Moorea Ocean Adventure Reports

Moorea Ocean Adventures Excellence 2018 Trip Advisor

Certificate of Excellence 2018

Moorea Ocean Adventures is glad to be rewarded by the Certificate of Excellence 2018 by TripAdvisor. Many thanks to all our guests who joined our team to discover Moorea’s marine wildlife and wrote all these amazing reviews;

Since 2011, the Certificate of Excellence honors hospitality businesses that deliver consistently great service across the world. This designation is presented to approximately 10% of total businesses on TripAdvisor that have consistently achieved great reviews over the past year. To qualify for a Certificate ...

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Green Sea Turtle Conservation Moorea

Release of a green sea turtle

Release of the green sea turtle Nano with tahitian NGO Te mana o te moana

On Monday morning, the Moorea Ocean Adventures team had the pleasure of helping the Polynesian NGO Te mana o te moana in its actions to protect endangered marine species, including sea turtles. Trevor, our guide and pilot, had the honor of tagging and releasing his first turtle into the wild.

This green turtle weighing sixty kilos, named Nano, had been found floating on the surface of Opunohu ...

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hammerhead shark moorea

Rare encounter of the scalloped hammerhead shark

During a private tour last week, we had the chance to meet a scalloped hammerhead shark a few miles offshore Moorea. This species which is present in French Polynesia and specially in Marquesas islands is very rare to observe in Moorea waters. This shark was a female of 2.2 meters long, quite inquisitive but also skinny and solitary.

Scalloped Hammerhead Sharks (Sphyrna lewini) are probably the most commonly found species of hammerheads located in coastal regions, appearing in very shallow waters such as ...

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