Tahiti Map

Tahiti is the most populated island in French Polynesia with 68% of the regions population and is found in the Windward Group of Islands. The capital of Tahiti is Papeete located on the north west side of the island. Only 45km at its widest, Tahiti is 1045m² and is covered by lush rainforests. Two mountians dominate the island with the tallest at a hight of 2241m. Tahiti is covered in lush rainforests

Tahiti itself does not have white sandy beaches surrounded by coconut trees - these images can be seen at the nearby islands of Bora Bora and Moorea. Bora Bora is part of the Leeward Islands Group, The Windward Islands Group contains Moorea and Tahiti Islands. The Windward and Leeward island groups form a larger island group called the Society Islands.

Tahiti and the Society Islands

South Pacific Islands & Australia