Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands
Cruises from Papeete depart year-round.
Papeete is the capital of Tahiti and houses all the government offices as well as several historical landmarks. Wander the cafes, shops, narrow streets and busy waterfront of this Polynesian paradise, which lured artist Paul Gauguin and writer Robert Louis Stevenson to its sandy shores. Art lovers will want to visit the Gauguin Museum. You also can explore botanical gardens or enjoy the beaches lapped by blue-green waters.
Language: French Currency: CFP franc (XPF)
Driving Directions and Parking Information
Port of Papeete
The Port of Papeete is located approximately 15 minutes from Fa'a'aa International Airport.
Leave the airport and head soutwest for 2km. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit, then drive for 1.3km and take the 2nd exit at the next roundabout. Drive for 6km and continue onto Boulevard de la Reine Pomare IV. Keep right to stay on Boulevard de la Reine Pomare IV for 1km and reach your destination.