Made up of hundreds of islands scattered across the Pacific Ocean, Western Polynesia is a destination that holds many wonders. This area boasts some of the world’s most lush, beautiful islands and atolls that are home to a rich and specific underwater biodiversity. 

French Polynesia, Hawaii and Easter Island, geographically and culturally included in the Polynesian triangle, have dedicated pages.



Snorkeling destinations in Western Polynesia

Cook Islands

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Right in the heart of the South Pacific lies the Cook Islands, some of the most scenic and unspoiled of the subregion, comprising 15 islands and atolls. Most of visitors to the Cook Islands choose to stay in Rarotonga and Aitutaki. These two islands are perfect for snorkeling in clam, shallow lagoon (...)