When to Go

High Season (Jun–Aug, Dec & Jan)

  • June to August are usually the coolest and driest months.
  • December and January have plenty of sun and cooling showers.
  • Festival month in July, with Heiva i Tahiti the highlight.

Shoulder (Feb, May & Sep)

  • February is one of the hottest months; May and September are mild.
  • Off-season discounts for accommodation
  • Flights and accommodation can be hard to find; book in advance.

Low Season (Mar, Apr, Oct & Nov)

  • March and April are hot and rainy.
  • Pleasant in October and November.
  • Watch for frequent school holidays when inter-island flights can be hard to book.