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Visiting Moorea

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Stories and Tips Moorea

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Moorea Notes/Thoughts

Written by jenandfrank on 30 Dec, 2004

When all is said and done, I am very glad that we went to this island. Not even Kauai matches Moorea’s beauty and people. There are two main ways to get to Moorea: fly or take the ferry. We took the ferry…Read More

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Sheraton Moorea Lagoon Resort and Spa - Recommended

Written by jenandfrank on 30 Dec, 2004

Papetoai PK14, Moorea Phone: (689) 55 1111 Located at least 30 minutes from the ferry dock, this hotel is considered one of the nicer ones on the island (in terms of aesthetics, I would agree), and is also known to have the best snorkeling around…Read More

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4X4 Land Rover Safari Tour - Highly Recommended

Written by jenandfrank on 29 Dec, 2004

Albert Tours, 689-55-21-10 Being that Moorea is one of the lushest islands in the South Pacific, I think the best way to experience it is by taking this 4X4 tour. It is a half-day trip that cost us about $50/pp, and we were picked…Read More

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Moorea, a pearl in the South Pacific

Written by cindylou11157 on 10 Mar, 2004

Moorea is one of the most exotic, lush islands in the South Pacific. With its high mountain peaks, crystal-clear water, green plant life, and excellent snorkeling, we felt we were truly in paradise. The island is undeveloped. It probably looked about the same…Read More

Dolphin Encounter

Written by cindylou11157 on 22 Jan, 2004

Editor's Note: As of March 1 2006, the Kahala Mandarin Oriental became an independent hotel. The name of the resort is The Kahala Hotel & Resort, and the new website is www.kahalaresort.com. Experiencing a dolphin encounter is something you will never forget. Dolphin Quest is…Read More

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Visiting a Motu

Written by cindylou11157 on 10 Feb, 2004

Our journey begins at the Pearl Resort on the other side of the island. We did not want to spend the money for a taxi, so we decided to hitchhike. We stopped at our favorite café for breakfast, Carameline’s. After breakfast we…Read More

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Written by Prosperine on 04 Apr, 2002

Kayaking in the lagoon I used to have this fear about the kayak overturning...but we did not encounter this problem at all. The current is never very strong. It's lots of fun, it's free and it's a great workout. The Sunset Cruise The boat sails from…Read More

Dogs of Moorea

Written by spuguru on 11 Dec, 2000

We have fond memories of the dogs on Moorea. Fist, some background: dogs in Moorea seem not to be afforded the same lofty status in the family as in the U.S. You'll see many dogs just sort of running around or hanging about the yards.…Read More

Misc. things NOT to do

Written by spuguru on 05 Dec, 2000

Dining 1) Lunchtime on Moorea is like lunchtime in Europe, not the U.S. - this means that the restaurants close bewteen lunch and dinner. Don't miss out! 2) Don't eat dinner at the hotel every nite. The local cuisine is great! Environment 1) Please take care when snorkeling…Read More

Club Bali Hai Moorea, timeshare

Written by Joy McNaughton on 03 Jun, 2003

This entry is a month after my RCI exchanged timeshare. I stayed at Fiji Palms the week before. Then visited Rarotonga (one of the Cook Islands); overnight in Auckland, NZ, and four days in Australia before an exchanged RCI timeshare week in Maui and a…Read More

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