Discover Things to do in Tahiti
You wouldn’t run out of things to do in Tahiti. Proper planning is the key to fully enjoying your holidays. Choose from a range of activities that let you relax and take in the beautiful scenery or get you on an adrenalin-pumping high.
Circle Island Tour with the Belvédère
Take a guided tour of the island of Moorea to admire stunning views around Cook's Bay, Opunohu Bay and the Belvédère. First stop, a pineapple plantation where your guide will present this major island resource. On the way towards the Belvédère you will have a great viws of the bays and will finish your tour with a visit around the Lycée Agricole's plantations
Moana Lagoon Excursion - 2 Hour Morning Tour
Set off on Moorea lagoon and head for the famous Cook and Opunohu bays for an incredible view of the mountains. During the first stop your guide will attract the reef sharks to the boat and then the stingrays during a later stop. Watch the underwater show from the comfort of the boat or, if you're feeling adventurous, slide into the water with your guide and get up close and personal with these incredible creatures.
Circle Island tour Bora Bora
A traditional local bus, "Le truck", with individual and cushioned seats will take you on this 22 miles long narrated scenic drive.
You will witness how the popular pareo is hand made, you will be invited to taste some typical Tahitian food and fruits, and see relics from the US military presence during WWII.
Our guests are invited to admire the ever changing colours of our world famous lagoon, to discover the tropical flowers and trees amongst the dense green vegetation on the mountain side, look down from Vahine Tia point over the turquoise lagoon and her crown of coral islands, see in the distance, the islands of Raiatea and Tahaa or look up to the 2400 feet high Otemanu peak, the silent sentinel over the Pearl of the Pacific.Close to the end, Bloody Mary’s bar and restaurant shows a board with his famous visitors, film stars and writers. Several stops give occasions to make unforgettable pictures.
Location: Bora Bora
Cost: From $56 per person
Duration: 2 ½ hour
Departure: From mainland. Shuttle boat to mainland at clients own expenses
Operating days: Everyday except Sundays & Public Holidays
4 Wheel drive Safari adventure
Jump on board a 4x4 and explore the wild side of Bora Bora mountains. Enjoy the spectacular panoramic views of the lagoon from different viewpoints.
During the tour you will visit the some villages of the island as well as some beautiful viewpoints (depending on the weather condition) where you will get a splendid view over the lagoon. Our experienced guide will give you all along the tour information not only on the tradition, culture, history, but also on the industry, geography, fauna and flora of French Polynesia.
Along the way our English-speaking local guide will show you a historical site with the remains of the cannons of the US army of World War 2 where you will learn about the role of the American military forces on the island.
Cost: From $118 per adult
Private tour also available please enquire
Duration: Half day morning & afternoon tour - between 3hrs to 3 ½ hours
Departure: From mainland. Shuttle boat to mainland at clients own expenses.
Operating Days: Everyday except Public Holidays
Shark and Ray Lagoon Safari
This is the most popular tour on Bora Bora. Take a trip in a pirogue, this tour includes 3 stops. Stingray snorkelling, Shark snorkling and a stop at the coral garden. Meet the colourful tropical fishes while snorkeling, wonder at the underwater plant life, watch the stingrays and even have a swim with these graceful creatures and observe the black tip sharks in their natural environment. No visit at Lagoonarium during this tour.
Cost: From $112 per adult
Duration: Between 2 ½ hours and 3hours - morning or afternoon tours
Departure: Pick up included from all hotels and pensions, Clients from Le Méridien and Four Seasons please enquire for extra charge
Operating Days: Everyday except Sunday & Public Holidays 360 Panoramic
Initiation Dive with The Six Passengers
In a preserved and ideally located spot along a white sand beach facing the lagoon, the eco-center SIX relies on keeping a natural approach towards the marine life. It is on the side of one of the passes of Rangiroa islands, protected from streams, is perfectly suited for your safety and first dive that takes place.
Lagoon boat tour with picnic
Have a day of adventure around the island of Huahine and its lagoon. Your guide will introduce you to the island's legends and Faie's famous eels before gliding along the lagoon to the coral garden and pearl farm. Let the water wash over your feet whilst you feast on delicious local delicacies prepared before your eyes (you are welcome to muck in!) at lunchtime on the motu. Your day out also includes plaiting demonstration, fruit tasting and snorkelling.
