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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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Second best look on Moorea, next to the view across Opunohu Bay at the Shark's Tooth Mt...

It's a bit of a drive, but one of the nicest looks on Moorea, selfie heaven what with two bays in the background for the price of one. Still resisting the infringement of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

It's a bit of a drive, but one of the nicest looks on Moorea, selfie heaven what with two bays in the background for the price of one. Still resisting the infringement of civilization, which is nice...

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Gorgeous location to take photos of Moorea. Don't miss the trail behind the parking lot - North side one. It takes you on a beautiful hike to a waterfall (waterfall is nothing but the hike is fantastic). You get to see all the gorgeous plants and trees that grow in the jungle that you won't find out by the beaches.... More 

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Milton Freewater, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Worth the trip up. Some of the most beautiful views on Moorea. Would recommend taking the trip on a scooter.

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Chino Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Not as spectacular as Magic Mountain but you can drive a rental car to this lookout. If you are driving around the island it is a worthwhile stop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

Belvedere Lookout is a short 5km drive from the main road with a great view of both bays and it's free

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Belvedere Lookout is one of those classic vantage points that allows you to fully appreciate the landscape of a particular place, even on a wet afternoon (I understand mornings are usually recommended for better light and less chance of rain, but then you may encounter a lot more people). We went to the outlook as part of a half-day, small-group... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We arrived at Belvedere Lookout as part of an atv tour which we highlight recommend. The break here was welcomed and provided a truly refreshing moment of respite while taking in the view. At the bottom of the lookout point there is a little stand where you can purchase pineapple preserves. They have several flavors. We bought a few and... More 

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Hove
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This is such a fabulous vantage point to look out to Opunohu Bay and Cooks Bay. The mountains in the distance on a clear and sunny day are out of this world. Well worth a trip for a good picture. The locals like it there too and play music and party up there from time to time.

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Arranged with Heinrich from Islands Discovery to lead 5 of us on hike up the 3 Coconuts Trail from Belvedere Lookout. The Lookout affords a nice view, but the hike was definitely the awesome part. The trail does take some basic level of fitness/hiking awareness as parts are fairly steep, and you're often walking on roots and rocks that can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Stunning overlook with panoramic view of the bays below and the mountains. Our guide told us that most of the peaks we see are rims of ancient volcanos like most of the mountains in Tahiti. We loved the mountain he pointed out to us on the way up, take note it has a hole in it and is shaped like... More 

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Address: Address: Overlooking Cook and Opunohu Bays, French Polynesia
Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Moorea

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