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Great spot and so much to see here. There are many monuments and plaques. This is a spot the would make a history buff happy. The grounds are well kept and there are a number of pathways to walk on.
Near the parking area there...More
As an Australian, I was taught as a child how Captain Cook went to Tahiti to see the transit of Venus, before discovering Botany Bay.
This is where it happened, now a lovely seaside park, with a craft centre and bar as well.
This was a trip down memory lane and it was wonderful to be back again. I was impressed with the surrounds and history that you are able to see and read as you wander through the gardens. A must when in Tahiti
This park has such a great array of offerings: You get to learn about and see historical monuments, enjoy a black sand beach while mingling with the locals - jump into a volley ball game if you dare! Enjoy the gorgeous ocean views, and botanicals...More
this site is an important landmark in Tahiti's history and is marked by the famous lighthouse
other then that the site offers a very nice and long black-sand beach with beautiful views to the mountains
The name comes from Capt Cook's visit to witness the Transit of Venus for the Geographical Society, which was a failure due to faulty instruments! Great lighthouse, various monuments, and the famous black sand beach. A lovely spot and part of Tahiti's history so a...More
This area is where Captain Cook anchored in 1769, it is a tranquil place with Black sandy beaches and canoes moored along it. A lovely little village with local crafts is t among some of the things to see while you're wandering around. There's also...More
Point Venus is a major site in the history of Tahiti and the location where the Europeans and Tahitians first met at the end of the 18 century. Point Venus received its name from Captain. James Cook who arrived to observe the transit of Venus...More
This was one of our stops on our tour and it was very interesting it was where capt cook landed. If I had more time I would have gone for a swim beautiful and it was a black sand beach, there is a market here...More