Moorea Ocean Adventure Reports

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Ata Moana, the manta ray

The team of Moorea Ocean Adventures has observed in December 2016 a pelagic manta ray a few miles offshore the north-east coast of Moorea. We have been lucky to swim with this solitary animal a few times during this day and Trevor, guide and cameraman took some close pictures of it at it seems this female was attracted by hs camera.

Recently, we have been contacted by the local NGO “Observatoire des requins de Polynésie” which ...

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Shooting for a French TV Channel

In early July, our crew had the pleasure to welcome Archipel Productions and France O crew for the shooting of a new TV documentary “Voyages en Fête”. This documentary focuses on the French overseas territories and the first episode takes place in French Polynesia (Tahiti and Moorea). We led the TV host Raphal Yem to meet Moorea’s marine life for a whole day. First step: a snorkeling session on a sand flat in Moorea’s lagoon. A big surprise ...

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Our advice for successful marine life observation

You are about to devote one day at most to the observation of Polynesian marine wildlife. There are many ways to do this (scuba diving, lagoon tours, offshore excursions, observation from the coast) being supervised or not by professionals. Here are our tips for successful sightseeing at sea. Turtles, whales, dolphins, sharks, rays or seabirds are waiting for you!


Take time to prepare yourself – check your equipment: Persistent seasickness, too large fins, a mask filling with ...

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