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In French Polynesia travelers will see the many shades of blue of the ocean and experience cool waters. The mountain views will take your breath away with their moss green peaks. If you want to experience life at a slow pace and lay back and relax, French Polynesia is the place for you.
There are many activities to enjoy in French Polynesia. You can dive and snorkel in Rangiroa, watch the whales in Rurutu, and much more. There are also sites to experience art, music, and dance of French Polynesia.
French Polynesia offers travelers fresh ingredients like fish, taro, and fruits to experience. These ingredients are prepared in many ways. Cuisines include savory vanilla sauces, Chinese specialties and gratins.
There is so much to discover in French Polynesia whether it’s in the water or on land. If you’re interested in island life, then this is the perfect fit for you. French Polynesia awaits you.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for French Polynesia. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for French Polynesia: typhoid, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and influenza.
Dengue is present in some parts of French Polynesia. This mosquito-borne disease can be deadly. Be sure to bring mosquito repellent and netting.
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A visa is not required for stays less than 90 days in French Polynesia. Passports must be valid for at lest three months and proof of onward travel may be required.
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This country has a mixture of tropical climates. French Polynesia’s higher regions have a subtropical climate because of the temperatures. A tropical savannah climate and unpredictable weather are what French Polynesia mainly experiences.
The western islands of Tahiti and Bora Bora have dry and wet seasons. From June until October travelers will see the least amount of precipitation. But, after these months pass the precipitation increases. The north, south, and east islands don’t see this increase in precipitation.
French Polynesia is located in a region with severe tropical weather. Hurricane season starts from the end of October until June.
French Polynesia has a low crime rate. But, petty crimes like pick pocketing and purse snatching do occur. Travelers should keep an eye on their valuables and be aware of their surroundings at night. Do not purchase counterfeit or pirated goods because you’re breaking the law.
There is much to do in French Polynesia. It’s also known as the cave of footprints and is located in Marquesas, which is near the south east coast of Ua Huka.
The cave has a spooky like feel to travelers who come upon the cave at the beach. Fine sand covers the entrance of the cave. Travelers can see the footprints of unknown beings in the sand before the tide comes in.
Before you come to French Polynesia, there are some things you need to take with you on your trip.
An embassy or consulate is not available in French Polynesia, but there is a U.S. Consular agent in French Polynesia who can help with any questions you have. You can also get in touch with the U.S. Embassy in Suva, Fiji.
While there is no embassy in French Polynesia, there is a U.S. Consul serving the region:
Centre Tamanu Iti, 1er etage
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