14 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

14 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

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14 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Moorea
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  1​h 30​min
2
Opoa, Raiatea
— 1 night
+2
Taxi + Fly + Ferry:  2​h 30​min
3
Vaitape, Bora Bora
— 6 nights
Ferry + Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Papeete, Tahiti
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles

3
nights
Moorea

On the tattered triangle of Mo'orea, green peaks and ridges jut up out of the flat, fertile valleys.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Tiki Village Cultural Center and Route des Ananas. Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: see Off-Road Tours, look for gifts at Pearl Romance, take some stellar pictures from Belvedere Lookout, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Moorea day trip planner .

New Orleans, USA to Moorea is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from New Orleans to Moorea. Traveling from New Orleans in August, Moorea is slightly colder at night with lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Opoa.

Things to do in Moorea

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Tiki Village Cultural Center ©
Tiki Village Cultural Center

1
night
Opoa, Raiatea

Opoa ©
On the 7th (Fri), explore the ancient world of Marae Taputapuātea.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Opoa trip maker app .

Getting from Moorea to Opoa by combination of flight and taxi takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, flight, and taxi. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Vaitape.

Things to do in Opoa

Historic Sites
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Marae Taputapuātea ©
Marae Taputapuātea

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Paroisse Saint Pierre-Celestin Church and Alain Despert. Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and Mount Otemanu will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Matira Beach, stop by Tahia Exquisite Tahitian Pearls -Bora Bora, trek along Mount Pahia, and explore the galleries of Bora Art Upstairs.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Vaitape road trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and ferry from Opoa to Vaitape in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Papeete.

Things to do in Vaitape

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Bora Bora
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Matira Beach ©
Matira Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mount Otemanu ©
Mount Otemanu

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 (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Point Venus, look for gifts at Tahiti Pearl Market, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, and finally pause for some photo ops at Memorial Site for Nuclear Testings..

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Papeete road trip website .

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 August, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Papeete

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, Point Venus
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Point Venus ©
Point Venus
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands ©
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands
Tahiti Pearl Market ©
Tahiti Pearl Market

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