5 days in Tahiti & Mataiea Itinerary

5 days in Tahiti & Mataiea Itinerary

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5 days in Tahiti & Mataiea Itinerary

Start: Palm Springs
Fly + Drive:  17​h 15​min
1
Punaauia
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
2
Mataiea
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h
End: Palm Springs

1
day
Punaauia

Punaauia ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Arahurahu Marae as well as Point Venus. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Arahurahu Marae, take in the dramatic natural features at Point Venus, enjoy the sand and surf at Taharuu Beach, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Punaauia Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Punaauia itinerary planner .

Palm Springs, USA to Punaauia is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Palm Springs to Punaauia is minus 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Palm Springs in March since evenings lows in Punaauia dip to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Punaauia

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Taharuu Beach, Arahurahu Marae, Point Venus
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Taharuu Beach ©
Taharuu Beach
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands ©
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands
Point Venus ©
Point Venus

2
nights
Mataiea

Mataiea ©
You've now added Harrison W. Smith Botanical Garden to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at The Water Gardens of Vaipahi, explore the ancient world of Arahurahu Marae, and then kick back and relax at Taharuu Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Mataiea trip maker .

Traveling by car from Punaauia to Mataiea takes an hour. In March in Mataiea, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mataiea

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Taharuu Beach, The Water Gardens of Vaipahi, Arahurahu Marae, Harrison W. Smith Botanical Garden
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 28:
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The Water Gardens of  Vaipahi ©
The Water Gardens of Vaipahi
Taharuu Beach ©
Taharuu Beach
Arahurahu Marae ©
Arahurahu Marae

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