Sights & Attractions in Tahiti

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Things to Do in Tahiti Nui

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Arahoho Blowhole
Look out for the signs denoting the French name trou du souffleur....
Geological Sites Tahiti Nui
 
Faa'a
Pronounced Fa-ah-ah, this town is a commune (municipality area)...
Towns Tahiti Nui
 
Gauguin Museum and Botanic Gardens
These two sights are side by side. The museum has 25 small original...
Museums / Galleries Tahiti Nui
 
House of James Norman Hall
The life of this American adventurer, WWI hero, and novelist...
Houses / Mansions Tahiti Nui
 
Lafayette Beach
There's plenty of room for everyone at this black-sand beach...
Beaches Tahiti Nui
 
Le Belvedere
Like most French Polynesian volcanic islands, Tahiti has a belvedere...
Viewpoints Tahiti Nui
 
Le Lagoonarium
You can't miss this open-air aquarium in a fenced -off part of...
Zoos / Aquariums Tahiti Nui
 
Maeva Beach
This picturesque stretch of white sand lies just west of the...
Beaches Tahiti Nui
 
Mahana Park
A mile or so west of Toaroto Beach is this family-friendly beachside...
Beaches Tahiti Nui
 
Mahina, Papenoo, and Tiarei
These three towns stretching from around PK10 to PK25 are more...
Towns Tahiti Nui
 
Maraa Grotto
This park, with meandering pathways leading to ferny grottoes...
Parks Tahiti Nui
 
Marae Arahurahu
Beautifully restored and maintained, this ancient religious site...
Religious Sites Tahiti Nui
 
Mataiea
Paul Gauguin lived in a bamboo hut (long-since gone) on the banks...
Towns Tahiti Nui
 
Oliver Breaud International Golf Course
The only golf course on the island, this 6,944-yard, 72-par course...
Sports Venues Tahiti Nui
 
Papara
This sizeable town produces much of Tahiti's vegetables and has...
Towns Tahiti Nui
 
Papeari
Tahiti's oldest village is home to the Paul Gauguin Museum and...
Towns Tahiti Nui
 
Papenoo
This black-sand surfing beach stretches for a few hundred yards...
Beaches Tahiti Nui
 
Pira'e and Arue
Extending from PK2 to PK7, these eastern suburbs of Pape'ete...
Towns Tahiti Nui
 
Plage de Toaroto
This is the official name for the lovely stretch of white sand...
Beaches Tahiti Nui
 
Pointe Vénus and Lighthouse
This point on Matavai Bay has major significance: it is the place...
Nautical Sites Tahiti Nui
 
Puna'auia
This, another densely populated commune of Pape'ete, is both...
Towns Tahiti Nui
 
Spring Garden of Vaipahi
This lovely haven, on the mountainside of the road at Mataiea...
Gardens / Arboretums Tahiti Nui
 
Taharuu
This black-sand beach, not far from the Gauguin Museum, is popular...
Beaches Tahiti Nui
 
Tahiti and Her Islands—Te Fare Manaha Museum
Located at the Pointe des Pecheurs (fishermen's point), this...
Museums / Galleries Tahiti Nui
 
Taravao
The town's location on the isthmus that connects Tahiti Nui and...
Towns Tahiti Nui
 
The Three Waterfalls
It's an easy walk of about 100 yards from the carpark to the...
Bodies of Water Tahiti Nui
 
Tomb of Pomare V
The tomb of Tahiti's last king—Pomare V (1839–1891)—is built...
Memorials / Monuments Tahiti Nui
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