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For activities of an urban nature: see our PAPEETE
ACTIVITIES section now, or check the "WHAT TO SEE" section for lots of sightseeing and exploring ideas,
touring, island attractions, and other interesting things to see and do!
Casual walking on Tahiti is a great thing to do if you can get to an area
where there's somewhere to go. Due to the fact that most of the coastal land is privately owned, there are only a few good trails and stretches
of uninterrupted beach to just casually stroll along. If you're staying at one of the larger hotels, you can enjoy walking around their grounds,
but your walk will be fairly short. So, with this in mind, we'll post some good walking options for you here soon.
You can certainly stroll around Papeete easily enough, but you'll always be dealing with the traffic. The best casual walk within Papeete's downtown is along the waterfront.
If you're feeling energetic, you can walk from the Sheraton hotel
all the way to the marine base at the east end of Papeete, roughly 1.5 miles, or you can just go downtown and wander in the direction
that strikes your fancy. If you keep the water in view, you can't
ON TAHITI & TAHITI ITI:
The farther you get from Papeete, the less population and cars there are, thereby turning the main coastal road
into a nice place to walk. East or west, it doesn't matter. Just get out of town.
a great way to see Tahiti! Healthy and fun, bicycle riding is a really popular activity. Tahiti has a paved road encircling the entire island
that's just perfect for riding, although, admittedly, seems a bit dangerous...
The little peninsula of Tahiti Iti
is probably the better place to ride, due to less traffic, but a strong rider can ride the entire island of Tahiti in a day. There are a few
places to rent bicycles on the island: listings coming soon...
Volley ball is a popular sport on Tahiti. Stay tuned for information and listings for volleyball on Tahiti...
Tennis is also popular on Tahiti. Information and listings coming soon... Hang on to your balls in the meantime...
There is one public pool for lap swimming on Tahiti, and it's close to Papeete city center. Information coming soon...
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