Maraa Grotto, Papara

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#5 of 6 in Nature in Tahiti
Cave · Nature / Park
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Feel the cool air of Maraa Grotto, a small cave hidden in the thick forests. Take a dip in the small pond that lies at the cave's entrance, or pack a picnic to enjoy in the lush vegetation that surrounds its entrance. While easily accessible from the road, the cave has a secluded and evocative atmosphere, encouraging visitors to imagine the geological and ecological history of the island. Story has it that Impressionist painter Paul Gauguin enjoyed the waters here, so those interested in his work will be particularly appreciative of the natural features and atmosphere that inspired his later pieces. Put Maraa Grotto into our Papara online trip itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Papara.
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  • The grottos are close to the road so it’s a nice/easy stop if you’re doing an island circle tour. We were the only ones there when we stopped, but could imagine it could get busy as it’s a condensed.....  more
    The grottos are close to the road so it’s a nice/easy stop if you’re doing an island circle tour. We were the only ones there when we stopped, but could imagine it could get busy as it’s a condensed.....  more »
  • Amazing. The grotto is in a natural lava cave. There are ferns that hang down from the top. Very nice. 
    Amazing. The grotto is in a natural lava cave. There are ferns that hang down from the top. Very nice.  more »

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