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Aerial view of Mangareva island in the Gambier Archipelago. ©Benthouard.com


Of all the archipelagoes in French Polynesia, the Gambier Islands are the farthest from Tahiti.Discovered in 1797 by the British captain James Wilson, the archi...
Lagoon view of the Maupiti island in the Society Archipelago. ©P. Bacchet


Comprised of the Windward and Leeward Islands, the Society Islands are a major Polynesian destination. Strikingly rich with varied landscapes, this archipelag...
Children on horseback on the Ua Huka island in the Marquesas archipelago ©P.Bacchet


Partly discovered in 1595 by Alvaro Mendana de Neira’s Spanish expedition, this archipelago located to the northeast of Tahiti is famous for the striking auth...
Map world tahiti

Where is tahiti ?

Located in the heart of the Pacific Ocean, French Polynesia is spread over 4 million km²/ 1,544,408 sq mi of sea, a surface area equivalent to that of Europe....