Polynesian Discovery – Tahiti to Raiatea

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10 Nights

From the shores of Tahiti to an island safari on Moorea, your Polynesia Dream cruise is action-packed from the very beginning. The fun continues on Raiatea with snorkelling, kayaking, and swimming. Tahaa and Bora Bora are up next, where the beachcombing and swimming will not disappoint. Sail to Huahine, then back to Raiatea to round out your 11-day Polynesian adventure. This cruise also runs in reverse (see reverse itinerary)

The standard double cabin is just enough room for two, but you’ll barely be indoors when there’s so much to see and do outside.

Trip Start: Jan – Dec



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VESSEL

Vessel Type

Lagoon 620 or Catana 55

Vessel Length

62ft or 55ft

Skipper

Yes

Berth

Modern double cabin with air-con

YOUR TRIP

Deposit and cancellation:

30% and strict.

Deposit required is 30% unless booking within 8 weeks of departure when it will be 100%.

Should you cancel your charter 90 days prior to commencement a fee of GBP450 would apply, if you cancel 89-60 days prior to charter you would be charged 30% of the charter fee and within 60 days it would be 100%

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Included

● Accommodation in air-conditioned double cabin with private bathroom (A/C in service from 8.00 am to 10.00 pm)
● Full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
● Service of the crew : 2 persons (captain, steward/cook)
● 2 sets of linens, towels and beach towels per person/week
● Consumables for the yacht (diesel, fuel and water)
● Insurance for the yacht and the passengers
● Water sports on board : snorkeling equipment and sea kayak

Additional

● Airfares
● Transfers airport or hotel – catamaran – airport or hotel (optional)
● Beverages, soft and alcoholic beverages
● Cash box (mandatory) : 215 Euros per person per cruise payable in cash on spot
● Excursions package (optional) : 220 Euros per person payable on spot upon arrival or upon booking

GETTING THERE (AND BACK)

Getting there

Tahiti International Airport (Raiatea Airport if reverse itinerary)

Getting back

Raiatea Airport (Tahiti International Airport if reverse itinerary)

ITINERARY

NORMAL ITINERARY

DAY 1 TAHITI WEDNESDAY
Welcome and boarding at noon, Marina Taiana Papeete. Lunch aboard and sea crossing to Moorea island, 3 hours, Mooring in Vaiare Bay, front of the largest white sand beach of Moorea, night at anchor.

DAY 2 MOOREA THURSDAY
Navigation to Opunohu bay. Option: Halfday Safari excursion in Moorea with a guide: belvedere – the pineapple road – visit of archaeological Polynesian sites. Afternoon: Water-based activities, snorkelling at the Tiki spot, swimming with the stingrays. At the sunset, departure to Raiatea for a night navigation of 11 hours.

DAY 3 RAIATEA FRIDAY
Arrival for the breakfast in the South of Raiatea. Water-based activities: snorkelling parties – kayak rides – swimming. Afternoon, navigation inside the lagoon of Raiatea to Faaroa Bay, visit by dinghy of Faaroa river. Mooring and night front of a motu.

DAY 4 RAIATEA // TAHAA SATURDAY
Short navigation of 2 hours to Uturoa, main village of Raiatea. Shopping or walk on the Tapioi mountain for a great overview. Panoramic lunch, short navigation inside the lagoon to Motu Tautau, at the North West of Tahaa. Water-based activities, swimming, kayak rides, beachcombing.

DAY 5 TAHAA // BORA BORA SUNDAY
Navigation to Bora Bora (4 hours). Lunch at anchor at the Motu Tapu. Afternoon : swimming with the reef sharks and discovery of one of the most beautiful lagoon in the South Pacific. Night at anchor in the East of Bora Bora.

DAY 6 BORA BORA MONDAY
Swimming with the manta rays. Breakfast and short navigation to the Motu Taurere. Beachcombing and kayaks rides. Option : Tahitian Barbecue lunch on a private motu. Afternoon of sailing in the famous lagoon of Bora Bora. Evening and night at Matira point.

DAY 7 BORA BORA // RAIATEA TUESDAY
After the breakfast, navigation of 4 hours to Raiatea island. Lunch at anchor, leisure afternoon: nautical activities, swimming, snorkelling. Option: Visit of a black pearl farm, snorkelling Evening and night at anchor.

