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    Places visited:

  • Tahiti
  • Moorea
  • Hiva Oa
  • Bora Bora
  • Learn about local cultural history with visits to local museums and arts centres, including the Paul Gauguin Cultural Centre

  • Experience the beautiful mountain scenery of Moorea

  • See the more traditional side of French Polynesia in the lesser visited Marquesas Islands

  • Relax on the iconic beaches of Bora Bora

Audley Travel specialist Matt

What our specialists say...

Compare the iconic beaches of French Polynesia with the more authentic way of life in this mixed itinerary that gives you plenty of opportunity along the way to learn about local cultural history. You start with a night in Tahiti to orientate yourself before heading to Moorea for a few nights to relax amongst glorious mountain scenery. From here you fly to the Marquesas Islands and Hiva Oa, the inspiration for Paul Gauguin, before finally heading to Bora Bora where you can explore the underwater world with some snorkelling or diving.

We recommend this trip for:

  • Tahiti
  • Moorea
  • Tahiti
  • Hiva Oa
  • Tahiti
  • Bora Bora

Itinerary idea in detail

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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Tahiti.

Day 2 Tahiti

Tahiti

On arrival in Tahiti you will be transferred to your accommodation by private vehicle. You have the rest of the day to explore the island and may like to start your time here with a visit the Museum of Tahiti where you can learn about the Polynesian cultural history.

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Day 3 Moorea

Tahiti , Moorea

Enjoy a lazy breakfast this morning then transfer to the pier for a 30 minute catamaran journey to Moorea, with its volcanic ridges and tumbling waterfalls.

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Day 4 Moorea

Moorea

Today you can visit the Tiki Cultural Village to learn about Polynesian arts and try your hand at a local craft.

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Day 5 Moorea

Moorea

A day to relax on Moorea and enjoy the beautiful mountain scenery. You can wander along one of the stunning beaches or if you are feeling energetic go hiking or cycling on one of the many trails.

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Day 6 Tahiti

Moorea , Tahiti

You can enjoy the morning at leisure then have a transfer back to the pier for a boat transfer to back to Tahiti just after lunch. Enjoy the evening on Tahiti.

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Day 7 Hiva Oa

Tahiti , Hiva Oa

You transfer to the airport early this morning for your flight to the Marquesas Islands, and Hiva Oa. Once here you will be transferred to your accommodation and can spend the rest of the day slipping in to the very laid-back Marquesas pace of life.

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Day 8 Hiva Oa

Hiva Oa

Hiva Oa was the inspiration for Paul Gauguin and his legacy remains here - the Gauguin Cultural Centre is not only a museum but also a working artists centre.

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Day 9 Hiva Oa

Hiva Oa

Today you can go off exploring by foot or by horseback - the island has many sites of archaeological interest.

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Day 10 Bora Bora

Hiva Oa , Tahiti , Bora Bora

Today you fly to Bora Bora, via Tahiti. With its white sandy beaches and turquoise waters this is possibly the most iconic of the French Polynesian Islands.

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Day 11 Bora Bora

Bora Bora

Take to the water today and snorkel off the beach or join a diving trip out to one of the exceptional sites - expect to see an abundance of fish as well as other marine wildlife such as manta rays and turtles.

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Day 12 Bora Bora

Bora Bora

Today you have a day to either relax or further explore. A 4wd tour is a great way to get up in to the mountains, or stick to the ocean and take a cruise out looking for more marine wildlife.

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Day 13 International return flight

Bora Bora , International return flight

Today you have a transfer to the airport for your flight to Tahiti. From here you join your onward flight.

Day 14 International return flight

International return flight

On-board your international return flight home.

Day 15 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

Audley Travel specialist Savina
Audley Travel specialist Matt

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