21 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

21 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  25 h
1
Papeete, Tahiti
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Tikehau
— 2 nights
Fly + Ferry:  3 h
3
Vaitape, Bora Bora
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Maupiti Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 45 min
5
Tahaa
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  1 h 30 min
6
Moorea
— 7 nights
+3
Drive + Ferry + Bus + Fly:  27 h
End: London

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Water Gardens of Vaipahi and Taharuu Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Taravao Plateau and Bain de Vaima. There's lots more to do: get outside with Vallee de la Papenoo, admire the sheer force of Fautaua, pause for some photo ops at Memorial Site for Nuclear Testings., and get engrossed in the history at Museum of Tahiti and the Islands.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Papeete day trip planning site.

London, UK to Papeete is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from London to Papeete, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Papeete, with highs around 34°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tikehau.

Things to do in Papeete

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Taravao, Tahiti, Faarumai Waterfalls, Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, Taharuu Beach
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Taharuu Beach ©
Taharuu Beach
The Water Gardens of  Vaipahi ©
The Water Gardens of Vaipahi
Taravao Plateau ©
Taravao Plateau

2
nights
Tikehau

Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): get outside with Ile Aux Oiseaux and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage des Sables Roses, kick back and relax at Plage La Cloche de Hina, and then experience rural life at Ile d'Eden.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Tikehau attractions planning app.

Getting from Papeete to Tikehau by flight takes about 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vaitape.

Things to do in Tikehau

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ile Aux Oiseaux ©
Ile Aux Oiseaux

4
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.
Get outdoors at Bora Bora Turtle Centre and Mount Pahia. Explore hidden gems such as Leopard Rays Trench and Paroisse Saint Pierre-Celestin Church. The adventure continues: stroll through Tupitipiti Point, browse the exhibits of Bora Art Upstairs, explore the gorgeous colors at White Valley, and stop by Baldini perles.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Vaitape day trip planner.

Getting from Tikehau to Vaitape by combination of flight and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Maupiti Island.

Things to do in Vaitape

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Bora Bora
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Mount Pahia ©
Mount Pahia
Tupitipiti Point ©
Tupitipiti Point
White Valley ©
White Valley

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): make a trip to Le Palais de la mer, head outdoors with Mt. Teurafaatiu, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Tereia Beach.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Maupiti Island trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vaitape to Maupiti Island. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Tahaa.

Things to do in Maupiti Island

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

1
night
Tahaa

Tahaa ©
Taha’a is an island located among the western group, the Leeward Islands, of the Society Islands in French Polynesia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Domaine Pari Pari, head outdoors with Jardin de Corail, and then relax in the rural setting at Vallee de la Vanille.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Tahaa day trip app.

You can fly from Maupiti Island to Tahaa in 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Moorea.

Things to do in Tahaa

Outdoors Breweries & Distilleries Shopping
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Jardin de Corail ©
Jardin de Corail
Vallee de la Vanille ©
Vallee de la Vanille
Domaine Pari Pari ©
Domaine Pari Pari

7
nights
Moorea

Moorea ©
On the tattered triangle of Mo'orea, green peaks and ridges jut up out of the flat, fertile valleys.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Ta'ahiamanu Beach and Tiahura Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Route des Ananas and Lycee Agricole Opunohu. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Afareaitu Waterfalls, head outdoors with Albert Transport and Activities, tee off at Moorea Green Pearl Golf Course, and deepen your understanding at Gump Station.

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Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Tahaa to Moorea takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, ferry, and car. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moorea

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Ta'ahiamanu Beach ©
Ta'ahiamanu Beach
Tiahura Beach ©
Tiahura Beach
Route des Ananas ©
Route des Ananas

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