DAY 8 RAIATEA // TAHAA WEDNESDAY
Stop at Raiatea for shopping in Uturoa, main village of Raiatea with the local market. Option : guided tour of Raiatea, Taputapuatea temple, botanic, green valley and waterfalls. Short navigation to motu Cerant. Robinson day at anchor for water-based activities: kayak rides, beachcombing, bathing.

DAY 9 HUAHINE THURSDAY
Early departure to Huahine, navigation of 4 hours. Arrival in Bourayne Bay around noon. Afternoon, leisure activities at the beach of Ana Iti : kayaks, snorkelling parties, watersports.
Option: Dinner and evening in a restaurant with a local Polynesian show.

DAY 10 HUAHINE FRIDAY
After the breakfast, short navigation to Fare Village. Visit of this village and snorkelling. Option Morning guided tour of Huahine archaeological sites, fish traps, vanilla plantations, sacred eels. After the lunch, navigation of 4 hours to Raiatea island. Sunset arrival on the sacred island.

DAY 11 RAIATEA SATURDAY
Disembarking at 08.00 am, main pier of Uturoa.

 

REVERSE ITINERARY

DAY 1 RAIATEA // TAHAA SATURDAY
Welcome and boarding at noon,. Downtown of Uturoa. Lunch and navigation inside Raiatea // Tahaa lagoon to Motu TauTau, water-based activities: snorkelling, in a coral garden, kayak rides

DAY 2 RAIATEA SUNDAY
Navigation to Bora Bora (4 hours). Lunch at anchor at the Motu Tapu. Afternoon: swimming with the reef sharks and discovery of one of the most beautiful lagoon in the South Pacific. Night at anchor in the East of Bora Bora.

DAY 3 BORA BORA MONDAY
Swimming with the manta rays. Breakfast and short navigation to the Motu Taurere. Beachcombing and kayaks rides. Option : Tahitian Barbecue lunch on a private motu. Afternoon of sailing in the famous lagoon of Bora Bora. Evening and night at Matira point.

DAY 4 BORA BORA // RAIATEA TUESDAY
After the breakfast, navigation of 4 hours to Raiatea island. Lunch at anchor, leisure afternoon : nautical activities, swimming, snorkelling. Option : Visit of a black pearl farm, snorkelling Evening and night at anchor.

DAY 5 RAIATEA // TAHAA WEDNESDAY
Stop at Raiatea for shopping in Uturoa, main village of Raiatea with the local market. Walk on the Tapioi Montain for a great overview.Option : guided tour of Raiatea, Taputapuatea temple, botanic, green valley and waterfalls. Short navigation to motu Cerant. Robinson day at anchor for water-based activities: kayak rides, beachcombing, bathing.

DAY 6 HUAHINE THURSDAY
Early departure to Huahine, navigation of 4 hours. Arrival in Bourayne Bay around noon. Afternoon, leisure activities at the beach of Ana Iti : kayaks, snorkelling parties, watersports.
Option: Dinner and evening in a restaurant with a local Polynesian show.

DAY 7 HUAHINE FRIDAY
After the breakfast, short navigation to Fare Village. Visit of this village and snorkelling. Option: Morning guided tour of Huahine archaeological sites, fish traps, vanilla plantations, sacred eels. After the lunch, navigation of 4 hours to Raiatea island. Sunset arrival on the sacred island.

DAY 8 RAIATEA SATURDAY
Navigation in the East of Raiatea. At anchor on a motu ; swimming, water-based activities, visit of Faaroa River by dinghy. At the sunset, departure to Moorea, night navigation of 12 hours.

DAY 9 MOOREA SUNDAY
Arrival in Moorea during the morning. Mooring at Papetoai Village, typical Polynesian village. Beachcombing, sea kayaks, snorkelling on the Tiki spot. Navigation to Opunohu Bay, late afternoon: short walk in Opunohu Valley.

DAY 10 MOOREA // TAHITI MONDAY
Short navigation to Cook’s Bay. Option: Halfday Safari excursion in Moorea with a guide: Belvedere – the pineapple road – visit of archaeological Polynesian sites. Stop at the public beach of Opunohu: kayaks rides – snorkelling – sea – swimming. Navigation to Vaiare Bay, lunch and water-based activities. Late afternoon, 2.30 hours of navigation to Tahiti, night at the Marina Taina, West coast of Tahiti

DAY 11 TAHITI TUESDAY
Disembarking at 08.00 am, Marina Taina, Tahiti

KIT LIST

INSURANCE

Specialist off-shore sailing insurance is required. We can direct you to the insurer we use. Ask for information when you enquire.

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LOCATION

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