tahitian woman dancing

The heart of French Polynesia

Tahiti is the heart of French Polynesia's culture and commerce. Various cultures from around the world meet here in Tahiti.

Being that it's the largest of all the islands, the majority of the population resides here. Home to a range of world-class resorts, nightclubs, restaurants, pearl shops, boutiques, markets -- you won't run out of things to do.

Tahiti has it all. From surf and sand to culture and nightlife, Tahiti brings it all together in one breathtaking piece of paradise.

Water sports in Tahiti

If you can name a water sport, Tahiti has it: kayaking, snorkeling, scuba diving, windsurfing and even spear fishing. In fact, one of the world's most famous surf spots, Teahupo'o on the southwest part of the island, is site of the annual Billabong Pro Surf Tahiti event.

man surfing a wave in teahupoo in the island of Tahiti
aeral view of the island of tahiti with the mountain, the lagoon and the ocean

Excursion ideas

Once you've had your fill of nightlife and shopping, take to the sea for a sailing lesson or a catamaran cruise in the open turquoise waters. Want to learn more about Polynesian history? Experience the authentic Tahitian dance, the Ori Tahiti, performed in grass skirts, or visit the Museum of Tahiti on the island.