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Capture Every Moment with a Free GoPro®

Now you can bring the world’s most versatile camera to the world’s most photogenic destination. Consider it our gift to you! We’re offering the latest GoPro® Hero3+ Camera to those that book a qualifying package or custom vacation of seven nights or more including air on award-winning Air Tahiti Nui. Read more


Heavy Surf at Teahupo’o

In case you missed it, the swell at Teahupo’o during the week of May 13th-19th was something to remember. Some even compared it to the historic “Code Red” swell captured on August 27, 2011. Surfline’s “Anatomy of a Swell” documents the unique weather conditions that caused this heavy surge. Here are some great shots by photographer Brian Bielmann, and a video recap courtesy of Red Bull. Read more

Roxy’s Summer in Tahiti

Excited for summer? Get ready with Roxy! Earlier this year we shared photos of the brand’s photoshoot in Tahiti. Now, read their blog and let surfer Sally Fitzgibbons inspire you with her top picks from the collection. Also, check out her interview with Fathom, where she raves about their experience on board a private catamaran with Tahiti Yacht Charter. Read more

Don’t Miss “A Deeper Shade of Blue”

Jack McCoy’s “A Deeper Shade of Blue” will screen for one night only on Thursday, March 28th in 400 cinemas across the U.S. This fantastic documentary tells the history of surfing and features amazing underwater footage of Teahupo’o, Tahiti. It premiered at the Santa Barbara Film Festival in 2011 and has since been praised as the “greatest surfing story ever told.” The film also features a great soundtrack with music from Coldplay, Foo Fighters, Paul McCartney and Jack Johnson. This special one-night event includes the premiere of Paul McCartney’s music video, “Blue Sway,” and a pre-recorded panel discussion with Jack McCoy and world‐renowned surfing legends. Click here to buy tickets! Read more

Roxy 2013 Summer Shoot in Tahiti

Just like GUESS, Roxy recently photographed their Summer 2013 collection in Tahiti; and once again, we have your first look! The campaign was shot by photographer Scott Soens and features surfers/models Sally Fitzgibbons, Kelia Moniz, Bruna Schmitz, Monyca Byrne-Wickey and Justine Mauvin (Lili Fint). Below are some Instagram pictures taken by the crew during the shoot. Read more

Tahiti Photo of the Day

The surfers out there will love today’s photo. This picture of Danny Fuller, taken by photographer Zak Noyle, continues to get the most attention on Pinterest so we thought we’d also share it on the blog. Don’t forget to follow our boards for daily eye candy and inspiration from the islands of Tahiti!

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Solid Update from the Liquid Festival

The 2012 Bora Bora Liquid Festival concluded this past weekend and we hear it was a huge success! Blogger Alyssa Roenigk from ESPN-W was there to experience it firsthand, sharing daily updates with her readers and graciously taking us all along for the ride. We definitely recommend reading her series, “The Road to IronMana,” while also checking out some of the photos on the event’s Facebook page and SUP Magazine. In the meantime, here’s a quick summary of what transpired last week! Read more

The 2012 Bora Bora Liquid Festival

This year marks the 12th consecutive year for the Bora Bora Liquid Festival—a fun and joyous celebration of water sports and Tahitian culture. The event is scheduled to take place from November 28th to December 9th, and we encourage you to dive in and experience the island of Bora Bora in a totally unique way!

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Mick Fanning Wins the 2012 Billabong Pro Tahiti

The 2012 Billabong Pro Tahiti came to a conclusion in Teahupo’o on Monday, August 27th. After a week of small surf and multiple lay days, the final round of the event saw 5 to 6 foot swells, setting the stage for a pretty exciting conclusion! In the end, Mick Fanning conquered the competition over fellow Australian surfer Joel Parkinson. Fanning scored his two winning rides in the final 10 minutes, earning him a total of 18.87 points (Parkinson completed the surf heat with 18.37 points).

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Lay Days at the Billabong Pro Tahiti

Today is the fourth consecutive lay day for the 2012 Billabong Pro Tahiti. So what does that mean exactly? Unfortunately, the event is on hold due to smaller-than-normal surf conditions. However, the Surfline forecast shows a 10-foot swell on the radar soon, so the surfers are more than happy to be holding out. In the meantime, they are free to roam the island of Tahiti—and it looks like they’re definitely enjoying themselves!

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