Built at PK 9 in the municipality of Punaauia in the early 1970's by the territory of French Polynesia, the Marina Taina is a real Marina giving all the amenities to passing boaters as well as residents.
Marina Services SARL was selected by the autonomous port of Papeete to carry out a service delegation mission as part of a lease agreement for the operation of this haven of peace that is Marina Taina.
The Marina's capacity has steadily evolved in recent years to adapt to the customer demand of boaters and passing yachts; it is estimated at 845 places that vary according to the size of the boats moored.
Creation of the first "south" dock followed by the extension in the lagoon on floating pontoons to the south and then to the north - 20 years ago its capacity was then 300 boats at the dock. Frequentation at the marina quickly intensified. This is how a second dock and docks on deep-water piles are created that can accomodate large yachts.
Creation of additional car park. Creation of 60 moorings ball for anchoring, then 80 additional moorings ball. By the end of 2021, a total of more than 186 moorings ball are managed by Marina Services. Construction in 2011 of a dry port : first tranche of 60 seats on racks and extension at the end of 2018 with the creation of 20 additional boat seats and 18 jet ski seats.
The Marina Taina is accesible by the Taapuna pass or by the Faa'a - Punaauia channel from the port of Papeete.
Today, thanks to the quality of the infrastructure and services offered, Marina Taina is one of the best international marinas.
It has a dock dedicated to large yachts, a dry port, a fuel station, sanitary facilities, restaurants, independent technical service providers, a shore-based technical area dedicated to maintenance and small maintenance ranging from a simple annex to 35 feet motor boats, a floating technical pontoon for sailboat with a maximum length of 45 feet wishing to carry out small maintenance, diving centers, WI FI internet coverage and shops dedicated to the sea nearby ect...
No ship approaching French Polynesia from abroad is authorized to stop, or even anchor, in Polynesian waters until it has completed the entry formalities at a port of entry located on one of the archipelagos of the Southern, Gambia, Marquesas, Society and Tuamotu.
The courtesy pavilion and the yellow flag (letter Q) must be hoisted upon entry into territorial waters. The yellow flag must be maintained until the formalities are completed.
Committed to a sustainable development approach, the Marina Taina site is labeled Blue Flag for the tenth consecutive year.
As a result, certain maintenance, maintenance and repair activities or work are limited or prohibited. if in doubt or for more information about the authorized and prohibited work, contact the captaincy of tha Marina Taina.