Makaroa is an island in the Gambier Islands of French Polynesia, 8.5 km south of Mangareva within the same lagoon. Makaroa is about 1.3 km (1 mi) in length and has a small rocky islet off its NW point.
Makaroa is uninhabited. It is a jagged and barren island with a maximum height of 138 m. 1.8 km (1 mi) to the SSE lies Kamaka Island.
- ^ "Population". Institut de la statistique de la Polynésie française. Retrieved 2 October 2014.
- ^ David Stanley, Tahiti-Polynesia handbook
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