Some travel ideas to customize you stay in Polynesia and discover a world going beyond its magnificent landscapes
Set off on Moorea lagoon and head for the famous Cook and Opunohu bays for an incredible view of the mountains your guide will tell you the story. Then admire the black tip sharks and caress the stingrays. Enjoy a BBQ on a motu, during which the famous Coco & Raw fish show will be displayed. Afternoon leisure on the beach.
Please bring your swim suit, towel & fins. (Only mask & snorkel will be provided)
Admire the incredible views of Moorea and the dolphins playing at lunchtime. Have a seat in the garden of this colonial style house for a drink before enjoying lunch on the terrace of the restaurant. The Chef offers a simple cuisine at lunch time where the quality of products is highlighted.
Embark on a confortable motorized outrigger canoe that will take you to the coral garden meet the colorful tropical fishes, swim among the stingrays and observe the black tip sharks closer in their natural environment oceanside. You will then reach the private motu to the sound ukulele where a delightful Tahitian lunch will be served. Afternoon at leisure on the private white sand motu.
Start the tour by bus to admire stunning views from the Temae point of view, Cook and Oponohu bays, and stop at the Belvedere. Then embark on a boat and enjoy the lagoon?s turquoise waters amongst the coral, tropical fish and stingrays. Lunchtime picnic on a motu. On your way back to the pier, you will discover the other side of the island, wilder and less known. Moorea all in one day, land & lagoon.
Mask & snorkel will be provided (NOT towel).
Follow the guide and enter this captivating and magic world: Discover the island coast during the transfer from the pier to the Hotel Intercontinental Resort Moorea****, & after a 2Courses Lunch, start the Miti program at the Moorea Dolphin Center located inside the hotel. Listen to the keepers' educational introduction to the dolphin's anatomy, behaviour and habits, you can meet them in a shallow pool where they will perform their impressive acrobatics. Make a new friend, learn mo...
Entry into the heart of the island by a path leading to the plateau of the Bounty, stroll through the pineapple plantations, crossing rivers, Opunohu Valley and farms, The Belvedere viewpoint, tasting fresh fruit at the Lycée Agricole shop and stop at the viewpoint of Magic Mountain. After the tour, lunch at Moorea Beach Café, in a idyllic setting overlooking the lagoon for a New Cuisine in a musical ambience (3-Courses menu with 1 Maitai cocktail, 1 bottle of water for 2, coffee...
Set off on a safari experience and explore the volcano's internal crater and incredible landscapes. Visit a pineapple plantation, Moorea's Lycée Agricole (agricultural school) and its huge vanilla, banana, grapefruit and lemon plantations to name but a few. Then head to a marae before driving to the Belvedere for stunning views of Cook and Opunohu bays. 2Courses Lunch at Hotel Intercontinental Resort Moorea**** and afternoon leisure at hotel's beach (Ray watching spot in fr...
Take a private tour of Tahiti in a deluxe car, with an expert guide to introduce you to the islands' secret ingredients.
For starters, tell your guide what you enjoy doing and what you would like to see on your tour and he will create a customised trip filled with culture, history, a splash of nature, botany, a hint of geography, music and anything else that takes your fancy. We recommend sampling some Polynesian treasures for dessert: black pearl, monoi oil, vanilla and local crafts...
The tour begins with a visit on foot in our traditional market where the Tahitians sell fish, fruit and crafts etc... Then you will head to the Cathedral of Papeete and the Vaima Center to enjoy its numerous shops.
Finally, hop on a vehicle for a discovery tour of the Polynesian Intitutions, with at the end of the trip a visit of Pearl Museum.
Discover the Valley of Vaipohe, a half day hiking excursion that will enable you to discover the amazing tropical lushes sceneries of Tahiti. Escorted by your tour guide, Experience the interior of the island with waterfalls along the way and countless of flora species to observe. Here's another awsome way to exerience the island of Tahiti!
