With a territory as wide as Europe, air transportation is the most practical and fastest way to travel in remote islands and archipelagoes from Tahiti.
However, boat transportation between the islands has improved, especially in the Leeward islands where it is now possible to discover the islands at one’s own pace.
By plane: inter-island flights
Air Tahiti operates regularly scheduled flights out of Tahiti over a network of 47 islands and atolls.
The airline company has also implemented inter island passes which allows anyone to benefit from special fares for any combination of islands : Bora Bora Pass, Lagoon Pass…
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So as to ensure a safe and comfortable travel, Air Tahiti limits the number, weight and size of the checked baggage allowed on its operated flights. Besides, your baggage allowance may vary, based on your departure airport and destination.
For most islands, your complimentary checked baggage allowance is the following :
- Maximum weight allowed :50lbs/23kg per person.
- Maximum dimensions: Combined dimensions (length + width + height) < 150 cm
In addition to that, you can carry-on baggage allowance is :
- 1 carry-on baggage per person
- Maximum dimensions : 45 x 35 x 20 cm
- Maximum weight : 11 lbs/5 kg
The Apetahi Express company now links the Society islands thanks to its power catamaran, the Aremiti 5.
In order to run from Tahiti to Huahine, one must allow about 3h30, 1h to link Huahine and Raiatea, 1h between Raiatea and Taha’a and another hour from Taha’a to Bora Bora. A half hour stop-over is planned on each island to allow passengers to alight from the boat and take on board. During this time, you will be able to gett of the catamaran for a few minutes if necessary. However, we highly advise passengers to remain on board to make sure everything runs smoothly and quickly.
Some cargos and cruise ships also provide a shuttle service just like the Aranui, which operates in the Marquesas islands.