Tahaa

3 days on Taha'a

Taha'a Itinerary

Life slows on Taha’a. This quiet island will sweep you away into the traditional, tranquil life of the Tahitians. The flower-shaped island’s simple beauty comes in soft mountains, surrounded by tiny motu with bright, white-sand beaches.

Day 1: The Island of Scents

  • Visit a vanilla plantation. Over 80% of Tahiti’s harvest of this world-famous spice is grown here.
  • Visit an agricultural sugar cane rum distillery
  • Visit one of the island’s pearl farms
  • Enjoy a sightseeing island tour and admire views of Raiatea, Bora-Bora and Huahine
  • Swim with graceful rays & sharks

Day 2: The Motu Way of Life

  • Snorkel in the coral garden with Bora-Bora in the background
  • Unwind in open air resort spas
  • Soak your feet in the lagoon during lunch on a private motu
  • Scuba dive with schools of jackfish, big Napoleon wrasses, Maori snappers, barracudas, black and white tip sharks, eagle rays, tuna, parrotfish, spadelfish, moray … you name it!
  • Take a Tahitian dancing or ukulele lesson
  • Watch the spectacular fire dance by the beach

Day 3: Day Trip to Raiatea, The Sacred Island

  • Charter a catamaran and explore the lagoon shared by Taha’a and Raiatea
  • Feel the mana when visiting the UNESCO World-Heritage Site Marae Taputapuatea
  • Cruise on Faaroa the only navigable river in The Islands of Tahiti
  • Go on a hike on mount Temehani to discover the endemic Tiare Apetahi flower
  • Shop local souvenirs and delicacies at the Uturoa market