Hawaiki Nui Va’a Race 2014
Hawaiki Nui Va’a Race 2014 is the canoe race from Huahine to the Leeward Island. This festival is traditional Polynesian celebration at the finish in Bora Bora with lots of laughter, music, joyous and drink that flow freely.
Around 2000 racers gather for this Hawaiki Nui Va’a Race 2014 unique event. Day 1 sees a 45km crossing from Huahine to the sacred island Raiatea. Day 2 is a sprint race between Raiatea and Taha’a. Day 3 is the final challenge crossing between Taha’a and Matira beach in Bora Bora. It is 52km that will last around 4 hours for the racers.
This year the events of the famous race Va’a (canoe) Hawaiki Nui Va’a Race 2014 to the Leeward Islands, will be held on 5, 6 and 7 November 20114:
- 5 November 20114: Huahine – Raiatea
- 6 November 20114: Raiatea – Tahaa
- 7 November 20114: Tahaa – Bora Bora
While remote, getting to French Polynesia is relatively easy; many airlines fly into Tahiti’s Faa’a International Airport, and from there Air Tahiti and local ferry operators connect to the many islands in the area.
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