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Mount Otemanu

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Address: French Polynesia
Description: This jagged remnant of an ancient volcano rises up sharply more than 2,400...
This jagged remnant of an ancient volcano rises up sharply more than 2,400 feet from the surface of a sparkling, turquoise lagoon.
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Absolutely gorgeous!

The focal point of the island and oh what a beauty! We woke up to a view of this mountain from our oveerwater villa every day.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The focal point of the island and oh what a beauty! We woke up to a view of this mountain from our oveerwater villa every day.

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Sydney, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Beautiful from all angles around the lagoon. If you're a keen hiker I heard it is great but challenging.

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Brisbane, Australia
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17 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Did the 4 wheel drive tour on the mount to see the view and the old military cannons from ww2. Fantastic drive heaps of bumps and it was raining which made it even more slippery. A great day out with competent drivers who deliver the best view of bora bora on tour

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Mountain View, California
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11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We did not get upto the Mountain, though it is possible to do it from Vaitape island. In Dec, due to heavy rains, it wasnt very feasible to get to the top of the mountain

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dublin, ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Spectacular views of this mountain from all Bora Bora resorts! Be sure to take a land tour as well as a boat tour of the island!

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Fort Worth, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The people here are extremely rude and if you take a day trip around it, be prepared to be chased by wild dogs and looked at like you are completely sabotaging the local community

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Houston, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The whole experience was majestic. The views from everywhere were unbelievable. Hopefully can go again someday!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The views are awesome, especially at sunset. We stayed at the St. Regis and dined at Lagoon restaurant. Our table was out on the deck and was perfect for a sunset dinner. After dark, the under deck lighting highlighted the many fish and a couple of stingrays swimming only a foot away!

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Stockton, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The mountain provides so many photo opportunities. Whether it be Sunrise, Sunset, or during the day as it at times interacts with the clouds.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The mountain is itn the middle of the bora bora island, surrounded by a turquoise water. If you are flying to Bora bora you will see the mountain from everyplace.

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