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Tahiti is the main island. Tahiti is like a dream-come-true. The people arefriendly and without any of the serious global undertones hanging over Tahiti, it's a beautiful, laid-back, and super tropical paradise destination.
The reef passes can throw some serious tubes and be prepared to cut yourself. The waves are also very fast and if you aren't used to reef breaks just hope that the waves don't get *too* big (seriously).
I almost went to Fiji instead of Tahiti and am glad I didn't based on some of the comments on wannasurf.com's bulletin board.
Papeete has become crowded and polluted but Tahiti is still one of the most beautiful island of the Pacific
Seasonal swell & wind variations:
|Best Surfing Season|
|Typical Swell Size|
|Surf Equipment||Short de bain||Short de bain||Short de bain||Short de bain||Short de bain||Short de bain|
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|Surf Spots (25)||Quality||Direction||Type||Frequ||Experience|
|Afu||- / -||Right and left||Rivermouth||All surfers|
|Faaone||4 / -||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|La Fayette||5 / -||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|La Fayette Reef||2 / -||Right and left||Reef-coral||Pros or kamikaze only...|
|mahaena||- / -||Left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|Maraa||1 / -||Left||Reef-coral||Pros or kamikaze only...|
|Orofara||2 / -||Right||Point-break||All surfers|
|Paparaa||21 / 1||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|Paparaa - Outer Reefs||3 / -||Right and left||Reef-coral||Pros or kamikaze only...|
|Papeete Harbour||1 / -||Right and left||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
|Papeete Harbour Reef||- / -||Left||Reef-coral||Pros or kamikaze only...|
|Papenoo||10 / -||Right and left||Beach-break||Beginners wave|
|Papenoo Rivermouth||4 / -||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|Petit reef de Vaischa||- / -||Right and left||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
|PK15||6 / -||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|Point Venus||2 / -||Right||Reef-coral||Pros or kamikaze only...|
|Rocky Point||3 / -||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|Sapinus||11 / -||Left||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
|Sapinus Beach Break||11 / -||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|Taapuna||17 / 1||Left||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
|Taharaa Reef||3 / -||Right and left||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
|te ava iti||- / -||Right||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
|Teahupoo||48 / 4||Left||Reef-coral||Pros or kamikaze only...|
|Trou du Souffleur||6 / -||Left||Reef-rocky||Experienced surfers|
|Vairao||2 / -||Left||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
By leena girl , 01-12-2007
Surf Board Rentals / Breaks - Aloha, I am going to Tahiti, Moorea, and Bora Bora on my honeymoon in February. Just like everyone else, Im looking for advice on places that are reasonable to rent boards, and to find out where the good shore breaks are that are close to our hotels. We'll be staying at the Intercontiental Resort Tahiti, Intercontiental Resort Moorea, and the Le Meridien Bora Bora. Mahalo!
By Kenny crocker , 26-08-2007
Tahiti - Hey sit1way i just moved to Tahiti with my wife and kids I can help you with getting situated here E-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org
By Sit1way , 14-08-2007
Need an Apartment for 3 Months - Hey all.
I'll be in Tahiti for 3 months starting in mid-September.
Does anyone know where to find an apartment? (ideally with internet access, as I need to work during the trip)
I'll be surfing, but I've only got 3 months experience (in Florianopolis, Brazil last winter), and am looking for beach breaks in order to keep learning (reef breaks can wait, lol)
Anyways, if you've got info, a connection in Tahiti, etc., let me know.
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