The most important attractions in Nuku Hiva

Sights of Nuku Hiva are only 1500 kilometers from Tahiti, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. This island is part of the Marquesas Islands, which are exotic destintsiya even for wealthy tourists because of its remoteness from major continents.

If we talk specifically about Nuku Hiva can mention its mountain character and overgrown green slopes of mountain ranges. Here is a very beautiful waterfall Hakaui a height of 330 meters. Sometimes waterfall is hidden in the clouds and can not be photographed.

Nuku Hiva has a volcanic nature, which does not prevent vegetation is tropical Bwin. You will not see big hotels because tourists usually stay in luxurious bungalows. Such is close to major settlements as Taiohae and Taipivai. Bookmark and Share

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Natural attractions in Nuku Hiva

Because Nuku Hiva is the largest of the Marquesas Islands there is a Catholic church, a school, a bank and government building. The population is about 2,000 people and is primarily engaged in fishing, breeding livestock and agriculture.

This place is very calm and if you stay more than a week will even become boring. The beaches are a small number of mainly southern side of the island. Covered with dark coarse sand and not very convenient for the beach. A better option is to walk on a yacht about Nuku Hiva or try fishing, which will be good fun for you.

From the sights of the island can mention the Muake hill - panoramic view suitable for photos of the bay and harbor, Anaho Bay - the best place for swimming and sunbathing, Paeke - archaeological site with a lot of history, Temehea Bar - a place for fun in the hot evenings. Places for swimming and diving are limited because of frequent shark attacks.

However, you can try to Akamako Cave, Motumano point and matateiko point. Other tourist attractions are the boat tour around the inaccessible cliffs on the island of Nuku Hiva, horseback riding safari with a guide on dirt roads.

On Sunday there is a traditional market for souvenirs and other decorations made of population. Remember that just haggling about the price of a commodity is not accepted. Visit the other attractions of the Marquesas Islands of French Polynesia.

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