We offer vacation options on the Austral including Tubuai, Raivavae and Rururtu. Contact us to help coordinate accommodations, flights, cruises, transportation, and activities. Plan your Austral adventure with Far and Away Adventures.

RURUTU

Pension Le Manotel – Le Manotel is located mountainside in Peva. The guest house offers 6 large local style bungalows in a beautiful garden with rare species of flowers and trees. A nice spot with beach loungers is available for guests on the beautiful white sand beach, just across the guest house, on the other side of the road. Le Manotel is renowned throughout the island for its table d’hôte, Helen, the hostess, will make you enjoy her delicious cuisine based on local products. Do not miss the island tour of Rurutu with Yves, her husband, who will share his knowledge of history or geology with you. The Manotel, a very good place for the curious and lovers of nature.

Pension Temarama – The Pension Temarama is located at the entrance of the village of Moerai on the island of Rurutu. It features 5 airy and comfortable rooms, scattered between the ground floor and the first floor of a large family home. Meals are served at a common table in a friendly atmosphere. Your hosts from Rurutu, will be delighted to share their knowledge and love of the island!

TUBUAI

Pension Taitaa – Located on the island of Tubuai at the entrance of the village of Mataura, the family Pension Taitaa is built mountainside on a vast garden. Nariiorono, a native of the island and owner of the place, is waiting for you to discover his passions (dance, wood carving). Nathalie, his wife, will prepare her delicious dishes, a tasty mixture of European and local cuisine. Recently renovated, the main house features 5 bedrooms, each with its private bathroom, fan, mosquito net, terrace overlooking the fruit trees of the garden. The common room hosts breakfasts and dinners, a TV lounge area, board games and free WIFI. The beach and the lagoon can be reached within 10 minutes by foot. Several activities are available with the pension: island tours, hiking, day trip on a motu with a picnic. A family atmosphere, friendly and authentic not to be missed!

Pension Wipa Lodge – Pension Wipa Lodge is getting ready for a new turn! Recently moved to a new location on the mountainside, but still close to the seafront, the brand new guesthouse proposes 5 bungalows newly built for an ultimate comfort. Designed for a maximum capacity of 7 pax, each bungalow includes a private bathroom, a private terrace; teak interior furniture’s all set on a bamboo floor for the Polynesian touch! The exterior terraces also include comfortable furniture! The rest of the shared area displays a large common terrace with a pleasant dining room and a relaxing lounge. For an improved experience within this newly built housing, the chef will mainly suggest local cooking prepared with fresh fish along with homegrown food from the Australs Islands.

RAIVAVAE

Pension Raivavae Tama Resort – The Pension Tama Resort is located north of Raivavae. It features three bungalows overlooking a beautiful white sand beach; an ideal unit for couples seeking a romantic getaway. On the other side of the road, mountainside, there are two other bungalows, spacious and comfortable, located in the back garden of the family home. Meals are served at the same table and every guest can taste the varied and copious dishes of Eleonore, the hostess; the local produce and lagoon fish are mainly on the menu. Do not miss the activities proposed by the guest house, visit the village, walk on the reef, line fishing, basket weaving, hiking etc. … a unique opportunity to discover the life rhythm of the Austral Islands.

Pension Ataha – The Pension Ataha is located 2 km to the airport in the small village of Vaiuru. It is divided into two houses, mountainside, facing the lagoon and the many islets of Raivavae. Each house features comfortable rooms with private bathroom, kitchen, dining room and lounge. Odile and Terani, natives of the island will be delighted to welcome you among them for a quiet and authentic stay with family or friends.

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