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Point Venus, Tahiti

Categories: Geologic Formations, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots, Nature & Parks
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2.9/5 based on 95+ reviews on the web
Combine sunbathing with a bit of Tahitian culture and history at Point Venus, a public black-sand beach. Said to be the spot from which Captain Cook watched the planet Venus cross in front of the sun, the beach includes a monument commemorating the explorer, as well as a lighthouse designed by the father of "Treasure Island" author Robert Louis Stevenson. Take a dip in the shallow waters and gaze across the sea at the island of Moorea. With ample shade, the site also presents a great opportunity for a picnic. Make Point Venus part of your personalized Taravao itinerary using our Taravao trip builder.
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  • Black sand beach is beautiful, the view magnificent and spectacular water transparency. The beaches waters turquoise are more striking but this beach has its charm. It's worth the visit.
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  • Place frequented by Aboriginal people. iNTERESSANTJeux of water for ' children, training base for competition canoes, pirogues of fishermen, walk at the bend of the tip with beautiful view from both sides
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  • As a fan of the movie the mutiny on the bounty this is a mandatory place to visit when in Tahiti. It is nice to see it actually exists and lean of the time Capt. Bligh had spent there. 
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