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Where in the world: South Pacific  /  French Polynesia  /  Tuamotu Archipelago  /  Rangiroa  /  Avatoru

Top 9 things to do in Avatoru

1. Ile aux Recifs

Take an hour-long boat ride from Avatoru to Ile aux Recifs, famous for its coral outcrops, weathered and eroded into mysterious underwater shapes. With ample swimming and snorkeling spots, this section of the reef offers excellent views of the area's abundant marine life. Relax on one of the many small beaches, shaded underneath coconut trees and surrounded by the bright blue waters of the sea. Tour guides offer well-rounded experiences of the area, with seafood lunches, shark feeding, and basket-weaving classes.
Suggested duration: 2h 30 min
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2. Swim with Dolphins

Suggested duration: 2h 30 min
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3. Le Lagon Bleu

Delve into the crystal-clear waters of Le Lagon Bleu, filled with diverse marine life. Located just off the coast of Avatoru, the lagoon offers sightings of blacktip sharks, coral, and tropical fish. Tour operators drop anchor here, giving you ample time for snorkeling and discovering the underwater world. Relax under palm trees on the sandy beaches, set back from the bright blue sea, and enjoy freshly caught seafood cooked on outdoor barbecues.
Suggested duration: 2h 30 min
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4. Scuba & Snorkeling

Suggested duration: 2h 30 min
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5. Gauguin's Pearl Farm

Find something special at Gauguin's Pearl Farm, a center dedicated to educating visitors about pearl farming and the creation of pearl jewelry. Take a guided tour of the facility to discover the story of the creation of the Tahitian pearl in the sea, and the artistic process of making the jewelry. The staff pride themselves on their ethical principles, and are glad to discuss their philosophy regarding sustainable production and techniques. Head to the boutique shop to explore the range of jewelry and gifts available, all made on site and to a certified standard.
Suggested duration: 30 minutes
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6. Rairoa Fishing And Tours, Rangiroa

Suggested duration: 2h 30 min
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7. Rangiroa Plongee, Tiputa

Suggested duration: 2h 30 min
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8. CCR Rangiroa, Rangiroa

Suggested duration: 2h 30 min
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9. Itemata, Rangiroa

Suggested duration: 4 hours
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