All travellers going to French Polynesia must be up-to-date with all routine vaccinations. These vaccines include measles-mumps-rubella, diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis, varicella (chickenpox), polio and your yearly flu shot. The government of French Polynesia requires proof of yellow fever vaccination, if you are arriving from a country with the risk of yellow fever.
French Polynesia is a safe destination to tour. Tourists are still encouraged to remain cautious throughout their trip.
Safety tips for French Polynesia:
• Do not leave your valuables unattended on the beach.
• Do not flash any electronics, including cameras, tablets and cellphones.
• Bring along a pair of sandshoes which is needed for walking on the coral.
• When snorkeling, be aware of moray eels.