Austral Islands

Hundreds of miles to the south of Tahiti, French Polynesia lie the Austral islands, a chain of five high islands located on the Tropic of Capricorn.

The islands are known for their Pensions & traditional art of weaving coconut and pandanus leaves into elaborate hats, purses, mats, and bags. The ocean around the islands is also a home for whales from July to November.


Things to See and Do:

•    Beaches
•    Snorkeling
•    Whale watching excursions (seasonal)
•    Biking
•    Horseback Riding

The Austral Islands with small hotels and Tahiti pensions are:

•    Rurutu: Island of Whales    
•    Tubuai: the island of Plenty
•    Raivavae: at the dawning of the world
•    Rapa: Easter Island's Little Sister

Featured Excursions: 

•    Outrigger Canoe, Motu Picnic and Snorkeling Full day tour
•    Jet Ski Guided Tour
•    4WD Safari
•    Horseback Riding