Port Vairao (aka Matiti) is a port town located on Tahiti Island's southwestern coast. As a tourism travel destination, Vairao is popular for scuba diving, snorkelling, surfing, sport fishing (in Vairao Bay's lagoon).
Vairao has the island's deepest bay, large enough for anchoring of the world's largest cruise liners. After tendering to port's pier, passengers are transported to Teahupoo (village) - among country's most famous surfing destinations (part of Tahiti Pro international surfing competition), with extreme swells causing waves up to 9 m (30 ft) high.
From Teahupoo, cruise tourists can explore the cliffs Fenua Aihere and Te Pari (accessible by foot only), enjoy beach walks (passing a lighthouse), swimming, and sunbathing. Road travel continues towards Taravao, reaching a lookout point overlooking the island from a height of 600 m (1970 ft). From Taravao, Papeete is roughly opposite (approx 55 km / 34 mi) to the northwest. Next is visited Tautira (beach village on island's southeastern coast).
Port Vairao cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Vairao, Tahiti Island, French Polynesia. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|3 January, 2021|