking up which seems fine, just make sure to bring lots of water and some snacks if you decide to hike up to the top. Once we reached the top you have a little bit more of a hike and oh my goodness is the view worth the climb. Absolutely stunning from every angle. It’s unlike anything I’ve ever seen. Highly recommend going through a tour so you can see even more of this beautiful island but if you decide not to still make this one of your must sees.

5. Mahana Park

Punaauia French Polynesia
Excellent
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5.0 based on 3 reviews

Mahana Park

6. Matira Beach

Raititi Point French Polynesia
Excellent
68%
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4.5 based on 1,490 reviews

Matira Beach

Picturesque beach offers scenic hiking trails and tourist services including several boutique shops, the popular Ben's Place snack bar and restaurants.

Reviewed By lindav3575

One of the most beautiful locations in the world! The colors of the water were incredible as was the white sand beach.

7. Fautaua Waterfall

French Polynesia
Excellent
54%
Good
33%
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7%
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4.5 based on 87 reviews

Fautaua Waterfall

This waterfall is considered one of the tallest in the world with more than 980 feet of water cascading over volcanic cliffs into a pool below.

Reviewed By dinerdon - Bayville, United States

Like this stop on our private tour. A short hike up the trail leads you to probably the nicest falls in French Polynesia. Easy access. Great spot for some photos. Parking available and some fresh fruit vendors. Very high falls are very beautiful. Humid here in the summer.

8. White Valley

French Polynesia
Excellent
58%
Good
33%
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8%
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4.5 based on 12 reviews

Located off the northern tip of Bora Bora, this reef features a variety of marine life including parrotfish, perch, balistes, rougets, soldier-fish and butterfly fish.

9. Leopard Rays Trench

French Polynesia
Excellent
75%
Good
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Satisfactory
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4.5 based on 83 reviews

Leopard Rays Trench

Located at the southern tip of Bora Bora, this dive site features excellent viewing of the giant Manta rays and other marine life due to its white sandy bottom.

10. Temae Beach

Moorea Island French Polynesia +689 87 38 45 65
Excellent
63%
Good
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5%
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4.5 based on 442 reviews

Temae Beach

Reviewed By shammock2713 - Virginia Beach, United States

This was our favorite beach to visit during our stay on Moorea. It was relatively easy to find and not too far from Toatea lookout. once you turn off the main road, it’s a pretty bumpy dirt/rock road full of potholes. Just drive slowly and dodge as many as you can. Ample parking and shoreline available. There are coconut trees and a few shade spots between the parking and the beachfront. The reef is very easy to access. It’s mostly a sandbar on the left side of the beach, and as you move to the right toward the Sofitel resort bungalows it becomes reef. The area just before the Sofitel bungalows had the best snorkeling we had on all of Moorea, with extremely healthy, mature reef, no signs of coral bleaching, and tons of fish. It’s pretty shallow (5-8’ deep) throughout and makes for east snorkeling. There were plenty of areas to explore it was a good amount of sandy spots in between the coral that you can stand on if you need a break. We brought some bread out there during one of our ventures and the fish were very friendly!

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