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Getting Around Tahiti and her Islands

Air

Domestic flights run by Air Tahiti (www.airtahiti.com) connect Tahiti with neighbouring islands (Bora Bora, Huahine, Maupiti, Moorea and Raiatea) and remote archipelagos (Tuamotu East and North with Manihi, Rangiroa, Takapoto and Tikehau; Austral Islands of Rurutu and Tubuai; Marquesas Islands of Hiva Oa and Nuku Hiva).

Road

Side of the road

Right

Car Hire

Major and local agencies hire out cars on the main islands.

Taxi

Available in Bora Bora, Huahine, Moorea, Raiatea and Tahiti.

Documentation

A national driving licence is sufficient.

Rail

Water

There are inter-island connections on the many ferries, catamarans, copra boats and schooners that make regular trips throughout the islands. Daily connections exist between Bora Bora, Huahine, Moorea, Papeete and Raiatea. Yacht and sailboat charter is available at most of the major islands. Some come complete with a captain and crew.