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Papeete - what to do ?

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Papeete - what to do ?

Our cruise arrives at 9 pm into Papeete and departs the next day by 3 pm. With such odd arrival/departure times-- need suggestions on what to do/see with not a lot of time to spare ---

Thanks.

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1. Re: Papeete - what to do ?

Depends a little what day, but arriving 9 pm you could hop over to the 3 Brasseurs a bar/resto just across, next day a visit to the market is only 10 min walk away

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2. Re: Papeete - what to do ?

Here's a link to a map of Papeete with things to see and stuff to do, enjoy!

www.tahitiheritage.pf/template.php…

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3. Re: Papeete - what to do ?

We also got in at 9pm which is quite an awkward time, so we walked into town and sat down for a couple of Tahitian beers and a yummy cocktail at a bar not far from the port. There is not much else to do, but a walk down the main road (water-side) is quite lovely.

The next day you could go to the market - it is quite big and there is lots to see. If you are interested in buying black pearl/s then there are many shops in town for you to look through with very friendly staff. There are some nice grassy places overlooking the water that we found are perfect for having a small picnic if you enjoy such things.

Have a wonderful trip!

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Go outside the hotel/ resort you are staying and experience life in the Tahiti world. We stayed at the Intercontinental and walked to the local shopping centre to buy locally made Tahitian melodys on CDs. At the SC we found a giant grocery/ department store, some smaller specialty stores and food kiosks. We caught the local bus back to the resort as if would have been a steep uphill walk but have great memories and photos of the local culture.

Edited: 7:32 am, June 13, 2011
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5. Re: Papeete - what to do ?

Log on to this site www.sea-angels-tahiti.com

They have a trip to the lagoon and you actually walk under water, they have a trip which will be ideal for your time there

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6. Re: Papeete - what to do ?

what is the cost for the helmet dive?

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7. Re: Papeete - what to do ?

It costs 8,500 South Pacific Francs ,which is approx. $95.00 US, it is a two hour trip with about 30 minutes under water

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