1. RENT A CAR, QUAD, MOTORCYCLE OR BIKE
Moorea has a single road that runs along its coast and is just over 60 kilometers. With a one-day rental it is possible to visit the whole island. Of course there are also organized excursions to make the Island Tour in 4 × 4, recommended among the things to do in Moorea.
2. ASCEND TO THE TOATEA VIEWER
From this panoramic point east of the island you can admire the wide range of blues of the lagoon and the ocean. the Temae beach, the reef and the Sofitel hotel prostrate, and the mountains of the neighboring island of Tahiti are cut out on the horizon.
3. TO ASCEND TO BELVÉDÈRE
This viewpoint offers one of the most impressive views of the islands of the Society. Impressible among the things to do in Moorea. Once reached the panoramic point, the perfect and twin bays (true natural monuments) of Cook and Opunohu, separated by the sacred mountain of Rotui (900 meters), are dominated. The intrepid Captain Cook anchored in Opunohu Bay in 1777. Cook Bay, more appropriately Paopao Bay, now serves as an anchorage for luxury cruises.
4. ENCOUNTER WITH WILD DOLPHINS AND WHALES
The team of naturalist guides of the marine biologist Dr Michael Poole offers since 1992 an excellent ecotour embarked on scientific divulgation to spot wild dolphins
5. THE PAO PAO MARKET
One of the little known things to do in Moorea: visit The Pao Pao market is an unmissable experience for the traveler. The best way to appreciate the daily life of the locals is to visit their market; and, by the way, admire a wonderful fresco by François Ravello.
6. NAVIGATE THE LAGOON
Cruising by boat or motorized canoe through the beautiful lagoon that surrounds the island is almost essential among the things to do in Moorea. The tour allows you to navigate the bays of Opunohu and Cook, snorkel and even have lunch on a motu, an uninhabited island.
7. MOOREA DOLPHIN CENTER
The Intercontinental Moorea Resort & Spa has a large aquatic space of 3500m² on the lagoon where you can perform different activities in the company of three dolphins specially trained to interact with the traveler
8. CLINIC OF MARINE TURTLES OF THE INTERCONTINENTAL
The non-profit Te Mana or Te Moana Foundation has a marine turtle clinic in the private lagoon of this resort, where they recover damaged specimens to return them to their natural habitat.
Walk safely through the seabed of the lake of Moorea equipped with a diving suit connected by hose to the ship’s oxygen tanks. At only four meters deep we can walk through a beautiful and strange world, while we get a lot of colorful fish attracted by the food we take in a boat.
10. DIVING AND SNORKEL.
Diving and snorkeling good things to do in Moorea . The most recommendable sites for snorkeling are the Temae beach in the northeast and the Tiahura and Fareone motus in the northwest.
The north coast is a diving paradise: The Tiki, The Canyons and Opunohu Bay are home to several species of sharks (Moorea is famous among divers for the lemon shark) and rays.
11. PLAYA DE TEMAE
Playa de Temae .: It is a long and beautiful white sand beach on the shores of the lagoon, shallow and with great views over Tahiti. It is the widest beach in all French Polynesia.