Cook’s Bay, Moorea
Visit Moorea – Snorkeling
Visit Moorea for one of the best snorkeling locations in the world. Guests at the Hilton Moorea rave about the variety of fish seen from the overwater bungalows. Tropical fish are even visible through glass floor sections in the bungalows. The InterContinental Moorea has very good snorkeling too. There are coris, chromis, triggers, brown clownfish, damsels, squirrelfish, bright blue parrotfish, an eagle ray, numerous varieties of butterfly fish, reef sharks and lots of Picasso triggers. If you enjoy snorkeling, Moorea is for you.
Stingray & Reef Shark Snorkel by kayak or boat
Visit Moorea – Sharks & Stingrays
The shark and stingray excursion is one of the most popular tours in Moorea. The stingrays congregate inside the reef a short distance from the InterContinental Moorea. Read about our Stingray Reef Shark Snorkel.
Visit Moorea – Swim with Whales
Humpback whales are typically present from July to October, which makes September an excellent time for viewing whales and their newborn calves. Rules about whale watching are slack in French Polynesia. Some excursions include snorkeling with humpbacks and their calves. Humpbacks don’t have sonar, so recognize that makes their motions much less predictable. Take an excursion to Swim with Whales, Sharks, Rays and Dolphins.
Turquoise Blue Seas, InterContinental Moorea
Visit Moorea – Circle Island and Belvedere Lookout
Circle Island Tour – travel the 61 km (40 mi) road that circles the island via rental car, rental dune buggy or with an excursion. It’s impossible to get lost on Moorea, as it’s the only road on the island and it always brings you back where you started.
Belvedere Lookout Off Road Excursion. Near the viewpoint are ruins of the Polynesian temple of Titiroa Marae. From the parking lot at Titiroa, a trail leads through the forest to the altar at Marae Ahu-o-Mahine. Try the Moorea Circle Tour and Belvedere Lookout or Albert ATV Fun Tours.
Beach Bungalow, InterContinental Moorea
Day Trips on Moorea
- Moorea Sunset Cocktail Cruise
- Moorea Circle Tour and Belvedere Lookout
- Swim with Whales, Sharks, Rays and Dolphins
Giant Stingray and Large Reef Shark, Moorea