Tahiti Welcomes International Paddle Boarders and Fans


Tahiti Travel Connection has put together a package offering paddle board fans the chance to watch one of the most scenic legs of the Stand Up World Tour then hit the waves like the pros.

For the third year running Tahiti will host the Sapinus Pro, one of the most picturesque events in the world’s premier paddle boarding competition, off the coast of Punaauia on the main island.

Tahiti Travel Connection offers affordable front row seats with seven nights in a Deluxe Lagoon View Room at Le Meridien, airfares with event sponsor Air Tahiti Nui from Melbourne or Sydney, land transfers and taxes from $2240* per person.

Known for its big waves, the annual Tahiti event attracts the most skilled competitors from all over the world, including Australian defending champion Dave Muir, Tahitian champ Tama Audibert and Hawaiian up-and-comer Zane Schweitzer.

After picking up a few tricks from the best, fans can try their hand at some of the best stand up paddle boarding conditions in the world in Tahiti’s blue lagoons.

The Stand Up World Tour hits Tahiti’s shores from May 28 to June 5, 2011.

Source = Tahiti Tourisme
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