Tahiti for Fishwatchers

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Feeding a swarm of Doublesaddle Butterflyfish in the sparkling shallows of French Polynesia. Tahiti Tourisme

Speaking of the lagoons of Tahiti, French impressionist Henri Matisse once said, “Aren't you one of the seven wonders of the Paradise of painters?”

Although more civilized and developed than in Matisse's day, Tahiti continues to beckon. Getting to French Polynesia has never been easier--or more affordable. Fishwatchers often rave about the condition of the reefs, especially those surrounding the islands a hop or two away from Tahiti:

The Society Islands

  • Windward Islands:
    • Tahiti
    • Moorea
  • Leeward Islands:
    • Huahine
    • Raiatea
    • Bora Bora
World Factbook

Other Polynesian Islands

    • Marquesas Islands
    • Tuamotus Islands
    • Austral Islands
    • Gambier Islands

Starting Points

Official Site of French Polynesia

Tahiti Tourisme
Official Tahiti Tourism site.
A wealth of information about Tahiti, Bora Bora, Moorea and every other Island in this South Pacific Paradise, as well Cruise, ... www.tahiti-tourisme.com

I Spy: The (CIA) World Factbook

Air Tahiti Nui
The official airline of Tahiti.

General Travel Information