Fautaua Waterfall, Tahiti

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See the stunning rush of water at Fautaua Waterfall, a cascading natural wonder hidden in the Tahitian forest. Take a tour or follow the signposts to reach this secluded gem, surrounded by lush green trees and ecologically diverse woodland. Enjoy a snack from the onsite food shack, or bring a picnic to enjoy on the rocks. Read the information panels to learn the history of this popular scenic spot and take off your shoes to go paddling in the pool at the foot of the waterfall. Note that the attraction can be a little tricky to find, so plan the route in advance and keep your eyes peeled. Make Fautaua Waterfall part of your personalized Taravao itinerary using our Taravao tourist route planner.
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  • with the jeep excursion to the mountains just outside of Tahiti, passing Fords and trails you will arrive in front of the falls that are beautiful but modest compared to other waterfalls in the world!
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  • This hike is moderately difficult, and just a short drive to the base from the center of town. Make a left at the bridge and climb up about 1 hour to reach the lookout of the waterfall. Bring mosquito...  more »
  • Can be seen from downstairs but it is best to climb to the top of the waterfall and bathe in the pools before the Weir. Attention, at Tahiti Nui bathing as a couple in a waterfall is not trivial, mana watches! Permission in advance at City Hall as you hike in a private site.
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