Rimatara, a preserved sanctuary

Rimatara offers contemporary version of the Garden of Eden. Until 2006 (year of creation of the airfield) the smallest island of the Austral, only 8.6km ², was very isolated from the rest of French Polynesia.

  • 550km / 340 miles south of Tahiti (1h45 flight)
  • Area : 8.6km² of land
  • Population : 860
  • 2 accommodations
  • Airport : Rimatara
  • Many speciesof rare birds
  • Warning: No ATM or bank
Must see
  • The natural bay of Mutuaura, 3280ft wide and its islet
  • The virgin bath, a natural swimming pool next to the Rare-apo motu
  • The Mutuaura temple with its windows warheads like and built in 1857
You will also like
  • The amazing lagoon of Raivavae
  • The soul of the Marquesas at Ua Pou
  • Cruising catamaran
  • Wild mountains of Moorea
During your vacation
  • A bird safari photo
  • Another way of life is possible
  • Feast on its own fishing

Customer reviews


24/01/2018 - Paolo, Italy

Excellent Yes! Everything was perfect. One of the best vacations of my life !!! Hotels, particularly, the ones in Bora Bora where top notch. Yes. I would recommend Tahiti (beautiful), Bora Bora (super) and Rangiroa!


26/12/2017 - Bruce et Aileen, USA

Yestahiti took all the worry out of planning a trip to an unfamiliar place. The catamaran with tahiti Yatch charters was the highlight of our trip. We had a wonderful time everything went smoothly and everything was beautiful We loved our trip.  Everything was perfect.  We could not have asked for a better experience.  The Catamaran...


05/12/2017 - Francesco,

Translated by Google Translate: "Fred, we wanted to write to you to thank you for all the organization of our trip in Polynesia We had an excellent experience during this second stay in Polynesia We were afraid of not finding the same feelings we had during our first stay, but sincerely Polynesia always has something to surprise us and bewitch...

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