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Moorea is Heaven on Earth

An October 2000 trip to Moorea by JeanneUT

Dolphin Quest Photo, Moorea, French Polynesia More Photos
Quote: Shark-feeding, snorkeling, biking, and thoroughly enjoying life on Moorea. You can see pictures here: http://home.comcast.net/~jeanne.kolpek/Tahiti.htm
Sofitel Ia Ora Moorea Photo, Moorea, French Polynesia
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Best Things Nearby:The ocean and the sunrises.Best Things About the Resort:The overwater bungalows.Resort Experience:The Sofitel is a laid-back, beautiful resort on the best beach on Moorea. The Overwater Bungalows are amazing! They have a glass coffee table which opens up to the ocean below, so you can feed the fish from your room - or you can just watch the fish swimming below you. There is also a private sun deck with steps leading down into the ocean, and snorkel equipment is waiting for you on the deck. It is heaven! The snorkeling on Moorea is the BEST I have done, and you can see amazing creatures (eels, rays, etc.) right off the beach (or right of...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on July 27, 2004

Sofitel Ia Ora Moorea
BP 28
Moorea, French Polynesia 98728
+689-550355

Shark and Ray feeding Photo, Moorea, French Polynesia
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This is the most exciting thing I've done in the water! The guides feed the sharks (and on our trip, one nosy barracuda) while you are in the water with them. It's amazing - there were more sharks in the water than people. The second part of the trip is a stop where everyone gets to hand-feed the stingrays.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on July 27, 2004

Shark and Ray feeding
Excursion company
Moorea, French Polynesia

Dolphin Quest

Attraction

Dolphin Quest Photo, Moorea, French Polynesia
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You get in the water with a bottlenose dolphin and give him/her commands which are gracefully followed. You also have the opportunity to "pet" the dolphin, and if you're lucky, you may even get a little giggle from the dolphin if you give him a kiss. Our dolphin's name was Lokahi and he was full of personality.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on July 27, 2004

Dolphin Quest
Beachcomber
Moorea, French Polynesia