Tahiti may be renowned for its pristine beaches and tropical rainforests but it's also a haven for shoppers. If you're a fan of modern department stores then the Centre Moana Nui in Punaauia is the place to shop outside the capital Papeete and boasts a wide range of boutique stores. Black pearls are high on many a shopping list and the most reputable dealers are located around the Centre Vaima and the Quartier du Commerce in Papeete.

The two-storey Papeete Municipal Market, otherwise known as 'Le Marche,' is another must for shoppers and specialises in handicrafts, clothes and jewellery. It's busiest in the morning and a good place to grab a bite to eat if you're after fresh food.

Tahiti Airport (PPT)

Flights from Australia to Tahiti will disembark at Faa'a International Airport.

Faa'a International Airport (PPT) in Papeete is the main gateway for travellers to the island of Tahiti, and the only international airport serving French Polynesia. The airport is comprised of a main terminal area and a separate terminal for Air Moorea domestic flights.

Airport Accommodation: There are a number of hotels located in close proximity to Faa'a International Airport. Book your Tahiti Airport accommodation.

Airlines that fly to Tahiti

For more information on Tahiti holidays check out our Tahiti travel guide.

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