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Mount Otemanu

French Polynesia
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Ranked #2 of 10 attractions in Bora Bora
Type: Volcanos, Mountains
Description: 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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Louisville, Kentucky
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

We loved the view of this mountain from our resort, The Intercontinental Thalasso... as opposed to other resorts who did not have this view. You can get an ocean view anywhere, but you can't get a view of this mountain just anywhere!

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

I was concerned about booking an over water bungalow with a moutainview but it was the best decision ever. The travel agent recommend it and although hesitant at first, I later agreed. It was breath taking.

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Mt. Otemanu and da majestic Pahiaa Peak next to it like a faithful wife! Fell in love da moment I saw them. To such an extent I got both inked on my leg. The peak is almost always in clouds and once you scale it, you see Bora Bora in a different light! Must visit! My Tip - Try going... More

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edmonton, alberta
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Very neat history and produce growing on the moutain. Worth the half day excursion. Nice views of the island. Learned a lot about the culture and walked out with 2 grapefruit!!

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Austin, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

This mountain, my mountain, Mount Otemanu, was one of my most favorite things in Bora Bora! I got to see it from all different angles from around the island on a bike and on a boat. Words cannot describe the sun setting behind this magnificent landmark. Dream about the day that we can make it back to Bora Bora and... More

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Looking at the mountain in mesmerising, it's very surreal because your surroundings are so beautiful1

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Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I became obsessed with the ever-changing Mt Otemanu and came home with more pics of it than of the lagoon!! It is always changing and really comes into its own when viewed from the stunning IC Thalasso. Mesmerising.

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International
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122 reviews 122 reviews
31 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Little can be said in words regarding Bora Bora. Yes it does have a honeymoon reputation and, once you visit, you'll definitely understand why! This is surely one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen, without contest. Well worth the cost of the trip. In terms of water activities one is spoilt for choice, meanwhile Mt Otemanu is... More

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Brasilia, DF
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

This mountain is the mark of bora bora. It can be seen from virtually any area and offers beautiful pictures.

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israel
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65 reviews 65 reviews
20 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

According to the high rating of the trip to the mountain I took a tour from town around the island. It turned out that it's not possible to climb more than 100 meters on the mountain due to its unstable soil. Even from this modest climb, the views were nice and it was worthwhile to take the tour, if your... More

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