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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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Very fun to ride in the 4 wheel drive vehicles up the mountains to get to the terrific view from the top. Can picture the WWII soldiers making the paths and driving their jeeps... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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113 reviews 113 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Very fun to ride in the 4 wheel drive vehicles up the mountains to get to the terrific view from the top. Can picture the WWII soldiers making the paths and driving their jeeps up.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The most iconic landmark that make Bora Bora stood out from other French Polynesian Island. During our 7 days in Bora Bora, we've seem it from all angles. There are actually two mountains, Mt. Otemanu & Mt Pahia. I have to say, Mt Otemanu looks somewhat hideous from the west side & north side, and absolutely stunning from the central... More 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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