7 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

7 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

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7 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  13​h 45​min
1
Moorea
— 1 night
Fly + Ferry:  2​h 45​min
2
Vaitape, Bora Bora
— 3 nights
Ferry + Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Papeete, Tahiti
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h
End: Melbourne

1
night
Moorea

On the tattered triangle of Mo'orea, green peaks and ridges jut up out of the flat, fertile valleys.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then admire all the interesting features of Route des Ananas, and then stop by Pearl Romance. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Belvedere Lookout, contemplate the long history of Tiki Village Cultural Center, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Moorea trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Moorea is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Tahiti Time (TAHT), which is usually a -20 hour difference. While traveling from Melbourne, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Moorea, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Vaitape.

Things to do in Moorea

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Belvedere Lookout ©
Belvedere Lookout
Tiki Village Cultural Center ©
Tiki Village Cultural Center

3
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, zoos & aquariums, adventure, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Matira Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Alain Despert, contemplate the geological forces at Mount Otemanu, and stop by Sibani Perles.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Vaitape route planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Moorea to Vaitape takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Papeete.

Things to do in Vaitape

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bora Bora
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Matira Beach ©
Matira Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mount Otemanu ©
Mount Otemanu

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): stop by Tahia Exquisite Tahitian Pearls and then hunt for treasures at Municipal Market.

To find out how to plan a trip to Papeete, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Vaitape to Papeete in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight. In November, daily temperatures in Papeete can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Papeete

Shopping
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Municipal Market
Municipal Market
Tahia Exquisite Tahitian Pearls ©
Tahia Exquisite Tahitian Pearls

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