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Address: Overlooking Cook and Opunohu Bays, French Polynesia
Description: Overlooking the panoramic Opunohu Valley and Cook and Opunohu Bays, this...
Overlooking the panoramic Opunohu Valley and Cook and Opunohu Bays, this spectacular scenic overlook was the setting in the popular film, "Return of the Bounty."
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Moorea Circle Island and Belvedere Lookout Morning Half-Day Tour

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Good location for seeing Balihai Mountain

We(4 persons) came here by sight-seeing taxi(2hr=10000cfp) from ferry port. Our roud trip:Ferry time:Papeete 08:10-08:50Moorea,Taxi 09:10-11:15,Moorea 12:15-12:55Papeete.So it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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Yokohama, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We(4 persons) came here by sight-seeing taxi(2hr=10000cfp) from ferry port. Our roud trip:Ferry time:Papeete 08:10-08:50Moorea,Taxi 09:10-11:15,Moorea 12:15-12:55Papeete.So it was a short stay.We could see a sacred mountain "Rotui" ,Cook's bay,Opunofu bay and Mt.Balihai .

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Chilliwack, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Beautiful tour....Beautiful scenery....guide was knowledgeable and friendly. Saw pineapple plantation, agriculture school, local flora and fauna

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

If you don't do anything else on Moorea, drive or take a tour up to the Belvedere lookout for spectacular views of "Bali Hai", Opanahu Bay, and Mount Opanahu. The archeological sites of ancient "mares" on the way to the top are worth a quick stop if you have time, but if you don't, you won't miss much.

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San Luis Obispo, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We stayed at the Intercontinental several miles away and had to take a cab here, but this was a great hike. Not super strenuous but the view at the top is breath taking. There are some ancient ruins on the way up with lots of informational material. There is an agricultural school nearby. It's green, lush, beautiful. A must for... More 

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Warwick, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Last bit of the road isa little rough but the view is worthwhile. Don't forget the aeroguard especially if stopping at some of the ruins

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Plano, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Loved the view - seeing both bays at once - and the colors were fantastic! Lots of Avacado trees! Also enjoyed learning about the history and seeing sites of the original worship sites

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Praia do Forte, BA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Anchored in the Bay Opunohu headed out to walk up to the belvedere. Breathless view of the islands' mountains as well as the 2 bays. On the way stop to have a juice or ice cream on the Moorea School of Agriculture. Delicia soursop ice cream. This unmissable stop. You can go back the way you came easier access, you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We rented a dune buggy for this adventure so you can hit some of the unpaved areas. The view is beautiful, but the trip up to it made the adventure. Have your camera ready, because you'll see many photo opportunities.

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La Crescenta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Beautiful lookout @ dawn or sunset. Best view of Moorea, romantic memory you will cherish. Rent your own car and drive up on your own for your visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Worth the trip to view beautiful Moorea. The trail is rickety and quite an experience in itself. Great views all the way up!

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