Top things to do in Hatiheu

Top Choice Archaeological Site in Hatiheu

Kamuihei, Tahakia & Teiipoka

About 300m towards Taipivai from the Hikokua site, these three connecting sites make up the largest excavated archaeological area of Nuku Hiva. A team led by the archaeologist Pierre Ottino began restoration in 1998…
Top Choice Marquesan in Hatiheu

Restaurant Hinakonui

This authentic Marquesan restaurant is a relaxing spot, with an open-air thatched terrace opening onto the seafront. Signature dishes include lobster flambéed with whisky (from February to October) and a truly fanta…
Archaeological Site in Hatiheu

Hikokua

One of the most powerful archaeological sites in the Marquesas, Hikokua was discovered by the archaeologist Robert Suggs in 1957 and has been restored and maintained by Hatiheu locals since 1987. It dates from aroun…
Museum in Hatiheu

Archaeological Museum

This modest yet well-organised archaeological museum does a good job of explaining the archipelago’s history and culture. It features artefacts, exhibits and replica. The detailed signs in English are very informati…