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The valley is towered on both sides by tall mountains covered in millions shades of green, there... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Amnon F
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Tel Aviv District, Israel
4WD excursion thru the Papenoo Valley

Took a 4WD - 4 hour excursion with 6 other folks thru the Papenoo Valley out of Papeete, Tahiti... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Neal F
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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

The valley is towered on both sides by tall mountains covered in millions shades of green, there are numerous waterfalls cascading after each turn. There are several places where one can stop for a cool and refreshing dip. The road is bumpy and full of...More

Thank Amnon F
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Took a 4WD - 4 hour excursion with 6 other folks thru the Papenoo Valley out of Papeete, Tahiti. Booked the excursion thru our cruise ship. This really is majestic scenery thru the mountains of Tahiti on a very bumpy road. Stopped at several spectacular...More

Thank Neal F
Reviewed 18 April 2018

It was at the Hertz at the airport and it was a DAHIATSU small suv 4x4. When I checked at the time the other rental car companies did not have a 4x4 at the airport at least.

Thank gingerwilliams
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We had a great jeep tour of the valley. The driver stopped often to describe the flora and fauna, the geology, the history and the culture of the island. Be sure to bring water, insect repellant and wear your swim suit. You will probably want...More

Thank DERtravels
Reviewed 8 April 2016

It was like taking a step back in time. We booked our tour with Viator before leaving the states. Best value in French Polynesia. It was and all day tour with only 5 people and our guide was wonderful. He told us the history of...More

Thank beachbum54359
Reviewed 4 February 2016

A four hour 4WD trip up this gorgeous area (where you can view the old caldera) transformed our impression of Tahiti from tired and crowded to pristine and gorgeous. The Papenoo Valley is extraordinary: 200+ foot waterfalls; pristine streams (where you can swim in gorgeous...More

Thank J H H
Reviewed 21 January 2016

One of our highlights of the trip was to visit the valley! Obviously you'll need 4WD and there are literally a ton of companies that would offer 4WD tours for a fee. I didn't particularly see any differences all the tours did differently. They all...More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We took the 4WD excursion to Papenoo Valley and Waterfall. We met at the end of the pier at 7:50am. That was much easier that waiting to be called in the ship’s lounge. We wore swim suits under clothes and reef walkers (sandals). We brought...More

Thank GloriasTravels
Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

Forget the tours. Buy your pass where necessary and explore, this valley is exquisite. Waterfalls, streams, rainforest and wildlife so alive it is unbelievable. You will need a 4WD or large hire car. One of my favourite experiences in Tahiti.

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Reviewed 28 September 2015

There is nothing uninspiring about being inside a volcano's crater - even if it hasn't had a blow out in over a million years. Looking up at the cliffs of lava one can easily imagine what it must have bee like while the volcano was...More

Thank Hoanui
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