Raiatea Island is the 2nd largest of Society Islands (after Tahiti) in French Polynesia, with population around 12,000 and total area 168 km2 (65 ml2).
Islnad's main port town (Uturoa) is also the administrative centre for Leeward Islands. It has colleges and secondary schools for children from the islands Tahaa, Huahine, Maupiti, Pora Pora. Tahaa and Raiatea (once a single island) are enclosed by a coral reef. Uturoa is on island's northern coast and has population around 10,000.
Raiatea has a small road (running around the entire island) and is served with domestic flights by Raiatea Airport (in Uturoa). The island is divided into 3 municipalities - Uturoa, Taputapuatea and Tumaraa.
Island's economy is mainly agricultural, with exports of pineapple, coconut and vanilla. The plant Nono is largely grown. Faaroa Valley is a large agricultural region with rural economy and research facility. Another major industry is pearl farming. Tourism is less developed in comparison with other Society Islands. Raiatea's local tourist infrastructure comprises two marinas, one 4-star hotel, geast houses, cruise port.
Highlights: Society Islands, Faaroa Bay, Marae Taputapuatea
Raiatea Island cruise terminal
Cruise ships to Raiatea Island dock (anchor) at Uturoa - port town on the northeastern coast.
Port Raiatea Island cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Raiatea Island, French Polynesia. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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