Tahiti & French Polynesia - Tahiti (PDF Chapter)
This is the Tahiti chapter from Lonely Planet’s Tahiti & French Polynesia guidebook.
The heart of the islands, what Tahiti lacks in wide white-sand beaches, it makes up for in waterfall-laden, shadowy mountains, unpretentiously beautiful black-sand beaches, sheltered blue lagoons and a distinctly Polynesian modern buzz.
- embark on a boat excursion past the road’s end at Teahupoo to visit the remote Fenua Aihere and Te Pari
- peruse the colorful Marche de Pape’ete and dine at the very local-style waterfront roulottes in Pape’ete
- take a 4WD excursion to explore the lushness and archaeological sites of the Papenoo Valley
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Pape’ete, Tahiti Nui, Puna’auia, Pa’ea, Mataiea, Pointe Vénus & Matavai Bay, Papenoo, Fenua Aihere, Taravao and Tahiti Iti.
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