There are regular flights to Fakarava from Tahiti. Once you’re there, you can rent a car or bike and explore the lagoon on some of the guided tours and boat trips. It is a very beautiful atoll and you’ll pass a moment of calm serenity with the welcoming local population.
Getting around on Fakarava
Once you arrive at the airport, you’ll be taken to your accommodation by ‘truck’, the typical and colorful buses of French Polynesia.
You can rent a car, or preferably a bike, an ecological option that is more in tune with the gentle rhythm of life in the Tuamotu Islands.
You can explore the lagoon, coral reef and passes by boat or kayak, and admire the exceptionally rich and divers marine life of this very special atoll.
Some practical information to help you pass a memorable vacation in Fakarava. Make sure you take enough cash with you because there aren’t many cash dispensers on the atoll and they can be out of order.
There is no bike or motor scooter rental company in Fakarava, but you might be able to rent one from your accommodation.
Most accommodation on Fakarava consists of Tahition Guesthouses, where the welcome is always warm and friendly. There are also some vacation rentals.
Meals are generally included in the price of your accommodation. There are also a few small restaurant/snack bars which all have a very good reputation.
It is always advisable to reserve in advance.