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7 maritime activities not to be missed

7 maritime activities not to be missed

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Date de publication : 09/12/2023

French Polynesia offers a rich palette of seaside activities, attracting lovers of sun, water adventure and coastal relaxation. Let’s take a look at the not-to-be-missed highlights of a seaside getaway.

1. Scuba diving and snorkeling :

The waters of Polynesia are home to a spectacular underwater world. You can explore colorful coral reefs and tropical fish gardens by scuba diving, or opt for snorkeling for a more relaxed experience.

2. Surfing the waves:

Surfers from all over the world converge on Tahiti to challenge the iconic waves of Teahupo’o. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned surfer, Tahiti and her islands offer surf spots to suit all levels, including the beaches of Papeno’o, Taharu’u and Taapuna.

3. Va’a excursions :

You can soak up the local culture aboard a va’a, the traditional Polynesian pirogue. These excursions offer a unique perspective on our beautiful islands, and are the ideal opportunity to discover our islands from the lagoon.

4. Whale watching :

If you visit Polynesia between July and October, don’t miss the chance to see the whales and their calves migrating through our warm waters. Numerous dedicated excursions offer special opportunities to observe these majestic marine creatures.

5. Sunset boat trip :

There’s nothing like a sunset cruise to appreciate the tranquil beauty of our archipelago lagoons. Whether aboard a catamaran, sailboat or pleasure craft, this experience is an invitation to romance and relaxation.

6. Fishing :

Fishing enthusiasts will find what they’re looking for on our coastlines or on the high seas. Our islands offer an endemic variety of tropical fish. Guided fishing trips offer an unforgettable maritime adventure.

7. Relaxing on the beach :

For a day of pure relaxation, the beaches of our beautiful islands are the ideal place. Take a dip, follow up with a siesta in the shade of the coconut palms, or explore the shellfish to be found along the coastline.

Whether you’re a watersports enthusiast, a marine life enthusiast or simply looking for some peaceful time by the water, fenua offers a variety of maritime activities that promise a memorable experience in the heart of the Pacific.”