The Islands of Tahiti is a superb destination for families, with plenty to see and do for children as well as adults. Many hiking trails are adapted for all ages and nautical activities such as snorkeling, kayak and bodyboarding are suitable for any visitor who can swim reasonably well. Rainbow Park in Tahiti is a treetop adventure park for adventurers of all ages, and it also has a mini-golf for some family fun. Everybody enjoys a tour of the lagoon in Moorea or Bora Bora, with a picnic on a deserted motu, where the children can let their imaginations run wild. The Musée de Tahiti et des Îles in Tahiti, and the Fare Natura in Moorea, are ideal for learning about the history and environment of French Polynesia. The population of The Islands of Tahiti is renowned for being warm and welcoming and your children will almost certainly make lots of new Polynesian friends before it’s time to go home again.
For adults and children
Cultural visits and sporting activities
Papeete: a family destination
Papeete, the capital of French Polynesia, has lots of activities and attractions for all the family. A visit to the market on a Sunday morning is a voyage to the colorful, joyous heart of Polynesia. Follow it with a stroll around the town to admire the superb works of street art. There are also many cultural sites to visit including, the Chinese Kanti temple, the Cathedral, the Pearl Museum and the Maison de la culture. Stroll along the waterfront to Paofai park where you can go for a ride on the tourist train, before enjoying a coconut sorbet as you watch yet another glorious sunset.
Rainbow Park in Pirae offers a superb day out for all the family. Treetop trails, and ground level circuits for children, ziplining and a host of other activities for the old and young. The park also has a mini-golf, a wildlife park with farm animals, and a picnic area with superb views over Tahiti.
Our suggested itinerary
The Islands of Tahiti with the family
To make planning your family vacation in The Islands of Tahiti easier, we’ve put together an intinerary for you. Traveling from island to island, you’ll have a choice of interesting and fun activities. You’ll take excursions to visit the major tourist sites, swim on the best beaches and eat in the finest restaurants. We’ll make sure that you make the most of your vacation in French Polynesia.
There are several packages available for your family vacation in The Islands of Tahiti. Visit Bora Bora, Moorea, Taha’a, the Austral and Marquesas Islands… Stay in family run Tahitian Guesthouses, or luxury hotel resorts. Go hiking, diving and sailing, or just stay on the beach. Whatever you’re looking for, we’ve got what it takes to make your vacation an unforgettable adventure for all the family.
10 tips for a sustainable stay
The Islands of Tahiti are filled with Mana. This vital force that connects all living beings and is experienced in the culture’s rhythm, traditions, environment and nature. From this force, the lasting link between man and nature is derived. A link that must be protected, maintained and promoted. The Islands of Tahiti are unique and fragile at the same time, they are home to a community and an ecosystem that must be preserved. Discover how to travel responsibly and enjoy every moment in The Islands of Tahiti.
The Islands of Tahiti is a unique destination where you’ll have the experience of a lifetime. Visit some of the world’s most idyllic South Sea islands such as Tahiti, Moorea, Maupiti, Bora Bora, Raiatea and Taha’a. And that’s just in the Society Islands! Enjoy swimming, snorkeling, sailing, hiking and exploring. Discover the islands, meet the local people and fill your vacation with magical moments that you’ll never forget.