30 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

30 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Papeete, Tahiti
Drive:  2 h 15 min
1
Moorea
— 8 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h
2
Fakarava
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h
3
Avatoru, Rangiroa
— 2 nights
Fly + Ferry:  3 h
4
Vaitape, Bora Bora
— 10 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Maupiti Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 15 min
6
Papeete, Tahiti
— 7 nights
End: Papeete, Tahiti

8
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: contemplate the long history of Tiki Village Cultural Center, visit Moorea Dolphin Center, take in the awesome beauty at Magic Mountain, and admire the natural beauty at Moorea Tropical Garden.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Moorea trip itinerary maker.

Papeete to Moorea is an approximately 2.5- hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Fakarava.

Things to do in Moorea

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

1
night
Fakarava

A Fakarava holiday ensures a chance to explore untouched dive sites, admire old churches fashioned from corals and shells, and laze upon pristine white-sand beaches.
On the 26th (Sun), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos and tourist information, go to the Fakarava trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Moorea to Fakarava takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Avatoru.

Things to do in Fakarava

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
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 27th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Le Lagon Bleu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then stop by Gauguin's Pearl Farm.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Avatoru trip planning site.

Getting from Fakarava to Avatoru by flight takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Vaitape.

Things to do in Avatoru

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Le Lagon Bleu ©
Le Lagon Bleu
Gauguin's Pearl Farm ©
Gauguin's Pearl Farm
Swim with Dolphins

10
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, look for gifts at Arc En Ciel Bora-Bora, view the masterpieces at Alain Despert, and get impressive views of Mount Otemanu.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Vaitape trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Avatoru to Vaitape takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You will leave for Maupiti Island on the 8th (Fri).

Things to do in Vaitape

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Bora Bora
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Matira Beach ©
Matira Beach
Mount Otemanu ©
Mount Otemanu
Tupitipiti Point ©
Tupitipiti Point

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): get outside with Mt. Teurafaatiu, don't miss a visit to Le Palais de la mer, and then kick back and relax at Tereia Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Maupiti Island trip itinerary tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Vaitape to Maupiti Island. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Papeete.

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

7
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Taharuu Beach (in Papara), Taravao (Bain de Vaima & The Water Gardens of Vaipahi) and Faarumai Waterfalls (in Arue). There's still lots to do: hunt for treasures at Municipal Market, contemplate the long history of James Norman Hall Home, stop by Papeete Roulottes, and admire the natural beauty at Paofai Gardens.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Papeete tour itinerary builder site.

Getting from Maupiti Island to Papeete by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Papeete can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Papeete

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tahiti, Taravao, Arue, Taharuu Beach, Museum of Tahiti and the Islands
Find places to stay May 9 — 16:
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Faarumai Waterfalls ©
Faarumai Waterfalls
Municipal Market
Municipal Market
James Norman Hall Home ©
James Norman Hall Home

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