15 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

15 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

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15 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
+2
Fly + Drive + ferry:  16​h
1
Moorea
— 3 nights
+2
ferry + Drive + Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Avatoru, Rangiroa
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Maupiti Island
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Bora Bora
— 6 nights
ferry + Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Vancouver

3
nights
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 Shark Diving and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the awesome beauty at Magic Mountain, steep yourself in history at Tiki Village Cultural Center, and trek along Route des Ananas.

To see ratings and more tourist information, use the Moorea trip builder app .

Vancouver, Canada to Moorea is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Vancouver to Moorea, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, Moorea is a bit warmer than Vancouver - with highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Avatoru.

Things to do in Moorea

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Shark Diving
Scuba & Snorkeling
Magic Mountain ©
Magic Mountain

2
nights
Avatoru, Rangiroa

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 12th (Thu): head off the coast to Le Lagon Bleu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience and then look for gifts at Gauguin's Pearl Farm.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Avatoru vacation planner .

Getting from Moorea to Avatoru by combination of ferry and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Maupiti Island.

Things to do in Avatoru

Outdoors Nature Parks
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Swim with Dolphins
Le Lagon Bleu ©
Le Lagon Bleu
Gauguin's Pearl Farm ©
Gauguin's Pearl Farm

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 14th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Tereia Beach, make a trip to Le Palais de la mer, and then get outside with Mt. Teurafaatiu.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Maupiti Island sightseeing planner .

Getting from Avatoru to Maupiti Island by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Bora Bora.

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

6
nights
Bora Bora

Bora Bora ©
There's a reason why many consider Bora Bora the most romantic island in the world.
Take a break from the city and head to Mount Otemanu and Shark Diving. Spend the 16th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Matira Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Paroisse Saint Pierre-Celestin Church, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and explore the gorgeous colors at Leopard Rays Trench.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bora Bora travel route planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Maupiti Island to Bora Bora. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bora Bora

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Mount Otemanu ©
Mount Otemanu
Matira Beach ©
Matira Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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