There are regular flights to Fakarava from Tahiti. Once you’re there, you can rent a car or bike and explore the lagoon on some of the guided tours and boat trips. It is a very beautiful atoll and you’ll pass a moment of calm serenity with the welcoming local population.

Aerial view of Fakarava ©Jim Winter

Getting to Fakarava

You can sail to Fakarava on a sailboat charter, but most visitors arrive on one of the regular flights from Tahiti.

Getting around on Fakarava

Once you arrive at the airport, you’ll be taken to your accommodation by ‘truck’, the typical and colorful buses of French Polynesia.

You can rent a car, or preferably a bike, an ecological option that is more in tune with the gentle rhythm of life in the Tuamotu Islands.

Cycling in Fakarava©_Grégoire Le Bacon

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Experiences

You can explore the lagoon, coral reef and passes by boat or kayak, and admire the exceptionally rich and divers marine life of this very special atoll.

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Practical information

Some practical information to help you pass a memorable vacation in Fakarava. Make sure you take enough cash with you because there aren’t many cash dispensers on the atoll and they can be out of order.

Transport

There is no bike or motor scooter rental company in Fakarava, but you might be able to rent one from your accommodation.

Accomodation

Most accommodation on Fakarava consists of Tahition Guesthouses, where the welcome is always warm and friendly. There are also some vacation rentals.

Eating out

Meals are generally included in the price of your accommodation. There are also a few small restaurant/snack bars which all have a very good reputation.

Activities

It is always advisable to reserve in advance.

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