Moon Tahiti Explores Polynesia

Moon Tahiti

Moon Tahiti covers the Austral, Gambier, Marquesas, Society, and Tuamotu archipelagoes. Author David Stanley provides a provocative analysis of Polynesia’s history, including its politics, economics, and social conditions. This handbook offers up-to-date information on food, festivals, entertainment, and transportation. Outdoor recreation activities are covered extensively, including hiking, scuba diving, snorkeling, yachting, canoe racing, and camping. Nearly every official accommodation facility is described and priced.

Moon Tahiti explores the white sandy beaches, plummeting waterfalls, and craggy peaks of the sprawling Polynesian archipelagoes from Rurutu to Nuku Hiva. Author David Stanley covers a wide variety of outdoor activities including hiking the verdant ridges of Tahiti’s Mt. Aorai, scuba diving on the colorful reefs of Moorea, snorkeling with manta rays at Bora Bora, and surfing off Huahine. With historical summaries and feature essays on French Polynesia’s diverse cultures, this guidebook prepares visitors for an enriching travel experience.