11 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

11 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto
+3
Fly + Bus + Ferry + Drive:  19 h 15 min
1
Moorea
— 3 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Ferry:  2 h 45 min
2
Vaitape, Bora Bora
— 5 nights
Ferry + Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Papeete, Tahiti
— 2 nights
Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Toronto

3
nights
Moorea

Moorea ©
On the tattered triangle of Mo'orea, green peaks and ridges jut up out of the flat, fertile valleys.
Moorea is known for wildlife, adventure, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Belvedere Lookout, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lagoonarium, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Magic Mountain, and visit Moorea Dolphin Center.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Moorea travel route tool.

Toronto, Canada to Moorea is an approximately 21.5- hour combination of flight, ferry, and car. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, flight, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Moorea. In January, Moorea is much warmer than Toronto - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Vaitape.

Things to do in Moorea

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature
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Belvedere Lookout ©
Belvedere Lookout
Lagoonarium ©
Lagoonarium
Tiki Village Cultural Center ©
Tiki Village Cultural Center

5
nights
Vaitape, Bora Bora

Vaitape ©
Perched at the foot of Bora Bora's emerald peak, by the side of the deep blue central lagoon, Vaitape is breathtakingly beautiful.
Vaitape is known for wildlife, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Matira Beach, look for gifts at Arc En Ciel Bora-Bora, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Pahia, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bora Bora Turtle Centre.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Vaitape trip itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and ferry from Moorea to Vaitape in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, ferry, and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Papeete.

Things to do in Vaitape

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Bora Bora
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Matira Beach ©
Matira Beach
Mount Otemanu ©
Mount Otemanu
Arc En Ciel Bora-Bora ©
Arc En Ciel Bora-Bora

2
nights
Papeete, Tahiti

Papeete
The capital of French Polynesia, Pape'ete amounts to little more than a medium-sized town by Western standards, but it is still a thriving hub of culture and commerce.
On the 14th (Tue), contemplate the long history of James Norman Hall Home, stop by Tahia Exquisite Tahitian Pearls, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, and finally hunt for treasures at Municipal Market.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Papeete trip site.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Vaitape to Papeete takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight. In January, daily temperatures in Papeete can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Papeete

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

James Norman Hall Home, Museum of Tahiti and the Islands
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Municipal Market
Municipal Market
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands ©
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands
James Norman Hall Home ©
James Norman Hall Home