The owners of The Brando, while they were building the resort, had the vision to build a facility on the island that could be used by scientific researchers. They then donated this to the Tetiaroa Society and it became our Ecostation. The Ecostation serves as a hub for the scientific and conservation work on Tetiaroa. Designed and built to LEED Platinum standards, it has dormitory rooms, a common social/work area, an indoor lab, and an outdoor wet lab. Situated near The Brando staff village, it is integrated into the Onetahi community and a comfortable place to live and work. It allows immediate access to reef environments, archeological sites, brackish lakes and a direct access to deep ocean water at the Ecostation. Visitors have access to boats, kayaks, diving equipment (pre-booking required), seawater tables, aquarium and dry laboratory space, along with housing and meals.
If you are interested in doing research on Tetiaroa or otherwise using our facilities, you will find information in our user guide .