Tahiti and her Islands Health Care and Vaccinations
* A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from travellers over one year of age arriving from an infected area.
Medical facilites are good on the major islands. Private medical insurance is recommended.
Food and Drink
Mains water is normally chlorinated and, whilst relatively safe, may cause mild abdominal upsets. Bottled water is available. Drinking water outside main cities and towns may be contaminated and sterilisation is advisable. Milk is pasteurised and dairy products are safe for consumption. Local meat, poultry, seafood, fruit and vegetables are generally considered safe to eat.
Vaccinations against tuberculosis and hepatitis B are sometimes recommended.