Rimatara is surrounded by a coral barrier and has a quite shallow lagoon with a unique passageway through which only canoes can enter.
The nature is still quite pure here and ornithology lovers will discover a unique species: the Ura or Khul’s Lories with its iridescent plumage.
Rimatara has 3 villages: Amaru, Anapoto, and Mutuaura where the people live off agriculture and weaving…
3 times per month, the cargo liner Tuhaa Pae II drop passengers and goods off on the island using small boats.
Rimatara has neither shops or restaurants but is nonetheless a small welcoming and friendly haven of peace which you will discover through visits of archaeological sites, excursions to Motu (white sand islets) and hiking.
Rimatara is a quiet refuge for the adventurer within you !