Where to go

7 locations to discover…

Marine life

Tahiti has a wealth of marine life to discover but here are the most popular animal species and marine life events. Let us know the ones you would particularly like to see…

Dive trips

Tahiti is best enjoyed through island-hopping and resorts. The world-famous beaches and dive sites that are scattered across the islands are home to incredible reefs and marine life.

Our trip ideas are offered to inspire you and can be tailored to suit your needs.

Paul Gauguin Cruise

Cruise the islands of Tahiti in style on board this luxury ship which sails throughout the year to some spectacular locations, with world-class diving and memorable land excursions. Suitable for divers and non-diving partners.

  • Trip type: Liveaboard trip

Rangiroa & Fakarava

A fantastic adventure for shark lovers! Combine exhilarating diving in the crystal clear waters of Rangiroa’s two passes with thrilling drift diving, prolific marine life and numerous shark species at Fakarava.

  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

Tahiti Island-Hopping Adventure

Spend your time island-hopping between three of Tahiti's most alluring diving islands: dive the wonderful passes of Fakarava, marvel at the manta rays of Bora Bora and enjoy the colourful and rich marine life around Tikehau.

  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

Bora Bora & Rangiroa

Take in Tahiti's most iconic diving locations on this exhilarating twin centre adventure, with a week on each island. Enjoy adrenaline fuelled drift dives with eagle rays, manta rays, turtle and numerous species of shark.

  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

Hotel Maitai Polynesian – Bora Bora

Located on a hillside, the Hotel Maitai offers breathtaking views to the neighbouring islands of Raiatea and Tahaa. Spend your time diving in the surrounding emerald lagoon, home to a wealth of manta rays, sharks and barracuda.

  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

When to go

The dry season is considered the best time to dive Tahiti.


  • Dry season

    Apr to Nov: April to November sees drier weather and the best conditions for diving
  • Wet season

    Dec to Mar: Regular rainfall and the possibility of cyclones, but diving remains excellent

Wildlife events

  • Jun to Jun: Mating grey reef sharks in Rangiroa
  • Sep to Oct: manta rays in Rangiroa
  • Jul to Oct: Humpback whales visit to calve in Rurutu
  • Nov to Apr: Hammerhead sharks in Fakarava
  • Jun to Jul: Huge schools of grouper congregate to mate in Fakarava


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1 related liveaboard. But there are more options we can offer, just ask us for more details.


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