The IVF Va’a  World Distance  Championships 2017 will be organized at the Taaone Bay.

It is ideally located in the host city of Pirae :

  • 15 minute drive from the International airport of Faaa
  • 10 minute drive from official hotel Tahiti Pearl Beach Resort
  • 5 minute drive from downtown Papeete, the Capital city
  • 5 minute walk (by the beach) from official hotel Royal Tahitien
  • 3 minute walk from the Athletes main lodge, the Taaone School City)
  • 3 minute walk from the main hospital, CHPF
  • 2 minute drive from the City Hall of Pirae


Spread over 2 hectares, the venue will accommodate athletes, officials, fans & spectators alike.

3 distinct areas:

  • Athletes and officials dedicated zone
  • Public stands: public stands will be installed along the beach for spectators comfort.
  • A Fan zone: an interactive playground where you can also eat and enjoy the thrill of the competition live on giant screens