One of the world’s biggest surf competitions, the
Billabong Pro Tahiti, will be held 9-20 May just off the shore of
Teahupoo - home to the monster waves known as Chopes.
watch and learn from pro surfers with Air Tahiti Nui and Tahiti Travel
Connection’s latest package, starting from just A$2975 per person ex
Sydney, including air taxes.
“Surfing is a big part of Australian
culture, and for enthusiasts the Billabong Pro in May is a must-see
event,” said Craig Lee, Regional Director Australia for Air Tahiti Nui.
The “Surf like a Pro” package includes return Economy Class airfares
with Air Tahiti Nui, a meet-and-greet with a
traditional lei on arrival, seven nights accommodation at the Sofitel
Tahiti Resort in a Classic Lagoon View Room and seven days Avis car
rental with unlimited kilometres.
“Pro surfers such as Kelly
Slater and Australia’s very own Mick Fanning come to Tahiti to ride the
challenging reef breaks of Teahupoo, but visitors can also do some
surfing themselves,” said Mr Lee.
With the “Surf like a Pro”
package travellers will also receive an introductory surf or bodyboard
This package is valid for travel
until 31 May 2009 and is subject to availability. Some conditions apply.
It is also available ex Brisbane and Melbourne from A$3170 per
person, and ex Adelaide from A$3380 per person, based on twin share
Air Tahiti Nui offers three
weekly one-stop departures from Sydney to Papeete, with onward services
to the USA and Europe.
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