Tahiti Things to Do

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  • 1. Waterfalls

    Tahiti Safari Expeditions has two half-day tours and one full-day tour. We did the half-day tour that included Papenoo Valley. The tour guide picked us up at the hotel and took through Papeete and...

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  • 2. Papeete

    This is one of the first places you see when you come to Tahiti because this is where the airport is. Most people land here at night and leave Papeete in the morning to go on to another island. Its...

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  • 3. Botanical Gardens & Gauguin Museum

    The painter spent many years here and this is where he perfected the colorful style that made him and the islands famous. All the paintings here are reproductions. Also don't miss the great collection...

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  • 4. Musée de Tahiti et des Iles

    This anchor is in the entrance to the Tahiti Museum. although it is pretty huge, it is easy to miss it unless you are looking out for it. The anchor originally belonged to one of Captain James Cook's...

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  • 5. Swimming with Sharks and Sting Rays

    Imagine swimming with 4 foot black and white tip reef sharks only 5-10 feet away from you.... It is such a rush and an experience of a lifetime that I would...

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  • 6. Cathedrale de l'Immaculee Conception

    All the little churches in Tahiti and Moorea kind of look like this. Very simple but neat and clean. Nothing fancy about them especially this one which is...

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  • 7. Drive around the island

    We rented a car and we went for the day around the island of Tahiti Nui and Tahiti Iti. You cant go totally around Tahiti Iti but you can go as far as possible...

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  • 8. Teahupoo

    This is a famous international surfspot. Its supposed to be better than Northshore in Hawaii. When we got here there were alot of kids body surfing here and the...

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  • 9. Point Venus

    This is called Point Venus because it is here that Captain Cook set up an observatory to watch the transit of venus across the sun during his second trip to...

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  • 10. West coast - Maraa Grottoes

    The 3 caves of Vaipori, Mata Vaa, and Te Ana Tetea are situated right along the road in fact. They shelter a little lake with black stagnant waters and used to...

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  • 11. East coast - Beach on Tahiti Iti

    We decided to rest for one more hour on this beach to end our visit around Tahiti. One more swim before taking the plane back home. The place had nice black...

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  • 12. East coast - Arahoho Blowhole (Trou du Souffleur)

    A really funny geological curiosity! The blowhole is a lavatube that opens into the sea. As the waves of the ocean rush into this tunnel, they also compress the...

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  • 13. East coast - The 3 waterfalls of Faarumai

    The way is quite slippery and you’ll come across loads of mosquitoes… but the walk is very pleasant through that refreshing vegetation. You’ll walk on a...

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  • 14. East coast - Point Venus and lighthouse

    Point Venus (la Pointe de Vénus in French) is the place where Captain Cook first shored in Tahiti. James Cook had brought along wit him a British astronomer,...

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  • 15. East coast - tomb of King Pomare V

    A coral pyramid build on the grounds of an ancient marae near the sea. The coat of arms of the Pomare Kingdom is engraved on the door. Nice view on Matavai...

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  • 16. Tahiti Iti - Teahupoo beach

    This is a world-renowned surfing location, the beach has some of the best waves in the world…The landscapes around are fabulous, the beach really is at the end...

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  • 17. West coast - Taharuu Papara Beach

    We could already marvel at the huge waves from a distance, as we neared this beach! We took some rest on the black sand beach (which is of volcanic origin)...

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  • 18. West coast

    We drove on along the western coast of Tahiti and found this nice building on the side of the road. I stopped to take a picture of what I thought to be a...

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  • 19. West coast - Bath of Vaima

    Not very easy to find, just near the Vaima stream. Walk along the stream, after you parked on the little carpark with shops. The baths are at the end of the...

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  • 20. West coast - Marae Arahurahu

    Located in the district of Paea, this marae has been well restored and maintained. Nested in a valley, the place is really quiet and peaceful, surrounded by...

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  • 21. West coast - Public beach

    After the museum, we wanted to take some rest on the public beach of Punaauia, but I’m not sure this is where we effectively stopped… anyway, we enjoyed the...

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  • 22. West coast - Museum of Tahiti and her islands

    A very interesting museum divided into 4 sections. The first one thoroughly describes how the Polynesian atolls are formed. Various instructive displays and...

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  • 23. Tour of the island

    The tour of Tahiti can of course be done in one day if you drive quickly, but I suggest to start with the West coast on one day, and then do the East coast...

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  • 24. Bora Bora Lagoon adventure

    at the time of which i speak,we booked a day long trip travelling around Bora Bora Lagoon,including Lunch and as fate would have it,there was a French Tv travel...

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  • 25. Tahitian Flora

    There is a botanical garden in downtown Tahiti, but the island interior safari we took allowed us to see Tahiti's vegetation in its natural state. Tahiti is...

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