Try Snorkeling In Rangiroa Aquarium
PHOTO: All the colors of the sea are on display in this dive excursion (Courtesy Paul Gauguin Cruises)
There are many amazing features about Tahiti that make this region so alluring to travelers seeking a great escape to the Pacific Islands. Fortunately, this region is easy to access via one of the cruises offered by Paul Gauguin Cruises.
High on the list of natural highlights are the sparkling turquoise waters and breathtaking views. In particular, the Rangiroa area offers some unique characteristics that make it sort of a hidden treasure of the region. Its secluded location means visitors can enjoy a sense of peaceful tranquility and privacy that can be difficult to find in more populated spots. The flat terrain also provides terrific panoramic, sweeping horizon sightlines that seem never-ending.
This perfect combination of scenery and seclusion is complimented by the fact that this region is known for offering a wealth of aquatic surprises. This makes it a must-see destination for in-the-know travelers who love watersports or experiencing spectacular marine species.
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The centerpiece of this cruise line is the 5+-star m/s Paul Gauguin, a luxury ship designed specifically to sail the waters of the South Pacific, Tahiti and Fiji.
As part of a Paul Gauguin cruise to the Rangiroa region, guests will have the option of participating in a snorkeling tour of Rangiroa's Aquarium.
Nestled in a coral reef in the Tiputa Pass lagoon, this is definitely considered one of the most irresistible local attractions. The chance to explore the undersea wonders found in this open-water aquarium is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience that shouldn’t be missed. This is a rare opportunity to get an up-close look at the many types of amazing and elusive marine life that call this area home.
A snorkeling expedition here is a thrilling activity that appeals to experienced divers who are comfortable snorkeling in deep waters. This guided tour is both thrilling and educational. It also promises to be unforgettable. You will even have a chance to hand-feed the fish!
Cruises to this region also offer a variety of other adventures, including a visit to a black pearl farm where you will learn interesting insights about this industry, and can even purchase some of the unset black pearls cultivated from the region.
There is also an assortment of scuba diving excursions, along with a tour in a glass-bottom boat that provides the perfect vantage point from which to observe local marine creatures in their natural habitat.
Guests who want to venture to sights on land will find it interesting to tour the small nearby villages, where life is quiet and peaceful, and native residents welcome visitors and are happy to let them join in the routines of daily island life.
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