Nuku Hiva

Nuku Hiva, French Polynesia
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Climate & Best time to visit Nuku Hiva

Climate in Marquesas Islands:

Best time to visit Nuku Hiva:

  1. Dry Season (May to October): This period is generally considered the dry season in French Polynesia. The weather is drier, with less rainfall and more stable conditions. It's an ideal time for outdoor activities, beach visits, water sports, and exploring the islands.

  2. Wet Season (November to April): French Polynesia experiences its wet season during these months. Heavy rainfall can occur, leading to lush greenery. This season might bring occasional storms and increased humidity. However, it's a quieter period with fewer tourists and vibrant landscapes.

Money & Prices

Currency in French Polynesia:

CFP franc (XPF)

How expensive is a trip to Nuku Hiva?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
13.70 USD
Fast food meal:
11.95 USD
Mid-range meal:
24.26 USD
Bottle of water:
0.67 USD
Soft drink:
3.34 USD
3.02 USD
Local Beer:
5.75 USD
Public transport - one way ticket:
1.23 USD
Taxi - 1km:
2.06 USD
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

General information

French Polynesia general information:

Voltage: 220 V, Frequency: 60 Hz
  • Type C (European 2-pin)
  • Type E (French 2-pin)
  • Type C (European 2-pin)
  • Type E (French 2-pin)

Visa & Travel Requirements

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