Getting To and Around
Manihi is served by Air Tahiti with frequent flights
from Papeete with most connecting through Rangiroa.
The non-stop flight time from Papeete is one hour and
fifteen minutes and the flight time for flights connecting
through Rangiroa is one hour and fifty five minutes.
The flight time for direct flights from Rangiroa is
thirty five minutes.
The airport is located close to the primary resort
on a motu or islet. There is no regular transport between
the islet and the main village or resort and transport
to and from the airport must be reserved in advance
by your travel arranger or with the resort.
With only a few miles of roads, there is little need
for public transportation. For venturing around area,
walking, scooters, or bicycles are typical and enjoyable.
Rental cars are also for hire. For exploring the lagoon
and surrounding motu, motorboat, canoe, and sailboat
rentals or charters are available from the resort or
in the village.