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Atuona is a small village located in the Hiva Oa Island of French Polynesia. It is a picturesque town located in the South Pacific Ocean, surrounded by lush tropical vegetation and crystal clear waters. The town is the administrative center of the Marquesas Islands and is home to about 2,000 people.

Atuona is located in the northern part of Hiva Oa Island, on the western coast of the island. It is a small, but vibrant village with a few small stores, restaurants, and a few hotels. The town is also home to a small airport, which is the gateway to the Marquesas Islands.

Atuona has a long and rich history. It was first inhabited by the Polynesians in the 13th century and later became a French protectorate in 1842. During World War II, it served as a strategic base for the United States military. In the 1960s, it was the site of the first Marquesas independence movement.

Atuona is a popular tourist destination due to its stunning natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. Visitors can explore the village and its surroundings on foot or by boat, or take part in a variety of activities such as snorkeling, fishing, kayaking, and surfing. The village is also home to a few museums, including the Marquesas Cultural Center, which features artifacts and cultural exhibits.

Atuona is a beautiful destination in French Polynesia, with a unique culture, stunning natural beauty, and a rich history. It is a great place to explore and experience the unique culture and history of the Marquesas Islands.

Excursion tips for a day in Atuona

En tant que touriste à Atuona, en Polynésie française, vous pourrez profiter d'une variété d'activités intéressantes et divertissantes durant votre journée :

1. Visitez le musée de la mission protestante pour en apprendre plus sur l'histoire de la ville.
2. Profitez de la plage de sable blanc et des eaux turquoise de la Baie de Taaoa.
3. Découvrez les jardins tropicaux de la ville et admirez les différentes variétés de plantes tropicales.
4. Faites une randonnée jusqu'à la montagne Temetiu pour admirer les vues panoramiques sur la ville et la baie.
5. Visitez le marché local pour acheter des souvenirs et des produits locaux.
6. Partez en excursion en bateau pour explorer les îles voisines et admirer la beauté de la nature.
7. Dégustez des plats locaux et des fruits de mer frais dans un restaurant local.
8. Faites une balade en vélo pour explorer les environs.
9. Faites une plongée sous-marine pour admirer la faune marine et les récifs coralliens.
10. Participez à des cours de cuisine pour apprendre à préparer des plats typiques de la région.

Experience Atuona with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Atuona. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Atuona

Atuona, située dans la Polynésie française, présente une saison tropicale humide et chaude toute l'année. En hiver, les températures sont généralement comprises entre 20 et 29 °C et les précipitations sont faibles. En été, les températures sont plus élevées et les précipitations sont plus abondantes. Les températures moyennes varient entre 24 et 31 °C. Les mois les plus chauds sont janvier et février, tandis que les mois les plus froids sont juillet et août. Les mois les plus pluvieux sont décembre à mars.

Cruise weather for Atuona

Our weather forecast for Atuona helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 17th 2024 Jul. 17th 2024 max: 26.0 °C
min: 25.2 °C
36.0 m/s
40.3 m/s
30.1 %
23.6 m
76.6 %
1,014 hPa
Jul. 18th 2024 Jul. 18th 2024 max: 26.0 °C
min: 25.2 °C
33.8 m/s
36.7 m/s
25.0 %
23.7 m
73.6 %
1,014 hPa
Jul. 19th 2024 Jul. 19th 2024 max: 25.7 °C
min: 24.8 °C
30.2 m/s
31.3 m/s
8.4 %
23.6 m
73.8 %
1,014 hPa
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 25.3 °C
min: 24.8 °C
22.7 m/s
23.4 m/s
7.9 %
24.1 m
77.2 %
1,015 hPa
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 25.9 °C
min: 24.9 °C
29.9 m/s
31.0 m/s
25.8 %
24.1 m
73.1 %
1,014 hPa
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 25.8 °C
min: 25.2 °C
30.2 m/s
32.0 m/s
16.9 %
24.0 m
74.3 %
1,013 hPa
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 25.5 °C
min: 24.7 °C
25.9 m/s
28.4 m/s
20.9 %
22.8 m
79.7 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 25.7 °C
min: 25 °C
36.8 m/s
39.6 m/s
43.1 %
23.8 m
79.0 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 25.7 °C
min: 25.1 °C
40.2 m/s
47.2 m/s
32.2 %
21.6 m
81.2 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 25.7 °C
min: 25.3 °C
40.3 m/s
47.9 m/s
49.9 %
22.5 m
80.1 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 25.7 °C
min: 25.4 °C
40.0 m/s
46.1 m/s
38.5 %
23.4 m
78.3 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 25.8 °C
min: 25.3 °C
33.1 m/s
37.8 m/s
55.0 %
20.9 m
80.0 %
1,011 hPa
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 25.7 °C
min: 25.3 °C
33.8 m/s
36.0 m/s
79.3 %
23.1 m
76.2 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 25.7 °C
min: 25.3 °C
28.8 m/s
32.0 m/s
74.5 %
24.1 m
80.4 %
1,013 hPa
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 25.7 °C
min: 25.2 °C
34.9 m/s
40.1 m/s
34.9 %
24.0 m
81.8 %
1,014 hPa

