Experience the romance of the South Pacific with a direct flight to Papeete the capital of Tahiti. Made famous by the Mutiny on the Bounty and the paintings of Paul Gaugin, Tahiti is a top tourist destination. With flights from Paris, Los Angeles, Honolulu or Japan you can get a cheap flight to Papeete if you take the time to shop around.The heart of Papeete is the vibrant waterfront where you'll find a mouth watering array of traditional Tahitian, Chinese and French cuisine. The "Roulettes" are one of the most popular dining experiences. They're outdoor food caravans that come out at night in Place Vaite for al fresco dining complete with live entertainment.The town hall, a replica of the old Royal Palace and the Cathedrale de l'Immaculee Conception built in 1875 are two more of the cities many notable landmarks. Marché Municipale, the Public Market, the place to shop for gifts and souvenirs including Tahita's famous black pearls. It's open every day but it pays to get there early to get the best deals.
Getting around TahitiExploring the city on foot is a breeze in compact Papeete. The airport is only five kilometres out of the city and there's a regular shuttle bus available to transport visitors to and from the city. Ferries are another popular way of getting around and there are ferries from Papeete wharf to Moorea and many other nearby islands.There are plenty of guided tours on offer too including a circular coastal tour around the island or a 4x4 adventure into the rugged interior. "Rhinos", a type of all terrain buggy are a really fun way to experience the lush rain forest.If you want the freedom to explore at your own pace it's best to book car rentals before you arrive as there is a limited supply. The Gauguin Museum, Black Pearl Museum and the black-sand beaches of historic Point Venus are just some of the not to be missed attractions you can visit with a rental car - or just find a secluded beach to take a swim, snorkel and enjoy a quiet picnic.
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