10 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

10 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

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10 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Moorea
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Tikehau
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Raiatea
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1​h
4
Maupiti Island
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Bora Bora
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + Fly + bus:  21​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Moorea

Moorea ©
On the tattered triangle of Mo'orea, green peaks and ridges jut up out of the flat, fertile valleys.
We've included these beaches for you: Ta'ahiamanu Beach and Temae Beach. Visiting Swim with Dolphins and Route des Ananas will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, explore and take pictures at Gump Station, admire the sheer force of Afareaitu Waterfalls, and take in nature's colorful creations at Moorea Tropical Garden.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Moorea trip planner .

New York City, USA to Moorea is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from New York City to Moorea due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Moorea, with lows of 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Tikehau.

Things to do in Moorea

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Tiahura Beach ©
Tiahura Beach
Route des Ananas ©
Route des Ananas
Afareaitu Waterfalls ©
Afareaitu Waterfalls

1
night
Tikehau

Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage La Cloche de Hina, and then stroll through Plage des Sables Roses.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Tikehau trip itinerary app .

Fly from Moorea to Tikehau in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Raiatea.

Things to do in Tikehau

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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Raiatea

Raiatea ©
Green, mountainous, and sacred to the ancient Polynesians, Raiatea is the second largest of the Society Islands.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): head off the coast to Motu Iriru, get outside with Mount Tapioi, and then stop by Vairua Perles.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Raiatea online day trip planner .

You can fly from Tikehau to Raiatea in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Maupiti Island.

Things to do in Raiatea

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Mount Tapioi ©
Mount Tapioi
Motu Iriru ©
Motu Iriru
Vairua Perles ©
Vairua Perles

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 26th (Thu): make a trip to Le Palais de la mer, head outdoors with Mt. Teurafaatiu, and then stroll through Tereia Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Maupiti Island trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Raiatea to Maupiti Island takes an hour. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bora Bora.

Things to do in Maupiti Island

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Tereia Beach ©
Tereia Beach
Le Palais de la mer ©
Le Palais de la mer

2
nights
Bora Bora

There's a reason why many consider Bora Bora the most romantic island in the world.
On the 27th (Fri), see the vivid underwater world at Tupitipiti Point, identify plant and animal life at Bora Bora Turtle Centre, then pause for some serene contemplation at Paroisse Saint Pierre-Celestin Church, and finally look for gifts at Deep Sea Pearls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): see the vivid underwater world at Leopard Rays Trench, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then explore the galleries of Alain Despert.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bora Bora online tour itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Maupiti Island to Bora Bora with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bora Bora

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Deep Sea Pearls ©
Deep Sea Pearls
Tupitipiti Point ©
Tupitipiti Point

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