Manuhangi Atoll

Manuhangi Atoll is an atoll located 70km southeast of Nengonengo Atoll https://tropicalislands.net/nengonengo-atoll/ , 845km east of Tahiti. Its area is 575 acres (232ha). Its length / width is 5.2km by 3km. Manuhangi is round in shape, and there are no passages for deep water, the whole lagoon is closed, on the…

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Nengo Nengo Atoll

Nengo Nengo Atoll (or Nengonengo Atoll) is a bell-shaped atoll. It is located 100km southwest of Hao Atol, and 775km east of Tahiti. Its area is 2223 acres (900 ha). Its large inland lagoon covers 67 km2 and has served as the breeding ground for the Tahitian Black Pearl for…

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Taiaro Atoll

Taiaro Atoll is an atoll located 536 km northeast of Tahiti. Its area is 2965 acres (1200ha), length / width 5.7km by 3.6km. It is a closed atoll, which means that there is no flow of deep water from the ocean into the lagoon, so the lagoon is hypersaline. Taiaro…

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Blue Lagoon (Rangiroa Atoll)

Blue Lagoon in Rangiroa is a famous place, not only on the atoll but in the whole country. It is actually a "lagoon in a lagoon" phenomenon, like a small atoll in a larger one. It is located about 28.5 km southwest of Tiputa. It is a crater with shallow…

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Motu Matatahi

Motu Matatahi is a small island (located in Rangiroa Atoll ) of 1.80 acres (7284m2), length / width 120m by 85m, and is located about 5km southeast of the Blue Lagoon. Along Matatahi are two islands, up to 50m away by Hoa easy passage, and these are the easternmost islands of…

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Rangiroa Atoll (and Hoa Shallow Pass, Pension Aotera, Motu Teta, Sable Roses)

That's how it all started. From my research, knowledge and gathering of information, it started from here, from Rangiroa. First I learned Motu Matatahi, then the surroundings, Blue Lagoon, Tiputa, Pension Aotera, Motu Teta… So I will explain those places a little (Motu Matatahi and Blue Lagoon will have their…

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Mehetia Island

Mehetia Island is a volcanic island 110km southeast of Tahiti. Its area is 2.3 km2. Length / width are 1.8km by 1.5km. The height is as much as 435m, which is big for an island of that area. The island literally looks like an ingrown volcano. There is no beach,…

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Makatea Island

(post updated in 18. January 2023) Makatea Island is a former atoll (elevated atoll by origin), located 220km northeast of Tahiti, and 80km southwest of Rangiroa. Its area is 24 km2, its length/width is about 7.7 km by 4.7 km, and its height is about 80 m, with almost the…

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Tetiaroa Atoll

Tetiaroa Atoll is an atoll about 50km north of Tahiti. The area of ​​the atoll (above the water) is 6 km2. 1450 acres (585ha) of sand are divided into 12 moths with different surfaces. The lagoon is approximately 7 kilometers wide and 30 meters deep. The atoll does not have…

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