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Off the Beaten Track: Tahiti by 4-Wheel-Drive

Board a 4x4 vehicle for a great adventure deep into the unspoiled interior of Tahiti. You will head towards the east coast, and make your way to the Papenoo Valley. Pass cascading waterfalls, luxuriant tropical vegetation and exotic flowers, and discover an array of unspoiled treasures. Bring your camera to capture the beauty of the scenery and the breathtaking views from this valley. Time permitting, you can take a refreshing dip in the river en route. Notes:Wear your swimsuit under your clothing; bring a towel, sunscreen, a hat, insect repellent, sunglasses, and bottle of water. Expensive jewelry or clothing should not be worn on tour. Access to the valley is weather permitting. This excursion involves rough off-road driving and steep ascents and descents. Guests who are not reasonably physically fit may not be comfortable on this tour. Not suitable for overweight guests, pregnant women or those with back problems, motion sickness or vertigo. Each vehicle accommodates eight guests. Large families or couples may be split up depending upon tour numbers. This is mainly a scenic tour, your driver is your guide and commentary may be limited. Access to the valley is dependent on river level and local authorities. In case of inclement weather, an alternative itinerary may be implemented.
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4 out of 4(100%)reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
Customer Reviews for Off the Beaten Track: Tahiti by 4-Wheel-Drive
Review 1 for Off the Beaten Track: Tahiti by 4-Wheel-Drive
Overall Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Worth Taking

Date:March 20, 2015
LindaP
Location:Leesburg, Florida
Cruise Date Year:2015
Cruise Date Month:March
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Enjoyed it?
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
This was a very good tour in the mountains of Tahiti. A pleasant half day out of Papeete. Our excellent guide gave us lots of information and stopped anywhere we wanted for a photo, views, waterfalls, nature. We were able to get out of the vehicle numerous times. Although it was in an open air truck, the seats were padded and the mountain air was cool and breezy (early March 2015). Air Conditioning was not necessary once we were out of Papeete. The stop at the river was very short (duration depends on if people want to swim or not). Nobody in my group wanted to swim so we just jumped out for photos. Another group lingered there.
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
+2points
2out of 2found this review helpful.
Review 2 for Off the Beaten Track: Tahiti by 4-Wheel-Drive
Overall Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Lovely tour to the inside of Tahiti

Date:November 28, 2014
Jacqueline
Location:The Netherlands
Cruise Date Year:2014
Cruise Date Month:October
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Enjoyed it?
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Unfortunately the weather was not on our side but still this was a great tour. The Papeno-valley is lush green and has thousands of falls coming down wherever you look. In the mids of it all flows a river which at times can be pretty wild. One warning, do use insect repellent and take it with you to apply over and over again. We had plenty of stops to admire the views. I also liked that they took us to a little temple as well as one of their community gardens. When the guide explained how his town worked and harvested there it sounded almost to good to be true. I highly recommend this tour to everybody who wants to do something more than just snorkel or buy Pearls.
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
+2points
2out of 2found this review helpful.
Review 3 for Off the Beaten Track: Tahiti by 4-Wheel-Drive
Overall Rating
4 out of 5
4 out of 5

Great Tour of the interior

Date:February 22, 2014
PeteBog
Location:USA, Los Alamitos, California
Cruise Date Year:2012
Cruise Date Month:February
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Enjoyed it?
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
I have been to Tahiti quite a few times, but had not yet seen the interior of the island. The relatively open 4-by-4 tours get you outside while a local guide show you what is beautiful up close. I loved the stop at the coast for photos and to to watch local surfers, and other stops at waterfalls. My wife liked the chance to try to blow a conch shell! This was a very relaxing way to look around: warm, no rain!
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
+3points
3out of 3found this review helpful.
Review 4 for Off the Beaten Track: Tahiti by 4-Wheel-Drive
Overall Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

The interior is not to be missed

Date:July 24, 2012
Victoria
Location:Prescott, AZ
Cruise Date Year:2012
Cruise Date Month:March
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Enjoyed it?
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
We have been to Papeete many times, and this time we decided to take an excursion into the interior on a side of the island we hadn't explored before. It headed to the to the volcanoe cauldron. It was a wonderful excursion - with a top notch guide who was full of knowledge of the flora and fauna. There were so many wonderful flowers in bloom! Waterfalls were abundant - and the "swimming hole" was enjoyed by a number of people on our trip - not me though. Once you're back in town go to Lou Pescado for great pizza or L o'a la Bouche for lunch (or dinner). You won't be disappointed. Don't forget the main market also - NOT to be missed and explored.
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
+28points
29out of 30found this review helpful.