17 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

17 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

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

5
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 up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lagoonarium, take in nature's colorful creations at Moorea Tropical Garden, take a stroll through Route des Ananas, and stop by Moorea Dolphin Center.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Moorea trip planning app.

Regina, Canada to Moorea is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Tahiti Time (TAHT) is minus 4 hours. In July, Moorea is somewhat warmer than Regina - with highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bora Bora.

Things to do in Moorea

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Lagoonarium ©
Lagoonarium
Belvedere Lookout ©
Belvedere Lookout
Tiki Village Cultural Center ©
Tiki Village Cultural Center

6
nights
Bora Bora

Bora Bora ©
There's a reason why many consider Bora Bora the most romantic island in the world.
Bora Bora is known for wildlife, shopping, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Matira Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Pahia, explore the gorgeous colors at Tupitipiti Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bora Bora Turtle Centre.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bora Bora road trip planning site.

Getting from Moorea to Bora Bora by combination of taxi, flight, and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Maupiti Island.

Things to do in Bora Bora

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 23:
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Matira Beach ©
Matira Beach
Mount Otemanu ©
Mount Otemanu
Scuba & Snorkeling

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 24th (Fri), get outside with Mt. Teurafaatiu, then don't miss a visit to Le Palais de la mer, and then kick back and relax at Tereia Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Maupiti Island route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bora Bora to Maupiti Island. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Papeete.

Things to do in Maupiti Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 24:
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Tereia Beach ©
Tereia Beach
Le Palais de la mer ©
Le Palais de la mer

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 25th (Sat), stop by Tahia Exquisite Tahitian Pearls, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, then steep yourself in history at James Norman Hall Home, and finally hunt for treasures at Municipal Market. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Point Venus, then admire the sheer force of Faarumai Waterfalls, then admire the landmark architecture of Assemblee De La Polynesie Francaise, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Bain de Vaima.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Papeete trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Maupiti Island to Papeete takes 2.5 hours. In July in Papeete, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Papeete

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tahiti, Faarumai Waterfalls, Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, Bain de Vaima
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 26:
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Faarumai Waterfalls ©
Faarumai Waterfalls
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands ©
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands
James Norman Hall Home ©
James Norman Hall Home

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