• Garue Pass: to the North, unusable when N winds blow with exiting currents, village of Rotoava
  • Tumakohua Pass: to the South, unusable when S winds blow, village of Tetamanu.



  • Rotoava village: 8 buoys, wharf in deep water, infirmary, post office, ATM, stores, diesel fuel deliveries to the wharf when Cobia II is docked or diesel and gasoline at Fakarava Yacht Services.
  • Garue pass : 2 buoys.
  • Tetamanu village: 4 buoys, old coral church, pink sands, etc.
  • Amiot Anse of the Toau Atoll: to the N of the island. Contact “Gaston & Valentine“. Ph : 87 33 74 12 8 mooring buoys, dinners, fishing, activities, etc.

Fakarava Unesco Biosphere Reserve

Since Octobre 2006, the commune of Fakarava has been classified as a Biosphere Reserve in UNESCO’s World Heritage due to its specific characteristics and its natural and cultural heritage. It includes Aratika, Fakarava, Kauehi, Niau, Raraka, Toau and Taiaro, which represent the diversity of the Tuamotu’s atolls, from the large open atoll of Fakarava, to the small closed atoll of Taiaro.

Warning: strict regulations to control the organization, the use and the management of land and marine areas of the reserve. Download the Commune of Fakarava PGEM brochure from: www.peche.pf/IMG/pdf/PGEM_FKRV.pdf (principles and rules for each atoll).

Anchoring authorized only in marked ZM on each atoll’s PGEM map. As soon as you arrive, contact the Town Hall to report your presence and get information on the regulations.

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