14 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

14 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

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14 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

Start: Hobart
Fly:  19​h
1
Moorea
— 3 nights
Fly + ferry:  2​h 45​min
2
Bora Bora
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Maupiti Island
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Taravao, Tahiti
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Hobart

3
nights
Moorea

Moorea ©
On the tattered triangle of Mo'orea, green peaks and ridges jut up out of the flat, fertile valleys.
Escape the urban bustle at Swim with Dolphins and Tiahura Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Ta'ahiamanu Beach and Lycee Agricole Opunohu. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Route des Ananas, meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, look for gifts at Ron Hall Pearls, and get great views at Belvedere Lookout.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Moorea trip builder website .

Hobart, Australia to Moorea is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Hobart to Moorea, you'll gain 20 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Hobart in January, expect nights in Moorea to be much hotter, around 28°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bora Bora.

Things to do in Moorea

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Route des Ananas ©
Route des Ananas
Tiahura Beach ©
Tiahura Beach
Shark Diving

5
nights
Bora Bora

Bora Bora ©
There's a reason why many consider Bora Bora the most romantic island in the world.
Get a sense of the local culture at Paroisse Saint Pierre-Celestin Church and Bora Art Upstairs. Take a break from the city and head to Mount Pahia and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Matira Beach, take a memorable tour with Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Bora Bora Turtle Centre, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bora Bora trip builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Moorea to Bora Bora in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Maupiti Island.

Things to do in Bora Bora

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Matira Beach ©
Matira Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Scuba & Snorkeling

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 28th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Le Palais de la mer, get outside with Mt. Teurafaatiu, and then kick back and relax at Tereia Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Maupiti Island road trip website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bora Bora to Maupiti Island. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Taravao.

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

2
nights
Taravao, Tahiti

Taravao ©
On the 29th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at The Water Gardens of Vaipahi, then enjoy the sand and surf at Taharuu Beach, and then contemplate the long history of Arahurahu Marae. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Paul Gauguin Museum, then get outside with Taravao Plateau, and then admire the sheer force of Faarumai Waterfalls.

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Traveling by combination of flight and car from Maupiti Island to Taravao takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry. In January, daytime highs in Taravao are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Taravao

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Taharuu Beach, Paul Gauguin Museum, Faarumai Waterfalls, Arahurahu Marae
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The Water Gardens of  Vaipahi ©
The Water Gardens of Vaipahi
Taharuu Beach ©
Taharuu Beach
Taravao Plateau ©
Taravao Plateau

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