13 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

13 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Papeete, Tahiti
— 1 day
2
Maupiti Island
— 1 night
3
Vaitape, Bora Bora
— 6 nights
4
Moorea
— 5 nights

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day
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): steep yourself in history at James Norman Hall Home, thenlook for gifts at Tahia Exquisite Tahitian Pearls, thentake an in-depth tour of Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, and finally hunt for treasures at Municipal Market.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Papeete trip planning tool.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Papeete. In August in Papeete, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Maupiti Island.

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

1
night
Maupiti Island

Maupiti Island ©
Tropical paradise doesn't get more surreal than on Maupiti Island, a volcano perched on a coral atoll and surrounded by a horseshoe of forested land.
On the 20th (Thu), get outside with Mt. Teurafaatiu, thenmake a trip to Le Palais de la mer, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tereia Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Maupiti Island travel planning tool.

Getting from Papeete to Maupiti Island by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Vaitape.

Things to do in Maupiti Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Tereia Beach ©
Tereia Beach
Le Palais de la mer ©
Le Palais de la mer

6
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: enjoy the sand and surf at Matira Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bora Bora Turtle Centre, view the masterpieces at Bora Art Upstairs, and explore the gorgeous colors at Tupitipiti Point.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Vaitape trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Maupiti Island to Vaitape with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Moorea.

Things to do in Vaitape

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Bora Bora
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Matira Beach ©
Matira Beach
Mount Otemanu ©
Mount Otemanu
Mount Pahia ©
Mount Pahia

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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: get great views at Belvedere Lookout, admire the sheer force of Afareaitu Waterfalls, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lagoonarium, and wander the streets of Route des Ananas.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Moorea trip tool.

Getting from Vaitape to Moorea by combination of ferry, flight, and taxi takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, flight, and car. In August, daily temperatures in Moorea can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moorea

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

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