Mountain 4X4 Safari - Half Day
Take a 4X4 to the very heart of the island of Tahiti. Admire the valley of Papenoo which is famous for its rivers and enjoy the incredible waterwall and tropical plant views. This is a relaxing place where you can really get back to nature. Your guide will be present throughout the journey and will answer any questions you may have about local flora, fauna and geology.
Dolphin Watch West Coast - 2 Hour / Morning Tour
Spend a couple of amazing hours with a pod of spinner dolphins. These playful dolphins will leave you spellbound with their leaps and acrobatics. Take a trip out on the lagoon up to Taapuna Pass before taking to the high seas and sailing to the fishermen's bay where the dolphins love to play. Depending on the weather, you may also be able to get in the water and swim with them.
Inner Island 4X4 Safari - Full Day
Set off from the east coast towards the centre of the island and explore the Paenoo crater. ere you will find lush vegetation, giant ferns and a myraid of colourful planst. Your 4X4 will take you over rivers from where you can admire Tahiti's waterfalls and misty mountains
Note: LUNCH IS NOT INCLUDED, to be paid on spot at the restaurant Relais de la Maroto
Jet Ski Guided Tours
After a quick briefing from your guide, hop on your jet ski and follow the guide to explore the lagoon of Punaauia and Faa'a. There are a range of routes you can take, and some maybe weather depending. For example you may be able to go to the fishermen's bay to see the dolphiins, stop for a swim at the so called aquarium where you can admire the tropical fish and coral gardens or you could go right up to Papeete Harbour.
- Duration 30 mins - Dolphin/Aquarium
- Duration 1 hour - Dolphins/ Whales (1 AUG to 31 OCT) / aquarium/ Papeete Harbour
- Duration 2 hours - Dolphins+Pappete Harbour +Swimming/Dolphins+Aquarium/Aquarium+Pappete Harbour+Swimming
- Durations 1 Hour 30 mins - Sunset Jet Ski Tour
Surf and Body Board - 2 Hours
Surfing is one of Tahiti's most popular sports andthe famous Teahupoo wave is one of the surfing world's most iconic challenges. But don't worry, your instructor will choose much easier and safer waves on the East Coast for you to practise on. You will spend 2 hours on site with an instructor and all the necessary equipment
Moana Lagoon Excursion and Motu Picnic
Set off on Moora Lagoon and head for the famous Cook and Opunohu Bays for an incredible view of the mountains. During the first stop your guide will attacrt the reef sharks to the boat and later sting rays. Your guide will show you how to make their famous "raw fish" dish on the motu during the BBQ picnic.
Sail around Moorea lagoon in your own little catamaran (with an outbord motor) and expore its deep waters. Follow your guide for panormic views of the Opunohi and Cook Bays to the east or incredible views of the west coast (depending on weather conditions) Pull on your flippers, mask and tuba for a swim amonsgt the colourful coral and tropical fish.
- Note: Minimum age 5 years and 16 years to pilot
Make the most of a magical moment in the Moorea lagoon to play with stingrays an explore an underwater world snorkeling around the island. Put your flippers, mask and tuba on, stop at Opunohu Bay for stories and a presentation of Moorea's geology, culture, flora and fauna.
Combo Jet Ski & Shark Safari
A full day on the lagoon combining sport and discovery. The morning starts with a 2 hour jet ski tour, a trip on the beautiful lagoon of Bora Bora. Back on the island for a lunch at the Bloody Mary's Restaurant. The day continues with a shark and ray snorkeling safari to discover the lagoon and it's underwater fauna.
Cost: $485 for 1 adult on a jet ski
$321 per adult on a jet ski (maximum 2 persons per jet ski)
Duration: Full day
Departure: Pick-up included all hotels and pensions - Departure from the main island (*see above exceptions) at 9am or 1.30pm
Operating days: Every day
Important: Jet Ski - minimum age to drive is 16-years old/minimum age as a passenger is 08-years old
The Blue Lagoon Tour with Motu Picnic - Full day
Discover an incredible place known as The Lagon Bleu, a lagoon within a lagoon. Just one hour from Rangiroa by boat. Feed tropical fish, bird watch, explore surrounding islands and go snorkeling before settling down to your picnic and seeing some sharks.
- Compulsory condition: Minimum age 3 years old