The Village of Atuona
: Tour of Atuona village during 1h30, through the cemetery, the beach, visit of the Gauguin
The giants tikis of Puamau
: A full day guided tour by 4 wheel drive to Puamau
, on the north-east tip of Hiva Oa’s island.
Breathtaking drive along the winding coastline through several valleys, until reaching the picturesque village of Puamau.
Visit "Te Iipona
", the archaeological site which became famous with the tallest stone Tiki "TAKAI" (2.43 m) and the very exceptional "Makaii Taua Pepe" unique tiki represented horizontally.
Lunch on site in a Marquesas house or as a picnic. Short stay at the beach on the returning way, and a stop at the rainforest of Punaei where the enigmatic "UTUKA", nicknamed the "Smiling Tiki
" awaits you.
Hiking in the north Hiva Oa’s Valleys
: Join the Hanaiapa
Valley for a 2 hour walk (one way) to Hanatekuua
Bay (protect you against the heat during the walk).
You will walk along the coast to a huge coconut grove bordered by a beautiful white sand beach. Picnic on site, swimming is possible if the weather is suiting.
One-day excursion for trained hikers.
: Back to basics with a horseback ride with a qualified guide
on a half-day in the heights of the island, to enjoy the magnificent landscapes with generous
vegetation in the most beautiful way.
Fishing Trip in the sea
: Go fishing between the islands of Hiva Oa
with professional fishermen in order to discover on a half-day this ancestral activity of Polynesia.
Sun protection compulsory.
: Embark with the Hotel Hanakee Pearl Lodge and Marquises Diving to discover the fabulous Marquesas underwater world with two dives.
Combine natural and cultural discoveries on unique spots where you will meet many species of plants and endemic animals of the archipelago.
Departure at 8:00 am and return before 1:00pm. Equipment provided and snack on board.