Whatever type of family vacation you’re looking for, you’ll find it here in The Islands of Tahiti. On our 118 islands across more than 2.5 million square miles (4 million square kilometers), you’ll find a wide array of activities designed to bring the whole family together. With something to please everyone, from adventure-seekers to culture buffs to those who wish to simply bask in the beauty of this real-life paradise, The Islands of Tahiti are a destination the whole family will enjoy.
The waters that surround The Islands of Tahiti are unlike any you’ll find anywhere else in the world. With an average water temperature of a perfect 80-degrees Fahrenheit (27-degrees Celsius), crystal clear waters with an underwater visibility of 100 feet (30 meters), abundant sea life you can interact with, and many ocean life conservation programs designed to protect it all, being in and on the water is a must.
Polynesians enjoy sharing their rich, expressive culture passed down from their ma’ohi ancestors. Life on the islands is steeped in traditions and wrapped in the embrace of Mana, the unseen life force that gives the islands their power and mystique. Bring your family immerse yourselves in the Polynesian music, dance, and art inspired by Mana and the simple wonders of everyday life on the islands and surrounding waters.
There are lots of ways for your family to really live it up while you’re here. Claim a secluded spot at one of the many resort pools. Head to the white-sand and black-sand beaches for a day of sun and waves. Indulge in a family-style Motu picnic in the shallow surf while rays and colorful sea life swim around your feet. For dinner, head to one of the many world-class restaurants or eat like a local at The Roulottes (food trucks). Shop for Tahitian cultured pearls, get in a round of golf with a view, or charter a yacht for a day of sightseeing in style.
If your family is looking for adventure, we’ve got you covered. Climb any or all of the peaks in The Islands of Tahiti. Give surfing a try, and when you’ve mastered that, give kite surfing a shot. Go whale watching on the remote seas of Rurutu, in the Austral Islands. Climb aboard a helicopter for a tour of the islands from the air. Go horseback riding through the hills and down the pristine beaches for spectacular views of the sunset. Or take a safari excursion in a rugged, family-sized 4×4 and discover the less traveled side of The Islands of Tahiti. And for a real thrill, go for a swim among the sharks and rays. You’ll find no end to opportunities for adventure in The Islands of Tahiti.