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Amazing Birds!

We visited this island as part of a full day tour from the Pearl Beach Resort! Our guide skillfully... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2016
Connie S
,
Yorkville, New York
via mobile
Well worth a visit

Stopped at Ile Aux Oiseax as the main part of a lagoon excursion. The island is really something... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2015
Rob D
,
Vancouver
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good48%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
27 Oct 2016
“Amazing Birds!”
20 Nov 2015
“Well worth a visit”
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Motu Puarua, French Polynesia
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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We visited this island as part of a full day tour from the Pearl Beach Resort! Our guide skillfully beached the boat and then took us on a walk around the small coral island. There were thousands of birds, baby birds, and nests. It was...More

1  Thank Connie S
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Reviewed 21 November 2015

Stopped at Ile Aux Oiseax as the main part of a lagoon excursion. The island is really something else, you can see a half dozen bird species, mostly in HUGE numbers. The boobies are a bit elusive (bring a good zoom lens), but some of...More

Thank Rob D
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Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

French Polynesia does not have many seabird breeding islands left, so it's a real treat to wander quietly around the perimeter of the island surrounded by thousands of Noddies (as well as a handful of red-footed boobies and great frigatebirds) thriving. Unlike birding trips to...More

2  Thank Jenn L
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Reviewed 9 July 2015

They don't call it "Bird Island" for nothing. It's mildly interesting if (a) you like birds (duh) and (b) you have a good guide. We went on a pretty hot day, so once I'd seen about 1000 birds (within the first 10 minutes) I was...More

4  Thank Lori W
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Reviewed 3 November 2014

I'm a photographer and wildlife artist so seeing these beautiful birds up close was fantastic. The birds were everywhere with you sitting on branches where you could actually pet them as you walked past. Really neat seeing the single white tern eggs on the branches....More

2  Thank Daniel R
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Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

Our tour took us to bird island, Eden Island, a picnic lunch on a small motu and to see the Manta Rays. Bird Island was nice because of the large number of birds and the fact that most were perfectly comfortable with people and would...More

5  Thank Mike W
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