Tahiti boat rental
Tahiti in French Polynesia must be one of the most far-flung exotic places on earth for boat rental. So why don’t you try it! Located in the Pacific Ocean's central part, Tahiti is divided into two parts; Tahiti Nui, the bigger Northwestern part, and Tahiti Iti, the smaller Southeastern part. Formed by volcanic activity, Tahiti is high and mountainous and surrounded by coral reefs. The Tahitian national sport is Va'a, a paddle sport known in the West as an outrigger canoe. This should tell you that Tahitians like to spend much of their time on the waters surrounding Tahiti and boat rental in Tahiti is what you may enjoy spending your time doing on your holiday there. Other popular water sports in Tahiti include surfing, with Teahupo'o being one of the most powerful surf breaks in the world. Whether you go to Tahiti for a holiday on land or water, there is plenty of exotic fun and relaxation to have in the sun.
Why rent a boat on holiday in Tahiti?
Boat rental in Tahiti will be blissful, just try it. What better way to turn your holiday in French Polynesia into a memory to treasure for a lifetime. You can cruise around the many diverse islands, drink in the gorgeous scenery, go swimming or snorkeling and swim with the manta rays. Try some other fun water sports like kayaking and jet skiing too. Boat rental in Tahiti will also allow you to explore on land on some of the islands and get a better insight into the history and culture of French Polynesia.
How much is speed boat rental in Tahiti?
Speed boat rentals start at around 150 USD per hour. Your skipper and crew will be able to guide you seamlessly from island to island and share their local knowledge and insights with you. Whether its lagoon tours, whale tours, or a fishing trip, try a boat rental for a day or even longer in Tahiti.
How much is catamaran rental in Tahiti?
Why not try a catamaran rental for more comfort and space. It takes around three to four hours to sail between islands. There are a limited number of catamaran rentals in Polynesia, so try to book your catamaran rental well in advance. Prices range from 200 USD per hour to 10,000 USD per week or more.
Rent a boat for a day in Tahiti
Explore the beautiful islands of the South Pacific from Tahiti on your speed boat rental for a day. Cruise to the island of Moorea approximately one and a half hours from Tahiti. Spend your day touring the island by four-wheel-drive vehicle, or rent a scooter. You can swim with manta rays, and enjoy some great diving on the outer reef. The waters around Moorea offer some of the best diving in the world, so why rush away in just one day from this idyllic place. Drink in the vistas of the mountains, cliffs, and valleys, with a glass in your hand or explore the sea bottom with its underwater canyons, chasms, and promontories.
Rent a boat for the weekend in Tahiti
There is no need to rush back to Tahiti. Try anchoring overnight at Moorea then head towards Huahine early in the morning. There are many anchorages on this island and lots of activities, including deep-sea fishing, diving, hiking, horseback riding, and cycling. Circle the island and choose a spot for a picnic lunch; visit the small local village for shopping. This tropical jungle features coconut plantations, vanilla orchids, banana groves, watermelon fields, and flowering breadfruit trees. Huahine also has the largest concentration of ancient temples, which may date back to the earliest inhabitants of around 700 AD. The next day sail on to the islands of Raiatea and Tahaa, approximately two to three hours. Tahaa is also called Vanilla Island. It offers the pleasant smell of vanilla in the air, and here the local farmers grow more than 70% of all vanilla produced in Tahiti. Cruise into peaceful bays, enjoy a picnic lunch on a sandy beach, or hike along ancient footpaths to the Temehani Plateau or Mount Temehani. Anchor overnight at Tahaa.
Rent a boat for diving in Tahiti
Tahiti is one of the world's top dive destinations, and also one of the world's best locations for shark diving. Home to more than 16 species of shark, the shark population is estimated to run into the millions, but don’t be afraid this means that your boat rental for diving in Tahiti gives you the chance to see hundreds of sharks in the clear French Polynesian waters. Rangiroa offers diving with dolphins, gray reef sharks, and silvertip sharks as well as schools of jacks and barracuda, eagle rays, turtles, whitetip and blacktip sharks. Visibility is good, and you can usually get close up to dolphins. Fakarava is another must-visit diving destinations, and there are two notable passes in this UNESCO Biosphere Reserve that feed into the lagoon.
Tumakohua Pass, located on the Southside, is home to a narrow underwater valley known as Shark's Hole, filled with lemon, whitecap, and hammerhead sharks. There are also schools of fish, barracuda, and eagle rays. Moorea's underwater has an infinite range of canyons, chasms, and promontories. Fish feeding is common here, so divers are often surrounded by schools of small and large marine life. With light currents, Moorea is perfect for beginners, while the deeper canyons attract the more advanced divers. You should also be able to see humpback whales searching for mates or nursing their young. December and January are the rainy months. Any other time is excellent, although it can be crowded during French holidays and school holidays. Water temps are 81 degrees Fahrenheit.
Rent a boat to Bora Bora from Tahiti
Your journey from Tahiti to the island of Bora Bora should take about three to four hours, but there is no need to rush. Once you arrive on Bora Bora, take your time to explore the island on land, visit the highest point on the island to view the lagoon and its amazing colours. In the evening, explore the inside of the reef by boat rental and watch the sharks feeding. The best time of the year to visit is from March to November. Most of the skippers and hostesses are French-born, and Polynesian by heart. Many came on their sailing boat from France, and they speak French and English. Diving in the waters around Bora Bora, there is one of the most beautiful lagoons in the world full of marine life. These waters are famous for manta rays and sharks, and you will see colourful hard and soft corals, teeming with reef fish everywhere. The diving season in Bora Bora is year-round, and the water temperature is always warm, with an average of 26-29°C with visibility of more than 30m.