Nature & Culture in Moorea - Half Day / Minivan & Walking Tour
Discover the beauty of Moorea island during this half day tour. Your guide will gladly share with you her wide knowledge while taking you to the famous sightseeing point Le Belvédère overlooking Cook and Opunohu’s bays, the volcano’s crater and the plateau de la Bounty. You will pass through the pineapple fields and vanilla plantations. You will discover the tropical fruits of the agricultural school and will test their tasty flavor at the fruit juice factory. Do not miss the various archaeological sites and their history!
On this half day tour, you will discover…
The richness of the local flora: you will meet many flowers, plants, trees and fruits on the way. Your guide will explain their medicinal properties and their use by Polynesians in everyday life.
Archaeology: many ancient remains such as altars, religious temples, old habitat plateforms are still visible today. Your guide will tell you their role in the ancient Polynesian society.
The history of Moorea: the peculiar relief of the island, its formation, the name of its mountains.
Inclusions – Return transfers from/to your accommodation ; Half day tour ; well experienced local guide ; fresh fruits and fresh fruit juices.
Schedules (transfer time from hotels not taken into account) – 08h30 – 12h30 approx.
Pick up / Drop off (Shared tours) 2018: Sofitel, Green Lodge, Kaveka, Manava, Hilton, Cruise dock 2019: Sofitel, Green Lodge, Kaveka, Manava, Poerani Moorea, Hilton, Pension Motu Iti, Fare Vaihere.
Vehicle Info – Hyundai minibus for transfers
Languages – English, French, Spanish, Italian
Child policy – Minimum 3 years old
Operates everyday except Sunday, 2 pers. mini. / 8 pers. maxi, (Adults or Child from 3 yrs.o minimum 12 y.o requested).
Do Not Forget : Backpack (Sac à dos), Bottle of water (Eau), Camera (Appareil photo), Changing clothes (Rechange), Comfy clothes (Tenue confort), Hat (Chapeau), Hiking shoes (Souliers rando), MosquitoSpray (Anti-moustique), Suncreen SPF50 (Crème solaire), Swimsuit (Maillot de bain), Sunglasses (Lunettes soleil), Towel (Serviette de bain),
Itinerary and order of the visited sites may change without prior notice according to weather conditions or other circumstances.
Our land tours (4×4 vehicles, ATV or similar) may include rough off-road driving and steep ascents and descents. It is therefore not recommended to pregnant women, persons suffering from motion sickness, vertigo, bad back, or excess weight.
All tours have been regularly tried out in order to give the most accurate information and advice. Each guest should carefully review the tour description to evaluate its own physical limits.
Guests are recommended to wear comfortable appropriate attire including shoes (walking, water or hiking as needed), sun protection (cream, hat, and rash guard), insect repellent, sunglasses, and bring a bottle of water