Fautaua, Tahiti

4.6
#5 of 12 in Nature in Society Islands
See the stunning rush of water at Fautaua, a cascading natural wonder hidden in the Tahitian forest. Take a tour or follow the signposts to reach this secluded gem, surrounded by lush green trees and ecologically diverse woodland. Enjoy a snack from the onsite food shack, or bring a picnic to enjoy on the rocks. Read the information panels to learn the history of this popular scenic spot and take off your shoes to go paddling in the pool at the foot of the waterfall. Note that the attraction can be a little tricky to find, so plan the route in advance and keep your eyes peeled. To visit Fautaua and other attractions in Tahiti, use our Tahiti trip itinerary maker site .
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  • We walked the path leading to the third and final waterfall. The first two are closed and inaccessible due to work. After walking on a small path, you have to cross a small bridge and attack the climb on a path. Provide proper shoes, in flip flops you risk an ankle. The view of the waterfall is magnificent, as is the forest leading to it
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  • My wife and I recently endeavored on a 28 day cruise to several islands in the Pacific. During the cruise we stopped in Tahiti for a day. While there, we took an excursion tour around the island. We v...  more »
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  • This hike was epic. Don’t give up! Keep going.... the end is fantastic.
  • Beautiful waterfall of Fautaua. The closest to Papeete is 5 kilometres south of the city. Unforgettable hike in the mountains.
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