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Address: BP 61884, Faa'a 98702, French Polynesia
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Best way to see the island and get the local feel

We had such an amazing day with Dave. His tour is great way to see so much of the island in half a day. He is very knowledgeable of history, local customs, and plants/trees on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Flyboy34
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Arlington, Texas
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Arlington, Texas
2 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had such an amazing day with Dave. His tour is great way to see so much of the island in half a day. He is very knowledgeable of history, local customs, and plants/trees on the island. It also helps Dave speaks English and does his whole tour in English. Dave seems to know most of the locals which helped... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tour around Tahiti was very comfortable and informative. Dave was a great tour guide - knows a lot of history of the island and secret stopping points. You can customise the trip how you like. We went to the food trucks after our trip instead of being dropped at the hotel then after an hour and half Dave personally... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We booked with Dave a 7 stop full day around the island tour from Australia before leaving on a Cruise holiday to Hawaii. We had 10 people in our group & Dave was waiting for us as we got off the ship. The guy is very friendly & a bundle of knowledge. He is happy to take your picture. Nothing... More 

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Edmonton
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We did the half day tour with Dave on Sunday and it was fabulous! Dave is a great guide he knows so much about Polynesian history. Very friendly and personable. The stops were great and gave us a good feel for the Island. Highly recommend!

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San Antonio, Texas
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Dave is an American living in Tahiti. He operates small group tours which are packed with information and flexible about stop times or locations. We found him to be very knowledgeable about the Tahiti island, it's history and even the flora and fauna on the islands. He is quite willing to take photographs of customers and drives slowly, willing to... More 

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San Diego, California
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Three couples had a layover day in Papeete before flying home from a cruise and luckily found Dave's VIP Tours. We picked up another couple in Dave's roomy van, then headed out for a circle tour of the island. Dave is a Hawaiian haole who fell in love with a Tahitian lady and made Papeete his home. He is very... More 

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Thank Robert A
San Diego, California
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83 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Dave’s Tahiti VIP Tours offers half day, full day, and private tours of the island. Three of us chose a private tour as we disembarked from our ship. Dave took us on a tour around the island. He stopped at many photo ops and at points of historical or cultural interest. Dave was an incredibly deep source of knowledge about... More 

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Sandstone Point
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6 reviews
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We did a full day tour in a group from a cruise in port for the day. Dave was a great tour guide but there was a lot of driving and the bus was very cramped and uncomfortable, particularly for those in the back seat. The tour was to be 7 hours but ran overtime by 2 hours. It was... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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35 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic time with Dave on this tour. He is very professional and knowledgeable on the history of Tahiti. We done the half day tour before we were to fly back home. It was perfect to our needs as we were wanting to finish early to make it to the Tahiti market before our flight. He dropped us... More 

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Thank Lanzlove2travel
Los Angeles
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

I took a tour with Dave for 4-5 hours. He is very responsive to your needs and interests. He has a deep knowledge of the Tahiti of old and of today. If you enjoy in depth and detailed guides, Dave is a great choice. He also is a very cautious driver. I was a female traveling with Dave solo, and... More 

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