Huahine is an island situated among the Society Islands, French Polynesia, overseas French territory in the Pacific Ocean. Huahine Island is part of Leeward Islands group and has a population of around 6,300 (2012).
Huahine Island measures 16 km (10 miles) in length, and a maximum width of 13 km (8 miles). It has a total area of 74.8 km2 (28.9 ml2) and is made up of two main isles surrounded by a coral reef with several islets. Big Huahine (Huahine Nui) lies to the north and Little Huahine (Huahine Iti) to the south. The two are divided by a few hundred yards of water and linked by sandspit at low tide. A bridge was built to connect Huahine Iti and Huahine Nui.
A 375 ha (927 acres) brackish lake - Lac Maeva (Lac Fauna Nui) lies in the northwest of Huahine Nui. The lake is all that remains of ancient atoll lagoon. Huahine airport is located on Huahine Nui's northern shore.
Huahine is a municipality (commune) part of the administrative subdivision of Leeward Islands. It consists of the following associated municipalities: Fare, Faie, Fitii, Haapu, Maroe, Maeva, Tefarerii and Parea. The administrative centre of the municipality is the settlement of Fare, located on Huahine Nui.
One of the famous tourist attractions on Huahine Island is a bridge which crosses over a stream with 0.9-1.8 m long eels. The eels are deemed sacred by locals, by local mythology. While viewing the slithering creatures, travelers can buy a can of mackerel to feed the eels. Fa'ahia archaeological site is in the north of the island. It has revealed subfossil remains of species of extinct birds that have been exterminated by island's earliest Polynesian colonists.
Highlights: Dramatic bays, sheer mountain peaks, deep lagoons, coral beaches
Huahine Island cruise terminal
Cruise ships to Huahine Island dock (anchor) at Fare - port town on the eastern coast of Huahine Nui.
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