Hundreds of miles to the
south of Tahiti lie the Austral islands, a chain of
five high islands located on the Tropic of Capricorn.
The islands are known for the traditional art of weaving
coconut and pandanus leaves into elaborate hats, purses,
mats, and bags. The ocean around the islands is also
a home for whales from July to November.
The islands with small hotels and family pensions are:
Island of Whales
The island of Plenty
Raivavae, At the dawning of the world
Easter Island's Little Sister
Quick Tour of the Austral Islands
Videos of the Austral Islands
French Polynesia Australs islands
The Australs archipelago are composed of five main high islands with a typical uneven ground made of old volcanos and...
Diving with whales French Polynesia
Experience a traveler's incredible dive on Rurutu. Humpback whales up close!
An amazing experience in a clear blue sea. 7:07