As passionate divers we wanted to get to know the underwater world of the South Seas and the island of Moorea of French Polynesia 🙂» Read the full blog post
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The island of Moorea is the little sister of Tahiti in French Polynesia and with a distance of 17 km also in their sight. The island has an area of 133 km² and about 17,000 inhabitants. Moorea geographically belongs to the Society Islands (Islands above the wind) and was formed about 2 million years ago from a hot spot of the Pacific Plate. A V-shaped mountain range with an average height of 800 metres – the southern edge of a former volcanic crater – divides the island into a northern and southern half. The highest elevation is the Mont Tohiea with a height of 1,207 metres and the Mont Tautuapae with 769 metres. At the north-western tip of Moorea are the two uninhabited Motu Tiahura and Fareone.
After arriving on Tahiti from New Zealand yesterday, we will our trip to the island of Moorea.» Read the full blog post