Ua Pou Travel Guide

Browse travel reviews, 2 travel blogs and 38 travel photos from real travelers to Ua Pou.

Ua Pou Overview

Ua Pou, the artistsĀ“ island, is part of the Northern Marquesas group. The population of the island is 2013. This island represents the main post of the "Great House" and the first part to be established by the Gods during the creation of the Land of Men.

Ua Pou is proud of its wonderful setting consisting of a central range of basalt peaks in the shape of sugarloafs overlooking the sheltered bay.

This is an island with deeply rooted traditions, it maintains a number of archaeological sites and is well known for the inherent artistic qualities of its wood carvings, tattoos, its musicians and dance artists.