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Mont Tapioi, Uturoa

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Hike to the top of Mont Tapioi for expansive views of the topography of Raiatea and surrounding islands. An easy trek takes you up to the summit, offering panoramic vistas and photo ops. Trace the line of the coral reef through the clear sea and across to Bora Bora, and take in the lush, green vegetation that covers the mountain and reaches far out across the island. Keep an eye out for parrots, ponies, goshawks, and giant snails--all residents on the mountain. A visit to Mont Tapioi represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Raiatea itinerary builder to plot your vacation.
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  • Getting up this mountain is actually not that bad. But during the hike up I used too much water. Going down became a nightmare. My fault. But DO THIS ! Incredible views on the way up and certainly on ...  more »
  • The directions leaves to be desired. Prospect top! It is worth to run if early too hot even in the morning as high. It is closed on weekends.
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  • I did this hike twice while we were docked in Ulturoa. The first time was fast for exercise (hiked up and ran down), and the second was with my family. A great free activity on Raietaia. It's about 3K...  more »