Learn how to sway your hips to the sounds of the Tahitian drums and the ukulele. Your instructor will first show you the different ways to wear a Polynesian pareo, then teach you the basics of this traditional art. You`ll learn the movements that make up the Oritahiti (rapid, rhythmic dance) and of the Aparima (slow, sensual dance). Price is per person based on two people traveling together. Available only to guests of Le Taha'a Resort and Spa.
You'll journey along the scenic coast, turn inland to Belvedere Viewpoint, enjoy views of Cook's and Opunohu Bays, and discover ancient Tahitian temples. You'll also see pineapple and vanilla plantations and stop at the pineapple juice factory. Operates: MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Explore the island of Huahine on this 4x4 island tour. Start by visiting Fare, the main town of Huahine, followed by a visit to the village of Maeva where you'll tour the ancient Marae (archaeological sites). You'll then continue on and visit a vanilla plantation and then have a chance to see and feed the sacred blue-eyed eels of Faie. You'll end the tour with a stop for a panoramic view at the Belvedere lookout point. Fruit and soft drinks are provided on the tour. Tour requires a minimum of 4 persons to operate. Operates: Everyday
Depart on an adventurous 4x4 excursion with a knowledgeable representative from Island Eco Tours. You will explore and uncover the geology and history of Huahine. This excursion includes a visit the royal village of Maeva, one of the most important archeological sites in the South Pacific, as well as an encounter with the sacred blue-eyed eels at Faie Village. Comfortable shoes, sunscreen and bug repellant are recommended. Operates: MON TUE WED THU FRI
Make your way around the island of Tahiti on this informative excursion with Marama Tours. Your friendly, English-speaking guide will take you to the most popular sites around the island and provide interesting narrative along the way. Stops include landmarks such as Point Venus, Vaipahi Waterfall and Maraa Fern Grotto. Departs: Everyday
Explore the beautiful interior of Taha`a by 4x4 and discover its luxurious tropical vegetation with a friendly guide. You`ll taste the local fruit and admire breathtaking views of the magnificent turquoise bay of Haamene. This excursion also includes a visit to the pearl farm and a traditional vanilla plantation. Available for guests staying at Le Taha`a Island Resort and Spa.
Circle the island with your professional and experienced guide. Learn the island`s legends, discover the American WWII cannons, visit an ancient temple (marae), and meet a local family who will serve you fruit from their plantation. You will also visit villages where you will learn how to make your own sarong and discover the local fauna of the island.
Hike to Mount Aorai, the second highest peak in Tahiti, on this guided adventure with Marama Tours. You will discover lush valleys, cascading waterfalls and other natural wonders along the way. This excursion can accommodate any range of skill and requires at least two people to operate. The tour begins at 8:00AM and ends at 12:00PM. Operates: Everyday
Visit Tiki Village and experience a life in a ancient Tahitian village. You can see the making of heis (flower crowns) and learn about Tahitian tattooing, carving, and pareo painting. Then dine at a traditional Tahitian Feast while witnessing a spectacular Polynesian dance show. Operates: TUE WED FRI - from December to June 30th, operates TUE and FRI only.
Savor a glass of Champagne on a motorized canoe, watching the sunset while you cruise the lagoon to a private motu. As the Tahitian night sky unravels before you, on comfortable lounge chairs, your star-guide will tell old stories and legends of how Polynesians decoded the night sky to help them with their travels.