Raiatea Island (Uturoa, French Polynesia)

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Local Time
2023-03-27 23:08

min: 82 °F (27 °C) / max: 83 °F (29 °C) 82°F
Wind: 69°/ 5.1 m/s  Gust: 5.3 m/sWind: 69°/ 5.1 m/s  Gust: 5.3 m/sGentle breeze
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Min / Max Temperature83 °F / 29 °C
82 °F / 28 °C
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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 mi2).

Raiatea Island (French Polynesia) cruise port Uturoa

The island's principal/main port town is Uturoa (population around 10,000) which is also the administrative center for the 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.

Port Uturoa (locode PFUTU) is on the island's northern coast..

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 to other Society Islands. Raiatea's local tourist infrastructure comprises two marinas, one 4-star hotel, guest houses, cruise port.

From Uturoa are organized boat tours to Motu Ofetaro Island (to the southeast, in the Raiatea Lagoon) popular as a snorkeling destination.

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, Uturoa, 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.

4 March, 2023
Windstar Cruises Cruises cruise lineWind Spirit08:0006:00
7 March, 2023
Holland America Cruises cruise linems Koningsdam08:0017:00
11 March, 2023
Windstar Cruises Cruises cruise lineWind Spirit08:0006:00
18 March, 2023
Windstar Cruises Cruises cruise lineWind Spirit08:0006:00
21 March, 2023
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Cruises cruise lineHanseatic Nature
25 March, 2023
Lindblad Expeditions Cruises cruise lineNational Geographic Orion
25 March, 2023
Windstar Cruises Cruises cruise lineWind Spirit08:0006:00
26 March, 2023
Oceania Cruises Cruises cruise lineOceania Regatta08:0018:00

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