Rimatara, a preserved sanctuary

Rimatara offers contemporary version of the Garden of Eden. Until 2006 (year of creation of the airfield) the smallest island of the Austral, only 8.6km ², was very isolated from the rest of French Polynesia.


  • 550km / 340 miles south of Tahiti (1h45 flight)
  • Area : 8.6km² of land
  • Population : 860
  • 2 accommodations
  • Airport : Rimatara
  • Many speciesof rare birds
  • Warning: No ATM or bank
Must see
  • The natural bay of Mutuaura, 1000m wide and its islet
  • The virgin bath, a natural swimming pool next to the Rare-apo motu
  • The Mutuaura temple with its windows warheads like and built in 1857
You will also like
  • The amazing lagoon of Raivavae
  • The soul of the Marquesas at Ua Pou
  • Cruising catamaran
  • Wild mountains of Moorea
During your vacation
  • A bird safari photo
  • Another way of life is possible
  • Feast on its own fishing

Customer reviews


19/06/2018 - Elodie, France

Excellent, what an organization at the top! Really thank you, everything was very well managed!


24/01/2018 - Paolo, Italy

Excellent Yes! Everything was perfect. One of the best vacations of my life !!! Hotels, particularly, the ones in Bora Bora where top notch. Yes. I would recommend Tahiti (beautiful), Bora Bora (super) and Rangiroa!


26/12/2017 - Bruce et Aileen, USA

Yestahiti took all the worry out of planning a trip to an unfamiliar place. The catamaran with tahiti Yatch charters was the highlight of our trip. We had a wonderful time everything went smoothly and everything was beautiful We loved our trip.  Everything was perfect.  We could not have asked for a better experience.  The Catamaran...

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