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Visit Tuamotu Islands

The Tuamotu Islands are the largest of the Polynesian archipelagos and include over 76 islands and atolls. They extend over more than 20,000 square kilometres and are sparsely inhabited by a mere 12,500 people.

Tuamotu Islands, French Polynesia

The largest of the Polynesian archipelagos includes over 76 islands and atolls, extending over more than 20,000 square kilometres, sparsely inhabited by a mere 12,500 people.

Undiscovered for many years and concentrating on their traditional activity of farming pearls, these islands are slowly waking up to the fact that foreign guests may wish to visit these pristine tropical retreats. The welcoming locals live in picturesque white-washed houses, decorated with shell art.

Visiting the islands

Despite being a 90 minute flight from Tahiti, comfort levels are maintained by solar energy that powers all modern conveniences, and these islands are wonderful for people who want to experience a remote, unspoiled region scarcely touched by the outside world.

Speak to someone who's been there

Start planning your museums & the arts trip by calling one of our French Polynesia specialists on 01993 838 250

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