Over water bungalow over turquoise water in Tahiti South Pacific


Dreaming of an idyllic escape? With its pristine waters, enchanting resorts and the strings of gorgeous islands scattering the sea, Tahiti is breathtaking and completely unbelievable. For ‘pinch yourself’ moments like overwater bungalows, seaside feasts and legendary surf spots, come experience an island escape unlike any other, made easy with our Tahiti travel guide.

Reasons to fly Qantas

Food and drinks

Enjoy a meal or snack every time you fly with us, as well as a range of refreshments including beer and wine.  

Baggage included

Pack more into your trip with checked and carry-on baggage included in every fare.

Inflight entertainment

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Frequent Flyer program

Qantas Frequent Flyers can earn and use Qantas Points in Australia and around the world and can earn Status Credits on eligible flights.

Places to stay

From villas over the ocean to basic bungalows, there’s no shortage of accommodation in Tahiti. Looking for affordable family hotels? Why not stay in the capital, Pape’ete, where you can experience Tahitian nightlife and stroll around the markets.

For those looking for the perfect swell, head to Teahupoo, on the Southern edge of Tahiti. If you’re more interested in the finer things in life head to Moorea Island, where you can swim in fish-filled lagoons and explore the surrounding reef.

After a glimpse of Tahitian life? Take a trip to the Gambier Islands, and stay in one of the Island’s family-run lodges. If you’d prefer to spend your holiday in seclusion, book your accommodation at the Brando Resort, on Marlon Brando’s private Island, Tetiaroa. Or for a castaway style romantic escape, stay on the tiny Vaine island.

Things to do

From surfing the famous Teahupo’o swell to sampling the vanilla in Tahaa’s famous vanilla plantations, there’s never a dull moment on this island paradise. For surfers, there’s nothing like rising with the sun and stealing away for a morning paddle. Papara is a popular beach break for those who aren’t ready for heavier reefs, Ha'apiti is a challenging wave off Moorea to boat out to, or visit the famed Teahupo'o to watch the heavyweights surf its perfect waves.

If you prefer to glide beneath the waves rather than on them, The Cargo Ship and the sunken WW2 Catalina plane are a dream for wreck divers while snorkellers and divers of all abilities can explore the vibrant waters of Rangiroa's, The Aquarium. For fun, hire an underwater scooter to admire the marine life in crystal clear waters.

For shopping visit Le Marché de Papeete, a waterfront market filled with Tahitian-made crafts and artisans selling everything from black pearl jewellery to carvings and quilts.

If you’re a keen cook or lover of the sweet side of life, venture off for a tour at Vallee de la Vanille—one of Tahaa’s famous vanilla plantations— where you can sample different vanilla-infused products. The famous ‘roulettes’ and nightly food trucks, along Place Vai'ete, are a lively and local dining scene with crêpes and pizzas served with live music most weekends. When it comes to Tahiti, all you have to do is pick your paradise.


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Disclaimer: ^ Qantas Frequent Flyer members will earn 3 Qantas Points per A$1 value unless otherwise specified, for hotel stays booked through qantas.com/hotels, except Classic Hotel Rewards and Airbnb bookings. Points Club members will earn 25% more Qantas Points, and Points Club Plus members will earn 50% more Qantas Points. Qantas Points will be credited to your account at least 8 weeks after check-out. Qantas Points may be earned by the member in whose name the booking is made. Members will not be able to earn points on additional charges paid to the accommodation provider for extras (including cots, breakfasts and other incidentals) on check-in or check-out (as applicable).  

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