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Overlooking the panoramic Opunohu Valley and Cook and Opunohu Bays, this spectacular scenic overlook was the setting in the popular film, "Return of the Bounty."
Overlooking Cook and Opunohu Bays, French Polynesia
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

This is a short and pretty uphill drive that provides an excellent view of both bays. well worth the trip. my crappy rental car had no problem making it up the hill.

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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

This off the grid place offered great views of the two bays. We accessed them with ATV'S. What a great experience.

1  Thank toohuge
Reviewed July 23, 2018

This was a beautiful drive and even more beautiful view! It really is indescribable how beautiful the view is! The drive up is paved if you go by car or scooter. We came up on a safari tour so the road was bumpy ( but...More

Thank katieeck92
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Another must-see when you are on Moorea. Belvedere lookout is on the interior of the island but situated in an area where you get to see both northern bays (Cooks by on the right and Opunohu on the left) of the island. This place can...More

Thank Christopher M
Reviewed July 20, 2018

Until it was clear enough to take the magnificent drive up to the lookout. The road winds up through a dense lush forest. From the lookout you can get a magnificent view of cook bay and opanhu bay with the majestic mountain between, This is...More

1  Thank Amnon F
Reviewed July 19, 2018

We took the windy road to the top and enjoyed the beautiful plants and views along the way. There is an ancient temple ruin that the locals still consider sacred, that you pass on the way to the top. The views are spectacular and there...More

Thank TravelFunx2
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Great view of all of Moorea. Enjoyed both excursions up to top. Light was not ideal either time, but the vistas are impressive and unreal.

Thank Bibiepatate
Reviewed July 16, 2018

A windy road that leads up to the lookout. A stop at the agricultural centre is a must to treat yourself to some ice cream and try the conserves.

Thank MarieV1334
Reviewed July 16, 2018

The Belvedere Lookout is a nice place to pop into as you are driving around the island, or on a tour. From the lookout you can see two of the bays. One I believe is the bay named after Cook and the other I don't...More

Thank Vicki D
Reviewed July 12, 2018

The view from the Belvedere Lookout is great. You can see both bays. Try to go when the sun is shining. We went after a rain and it was rather overcast and not the greatest. I really enjoyed looking at all the shades of green...More

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Response from TSorren | Reviewed this property |
We used Safari Mario, wonderful tour with Mario who moved to Moorea from the area of Turin, Italy! We didn't visit the Tiki Village on the tour but we went to Magic Mountain, Belvedere, Tropical Gardens, Pineapple field and... More
April 23, 2015|
Response from Chouliha |
In my opinion i would say it's to far to walk. In fact it would be a very expensive taxi ride. I would call them and ask about a shuttle.