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Hiking in the Lavatubes - Full Day / Athletic level (Lunch included)

Moderately difficult “Canyoning” hike visiting lava channels that were formed during the volcanic period when the island was born. You will explore the rocks and vaults that Mother Nature herself has carved out. When you come out of the lava tubes, follow the river bubbling with waterfalls and have a swim in the cool water. Lunch and equipment included (headlight, gloves and coverall). 


Pick up from the lobby of your hotel or pension.

Comfortably set at the back of your 4×4, you will start a 45 minutes drive toward the district of Hitiaa where the Lavatubes sit; Take advantage of this ride to take photos of the unique landscapes that offer this part of the island. 

Before the hike starts, you will be informed about the journey’s programe. Then, once equipped with your backpacks, you will start to make your way towards the first lavatubes. Numerous fun adventures await you on your way up. A lunch break will be planned along the way by the river. End up the tour with an outstanding view on the smaller island of Tahiti (Tahiti iti), before making your way back to the cars. 

Practical Info

Inclusions – Round trip transfers, sandals for hiking, backpack if needed, lycra and frontal light. Picnic lunch included. 

Schedules (transfer time from hotels not taken into account): 07h00 – 17h00 

Pick up / Drop off : Tahiti Pearl Beach Resort, Royal Tahitien, Tahiti Nui, Tiare Tahiti, Sarah Nui, Airport Motel, Manava, InterContinental, Tahiti Ia Ora (ex Le Meridien), Pension La Plage, Relais Fenua

Spoken Languages : English, French

Vehicule : 4×4 landrover with equipped seating for transfers

Children Info : !! Minimum age requested is 12 years old !!

Operates everyday except January 1st & December 25th, 2 pers. mini / 12 pers. maxi (Adult or Child 12 y.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), Memory cards (Cartes mémoire), MosquitoSpray (Anti-moustique), Suncreen SPF50 (Crème solaire), Swimsuit (Maillot de bain), Snack (Collation), Sunglasses (Lunettes soleil), Socks (Chaussettes), Towel (Serviette de bain), Important Remarks

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!

Hiking tours may involve strenuous and lengthy hike over uneven terrain, uphill and downhill trails, and under limited shade. This kind of activity is recommended for guests in very good physical condition. 

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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