Take a taxi boat from Teahupoo Marina to the Teahupoo break to see some of the best waves in the world. Depending on the size of the swell, you'll see surfing the world-famous waves at Teahupoo. Your experienced captain will position the taxi boat so you can take in all the action! Your taxi boat departs and returns to the Teahupo'o Marina, located approximately 45 miles (75 km) from Papeete. You will need to make your own way to the marina to join the tour by hiring a car or renting a taxi (at own expense).
The district of Teahupoo and its marina is world known thanks to its famous reef break and it is the location for the Billabong Pro Tahiti, the world-famous international surfing contest which takes place here once a year.Starting at the marina of Teahupoo, board your taxi boat and after a 2 minutes ride, your experienced captain will drive you the closest to the wave. From the channel, the safety zone, you will be a few meters the surfers where you you can really feel the "mana" of the place.From the history of the place to all you have to know about the place, your captain/guide will explain you everything.This is a must do if you are in Tahiti, even if you are not a surfer!