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Rurutu

Address: French Polynesia
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Type: Islands, Outdoors
Activities: Snorkeling, Whale watching
Owner description: Located 340 miles south of Tahiti, the people of this island are the only ones to preserve a...
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Type: Islands, Outdoors
Activities: Snorkeling, Whale watching
Owner description: 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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English first
Alexandria, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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Los Angeles
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3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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