FRENCH POLYNESIA

French Polynesia is a collection of islands and atolls known for as one of the most glamorous places in the South Pacific.

WEATHER AVERAGES (Tahiti) Temperature Rain days
January 21-28 10
February 21-28 9
March 21-29 7
April 21-28 6
May 20-28 5
June 19-27 4
July 19-26 3
August 18-26 3
September 19-26 3
October 20-27 4
November 20-27 6
December 21-28 10

BEST TIME TO GO:

April – October

MUST DO:

Snorkel in the lagoon with black tip sharks and stingrays

WHERE TO EAT:

Anywhere! The French influence here is strong so eat everywhere from the markets to the hotels. Also, head to the supermarket for French wines and cheese!

GETTING THERE:

Direct flights with Air New Zealand and Air Tahiti Nui take 5 hours to Papeete on Tahiti and you can then fly with Air Tahiti Nui or Ferry to other islands such as Moorea, Bora Bora, Huahine.

VISA INFO (NZ PASSPORTS):

Exemption for a stay no longer than 90 days.
For more information or visa enquiries contact the Embassy of France on 04 384 2555.

PASSPORT INFO (NZ PASSPORTS):

Must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay.

POWER:

110,220 V, 60 Hz
Type E

NB: This information is correct as of November 2018. For further clarification please call us on 09 524 4112.