Moorea – past and present

Moorea – past and present 2018-01-05T09:36:59+00:00

Project Description

Chestnuts forest

Chestnuts forest

This excursion will inform you during a 3-hour walk about the Polynesians history, their migration and their ancestral lifestyles.

This excursion will start from the archaeological site « Teti’iroa » in the Valley of Opunohu on the road leading to the Belvédère.

Your guide will take you to the restored sites in 1972 by the professor Yosihiko Sinoto from the Bishop Museum.

The path leads to contemporary tiki carved in the river; and it ends with an area of pre-European habitation and terrace cultivation.

You will end your visit at the archery platform and with explanations about Polynesian sports.

A day crossing Moorea


Impressive views

Impressive views

This excursion is aimed at sporty people. The magical island keeps marvellous surprises and fantastic views of innumerable sites.

You will leave from the ferries quay at Vaiare. You will visit food plantations (citrus fruits, banana trees, varieties of plantains called “Fe’i”, pineapple tree, etc.), you will cross the crater of Moorea and the Mount Rotui. You will also pass by several passes which will offer you splendid panoramas.