3 Reasons to Watch the 2012 Transit of Venus from Tahiti

This coming June, Venus will pass directly between the earth and the sun, a rare event that will not take place again until the year 2117. Due to its location in the southern part of the Pacific Ocean, Tahiti is one of the few places in the world where the entire transit will be visible.  Here are 3 reasons to watch an exceptionally unique event in an exceptional place!

Once in a Lifetime—Unless you plan to be alive in 105 years, the Transit of Venus will be a once in a lifetime opportunity. So be sure not to miss the boat, so to speak!  If you are lucky enough to visit the magical island of Tahiti, then take full advantage of all that is offered by this unique, astro-scientific occurrence and make it even more special!


The Perfect Location—There are a few places where the Transit of Venus can be seen in full: one in the middle of the Indian Ocean and another in the eastern part of the Pacific. So if you prefer dry land, then be sure to get yourself to Tahiti on June 5th. Who can really say they’ve watched Venus pass through space while sipping on a tropical cocktail?



The Island of Love—June is, historically, the biggest wedding month, so make yours different and travel to Tahiti for your honeymoon. A Tahitian honeymoon is a perfect way to jump-start marriageit is, after all, referred to as the “Island of Love!” Cuddle up with that special someone and make this unforgettable time in your life even more unique by watching the Transit of Venus!


Tahiti is a unique vacation destination, in and of itself, but watching the Transit of Venus is the cherry on top of the cake. Whether you’re going for a honeymoon or a vacation, don’t let this special opportunity to pass you by! Watch a glowing orange Venus crawl through the skies from the beaches of Tahiti; it’s an experience you’ll keep with you forever.


By | 2012-05-07T08:59:25+00:00 May 7th, 2012|Tahiti, Tahiti News, Tahiti Attractions|2 Comments