Monday, January 20, 2020

Muriwai Blowhole

An impressive classic blowhole which forms a slanted geyser of seawater at high tide. Storms have changed the blowholes over the years. Location, GPS coordinates: 36.83101...

Jacks Blowhole

Spectacular sinkhole - a large opening in the ground which formed after the sea cave collapse. The sinkhole is some 55 m deep and...

Punakaiki Pancake Rocks and Blowholes

Unusual seaside cliffs which are formed from numerous thin layers of Oligocene limestone. As a result, there have formed diverse cliff formations which at...

Mapu a Vaea

Group of spectacular, up to 18 m high blowholes at the sea. Here the wave action has created travertine terraces and pools with numerous...

Alofaaga Blowholes (Taga Blowholes)

Some of the most powerful blowholes in the world, water fountains rise up to 30 m high. These blowholes exist thanks to a system...

Arahoho Blowhole

Group of amazing blowholes. One of them located inland from the coastal trail. Location, GPS coordinates: 17.52436 S 149.39046 W Categories: Blowholes Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia and Oceania, Polynesia,...

Rano Raraku quarry

One of the visually most impressive megalithic monuments of the world. Rano Raraku served as a mine of moai, used sometimes around 1200 - 1700...

Landmarks of Polynesia

Most interesting landmarks of Polynesia Below are listed the most amazing natural and man made landmarks of Polynesia. Natural landmarks of Polynesia Volcanoes and geothermal fields Halemaumau Crater...

Marae Arahurahu

The reconstruction of the enormous Marae Arahurahu in 1953 has been a success - Tahiti obtained one more attractive destination of culture tourism and...

Marae Fare Opu

Right at the bank of Faanui bay is located marae Fare Opu - once important ceremonial site, considered to be a royal marae. Unfortunately part...