Cruises to Atuona

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Scheduled ship calls in Atuona, French Polynesia
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Aug. 7th 2024 Wednesday, 7th of Aug. 2024 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 28th 2024 Wednesday, 28th of Aug. 2024 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Sep. 18th 2024 Wednesday, 18th of Sep. 2024 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 15th 2024 Tuesday, 15th of Oct. 2024 LE BOREAL 12:00 am 12:00 am
Oct. 18th 2024 Friday, 18th of Oct. 2024 Silver Cloud Expedition 07:30 am 12:00 pm
Dec. 26th 2024 Thursday, 26th of Dec. 2024 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jan. 29th 2025 Wednesday, 29th of Jan. 2025 Silver Shadow 12:00 pm 11:00 pm
Feb. 9th 2025 Sunday, 9th of Feb. 2025 Silver Shadow 12:00 pm 11:00 pm
Feb. 22nd 2025 Saturday, 22nd of Feb. 2025 Silver Shadow 12:00 pm 11:00 pm
Mar. 5th 2025 Wednesday, 5th of Mar. 2025 Silver Shadow 12:00 pm 11:00 pm
Mar. 16th 2025 Sunday, 16th of Mar. 2025 Silver Shadow 12:00 pm 11:00 pm
Mar. 29th 2025 Saturday, 29th of Mar. 2025 Silver Shadow 12:00 pm 11:00 pm
Apr. 9th 2025 Wednesday, 9th of Apr. 2025 Silver Shadow 12:00 pm 11:00 pm
Apr. 19th 2025 Saturday, 19th of Apr. 2025 Silver Cloud Expedition 06:30 am 12:30 pm
Jun. 26th 2025 Thursday, 26th of Jun. 2025 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 17th 2025 Thursday, 17th of Jul. 2025 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 14th 2025 Thursday, 14th of Aug. 2025 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Sep. 11th 2025 Thursday, 11th of Sep. 2025 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 15th 2025 Wednesday, 15th of Oct. 2025 Silver Cloud Expedition 01:30 pm 06:30 pm
Oct. 30th 2025 Thursday, 30th of Oct. 2025 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Dec. 11th 2025 Thursday, 11th of Dec. 2025 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jan. 21st 2026 Wednesday, 21st of Jan. 2026 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Feb. 2nd 2026 Monday, 2nd of Feb. 2026 Silver Dawn 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Mar. 4th 2026 Wednesday, 4th of Mar. 2026 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Mar. 31st 2026 Tuesday, 31st of Mar. 2026 Silver Whisper 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 29th 2026 Wednesday, 29th of Apr. 2026 Silver Whisper 08:00 am 07:30 pm
May 27th 2026 Wednesday, 27th of May 2026 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 07:00 am 06:00 pm
May 27th 2026 Wednesday, 27th of May 2026 Silver Whisper 08:00 am 07:30 pm
Jun. 24th 2026 Wednesday, 24th of Jun. 2026 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Jun. 24th 2026 Wednesday, 24th of Jun. 2026 Silver Whisper 08:00 am 07:30 pm
Jul. 22nd 2026 Wednesday, 22nd of Jul. 2026 Silver Whisper 08:00 am 07:30 pm
Aug. 19th 2026 Wednesday, 19th of Aug. 2026 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 19th 2026 Wednesday, 19th of Aug. 2026 Silver Whisper 08:00 am 07:30 pm
Oct. 28th 2026 Wednesday, 28th of Oct. 2026 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Dec. 23rd 2026 Wednesday, 23rd of Dec. 2026 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 07:00 am 06:00 pm

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