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From Papeete: Tahiti Highlights Full-Day Private Tour

From Papeete: Tahiti Highlights Full-Day Private Tour

During your tour around Tahiti Island enjoy amazing views to the gorgeous lagoon, the coral reef's patches and the outstanding mountains. We will immerse into the rich tapestry of Tahitian history and traditions as you explore the sacred marae Arahurahu, a site of great importance to the local people. Surrounded by lush tropical vegetation and with views of the azure Pacific Ocean, the marae offers a tranquil and picturesque setting. Beautiful Maraa caves, is surrounded by lush vegetation and breathtaking scenery. The grotto is as cave, full of water, which spread the nice freshness during the hot day. When we approach Taharuu black sand surf beach, the sound of crashing waves and the salty breeze signal that you're about to enter a surf haven where the beauty of Tahiti meets the thrill of the ocean. Vaipahi Water Gardens offer an enchanting escape into a lush tropical haven. A true botanical paradise, the garden showcases the diverse flora of French Polynesia. Crystal-clear streams meander through the garden, creating a soothing symphony of flowing water. To make a break we will go for lunch into the restaurant of Paul Gauguin Museum with delicious local food and stunning ocean view. The restaurant will be a great starting point to drive to the isthmus between the two parts of Tahiti to explore Phaeton Bay, a famous South Pacific hurricane hole hiding dozens of cruising boats from all over the world. Taravao lookout, situated at Tahiti iti points in Tahiti offers breathtaking panoramic views of the lush landscapes with two parts of Tahit Nui island - Tahiti east coast and west coast. We can observe the road we are going to take to folow Tahitian curved east coast with marvelous ocean views. Following the north-east road, we will drive to impressive valley of three waterfalls, to get immersed into the atmosphere of old legends of Tiarei area and take pictures in front of big Faarumai waterfall. We will visit famous Arohoho blow hole, where the waves crash against the rugged coastline, water is forced through an underwater tunnel, creating a dramatic spray that shoots high into the air. The intensity of the blowhole's performance varies depending on the sea conditions, offering a unique show with each visit. During the visit of the famous black sand beach and public parc Venus point we will listen the stories about Captain’s Cook circumnavigations, the bread fruit and the Mutiny on the Bounty adventures, as also historical facts about Tahitian Royal dynasty Pomare, tattoo culture, arrival of great navigators to famous Matavai Bay. At the end of the Tour, we will bring you to a place of your choice!

Tahiti Classical Coastal Full Day Private Tour

Tahiti Classical Coastal Full Day Private Tour

We will pick you up at any place of your choice (airport, hotel, ship's dock, ferry dock, restaurant, beer bar, park, yacht club etc.) and will visit all the most beautiful and famous island's attractions (9-10 stops): - Papeete city and port viewpoint - Marae Arahurahu, ancient Polynesian open-air temple - Maraa caves - Taharuu black sand surf beach - Vapahi water garden - Tahiti Iti and Botanical garden lookout - Faone twin watrfall - Faarumai big waterfall - Venus point, historical spot - Tahara Papeete and Moorea view point Complete information about french Polynesian culture, history, religious and spirituality, traditions, mentality, arts, sports, education etc. is going to be presented during the Tour. Optionally, will be offered some local juices, coconuts, fruits, chips testing. Optionally, the lunch at delicious local restaurant with gorgeous view to Tahiti Iti will be offered at noon. At the end of the Tour, we will drop you off at a place of your choice!

Tahiti Private Half Day Tour. Nature, history and culture

Tahiti Private Half Day Tour. Nature, history and culture

We start our immersion into polynesian culture by the stop at the majestic Marae Arahurahu, a sacred place where ceremonies and important social events were held. They served as a connection between the physical and spiritual worlds and are considered sacred ground. Visitors are encouraged to treat these sites with respect and reverence, as they play a crucial role in preserving the cultural heritage of the Polynesian people. Next stop is the hidden gem of Tahiti – Maraa Grotto, where a mystical underground world waiting to captivate your senses. Venture into the grotto through a softly illuminated path that winds its way through the cavern, revealing the stunning rock formations. Discover crystal-clear underground pools that mirror the beauty of the cave's. Getting out of the car in Taharuu Black Sand Beach, you will immerse into the unique and captivating coastal paradise. This beach is renowned for its distinctive black sand, created by the volcanic origins of the island. Taharuu is a beloved spot for surfers, both beginners and seasoned wave riders. The beach is known for its consistent waves, making it an ideal destination for those seeking to ride the swell. Our next stop will be the Vaipahi Water Gardens, a real Tropical oasis of botanical splendor Nestled within the heart of Tahiti, the Vaipahi Water Gardens, our next stop, beckon you into a lush and serene paradise, where vibrant flora, cascading waterfalls, and meandering streams create a symphony of natural beauty. As you step into this botanical haven, prepare to be captivated by the enchanting sights and sounds that define Vaipahi. Arriving at Faarumai great waterfall, you're greeted by the thunderous sound of cascading water and the lush embrace of the surrounding rainforest. The entrance to the waterfall site sets the stage for the breathtaking natural spectacle that lies ahead. Faarumai Waterfalls are not only a natural spectacle but also hold cultural significance. Local legends and stories are intertwined with the falls, adding depth to the visitor's experience. During the visit of the Arahoho Blowhole in action you will get is a sensory experience like no other. As waves surge into a submerged lava tube beneath the shoreline, immense pressure builds up, propelling seawater through a vent in the rocks. The result is a majestic plume of water that can soar to impressive heights, accompanied by a dramatic roar. Step into a realm where history, science, and natural beauty converge at Venus Point, during the mandatory visit of this iconic location. Named after the planet Venus, this picturesque site offers a unique blend of cultural significance, astronomical history, and breathtaking landscapes. Venus Point is also home to a distinctive black sand beach. Take a leisurely stroll along the shore, feel the volcanic sands beneath your feet, and enjoy the panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean stretching to the horizon.

Tahiti: Private Island Culture and Nature Highlights Tour

Tahiti: Private Island Culture and Nature Highlights Tour

Discover the tropical island of Tahiti on a private guided tour by car. Learn about this Pacific island on a tour that perfectly blends exploring nature and learning about the rich local cultural life, as well as the history of French Polynesia. Head out on your journey with a visit to Maraa Grotto. Stand in front of the lush and surreal grotto surrounded by green ferns. Watch the still turquoise freshwater and hear how Gaugin reportedly liked to swim here and use it as a bath tub. Next, visit the Water Gardens of Vaipahi. Smell the abundant tropical flowers and admire the lush natural landscape of water lilies and waterfalls. Continue on your route to see Tahitian surfers carving clean lines on the waves. Follow the road nestled between soaring mountains with majestic peaks and deep blue lagoons with still water. Arrive at a waterfall cascading near the road, making it easily accessible for anyone to enjoy. Then, visit Point Venus Beach, the historic landing site of many famous explorers such as Captain Cook and Captain William Bligh. It is the place where some of the most important events of Polynesian history took place. Here, see the Bounty Monument, a plaque to commemorate the departure point for the mutinous crew of HMS Bounty on their journey to Pitcairn Island. Learn about the replica of Captain Cook's fort, built on the site of Cook's original landing, and the old lighthouse. Finally, head back to your starting point.

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