Tahiti Sights


  • PK16, South Coastal road
  • Tahiti
  • Beach–Sight

Published 03/29/2016

Fodor's Review

Pronounced Cho-Poo, this is the big draw of the region, though people aren't coming for just the beach. Teahupoo is home to the huge left-hander wave that surfers the world over come to master. The waves are called Kumbaia tubes and they break out in Hava'e Pass, a gap in the reef. Waves average heights between 6 and 8 feet, though they can get higher. Due to the danger of the reef, it's only recommended for expert surfers.

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PK16, South Coastal road, Tahiti, Windward Islands, French Polynesia

Published 03/29/2016


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