Tahiti is the largest island in French Polynesia, part of the Society Islands, the most visited archipelago in the overseas country of the French Republic. Tahiti is also the highest island in French Polynesia with its highest point at Mont Orohena with an elevation of an elevation of 7,352 ft (2,241 m). Like other islands in French Polynesia, Tahiti is surrounded by coral reefs forming amazing clear lagoons, ideal for swimming and snorkeling, as there is abundance of tropical marine life.
Tahiti is home to French Polynesia capital - Papeete - as well as the only international airport in this overseas collectivity of France.
Population: estimated 137 thousand people
Other major places: Faaa
Main attractions: La Plage de Maui (beach), Fautaua Waterfall, Papenoo beach, Water Gardens Vaipahi, Mont Orohena, Pointe Venus, Papeete
Nearest Airports: Faa'a International Airport (PPT - Aéroport international de Tahiti Faa'a)