Ile aux Recifs, Avatoru
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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. Make Ile aux Recifs part of your personalized Avatoru itinerary using our Avatoru vacation generator.
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  • Excursion on the island to the reefs is one of the most beautiful I've done in French Polynesia. The landscape is Lunar and magic. There are good spots for snorkelling and lunch is excellent. Special mention for the members of the crew of Paati Excursions for their sympathy and sense of humor.
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  • The rocks formed by volcanic rocks offers a unique sight to see at least once. We have the impression of being in front of a black wall extremely sharp. Allow 1 / 2 h 3 / 4 h of boat to discover this show from the main island.
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  • We thought this excution was the best adventure we have ever taken!!! The two guides were excellent and they took us to two snorkeling spots, to see some amazing landscape, cooked us one of the best m...  more »