Mt. Teurafaatiu, Maupiti Island

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Take the challenging hike up Mt. Teurafaatiu for extensive, uninterrupted views of Maupiti and the surrounding islands of French Polynesia. With an elevation of 372 m (1,220 ft), the peak is the highest on the island, and provides visitors with clear sights of the lagoon and the reef as they enjoy a well-earned rest. You will reach the first viewpoint after around ten minutes, giving you the chance to head back down or carry on up to the top depending on your hiking experience and weather conditions. The track gets steep in places, and visitors must be prepared for rock scrambling and rope sections. You won't need a guide for this well-posted trail, but do note that you should not attempt the hike in wet conditions as the ground is slippery and dangerous. Plan to visit Mt. Teurafaatiu and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Maupiti Island attractions using our Maupiti Island online trip maker .
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  • The hike is steep on the end. But what a joy when we get to the top! No one upstairs and a breathtaking view. We stayed almost an hour to admire the scenery. It's just beautiful.
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  • Planning the morning to make it (not forgetting the water), this will allow you to eat and take a Hinano well fresh this hike requires a little physical condition and can not be made after a rain; Some passages are made in climbing, without it being too hard after a 1h30 to 2h ascent, you will have a breathtaking view
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