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Rangiroa Atoll
in French Polynesia

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Rangiroa Atoll

Rangiroa Atoll est un atoll corallien situé dans l'archipel des Tuamotu, en Polynésie française. Il est le deuxième plus grand atoll du monde et est l'un des plus beaux atolls de Polynésie. Il est situé à environ 350 kilomètres à l'est de Tahiti et à environ 1 500 kilomètres à l'est de la Nouvelle-Calédonie.

Rangiroa est formé par plus de 300 îles et îlots reliés entre eux par des passes. La plus grande île, Tiputa, est située à l'est de l'atoll et abrite la seule ville, Avatoru. L'atoll est entouré par des récifs coralliens qui forment un lagon intérieur étendu, qui est le plus grand lagon intérieur du monde.

Rangiroa est célèbre pour ses eaux claires et ses récifs coralliens abritant une variété de poissons tropicaux et de coraux. Il est également connu pour ses activités de plongée sous-marine et de plongée en apnée, qui offrent des points de vue spectaculaires sur le monde sous-marin.

Rangiroa est une île riche en histoire. Il a été peuplé par les Polynésiens depuis des milliers d'années et était un lieu de commerce et de trafic entre les îles. L'atoll a été découvert par le navigateur européen Louis Antoine de Bougainville en 1768. Il a été colonisé par la France en 1880 et est devenu une partie de la Polynésie française en 1946.

Les habitants de Rangiroa sont principalement des pêcheurs et des marins qui vivent dans les petites villes et les villages autour de l'atoll. La population est principalement d'origine polynésienne et leur culture est conservée dans les traditions et les coutumes locales. La langue principale est le tahitien, mais la plupart des habitants parlent également le français.

Excursion tips for a day in Rangiroa Atoll

Rangiroa Atoll in French Polynesia is a paradise for tourists looking to enjoy some of the best beaches and marine life in the world. Here are some of the activities you can do on a day trip to Rangiroa Atoll:

1. Snorkeling: Explore the vibrant coral reef and its abundant marine life, including tropical fish and sea turtles.
2. Kayaking: Kayak along the lagoon and take in the stunning views of the atoll.
3. Birdwatching: Spot the many species of birds that inhabit the atoll, including the white-tailed tropicbird, the brown booby, and the red-tailed tropicbird.
4. Swimming: Swim in the crystal-clear waters of the lagoon and enjoy the warm temperatures.
5. Island-hopping: Take a boat tour and visit nearby islands, such as Tiputa and Tikehau.
6. Shopping: Visit the local markets and souvenir shops to buy traditional arts and crafts.
7. Dining: Sample the local cuisine and enjoy a meal at one of the many restaurants.
8. Sightseeing: Visit the beautiful churches and historical sites on the atoll.
9. Relaxing: Take a break and relax on the beach or in a hammock.

Experience Rangiroa Atoll 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 Rangiroa Atoll. 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 Rangiroa Atoll

Le climat à Rangiroa Atoll en Polynésie française est chaud et humide toute l'année, avec des précipitations abondantes. En été (de novembre à avril), les températures sont chaudes et humides, atteignant des maximales de 28 ° C et des minimales de 24 ° C. En hiver (de mai à octobre), les températures sont plus fraîches et les pluies sont moins fréquentes. Les maximales atteignent généralement 24 ° C et les minimales 18 ° C. Les vents soufflent généralement de l'Est et de l'Ouest et peuvent être assez forts. Les températures de l'eau de mer sont généralement comprises entre 24 et 28 ° C.

Cruise weather for Rangiroa Atoll

Our weather forecast for Rangiroa Atoll 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. 14th 2024 Jul. 14th 2024 max: 26.8 °C
min: 26.1 °C
30.6 m/s
30.2 m/s
16.7 %
24.1 m
74.6 %
1,014 hPa
06:17:09
17:35:50
Jul. 15th 2024 Jul. 15th 2024 max: 27.0 °C
min: 26.6 °C
29.5 m/s
32.8 m/s
9.2 %
23.9 m
77.4 %
1,014 hPa
06:17:03
17:36:08
Jul. 16th 2024 Jul. 16th 2024 max: 26.8 °C
min: 26.3 °C
19.4 m/s
20.2 m/s
5.3 %
24.1 m
79.3 %
1,014 hPa
06:16:56
17:36:26
Jul. 17th 2024 Jul. 17th 2024 max: 26.8 °C
min: 26.2 °C
22.0 m/s
24.1 m/s
6.1 %
24.1 m
76.9 %
1,014 hPa
06:16:48
17:36:43
Jul. 18th 2024 Jul. 18th 2024 max: 26.9 °C
min: 26.3 °C
22.7 m/s
24.1 m/s
1.1 %
24.1 m
74.0 %
1,013 hPa
06:16:39
17:37:01
Jul. 19th 2024 Jul. 19th 2024 max: 26.5 °C
min: 25.8 °C
18.0 m/s
18.4 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
72.1 %
1,014 hPa
06:16:29
17:37:18
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 26.2 °C
min: 25.8 °C
35.6 m/s
35.6 m/s
11.5 %
23.0 m
78.4 %
1,014 hPa
06:16:19
17:37:35
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 26.2 °C
min: 25.3 °C
42.5 m/s
45.0 m/s
92.7 %
20.8 m
79.7 %
1,015 hPa
06:16:07
17:37:52
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 26.4 °C
min: 26 °C
41.0 m/s
42.1 m/s
80.4 %
24.1 m
75.4 %
1,014 hPa
06:15:54
17:38:09
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 26.4 °C
min: 26 °C
40.6 m/s
41.6 m/s
52.9 %
24.1 m
76.3 %
1,013 hPa
06:15:41
17:38:25
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 26.5 °C
min: 25.9 °C
35.5 m/s
39.0 m/s
5.7 %
23.1 m
78.0 %
1,012 hPa
06:15:26
17:38:41
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 26.6 °C
min: 26.4 °C
29.0 m/s
31.6 m/s
2.6 %
24.0 m
79.0 %
1,013 hPa
06:15:11
17:38:57

