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Papeete, Tahiti

Tahiti is the largest of the Polynesian islands with its population most concentrated in Papeete which is a major shipping crossroad located on Tahiti's northwest corner.

Shopping-lovers will enjoy Papeete's chic shops, busy municipal market, waterfront area and lively mix of French, Polynesian, and Chinese cultures. Its suburbs sprawl up the mountains overlooking the city for miles along the coast in both directions.

The interior of the island offers splendid and unforgettable opportunities for hiking or safari 4x4 excursions, with impressive waterfalls, archeological sites, grottos and more.

Things to see and do

* Scuba diving & snorkeling
* Lagoonarium – 12km west of Papeete
* Ferry ride to Moorea island
* Papeete waterfront area
* Visit the morning market (Marché du Pape'ete)

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Cour de Franc Pacifique (CFP)
Language – Tahitian, French, & English
Land Area – 17.4 km²
Population – 30,000
Electricity – 2 pin Round pins European style
Time – GMT minus ten hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 689

Port Location – Papeete curves around the harbor with the waterfront area centrally located in downtown Papeete.

Transport Links – Tahiti is accessible by air from most parts of the world. All international air traffic comes through Faa Airport in Pape'ete.

Taxis, rental cars, scooters and bicycles are available for hire and a local bus service , known as le truck is cheap and reliable for getting around Papeete.

Cruises from Papeete, Tahiti

Cruise Date Nights
Jewel, South Pacific ex Papeete to Sydney 2019-11-14 17
Regatta, Sublime South Pacific ex Papeete to Sydney 2019-11-17 18
Navigator, South Pacific Sunsets ex Papeete Return 2019-12-23 11
Navigator, Pearls of the Pacific ex Papeete to Sydney 2019-12-23 31
Navigator, Pacific Island Adventure ex Papeete to Sydney 2020-01-03 20
Mariner, Pink Hibiscus & Blue Mountains ex Papeete to Sydney 2020-02-11 18
Regatta, Legends to Lagoons ex Papeete Return 2020-03-05 10
Regatta, Legends to Lagoons ex Papeete Return 2020-03-15 10
Jewel, Hawaii & French Polynesia ex Papeete to Honolulu 2020-03-20 14
Regatta, Legends to Lagoons ex Papeete Return 2020-03-25 10
Navigator, Beyond the Blue Lagoon ex Papeete Return 2020-03-28 10
Regatta, Legends to Lagoons ex Papeete Return 2020-04-04 10
Regatta, Portraits of Paradise ex Papeete to San Francisco 2020-04-04 28
Navigator, Azure Ocean Rhapsody ex Papeete to Miami 2020-04-07 34
Navigator, Ancient Cultures Polynesia to Peru ex Papeete to Callao 2020-04-07 18
Regatta, Pacific Wanderlust ex Papeete to San Francisco 2020-04-14 18
Regatta, Aloha to Alaska ex Papeete to Vancouver 2020-04-14 30
Jewel, Hawaii & French Polynesia ex Papeete to Honolulu 2020-04-17 13
Jewel, Hawaii & French Polynesia Cruise ex Papeete to Honolulu 2020-10-09 14
Jewel, French Polynesia & South Pacific ex Papeete to Sydney 2020-11-06 16
Navigator, Cruising the South Pacific ex Papeete Return 2021-01-30 10
Navigator, Cruising the South Pacific ex Papeete Return 2021-02-09 10
Navigator, Cruising the South Pacific ex Papeete Return 2021-02-19 10
Navigator, Wayfinding & Luau Living ex Papeete to Honolulu 2021-03-01 16
Regatta, Legends to Lagoons ex Papeete Return 2021-03-05 10
Regatta, Legends to Lagoons ex Papeete Return 2021-03-15 10
Regatta, Legends to Lagoons ex Papeete Return 2021-03-25 10
Regatta, Pacific Bridgeway ex Papeete to San Francisco 2021-04-04 18
Regatta, Soothing Seascapes ex Papeete to Miami 2021-04-04 36

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