What to do in Papeete

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Papeete Attractions

It's hardly surprising that so many travelers visit Papeete year after year. This appealing city is overflowing with amazing things to do. Whether you're interested in exploring tourist attractions or attempting more adventurous activities, you won't have a dull moment here.

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Free Things to Do in Papeete

An escape to Papeete doesn't have to cost a lot. You won't even need your wallet if you check out:

Black Pearl Museum

- Check to see if there are any special displays or tours on at this popular museum.

Papeete Market

- Pay a visit and learn about the significance of this place to the local community.

Cathédrale Notre-Dame

- Do a bit of quiet contemplation and discover a few things about this site's religious importance.

Parc Bougainville

- Whether you can separate your peonies from poppies, it's easy to find beauty in this magnificent display.


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Frequently asked questions

What to do in Papeete on a sunny day?
Are there cheap things to do in Papeete?
Sign up for a moorea tubing or a Shared Transfer from Cruise Port to Hotel and experience this destination without shelling out a truckload of cash.
What can you do in Papeete for free?
You could even leave your credit card in the hotel safe for the day, because these great attractions can be seen for nothing:

  • Papeete Market
  • Black Pearl Museum
  • Port de Pape’ete
  • Kanti Chinese Temple

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