Meet the dolphins at Matavai Bay on the East coast. In the morning, the best conditions are met to watch these friendly mammals at this stunning spot. This is the perfect place for an incredible experience! Your knowledgeable guide will be at your side to ensure you have a great, safe experience in the water with the dolphins, when conditions permitting.
ONO'U International Street Art Festival became a not to be missed urban culture event since its creation in 2014. More than 30 murals now embellish the city's walls bringing modernity to Papeete where a few grey walls earned a second life. You will discover no less than 25 murals during this guided walking tour in the streets of the city, the story of their creation and the artists who painted them.
Take a 4x4 to the very heart of the island of Tahiti. Admire the valley of Papenoo which is famous for its rivers and enjoy the incredible waterfall and tropical plant views. This is a relaxing place where you can really get back to nature. Don't hesitate to ask your guide any questions that come to mind! Your guide will be present throughout the journey and will answer any questions you may have about local flora and fauna and geology.
Take a tour on a trip around the island and discover some of the Treasures of Tahiti. Start with the West Coast and the famous Marae Arahurahu, religious site dedicated to the ancient gods where important ceremonies used to take place. Then continue with the visit of the beautiful gardens and waterfall of Vaipahi set in a lush tropical environment. Do not miss the East Coast with the waterfall, the Blow Hole, natural sites recently rehabilitated for visitors or the famous Venus Point, who saw Ca...
Explore the Fautaua valley and admire its 130-meters high waterfall, archaeological sites and lush vegetation.
Take advantage of a quick stop in Tahiti to discover the beauties of its lagoon. Navigate towards the famous Taapuna Pass on boart of a comfortable boat to enjoy a great time swimming with the dolphins in their wild environment. Your guide will be teaching you everything you need to know about these amazing creatures. Snacks will be served during the excursion.
A must-do in Tahiti : Enjoy a magnificent sunset with outstanding views on Moorea's island from the lagoon of Tahiti. Cocktail in hand, you will be delighted by the unique colours of this duo moment
Moderately difficult "Canyoning" hike visiting lava channels that were formed during the volcanic period when the island was born. You will explore the rocks and vaults that Mother Nature herself has carved out. When you come out of the lava tubes, follow the river bubbling with waterfalls and have a swim in the cool water. Lunch and equipment included (headlight, gloves and coverall).
Set off on a Polynesian style outrigger pirogue for a trip to the Aquarium. The Aquarium site is 10 minutes from the diving center and within Tahiti's lagoon. The site is well-known by the divers for its clear waters and wealth of multi-coloured fish. Your guide will be with you throughout the trip.
The west coast of Tahiti is full of beautiful natural and archaeological sites: freshwater source, botanical garden, traditional temple (marae), caves... Meet the local population and discover the Polynesian way of life. Fill up with colors and flavors!
The East Coast is certainly the richest part of the island as far as History is concerned. Indeed, it is in Matavai Bay that the greatest navigators landed in the 18th century from Samuel Wallis to James Cook. You will love the magnificent black sand beaches and the mountains views from the valleys of Faarumai and Orofero. Meet the local people, see their savoir-faire and artistic talent through the art craft. Great discoveries scheduled this tour along the less urbanized coast of Tahiti.
Have a day out exploring the capital city in the morning and spending the afternoon in Tahiti. The tour is a combination of the "Papeete Visit" and "Tahiti Island Tour" with a lunch break in Papeete (meal to be paid on spot).
Set off from the East coast towards the centre of the island and explore the Papenoo crater. Here you will find lush vegetation, giant ferns and a myriad of colourful plants. Your 4x4 will take you over rivers from where you can admire Tahiti's waterfalls and misty mountains.
!! LUNCH NOT INCLUDED payment on location !!
Go on this moderately difficult hiking trail for breathtaking views of Tahiti, the ocean and surrounding valleys. The Aorai is Tahiti's third highest mountain and peaks at 2066 metres: you will hike up to the 1st mountain hut at an altitude of 1400 metres. You need to be fit and healthy for this invigorating hike. Lunch not included during this tour.