60 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

60 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

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60 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

Start: Porto
Fly:  32​h
1
Moorea
— 10 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
2
Huahine
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  1​h
3
Raiatea
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h
4
Maupiti Island
— 8 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
5
Tahaa
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
Bora Bora
— 9 nights
ferry + Fly:  3​h
7
Tikehau
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Avatoru, Rangiroa
— 8 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
9
Papeete, Tahiti
— 9 nights
Drive:  30​min
10
Punaauia, Tahiti
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  32​h
End: Porto

10
nights
Moorea

On the tattered triangle of Mo'orea, green peaks and ridges jut up out of the flat, fertile valleys.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Shark Diving and Tiki Village Cultural Center. Get some historical perspective at Eva Perles Pearl Buying and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Magic Mountain, kick back and relax at Temae Beach, stroll through Ta'ahiamanu Beach, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lagoonarium.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Moorea road trip planner.

Porto, Portugal to Moorea is an approximately 32-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time (WET) to Tahiti Time (TAHT) is minus 10 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Porto in September, with highs in Moorea at 34°C and lows at 26°C. On the 11th (Wed), you're off toHuahine.

Things to do in Moorea

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Shark Diving
Scuba & Snorkeling
Magic Mountain ©
Magic Mountain

2
nights
Huahine

Huahine ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): make a trip to Fare, in Huahine, FP, don't miss a visit to Sito Archeologico Di Maeva, then take an in-depth tour of Fare Potee maeva huahine, then explore and take pictures at Huahine Pearl Farm, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mont Taitaa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Galerie 'Umatatea, stop by Motu Tresor, then sample the fine beverages at Distillerie Huahine Passion, and finally get outside with Huahine-kitetrip.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Huahine road trip planning site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Moorea to Huahine in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Raiatea.

Things to do in Huahine

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Huahine-kitetrip ©
Huahine-kitetrip
Mont Taitaa ©
Mont Taitaa
Galerie 'Umatatea ©
Galerie 'Umatatea

7
nights
Raiatea

Raiatea ©
Green, mountainous, and sacred to the ancient Polynesians, Raiatea is the second largest of the Society Islands.
Escape the urban bustle at Mount Tapioi and Motu Iriru. Visit Marae Taputapuātea and The Anapa Pearl Farm for their historical value. There's still lots to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercato Coperto di Uturoa.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Raiatea trip itinerary planning tool .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Huahine to Raiatea in an hour. On the 20th (Fri), you're off toMaupiti Island.

Things to do in Raiatea

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Motu Iriru ©
Motu Iriru
Marae Taputapuātea ©
Marae Taputapuātea
Mount Tapioi ©
Mount Tapioi

8
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Tereia Beach and Mt. Teurafaatiu. It doesn't end there: make a trip to Le Palais de la mer.

To see reviews and tourist information, refer to the Maupiti Island trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Raiatea to Maupiti Island takes an hour. Alternatively, you can fly. You will leave for Tahaa on the 28th (Sat).

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

1
night
Tahaa

Tahaa ©
Taha’a is an island located among the western group, the Leeward Islands, of the Society Islands in French Polynesia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Vallee de la Vanille, identify plant and animal life at Turtle Conservation Center, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pari Pari, and finally get outside with Jardin de Corail.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tahaa trip itinerary planning app .

Fly from Maupiti Island to Tahaa in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bora Bora.

Things to do in Tahaa

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Jardin de Corail ©
Jardin de Corail
Vallee de la Vanille ©
Vallee de la Vanille

9
nights
Bora Bora

There's a reason why many consider Bora Bora the most romantic island in the world.
Visit Scuba & Snorkeling and Matira Beach for some beach relaxation. Shop till you drop at Mount Otemanu and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. There's lots more to do: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, look for all kinds of wild species at Bora Bora Turtle Centre, see the vivid underwater world at White Valley, and explore the galleries of Bora Art Upstairs.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bora Bora online travel route planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tahaa to Bora Bora. You'll set off for Tikehau on the 8th (Tue).

Things to do in Bora Bora

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Matira Beach ©
Matira Beach
Shark Diving

1
night
Tikehau

On the 9th (Wed), get interesting insight from Tours and then kick back and relax at Plage des Sables Roses.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Tikehau road trip planning website .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Bora Bora to Tikehau in 3 hours. Another option is to fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Avatoru.

Things to do in Tikehau

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

8
nights
Avatoru, Rangiroa

The main draw to Avatoru is its stunning location at the northern end of Rangiroa's vast, turquoise coral lagoon.
Visit Swim with Dolphins and Le Lagon Bleu for their historical value. There's more to do: shop like a local with Gauguin's Pearl Farm.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Avatoru visit planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tikehau to Avatoru. You'll set off for Papeete on the 17th (Thu).

Things to do in Avatoru

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

9
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Point Venus and Fautaua. Municipal Market and Papeete Roulottes will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Papeete: Taravao (Bain de Vaima & Taravao Plateau) and Faarumai Waterfalls (in Arue). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at James Norman Hall Home, browse the different shops at BIJOUTERIE TAVITA, examine the collection at Musee de la perle et Bijouterie, and get engrossed in the history at La Maison James Norman Hall.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Papeete trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Avatoru to Papeete takes 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Punaauia.

Things to do in Papeete

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Tahiti, Arue, Taravao, Pointe Venus
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Point Venus ©
Point Venus
Municipal Market
Municipal Market
Faarumai Waterfalls ©
Faarumai Waterfalls

1
night
Punaauia, Tahiti

Punaauia ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Punaauia Beach, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Punaauia itinerary builder site .

Punaauia is just a short distance from Papeete. In October in Punaauia, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Punaauia

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Museum of Tahiti and the Islands ©
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands

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