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French Polynesia

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Overview

Made up of 118 separate islands, French Polynesia is more than just a playground for the rich and famous. A mixture of rugged high islands and lower islands surrounded by coral reefs, French Polynesia is separated into 5 archipelagoes, each with their own local flavor.

The resources listed below can help with planning your next trip to French Polynesia, whether you’re interested in Tahiti’s best swim-up bar or exploring the underwater coral reefs of the Tuamotu Islands.

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French Polynesia Articles

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Watch this full screen: All-time Teahupoo + Phantom camera [VID]

One of surfing’s most dangerous wipeouts deconstructed in super slow motion [VID]

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