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Raiatea Manava Tour, Faaroa River & Marae Taputapuatea - Half Day

Discover Raiatea and its extensive marae Taputapuatea classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since July 2017, the Faaroa Valley and the river that runs through it to end with a swim in the lagoon of Raiatea. A busy half-day to discover the main sites of the island. 


Departure by boat from the base located on the east coast of Raiatea to the Faaroa River and along itslush valley. Then stop at the extensive marae of Taputapuatea, a former place of worship where political and religious leaders gathered. The tour ends with a swim on a motu where you will enjoy fresh local fruits. 

Practical Info

Inclusions – Guided tour, Transfers to/from tour departure point, fresh fruits sampling 

Pick-up / Drop-Off – Pension Manava. (following property(ies) with extra charge): Fare Vai Nui, Raiatea Lodge, Atiapiti, Opoa Beach 

Spoken Languages – English, French 

Vehicle Info – 12-seat covered motorized boat 

Child Info – Children accepted from 03 years old but charged from 06 years.o. 

Operates everyday EXCEPT Saturday; 2Pers. mini – 12Pers. max, (Adults or Children 3-11 yrs.o). 

Do Not Forget :  N/A

Important Remarks

Itinerary and order of the visited sites may change without prior notice according to weather conditions or other circumstances. Most excursions require healthy conditions. Pregnant women/disabled guests/babies… our services must be notified in advance! 

Our water activities require guests to know how to swim, to be comfortable in the water, and able to cope with occasional currents. Guests are cautioned not to touch or step on the coral reef, or touch any underwater animals for safety and environmental reasons. We recommend reef shoes in order to avoid any wounds or discomfort. Wildlife sightings are likely but never guaranteed.

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.

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