Moorea is the sister island of Tahiti. It’s a peaceful location with two huge beautiful bays: Cook’s Bay and Opunohu Bay. From each dive location you can see the mountain reliefs the island has to offer. When you dive, you’ll immerse yourself in its rich coral reef ecosystem and vibrant array of marine life. Here diving and snorkeling the crystal-clear lagoon will have you encounter stingrays, marine turtles, and the very social lemon sharks.

Diving sites in Moorea

With such a diverse marine life, Moorea is a veritable underwater paradise, ideal for scuba diving and snorkeling in the crystal clear lagoon. From August to November, humpback whales come to the waters of French Polynesia to reproduce and nurture their young. You can take a whale watching tour to observe them, with an authorized guide.

Observation de raies et requins © Grégory Lecoeur


Located at the very northwestern tip of Moorea, The Tiki is known for its changing and rapid currents. Here it’s home to a school of sharks who are welcoming enough to allow you to peacefully observe them.


Located in front of the ferry docks, this is one dive site where you’ll have the opportunity to observe a beautiful diversity of marine species. It’s here you’ll meet stingrays, black tip sharks, turtles, schools of barracuda, and lemon sharks.

Vue aérienne sur le quai de Vaiare © Tahiti Fly Shoot
Vue sur une baie de Moorea © Stéphane Mailion Photography

Opunohu Canyon

The magnificent Opunohu pass is suitable for all types of divers no matter their experience. Here you’ll have the chance to discover the exceptional Jardin des Roses nestled at a depth of 40 meters. This site features canyons, drop-offs, overhangs, and even caves.


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There are plenty of things to do in Moorea othen than diving. Take a tour of the island, follow the pineapple trail, adopt a coral with the Coral Gardeners association or spend a day hiking in the luxuriant valley of Opunohu, for example.

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