Some travel ideas to customize you stay in Polynesia and discover a world going beyond its magnificent landscapes
Follow your guide for this full day tour in Moorea! Spend your morning in 4WD discovering the interior of the magnificent panoramas and cultural beauties. Lunch time will be enjoyed reef side at the Pointe de Temae, with a typical Polynesian dish served with a glass of punch. A short break will give you time to stroll along the beach, collect some nice shells and swim in the lagoon. In the afternoon, you will be driven to Afareaitu where an easy hike up of about 15mn will take you to one of the ...
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)
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...
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.
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 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.
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.
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).
Immerse yourself in the heart of Polynesian culture by introducing yourself to ancestral traditions such as dance, public speaking, music, braiding or tapa making ... Supervised by recognized experts in each activity, discover 4 workshops before savouring the traditional "ma'a Tahiti".
Take advantage of a quick stop in Tahiti to discover the beauties of its lagoon. Navigate towards the famous Taapuna Pass on board a comfortable boat to enjoy a great time observing the dolphins in their wild environment. Your guide will be teaching you everything you need to know about these amazing creatures.
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.
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 !!
Spend a couple of amazing hours with a pod of spinner dolphins. These playful dolphins will leave you spellbound with their leaps and acrobatics. Take a trip out on the lagoon up to Papeete Pass before taking to the high seas and sailing to the fishermen's bay where the dolphins love to play. The tour ends with a snorkeling stop at the "Source" diving spot.
Enjoy a delicious American breakfast at the resort motu specially decorated for this occasion.
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6 times European Champion, South Pacific champion 2007 champion Tahiti 2009 etc ... Coach for the selection Tahitian (16-18 years), physical and technical preparation. Material quality and boards of all sizes. Depending on your skills, you choose from various surf spots and different type of wave. You can try several boards during the course.
Located in the heart of the Intercontinental, the dive center TOPDIVE is ideally located for easy access to dive sites used for initiations. You will discover, for your first time, a multitude of colorful tropical fishes and you can even put you in command of an aircraft sank!
Take time to discover all the treasures of the west coast of Tahiti. From the Catholic stone church to the long black sand beach and the freshwater spring, you will visit places where Polynesians like to recharge their batteries and not to forget the few must-see places such as the Arahurahu marae or Vaipahi botanic garden. You will meet charming personalities and taste the Polynesian lifestyle. You will have lunch in a typical restaurant located in Tahiti's peninsula overlooking the beauti...
After a quick briefing from your guide, hop on your Jet Ski and follow the guide to explore the lagoon, you may encounter sting rays, eagle rays or turtles. Then head towards the surf spots of Taapuna and Sapinus. Dolphins naturally come to play around the jet skis.
NO SWIMMING during this tour.
Take off from Tahiti Faaa airport towards the legendary Fautaua Valley. Discover the steep and vertiginous reliefs of this luxuriant valley. Take a closer look at the tiara pass and its 1050 metres altitude. You will end your flight by flying over the port of Papeete.
Your transfer will drive you to the peninsula of Tahiti, a real world apart, the change of scenery is guaranteed! Steep cliffs, caves, waterfalls ... Enjoy several swimming and discovery stops. In season, you will be impressed by the "Teahupoo wave" where the annual international surfing competition takes place. Return to the marina, where you will be driven to a nearby restaurant for lunch before returning to your hotel.