Continent
Oceania
Country
French Polynesia
Next Big City
Papeete
Next Town
Haapiti, Paeau
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Currents, Ships, Reefs
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Mix of different water between the lagoon and reef pass with 2 waves. A very little tide (50 cm max) twice a day. Shallow water with the reef downwind, so be careful. Ask the locals, they will help you with their knowledge. The water is crystal clear and has beautiful colors.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
Trees
Beach Users:
None

White sand beach with coconut trees.

Weather

Spring:
Shorts
Summer:
Shorts
Fall:
Shorts
Winter:
Shorts

28°C air and 28°C water. Sunscreen is recommended. Rainy season from December to February.

Wind

Best Months:
May, June, July, August, September, October
Wind Type:
Trade
Best Direction:
NE, ENE, E
Main Direction:
NE, ENE, E, ESE, SE

Very variable. You can kite one full week and have no more wind for 2 weeks. Usually 2 to 3 sessions a week. Trade winds. Works with East and Northeast winds. Can be very gusty when ESE. Wind usually sideshore. Works all year round except from December to February when it's the rainy season and the wind is very gusty.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Go to Moorea island, there is only one road. Go to Haapiti and stop at the park lot of the Hotel Les Tipaniers. 25 km from the airport and 30 from the harbor. Hitch hiking works, a lot of kiters on the road to the spot from 9-11 am! Buses are very rare. To access use the road of the Hotel Les Tipaniers and walk to the beach for 100 m. Pass the wharf and the beach is here.

Extra information

Rules
None

Use a leash, respect the locals and their advice. If you wound yourself one the reef, use some green lemon, it hurts but saves your holidays.

Nightlife

Maria Tapas in Maharepa (20 km away) is a bar with a cyber cafe and live music.

Continent
Oceania
Country
French Polynesia
Next Big City
Papeete
Next Town
Haapiti, Paeau
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Currents, Ships, Reefs
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Mix of different water between the lagoon and reef pass with 2 waves. A very little tide (50 cm max) twice a day. Shallow water with the reef downwind, so be careful. Ask the locals, they will help you with their knowledge. The water is crystal clear and has beautiful colors.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
Trees
Beach Users:
None

White sand beach with coconut trees.

Weather

Spring:
Shorts
Summer:
Shorts
Fall:
Shorts
Winter:
Shorts

28°C air and 28°C water. Sunscreen is recommended. Rainy season from December to February.

Wind

Best Months:
May, June, July, August, September, October
Wind Type:
Trade
Best Direction:
NE, ENE, E
Main Direction:
NE, ENE, E, ESE, SE

Very variable. You can kite one full week and have no more wind for 2 weeks. Usually 2 to 3 sessions a week. Trade winds. Works with East and Northeast winds. Can be very gusty when ESE. Wind usually sideshore. Works all year round except from December to February when it's the rainy season and the wind is very gusty.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Go to Moorea island, there is only one road. Go to Haapiti and stop at the park lot of the Hotel Les Tipaniers. 25 km from the airport and 30 from the harbor. Hitch hiking works, a lot of kiters on the road to the spot from 9-11 am! Buses are very rare. To access use the road of the Hotel Les Tipaniers and walk to the beach for 100 m. Pass the wharf and the beach is here.

Extra information

Rules
None

Use a leash, respect the locals and their advice. If you wound yourself one the reef, use some green lemon, it hurts but saves your holidays.

Nightlife

Maria Tapas in Maharepa (20 km away) is a bar with a cyber cafe and live music.