Anchoring in the vicinity
- Tautira lagoon navigable, efficient navigational aids. Anchorages at the mouth of the Aiurua river, small approachable dock to the south, access to the valley.
- Navigable lagoonfrom the Vaiau pass to Teahupoo. Warning : narrow artificial channel, only 2 m deep. Anchorage south of Maraetiria point (landing spot).
- Access through Havae pass (Teahupoo) to the Phaëton port (deep bay) : narrow but deep, accessible under any weather. Gives access to the moorings to the south of Arahoutou point (natural small harbor), to Pataoa point, to the Vairao wharf (gas station, stores, etc.) and to the Puunui Marina (no longer in service).
- Teputa Pass (Phaëton port) : always accessible. Possible anchoring near Paparoa point
The mythical wave of Teahupoo
BILLABONG PRO International Surfing Competition in August. Possibilities of surfing excursions all year round, depending on weather conditions.
Vaipopo rivers and Vaioiri grotto
Inquire with the Tourism Office.
Belvedere of the Taravao plateau
Road through a «country style» scenery with cows to a viewpoint built on the isthmus of Taravao with orientation table, fare potee and picnic tables. 500m higher is the second highest natural view point. Footpath between the two viewpoints.