From the magnificent beaches to the rich and unique biodiversity beneath the waves, the Tuamotu Islands are a paradise on earth. The 76 atolls are spread over a surface of more than 1.2 million square miles where Cast Away or Robinson Crusoe could still come to life.

Why choose the Tuamotu Islands?

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What to do in the Tuamotu Islands

Free diving, scuba diving, pearl farms, fine food… The Tuamotu Islands are perfect for your next vacation. Visit the islands and find out why they are considered to be the hidden paradise of The Islands of Tahiti.

The black pearl, a Polynesian treasure © Tahiti Tourisme
Scuba diving in Fakarava © Frédérique Legrand

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Activities in the Tuamotu Islands

On the island of Rangiroa in the Tuamotu Islands, you’ll find churches built of coral, craftwork centers and, surprisingly, a winery! The Domaine de Dominique Auroy produces fine white and rosé wines from three varieties of grape grown on a motu in the middle of the lagoon.

The Tuamotu Islands, are also the perfect destination for scuba divers: sharks, sea turtles, manta rays, dolphins and magnificent coral reefs attract diving enthusiasts from all over the world.

Rangiroa vineyard©gregoirelebacon
View of Rangiroa lagoon ©_Michael Runkel
Vue sur le lagon de Rangiroa ©_Michael Runkel

The Most Beautiful Sites in the Tuamotu Islands

The Tuamotu Islands are like a dream come true. Coral reefs encircling turquoise lagoons with dive sites simply teeming with marine life. Each atoll is unique and here is our selection of the very best sites.



Getting there and getting around

The 76 atolls in the Tuamotu Islands are spread over 1.2 million square miles. Regular flights with Air Tahiti and Air Moana from Papeete take about 1 hour and 30 minutes. You should arrange your transfer from the airport to your accommodations with your hosts or travel agent when you book. The best way to tour the atolls is by bike. Life in the Tuamotu Islands goes by at a gentle rhythm.

Cycling in Fakarava©_Grégoire Le Bacon
Air Tahiti ready to serve The Islands of Tahiti© Lei Tao

Be inspired


Explore the coral reef and discover its incredible marine biodiversity. Bask in the sun on some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, swim in the crystal clear turquoise lagoon and admire the breathtaking beauty all around you. In the Tuamotu Islands you can relax and leave the hustle and bustle of modern life behind.

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Vue aérienne sur l'atoll de Tetiaroa © Tahiti Tourisme

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