15 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

15 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
+3
Fly + Bus + Ferry + Drive:  27 h
1
Moorea
— 3 nights
Ferry:  2 h 45 min
2
Vaitape, Bora Bora
— 5 nights
Ferry + Fly:  3 h
3
Avatoru, Rangiroa
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 30 min
4
Punaauia, Tahiti
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  25 h
End: London

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: get great views at Belvedere Lookout, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Magic Mountain, take in the dramatic scenery at Afareaitu Waterfalls, and relax in the rural setting at Lycee Agricole Opunohu.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Moorea road trip website.

London, UK to Moorea is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight, ferry, and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Tahiti Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. Traveling from London in September, you will find days in Moorea are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are warmer (26°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Vaitape.

Things to do in Moorea

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 18:
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Belvedere Lookout ©
Belvedere Lookout
Tiki Village Cultural Center ©
Tiki Village Cultural Center
Magic Mountain ©
Magic Mountain

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, contemplate the geological forces at Mount Otemanu, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Pahia, and stroll through Bora Bora Turtle Centre.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Vaitape online driving holiday planner.

You can ride a ferry from Moorea to Vaitape in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, ferry, and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Avatoru.

Things to do in Vaitape

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Bora Bora
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Matira Beach ©
Matira Beach
Mount Otemanu ©
Mount Otemanu
Arc En Ciel Bora-Bora ©
Arc En Ciel Bora-Bora

1
night
Avatoru, Rangiroa

Avatoru ©
The main draw to Avatoru is its stunning location at the northern end of Rangiroa's vast, turquoise coral lagoon.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): get interesting insight from Tours, thenlook for gifts at Gauguin's Pearl Farm, and then step off the mainland to explore Le Lagon Bleu.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Avatoru day trip website.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Vaitape to Avatoru in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Punaauia.

Things to do in Avatoru

Parks Nature Tours
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Le Lagon Bleu ©
Le Lagon Bleu
Swim with Dolphins
Gauguin's Pearl Farm ©
Gauguin's Pearl Farm

3
nights
Punaauia, Tahiti

Punaauia
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, thencontemplate the long history of James Norman Hall Home, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Municipal Market. On the next day, look for gifts at Papeete Roulottes, take in the dramatic scenery at Faarumai Waterfalls, and then explore the world behind art at Paul Gauguin Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Punaauia route maker site.

Getting from Avatoru to Punaauia by flight takes about 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Punaauia are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. You will leave for home on the 27th (Sun).

Things to do in Punaauia

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trips

Papeete, Tahiti, Faarumai Waterfalls
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Municipal Market
Municipal Market
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands ©
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands
James Norman Hall Home ©
James Norman Hall Home

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