25 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

25 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

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25 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Moorea
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Maupiti Island
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Vaitape, Bora Bora
— 7 nights
ferry + Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Avatoru, Rangiroa
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
5
Papeete, Tahiti
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Brisbane

6
nights
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, shopping, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, enjoy the sand and surf at Temae Beach, take in the awesome beauty at Magic Mountain, and look for gifts at Eva Perles Pearl Buying.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Moorea day trip app .

Brisbane, Australia to Moorea is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 20 hours traveling from Brisbane to Moorea. In June, Moorea is a bit warmer than Brisbane - with highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Maupiti Island.

Things to do in Moorea

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Shark Diving
Belvedere Lookout ©
Belvedere Lookout
Tiki Village Cultural Center ©
Tiki Village Cultural Center

3
nights
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.
Maupiti Island is known for beaches, outdoors, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Tereia Beach, don't miss a visit to Le Palais de la mer, and head outdoors with Mt. Teurafaatiu.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Maupiti Island trip tool .

You can fly from Moorea to Maupiti Island in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and flight. You will leave for Vaitape on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Maupiti Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Tereia Beach ©
Tereia Beach
Le Palais de la mer ©
Le Palais de la mer

7
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: kick back and relax at Matira Beach, see the vivid underwater world at Leopard Rays Trench, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Pahia, and look for all kinds of wild species at Bora Bora Turtle Centre.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Vaitape journey planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Maupiti Island to Vaitape. You will leave for Avatoru on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Vaitape

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Bora Bora
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Matira Beach ©
Matira Beach
Shark Diving
Mount Otemanu ©
Mount Otemanu

2
nights
Avatoru, Rangiroa

The main draw to Avatoru is its stunning location at the northern end of Rangiroa's vast, turquoise coral lagoon.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience and then experience rural life at Gauguin's Pearl Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Le Lagon Bleu.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vaitape to Avatoru. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Papeete.

Things to do in Avatoru

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Swim with Dolphins
Le Lagon Bleu ©
Le Lagon Bleu
Gauguin's Pearl Farm ©
Gauguin's Pearl Farm

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bain de Vaima (in Taravao) and Faarumai Waterfalls (in Arue). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, hunt for treasures at Municipal Market, explore the striking landscape at Point Venus, and admire the natural beauty at Paofai Gardens.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Papeete travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Avatoru to Papeete by flight takes about 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Papeete

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tahiti, Faarumai Waterfalls, Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, Bain de Vaima
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Paofai Gardens ©
Paofai Gardens
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands ©
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands
Municipal Market
Municipal Market

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