DISCOVER FRENCH POLYNESIA


Features 7 night cruise aboard "Wind Spirit"
This tour links from and to our BEST OF THE COOK ISLANDS tours
ESCORTED DEPARTURE MONDAY 09 JULY, 2018 FROM AUCKLAND - FROM JUST $7990 PER PERSON SHARE TWIN
Includes Bastille Day celebrations in Papeete

INDEPENDENT DEPARTURES MOST MONDAYS YEAR ROUND. Free day to explore Tahiti or relax at your resort Free day to relax at your resort. Escorted departure will enjoy Bastille Day Celebrations 11 July
 
 
Day 1. Monday/Sunday. AUCKLAND - PAPEETE
Depart Auckland this morning with Air New Zealand for Papeete. Cross the dateline and arrive sunday afternoon. Transfer to Le Meridien Hotel for accommodation for 4 nights.
 
Day 2. Monday (Again!). PAPEETE (BLD)
Enjoy our included tour of Tahiti, main island of French Polynesia including remote villages and beaches. Lunch included.
 
Day 3. Tuesday. PAPEETE (BD)
 
Day 4. Wednesday. PAPEETE (BD)
 
Day 5. Thursday PAPEETE (BD)
Free morning to relax and enjoy all the facilities of your resort or explore the main town of Papeete.
Mid afternoon we join Wind Star cruises beautiful ship "Wind Spirit" for our 7 night cruise to discover the fabled islands of French Polynesia as Cook and Bligh did, under sail, but in much greater comfort. Settle in on board and we depart at 6pm for the short cruise to Moorea arriving midnight to anchor for the night.
 
Day 6. Friday. MOOREA(BLD)
Arrive 6am. Full day to explore and enjoy the beautiful and spectacular island of Moorea. Many optional tours available.
Hike the majestic Three Coconut trail, take a photographic tour with a professional photographer, or visit dolphins in their natural habitat. All tours extra expense. We sail at 5pm
 
Day 7. Saturday. RAIATEA - Tour included on escorted departure only(BLD)
Full day at Raiatea.Arrive 8am - sail 6am sunday
Full day exploring the 'sacred' island of Raiatea renowned as the first island settled in French Polynesia over 1,000 years ago and from where the New Zealand Maori started their amazing journey to New Zealand some 800 years ago.Our included excursion covers the mountains, villages, and first royal marae of Polynesia.
 
Day 7. Saturday. TAHAA(BLD)
Arrive Tahaa 8am - sail 5pm.
Enjoy the day on a private island complete with white sand beaches and swaying palm trees. Enjoy a barbecue lunch and tropical drinks ashore. Optional tour of the Vanilla Plantations and sacred sites of the island.
 
Day 9. Monday. BORA BORA(BLD)
Arrive Bora Bora 8am. Full day at Bora Bora, renowned as one of the most beautiful islands in the world.
 
Day 10. Tuesday. BORA BORA DEPART(BLD)
Another full day to enjoy Bora Bora and sail at 9pm.Full use of the ships watersports platform and equipment available.
 
Day 11. Wednesday. HUAHINE(BLD)
Arrive Huahine 7am - sail at 4pm.
Optional tour of the volcanic 'Garden of Eden' including the tortured landscapes, lush forests, villages, and ancient temples and sacred lake of the ancient wizard kings.
 
Day 12. Thursday. PAPEETE ARRIVE(B)
Arrive Papeete 8am. Disembark after breakfast and transfer back to our hotel to relax for the day. Day rooms provided until late afternoon. Mid evening transfer to the airport
 
Day 13. Friday/Saturday. PAPEETE - AUCKLAND
Depart Papeete early this morning for our flight to Auckland. Crossing the dateline means arrival late saturday morning
Tour cost per person from Auckland back to Auckland DISCOVER FRENCH POLYNESIA 13 days escorted departure 09 July. Price for other departures may vary owing to fluctuations in cruise and air fares. 2 per room Single room
$7,990 $9,990
*Tour cost based on can BX grade. To upgrade to AX add $800 per person share twin

Tour cost includes:

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