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Ile Aux Oiseaux, Tikehau

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Take a trip to see the thriving colonies of seabirds at Ile Aux Oiseaux. Thousands of birds nest on this portion of shrub-covered island, making it a fantastic place for budding ornithologists, who can expect to spot great crested terns, red-footed boobies, and brown noddies. Take a tour to this small spit, just east of the main lagoon, to learn about the avian population, the significance of birds to the islands' cultural heritage, and the best places to snap photos of its feathered inhabitants. With our international travel planner, Tikehau attractions like Ile Aux Oiseaux can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Which beautiful tour that leads you to the bird island... On this island in the middle of the Pacific, you will discover thousands of birds that nest at eye level, without fear of the man... of terns, frigates, the noddies, crazy... It is a true paradise for these pretty birds. We can take his time to photograph them at a few centimetres and admire them quietly without that fear make them flee. Be careful not to touch them. Remember to take shoes suitable for walking in the water coming out of the boat, then on the island: it is difficult to walk barefoot, because the ground is strewn with a little sharp reefs this free visit is usually coupled with a bit of snorkelling with fish and with a visit to the island of Eden.
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  • We visited this island as part of a full day tour from the Pearl Beach Resort! Our guide skillfully beached the boat and then took us on a walk around the small coral island. There were thousands of b...  more »
  • Motu where only 4 species of birds live in a way totally preserved ignoring the fear of man. Without touching them of course you can get within a few centimeters of birds brooding their eggs or nestlings from only a few days. Ideal for lovers of nature. Informative tour as much as surprising. Wonderful site with a bonus a dive with manta rays and a meal on motu. With a local guide as a bonus for his experience and knowledge.
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