Best trails in French Polynesia

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Ready to check out the best trails in French Polynesia? AllTrails has 19 great hiking trails, running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 11 moderate trails in French Polynesia ranging from 0.9 to 11.4 miles and from 13 to 3,700 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Top trails (19)
#1 - Three Coconut Trees Pass
Tupauru'uru, Moorea, French Polynesia
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 15 m
Three Coconut Trees Pass is a 4.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Tupauru'uru, Moorea, French Polynesia that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The Show more
#2 - Marae Titiaroa Belvedere 3 Cocotiers Loop
Tupauru'uru, Moorea, French Polynesia
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Length: 7.7 mi • Est. 4 h 11 m
Walk up the road towards the Lycee Agricole and to the Marae(s) shortly thereafter. From there, use a small path ("Anciene") up to Belvedere. The hike from there to 3 Cocotiers is quite easy and well Show more
#3 - Mouaputa
Tupauru'uru, Moorea, French Polynesia
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 2 h 1 m
This is an extremely difficult hike. A guide is suggested. The 2nd half of the hike consists of ropes and hiking along steep drop offs. Do not attempt this trail during or after rain.Show more
#4 - Aora'i
Tahiti, Tahiti, French Polynesia
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Length: 9.5 mi • Est. 8 h 52 m
Aora'i is a 9.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Tahiti, Windward Islands, French Polynesia that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used foShow more
#5 - Afareaitu Waterfalls
Tupauru'uru, Moorea, French Polynesia
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 43 m
Afareaitu Waterfalls is a 0.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Tupauru'uru, Moorea, French Polynesia that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarilShow more
#6 - Point de Vue de 3 Cocotiers
Tupauru'uru, Moorea, French Polynesia
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 2 h 12 m
Point de Vue de 3 Cocotiers is a 3.9 mile out and back trail located near Tupauru'uru, Moorea, French Polynesia that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily usShow more
#7 - Moorea Caldeira Loop
Tupauru'uru, Moorea, French Polynesia
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Length: 9 mi • Est. 5 h 3 m
Start in Opunohu Valley along a road that turns off the main road at the end of Opunohu Bay that leads to Belvedere lookout. Follow a dirt road for a ways, then head on to the trail, which is blazed sShow more
#8 - Faarumai Falls
Tahiti, Tahiti, French Polynesia
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Length: 0.3 mi • Est. 17 m
Faarumai Falls is a 0.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Tahiti, Windward Islands, French Polynesia that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is pShow more
#9 - Marae Arahurahu Temple Grounds and Waterfall
Tahiti, Tahiti, French Polynesia
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 55 m
Marae Arahurahu Temple Grounds and Waterfall is a 1.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Tahiti, Windward Islands, French Polynesia that features a waterfall and is rated as mShow more
#10 - Grotte de Maraa
Tahiti, Tahiti, French Polynesia
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Length: 0.3 mi • Est. 11 m
Grotte de Maraa is a 0.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Tahiti, Tahiti, French Polynesia that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiShow more
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