Discovery of the Reef Island - Full Day (BBQ Lunch included)
Head towards South, an hour away from the main village towards the unique Ile aux Récifs (Reef Island) where sits the “Feo”: walls made up of fossilised coral located behind the island’s stunning beaches. A guided walk on the reef flat will allow you to fully understand the peculiar geology of the place and discover its flora and fauna (pencil urchins, reef fish, crustaceans etc). At noon, a delicious barbecue (drinks included) will be offered. Afternoon spent relaxing and swimming in the natural pools and braiding workshops. On the way back, snorkeling stop at the famous Tiputa pass to see sharks, dolphins and coral garden nearby.
1H boat ride to reach the Southern part of the island of Rangiroa. Spectacular lunar landscapes formed by corals which can measure up to 2 meters of height called fe’o. Natural swimming pools to discover. BBQ Lunch menu: grilled fish and chicken, raw fish, grilled coconut bread (Tuamotu specialty), local fruits or coconut pie (mineral water, local juice, local beers and punch) Braiding demonstration. Stop at the Aquarium, near the Tiputa pass, to admire numerous tropical fish.
Inclusions – Return transfers from/to hotels and pensions; BBQ Lunch (mineral water, punch, local beers)
Schedules (transfer time from hotels not taken into account) – 09h00 – 15h00
Pick-up / Drop-Off – All guesthouses on the island; hotel Kia Ora Resort & Spa with supplement
Spoken Languages – English, French
Vehicle Info – Boat
Children Info – Compulsory Condition: Minimum of 5 years old requested
Important – Bring your own snorkeling equipment & reef shoes
Operates everyday, 4 pers. mini. / 12pers. maxi, (adult or child 5-12 y.o), minimum 5 y.o requested!
Do Not Forget : Camera (Appareil photo), Hat (Chapeau), MosquitoSpray (Anti-moustique), Reef shoes (Chaussures bain), Rashguard (Lycra de bain), Suncreen SPF50 (Crème solaire), Swimsuit (Maillot de bain), Sunglasses (Lunettes soleil), Snorkeling gear (Masque tuba), Towel (Serviette de bain),
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.