Cruises to Rangiroa Atoll

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Scheduled ship calls in Rangiroa Atoll, French Polynesia
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Aug. 4th 2024 Sunday, 4th of Aug. 2024 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 09:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 25th 2024 Sunday, 25th of Aug. 2024 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 09:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 15th 2024 Sunday, 15th of Sep. 2024 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 09:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 9th 2024 Wednesday, 9th of Oct. 2024 LE BOREAL 12:00 am 12:00 am
Oct. 13th 2024 Sunday, 13th of Oct. 2024 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 12:00 pm 05:00 pm
Dec. 15th 2024 Sunday, 15th of Dec. 2024 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 12:00 pm 05:00 pm
Jan. 30th 2025 Thursday, 30th of Jan. 2025 MS Amadea 10:00 am 05:00 pm
Feb. 1st 2025 Saturday, 1st of Feb. 2025 MS Nautica 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Feb. 11th 2025 Tuesday, 11th of Feb. 2025 MS Nautica 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Feb. 21st 2025 Friday, 21st of Feb. 2025 MS Nautica 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Mar. 3rd 2025 Monday, 3rd of Mar. 2025 MS Nautica 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Mar. 5th 2025 Wednesday, 5th of Mar. 2025 Seven Seas Voyager 08:00 am 05:00 pm
May 17th 2025 Saturday, 17th of May 2025 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 07:30 am 04:00 pm
Jun. 7th 2025 Saturday, 7th of Jun. 2025 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 07:30 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 21st 2025 Monday, 21st of Jul. 2025 MS Regatta 09:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 12th 2025 Tuesday, 12th of Aug. 2025 MS Regatta 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 22nd 2025 Friday, 22nd of Aug. 2025 MS Regatta 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 1st 2025 Monday, 1st of Sep. 2025 MS Regatta 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 11th 2025 Thursday, 11th of Sep. 2025 MS Regatta 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 19th 2025 Friday, 19th of Sep. 2025 MS Regatta 09:00 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 11th 2025 Saturday, 11th of Oct. 2025 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 07:30 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 11th 2025 Saturday, 11th of Oct. 2025 MS Regatta 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 17th 2025 Friday, 17th of Oct. 2025 MS Regatta 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Nov. 9th 2025 Sunday, 9th of Nov. 2025 MS Zaandam 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Nov. 29th 2025 Saturday, 29th of Nov. 2025 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 07:30 am 04:00 pm
Jan. 10th 2026 Saturday, 10th of Jan. 2026 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 07:30 am 04:00 pm
Jan. 25th 2026 Sunday, 25th of Jan. 2026 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 11:00 am 05:00 pm
Feb. 1st 2026 Sunday, 1st of Feb. 2026 MS Amera 08:00 am 02:00 pm
Feb. 11th 2026 Wednesday, 11th of Feb. 2026 Seven Seas Mariner 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Feb. 21st 2026 Saturday, 21st of Feb. 2026 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 07:30 am 04:00 pm
Mar. 1st 2026 Sunday, 1st of Mar. 2026 Seven Seas Navigator 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Mar. 8th 2026 Sunday, 8th of Mar. 2026 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 11:00 am 05:00 pm
Mar. 10th 2026 Tuesday, 10th of Mar. 2026 Seven Seas Navigator 01:00 pm 09:00 pm
Mar. 21st 2026 Saturday, 21st of Mar. 2026 MS Vista 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Apr. 11th 2026 Saturday, 11th of Apr. 2026 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 07:30 am 04:00 pm
May 10th 2026 Sunday, 10th of May 2026 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 07:30 am 04:00 pm
May 16th 2026 Saturday, 16th of May 2026 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 07:30 am 04:00 pm
May 31st 2026 Sunday, 31st of May 2026 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 11:00 am 05:00 pm
Jun. 28th 2026 Sunday, 28th of Jun. 2026 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 11:00 am 05:00 pm
Jul. 2nd 2026 Thursday, 2nd of Jul. 2026 MS Sirena 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Jul. 26th 2026 Sunday, 26th of Jul. 2026 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 07:30 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 1st 2026 Saturday, 1st of Aug. 2026 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 07:30 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 23rd 2026 Sunday, 23rd of Aug. 2026 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 11:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 20th 2026 Sunday, 20th of Sep. 2026 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 07:30 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 26th 2026 Saturday, 26th of Sep. 2026 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 07:30 am 04:00 pm
Nov. 1st 2026 Sunday, 1st of Nov. 2026 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 11:00 am 05:00 pm
Dec. 5th 2026 Saturday, 5th of Dec. 2026 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 07:30 am 04:00 pm
Dec. 27th 2026 Sunday, 27th of Dec. 2026 LE PAUL GAUGUIN 11:00 am 05:00 pm

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