Tahiti Yacht Charter Boats Information

 
GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION OF FRENCH POLYNESIA
 
Tahiti and its islands are situated in the South Pacific, 17,000 km from Europe. The 118 islands that constitute the territory are scattered on a surface area as large as Europe. Below you will find usefull information regarding Tahiti yacht charter as well as a selection of Tahiti charter yachts available on the market today. For more information you can visit this page as well as contact our experienced charter brokers here.
 
 
Photo by G. LE BACON  - Courtesy of Tahiti Tourisme
 
FLIGHT TIME
 
From Los Angeles : 7 hrs 30
From New Zealand: 4 hrs 30
From Japan: 12 hours
From Chili : 10 hours
 
THE POPULATION
 
The traditional Polynesian welcome is usually extended with songs, merry orchestras and flower leis and this is how the locals have always greeted visitors. This is a beautiful custom so revealing of their happy nature and sense of hospitality.
 
Population: 240 000 approximately, of whom two-thirds live on the island of Tahiti.
 
Ethnic distribution: Polynesians 83% - Europeans 12 % - Chinese 5%
 
TROPICAL CLIMATE 
 
The French Polynesian Islands enjoy a tropical climate with a maximum amount of sunshine reaching 3,000 hours annually in the Tuamotus!
The temperatures, always pleasant, are cooled by the Trade Winds blowing all year round. Average temperature is 27°C, while water temperature is 25°C.
 
JET LAG
 
11-12 hours with Europe
2-3 hours with the west coast of the United States
6 hours with Chile.
 
 
LANGUAGE
 
French and Tahitian are both official languages.
English is commonly used.
 
FORMALITIES
 
A valid passport is required of all visitors (prior visa is necessary for some countries). Vaccinations not required.
 
CURRENCY
 
The currency is the French Pacific franc (CFP).
 
The network of banks and ATM's is quite dense on the main islands.
 
Photo by Gilles DIRAIMONDO -AMV Voyages - Courtesy of Tahiti Tourisme  Photo by G. LE BACON - Courtesy of Tahiti Tourisme
Photo 1: Photo by Gilles DIRAIMONDO -AMV Voyages - Courtesy of Tahiti Tourisme; Photo 2-3: Photo by G. LE BACON - Courtesy of Tahiti Tourisme    
 
INTERNATIONAL AIR SERVICES
 
There are regular flights from Paris, via Los Angeles, with AIR TAHITI NUI, AIR FRANCE, from Los Angeles with the three above-mentioned airlines plus AIR NEW ZEALAND or HAWAIAN AIRLINES, from Osaka and Tokyo with AIR TAHITI NUI, from Auckland with AIR TAHITI NUI or from Santiago with LAN CHILE. 
 
AIR TAHITI DOMESTIC NETWORK
 
Air Tahiti serves 47 islands and atolls in French Polynesia with a modern fleet of ATRs, Twin Otter and Beechcraft.  Air Tahiti also operates flights to Rarotonga, in the Cook Islands. 
 
The flight schedule may be consulted and bookings easily made with all travels agents.
 
PREPARING LUGGAGE APPROPRIATELY
 
It is always recommended to travel lightly. Better use bags instead of rigid suitcases. Light clothing, a sweat shirt or a windbreaker are recommended – plastic shoes to wade in water – adequate sun protection (hat / cap – glasses – appropriate creams). Anti-mosquito sprays may prove useful at times while ashore, although there is no mosquitoes aboard the boat. A wide selection of beautiful pareos may be purchased locally.
 

Tahiti Yacht Chartering Photos - Marquises 56 sail catamaran

Below is a selection of Tahiti charter yachts for you to view. For more information and a fully-customised list of boats available in this area, please contact our team of brokers here

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