Discover Papeete By Segway

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See more of Papeete on this comprehensive Segway tour. Youll explore Papeete city center and over 20 of the top attractions in the area including the beautiful Notre Dame Cathedral, the Papeete Market (March de Papeete), the bust of Pouvanaa a Oopa and the Territorial Assembly Gardens.


  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
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Meet your guide in Vaiete Square in the center of Papeete. After an in-depth training session to get familiar with your Segway, grab your helmet and youre ready to explore all the iconic sights of Papeete.

During your 2.5-hour Segway tour youll visit the bustling Papeete Market, the commercial and social hub of Tahitis laid-back capital. See the many vendors selling everything from fruit, vegetables, and crusty French baguettes to colorful pareos (Tahitian Sarongs) and jewellery.

Youll also see the beautiful Gothic style cathedral in Notre Dame Square, a popular historical attraction and one of the oldest and largest churches in Papeete. Also included is General de Gaulle's monument, Bougainville Park, Gauguin's Banyan tree, the Presidential Palace plus much more.

A Segway is a great way to get around, it is easier than walking, and more unique and personalized than a coach tour. On this tour youll visit many of Papeetes top attractions and have lots of fun along the way.

Inclusions for Discover Papeete By Segway

  • Local taxes
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Use of helmet
  • Small-group tour

Exclusions for Discover Papeete By Segway

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Minimum age is 14 years

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

A maximum of 6 people per booking

Not recommended for pregnant women

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking

The service is provided only on reservation

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Cancellation Policy
All sales related to this product are final and non-refundable. In case you wish to cancel the reservation you will be charged 100% cancellation fees.

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  • Great way to see Papeete and our guide, Chloe, was awesome and knowledgeable - we even shouted her a drink after the tour !

    Highly recommend this tour ....

  • We were met by Chloe and given some instruction on balance and turning, stopping and going for3ward. Just two couples in the group and we headed across the main road up into the market, past the local Parliament and a beautiful park with ponds and gardens. Chloe was very informative and in front of the church we were informed it had actually survived an earthquake when everything else had been destroyed. Hmm makes you wonder! At the end of the tour Chloe bumped up the speed of our Segway's and let us have some fun on the lagoon esplanade, great fun. We had a ball and didn't want to surrender our trusty steeds. My husband still wants to buy one now we are home! Great fun.

  • We had visited Papeete once before, but this Segway tour was an excellent way to cruise around the town. We felt like we saw much more than on our previous visit. We were also delighted to find that since our last visit they had built a new harbor-side park/pedestrian walkway that was perfect for a Segway tour. The only thing that could have been improved was a greater emphasis on safety. We had done Segway tours before, in Chicago and Indianapolis, but they were always done in a park and/or pedestrian-only areas. On this tour, they took us out on city streets and sidewalks where we were often encountering vehicle traffic and/or squeezing through narrow areas on sidewalks where we had to weave our way among LOTS of people on foot. Toward the end of our tour we came to an area where a construction project had shut down the sidewalk, which then required us to go out into the street and go against traffic in a very narrow area. While trying to avoid the oncoming vehicles, my husband's Segway wheel brushed up against the curb and the Segway began to spin and threw him to the pavement. He narrowly missed getting hit by a car! Fortunately he didn't break any bones, but he was very bruised and very sore for several days. The company needs to check its planned route each day before they take a group out so there are no surprises like closed sidewalks to deal with...that's just common sense. I will give praise to Viator,however. My husband's injuries were such that we were not able to take part in our planned jet ski tour the next day also booked through Viator. Even though we were past the deadline for canceling without penalty, I explained the situation to them and they gave us a full refund for the jet ski tour we missed as a result of the Segway mishap. Thank you.

  • Learning to ride was fun. Leader was good. only slight problem was necessity to go in street due to construction work.
    I would take a Segway tour again. I am 85

  • Wow! What a great way of seeing the area.
    Great instruction, great guide and superb value for money.
    If you are worried about falling off - don't be!
    There were 2 guys over 70 on our tour and they had a ball!

  • My wife and I have never been disappointed using Viator. We booked a 21 day cruise to Hawaii and then sail to Tahiti and surrounding islands. While on Tahiti, our cruise ship did not have any shore excursions. We looked at Viator web site and found a 2.5 hour Segway tour of Papeete, Tahiti. We loved it! The local contact Viator used was Maevaride and the tour guide's name was Chole. She was a wonderful host and ensured we were comfortable operating the Segway prior to the tour. She provided water and a helmet and on the slow speed of the Segway we zipped around the city. Once we were more confident of operation the Segway Chole asked if we wanted to go a bit faster. We said yes and the programed the Segways to go a bit faster - but we still had complete control of the speed. Chole answered all our Papeete questions. Some questions stumped her and she got on here cell phone after we stopped and found out the answer using Google or other means. Overall the tour was a huge success. My wife and I highly recommend it and we are 67 years old.
    We are attaching a group photo of us with Chole at a site in Papeete.

  • Awesome way to see the city. Guide was fantastic. Really new his history and local stories. Showed us some very pretty government buildings along the boulevard plus especially loved riding along the harbour side and waters edge. Even got to see the markets and buy some pearls.

  • Very fun time on the Segway! After a training lesso, we were off to see the local attractions in Tahiti. We rode around town, saw the church, the presidential palace, the market, Bougainville Park. Segways are new to the area, so many of the locals were amazed to see something like this and many were inquiring about them. At the end we were able to ride them at a higher speed around the square. This part was great! Helmets and water were included. Very nice tour guide. Bring sunscreen!!

  • Great tour, great instruction first, always made sure we were ok, very safety conscious, great value for money

  • Gerald was such a super fantastic guide! My husband and I had never ridden Segways before but with Gerald and #39;s instructions we had no problems! And it was so nice that it was just us 3! What an amazing way to see the city! Gerald was a fountain of information and just super!

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