The excursion start from Uturoa's port in Raiatea between 8:30 am and 9 am.
Yvann, your guide, will steer a comfortable Polynesian pirogue to the coral garden (located near the Motu Tautau) where you can admire the corals and the magnificent diversity of the marine fauna that inhabits it.
You will then visit a pearl farm where you will be explained all the secrets of the culture of the fabulous black pearl of Tahiti.
The island by boat
The tour will continue on the water around the island. During this time, Yvann will tell you stories and will comment on the lush landscapes that will pass before you. He will unveil, only for you, some of the secrets of life on this preserved island.
Once docked at the bottom of the bay of Hamene (the longest in French Polynesia), you will enjoy in a family atmosphere a gargantuan meal consisting of fish, rice, taro, etc.
Vous découvrirez une vanilleraie où vous apprendrez comment on marie les fleurs pour que 9 mois plus tard apparaissent les gousses de vanille et toutes étapes permettant de l’utiliser pour parfumer finement certains et plats et desserts.
Visit of the island in 4 x 4
You will then have the opportunity to discover the island in comfortable 4 x 4 by following the road of the seaside. Yvann will make you discover the life and customs of yesterday and today polynesians. You will have the chance to discover the Marae Vaima'i, a place of worship present on all the islands of French Polynesia, which were the basis of the social, political and religious functioning of the Polynesian society.
After a busy day that will leave you with an unforgettable memory and which will make you discover a more authentic Freanch Polynesia away from the usual tourist clichés, Yvann will drop you at your departure point around 4 pm.