30 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

30 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

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30 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

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: take a memorable tour with Tours, meet the residents at Lagoonarium, look for gifts at Eva Perles Pearl Buying, and stop by Moorea Dolphin Center.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Moorea trip maker website .

Papeete to Moorea is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In April, daytime highs in Moorea are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 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
Highlights from your plan
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Fakarava trip planner.

Getting from Moorea to Fakarava by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Avatoru.

Things to do in Fakarava

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): head off the coast to Le Lagon Bleu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience and then stop by Gauguin's Pearl Farm.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Avatoru trip website .

You can fly from Fakarava to Avatoru in 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 Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Le Lagon Bleu ©
Le Lagon Bleu
Swim with Dolphins
Gauguin's Pearl Farm ©
Gauguin's Pearl Farm

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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Matira Beach, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Vaitape trip planner.

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

Things to do in Vaitape

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Bora Bora
Highlights from your plan
Matira Beach ©
Matira Beach
Mount Otemanu ©
Mount Otemanu
Arc En Ciel Bora-Bora ©
Arc En Ciel Bora-Bora

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 9th (Sat), head outdoors with Mt. Teurafaatiu, then make a trip to Le Palais de la mer, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tereia Beach.

For reviews, photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Maupiti Island tour planning tool .

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

Things to do in Maupiti Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Papeete: Taharuu Beach (in Papara), Faarumai Waterfalls (in Arue) and Taravao (Bain de Vaima & The Water Gardens of Vaipahi). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, stop by Papeete Roulottes, stroll the grounds of Tomb of King Pomare V, and steep yourself in history at James Norman Hall Home.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Papeete road trip site .

You can fly from Maupiti Island to Papeete in 1.5 hours. In May in Papeete, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Papeete

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tahiti, Arue, Taravao, Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, Taharuu Beach
Highlights from your plan
Faarumai Waterfalls ©
Faarumai Waterfalls
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands ©
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands
Municipal Market
Municipal Market

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