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Perhaps the most picturesque of all the Society Islands, Huahine is actually two islands separated by a narrow channel and linked by a bridge.

Its mountainous interior is ringed by magnificent indented bays and pristine white sand beaches, and it is also home to one of the largest and best known archaeological sites of Polynesia, the Maeva Marae, at the foot of Mount Mouatapu and on the shores of Lake Fuana Nui.

Traditionally, Huahine was known as the ‘rebel’ island and famed for its fierce warriors and its resistance to change. Perhaps for this reason, it remains a ’secret’ among the Society Islands and offers a unique chance to discover a remote, untouched region of outstanding beauty.

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Suggested itinerary featuring Huahine

This sample itinerary will give you an idea of what is possible when you travel in Huahine, and showcases routes we know work particularly well. Treat this as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.

Map of Huahine

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    Places near Huahine

    Accommodation choices for Huahine

    We've selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Huahine. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.

    Ideas for experiencing Huahine

    Our specialists seek out authentic ways to get to know the places that could feature in your trip. These activities reflect some of the experiences they've most enjoyed while visiting Huahine, and which use the best local guides.

    • Sacred Sites & Legendary Places — Half Day Tour

      Sacred Sites & Legendary Places — Half Day Tour

      Sacred Sites & Legendary Places — Half Day Tour

      This fascinating guided tour will take you to see the Royal Village of Maeva, one of the most important archaeological sites in the whole of Oceania along with many more of Huahine's sacred sites and legendary places.

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    • Half Day 4WD Safari Expedition
      Four wheel drive safari, Huahine

      Half Day 4WD Safari Expedition

      Half Day 4WD Safari Expedition

      This 4x4 excursion is an ideal way to explore Huahine. You will travel around the island and visit Maeva's marae, Faie's enormous blue-eyed eels and Maroe's Belvedere for impressive views.

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