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Activities: Snorkeling, Whale watching
Description: Located 340 miles south of Tahiti, the people of this island are the only...
Located 340 miles south of Tahiti, the people of this island are the only ones to preserve a traditional Polynesian island pilgrimage.
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The most amazing experience ever!

My husband and I visited rurutu for the whales in september this year. We set up four whale watching tours with raie manta club over 2 days just to increase our chances of seeing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 25, 2012
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Alexandria, Pennsylvania
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Alexandria, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

My husband and I visited rurutu for the whales in september this year. We set up four whale watching tours with raie manta club over 2 days just to increase our chances of seeing whales! As luck would have it this was apparently the best year in a long time for humpback whales according to Axel our awesome guide. Axel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

My wife and I work as volunteers on whalewatch boats in Maui and Los Angeles. We're not marine biologists, but we have a lot of hours watching whales from boats. This past season, after a number of years hoping, we finally had a couple of humpbacks poke their noses up on the rail of the boat. But nothing prepared us... More 

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