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Maraa Grotto, Tahiti

Categories: Caves, Nature & Parks
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3.6/5 based on 55+ reviews on the web
Feel the cool air of Maraa Grotto, a small cave hidden in the thick forests. Take a dip in the small pond that lies at the cave's entrance, or pack a picnic to enjoy in the lush vegetation that surrounds its entrance. While easily accessible from the road, the cave has a secluded and evocative atmosphere, encouraging visitors to imagine the geological and ecological history of the island. Story has it that Impressionist painter Paul Gauguin enjoyed the waters here, so those interested in his work will be particularly appreciative of the natural features and atmosphere that inspired his later pieces. For Maraa Grotto and beyond, use our Taravao vacation planner to get the most from your Taravao vacation.
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  • The cave of Maraa are known to Tahiti; We came to collect fresh and pure water and some continue to do so. Visit solo and at leisure. During a tour of the island of Tahiti for the day (rent a car at the airport and provide a break lunch at Taravao, at the other end of the island called Tahiti Iti or little Tahiti), it is one of the first fun stops, facing the lagoon on the mountain side, in a green and flowery. There is of great pics feet in cool water under the foliage under the indirect rays of the Sun.
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  • This was a sop on our Unique Tour of Tahiti. Interesting but nothing special. If you are passing by do stop and view the grotto. But do not drive there simply for the attraction. 
  • We went to explore the island with a rental car, it was great, parabamos in where we wanted to and we were the time as we wanted, got car rental cost the same as the tour per person. So we save a lot of money. The cave is very nice and there is more to see in the area, there is a trail that connects several caves. The main one is huge and deep with a lake in which we saw people boat and swimming (is assumed the qu that cannot be made). It was worth it to stop 15 minutes out of the Grotto.
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