Tahiti Cruisers Guide
For Services and Resources in French Polynesia

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Since arriving in Papeete to do some boat projects, we found ourselves “reinventing the wheel” - asking the same questions hundreds of others have asked - in trying to track down parts, services, doctors, dentists, etc.
We have often said we wished there were a Cruiser’s Guide to Tahiti and French Polynesia modeled after the valuable Panama City Cruisers Guide put together by Debi Shaimas on SV Serenity.
So we started compiling this one and what we have so far is now available online and downloadable as a pdf.
Please send updates or additions to tahiticruisersguide (AT) gmail.com
Last update: 19 Oct 2018

Airlines / Airports

Quantas Airlines (Extra Bags)

Quantas Airlines

We booked our tickets via Quantas to LAX and they ticketed us on Air Tahiti Nui.

2017-2018
What surprised us was we were allowed 2 large bags each. 50lbs each. Yet booking direct with Air Tahiti Nui allows only 1 checked bag.  So check the prices and baggage allowances before you book. (Jacaranda)