60 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

60 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

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60 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Taxi:  19 h 15 min
1
Moorea
— 11 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h
2
Fakarava
— 7 nights
Fly:  2 h
3
Avatoru, Rangiroa
— 7 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Opoa, Raiatea
— 7 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Ferry:  2 h 30 min
5
Vaitape, Bora Bora
— 9 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Maupiti Island
— 7 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
7
Papeete, Tahiti
— 11 nights
Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Toronto

11
nights
Moorea

Moorea ©
On the tattered triangle of Mo'orea, green peaks and ridges jut up out of the flat, fertile valleys.
Bring the kids along to Lagoonarium and Tiahura Beach. There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Temae Beach, stroll through Ta'ahiamanu Beach, and take some stellar pictures from Belvedere Lookout.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Moorea trip planning website .

Toronto, Canada to Moorea is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Tahiti Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in December, with highs in Moorea at 36°C and lows at 28°C. You will leave for Fakarava on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Moorea

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 10:
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Belvedere Lookout ©
Belvedere Lookout
Magic Mountain ©
Magic Mountain
Lagoonarium ©
Lagoonarium

7
nights
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.
Fakarava is known for wildlife, beaches, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and kick back and relax at Fakarava beach.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Fakarava trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Moorea to Fakarava takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight. You will leave for Avatoru on the 17th (Fri).

Things to do in Fakarava

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 17:
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Scuba & Snorkeling

7
nights
Avatoru, Rangiroa

Avatoru ©
The main draw to Avatoru is its stunning location at the northern end of Rangiroa's vast, turquoise coral lagoon.
Avatoru is known for wildlife, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, head off the coast to Le Lagon Bleu, and look for gifts at Gauguin's Pearl Farm.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Avatoru road trip planner.

Getting from Fakarava to Avatoru by flight takes about 2 hours. On the 24th (Fri), you're off toOpoa.

Things to do in Avatoru

Nature Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 24:
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Le Lagon Bleu ©
Le Lagon Bleu
Swim with Dolphins
Gauguin's Pearl Farm ©
Gauguin's Pearl Farm

7
nights
Opoa, Raiatea

Opoa ©
Get out of town with these interesting Opoa side-trips: Uturoa (Vairua Perles, Mount Tapioi, & more).

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Opoa online attractions planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Avatoru to Opoa in 3.5 hours. You'll set off for Vaitape on the 31st (Fri).

Things to do in Opoa

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Raiatea
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 31:
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Motu Iriru ©
Motu Iriru
Marae Taputapuātea ©
Marae Taputapuātea
Vairua Perles ©
Vairua Perles

9
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: enjoy the sand and surf at Matira Beach, take a peaceful walk through Mount Pahia, stop by Arc En Ciel Bora-Bora, and stroll through Bora Bora Turtle Centre.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Vaitape holiday planning site .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and ferry from Opoa to Vaitape takes 2.5 hours. On the 9th (Sun), you'll travel to Maupiti Island.

Things to do in Vaitape

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Bora Bora
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 9:
Highlights from your plan
Matira Beach ©
Matira Beach
Mount Otemanu ©
Mount Otemanu
Mount Pahia ©
Mount Pahia

7
nights
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.
Maupiti Island is known for beaches, outdoors, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Tereia Beach, get outside with Mt. Teurafaatiu, and make a trip to Le Palais de la mer.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Maupiti Island visit planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Vaitape to Maupiti Island. On the 16th (Sun), you'll travel to Papeete.

Things to do in Maupiti Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Tereia Beach ©
Tereia Beach
Le Palais de la mer ©
Le Palais de la mer

11
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.
Explore Papeete's surroundings by going to Taravao (The Water Gardens of Vaipahi & Taravao Plateau), Faarumai Waterfalls (in Arue) and Taharuu Beach (in Papara). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, take in the dramatic scenery at Fautaua, hunt for treasures at Municipal Market, and see the interesting displays at Musee de la perle et Bijouterie.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Papeete day trip planner.

Fly from Maupiti Island to Papeete in 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Papeete are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Papeete

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tahiti, Arue, Taravao, Taharuu Beach, Pointe Venus
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Faarumai Waterfalls ©
Faarumai Waterfalls
Fautaua ©
Fautaua
Point Venus ©
Point Venus

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