Presentation of Ua Pou
By 9° S8.800 km of TOkyoouth latitude and 139°30' West longitude, UaPou is located 50 km south of Nuku Hiva, 1.500 km from Tahiti, 6.200 km from Los Angeles, 5.700 km from Sydney, 8.800 km from Tokyo and 7.500 km from Santiago (Chile), which means in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
The surface of the island is 105 square meters and is populated by 2300 inhabitants (living in 6 valleys). There are several primary and secondary schools.
In the main village (Hakahau) located 200m from the Guesthouse, you will find :
a post office O.P.T.,
a bank S.O.C.R.E.D.O.,
a police station,
a medical centre (doctor and dentist)
an Arts & Crafts centre
an Air Tahiti office,
several shops (food, clothes, souvenirs,...),
The weather is drier than Tahiti and the atmosphere is lighter. The average annual temperature is 30-32 °C. The rainy season lasts from June to August.
The jetlag is -11h30 from France (summer time) and + 30 minutes from Tahiti.
How to arrive at Pukue'e Guesthouse
COMING TO TAHITI :
Airline companies Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Air France, Lan Chile,... will take you to Tahiti.
FROM TAHITI TO UA POU:
- Everyday flights (Air Tahiti) from Nuku Hiva or Hiva Oa.
- direct connection to Hakahau with the Ferry Aranui.
FROM NUKU HIVA OR DE HIVA OA TO UA POU :
- Air Tahiti flights.
- By boat : you can rent a boat in Nuku Hiva or Hiva Oa (Cyril (689) 766 671 or (689) 925 270, Manu & Patricia (689) 925 149 or (689) 258 511) that will allow you to reach Ua Pou.