Discover French Polynesia's only winery, Dominique Auroy's Vin de Tahiti, on the atoll of Rangiroa. Upon arrival there will be an introduction to the Rangiroa Wine, after which you can view the wine cellar. At the end of the tour, you can taste Rangiroa Wine and a type of rum made from sugar cane called 'Mana'o'. If so inclined, you can purchase the wine and rum to take home or enjoy later in your room. Operates: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Allow the gentle currents to carry you across the water of the Tiputa Pass and discover a variety of colorful marine life. Depending on the season, you may witness rays, sharks, turtles, dolphins, napoleon fish and barracuda in their natural environment. Before heading back to the hotel, you will also stop at a natural aquarium to swim with tropical fish and eels in a vibrant coral garden. Available only to guests of the Hotel Kia Ora Resort & Spa.
Experience one of the most popular attractions in Rangiroa. The Blue Lagoon is a natural pool formed by a string of islets and coral reefs on the edge of the main reef - a lagoon within a lagoon. It isn't too deep and is home to countless varieties of marine life. You will discover this incredible paradise and enjoy an afternoon of swimming, snorkeling and relaxing on pristine beaches. Includes a traditional Polynesian picnic. Depending on the tide, you may even drift snorkel in the Avatoru Pass before heading back to the hotel. Available only to guests of the Hotel Kia Ora Resort & Spa.
South of the atoll, Reef Island is an area dotted with raised 'feo' coral formations, weathered shapes chiseled by erosion into petrified silhouettes on the exterior of the reef that stretch for several hundred meters with basins and channels that make superb natural swimming pools. Depending on the tide, you might see dolphins swimming around the boat in the Tiputa Pass on the return trip to the hotel. Available only to guests of the Hotel Kia Ora Resort & Spa.
The excursion to the Pink Sand Beach, located at the extreme southeast part of Rangiroa, is worth seeing both for the destination and for the route leading to it. Your adventure begins with a boat trip of about two hours with the ocean and an endless sky as your backdrop. At the journey's end, the intensely turquoise lagoon clears up gradually to become opalescent and fade into the pink appearance. Enjoy a freshly prepared Polynesian picnic on a private motu. Available only to guests of the Hotel Kia Ora Resort & Spa.
Enjoy a two-hour fishing experience. Your captain will guide you to the best fishing grounds inside the reef of Rangiroa. Lagoon fishing is available for 2 and 4 hour excursions. Price is per boat with a maximum of 4 passengers. Available only to guests of Hotel Kia Ora Resort and Spa.
Enjoy a two-hour fishing experience. Your captain will guide you to the best fishing grounds outside the reef of Rangiroa. Troll for a variety of fish including jacks, wahoo, barracuda, mahi mahi, bonito, yellowfin tuna, and sometimes even marlin. Priced per boat, 4 persons maximum. Available as a 2, 4 or 8 hour excursion. Available only to guests of Hotel Kia Ora Resort and Spa.
Enjoy an unforgettable cruise on your own motorboat charter. The captain will tailor this cruise of Rangiroa's magnificent lagoon to your wishes. Available for 4 and 8 hour charters. Price is per boat with a maximum of 6 passengers. Available only to guests ot Hotel Kia Ora Resort and Spa.