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No. of days: 7 days
Escape to the island of Moorea that rises magically out of the ocean like a cathedral. It is only 10 nautical miles from the island of Tahiti. Moorea is a stunning collection of jagged mountaintops and white sand beaches. Enjoy 7 days in this island paradise making the most of the Hilton Moorea Resort facilities, beautiful beach and lagoon. Chill on the white sand, snorkel, kayak, canoe or paddle board saving time to sip cocktails watching the sunset. Explore the surrounding waters on a snorkeling and sailing tour and get up close to the reef marine life. Discover Moorea on an off the beaten track 4WD tour where you will visit Magic Mountain and Belvedere Lookout, pineapple fields and visit an island distillery. You can even hike one of Moorea’s eight mountain peaks for amazing views of the island.
DAY BY DAY:
Day 1: Upon arrival at Papeete International Airport, you will be greeted by Tahitian representative then transfer to for a high speed Ferry transfer to the island of Moorea. Then, you’ll be taken to the beautiful Hilton Moorea Resort where you’ll begin your amazing holiday. The Hilton Moorea is an exclusive five-star resort centered between historic Cook’s Bay and Opunohu Bay. It is nestled within lush gardens, a beautiful sugar white beaches and ringed by a coral reef enclosing a beautiful lagoon. Guests can enjoy an incredible view of the horizon and sunset while sipping cocktails or dining. (6 nights Moorea)
Day 2: Enjoy a half day snorkeling and sailing tour today. Climb aboard Taboo the sailing catamaran and head out into the beautiful lagoon waters surrounding Moorea on this private excursion. Spend hours swimming and snorkeling with all sorts of tropical fish, blacktip sharks, stingrays and more. After you've worked up an appetite, nibble on tropical fruits and sip cocktails on the return to the harbor.
Day 3: You have today at leisure. Spend it relaxing on the resort’s white sandy beach, sunbathing, swimming or using the complimentary snorkels, kayaks, canoes and paddle boards. Have a massage or other service at the Moorea Lagoon Spa.
Day 4: You’re off on a tour of Moorea today. Venture beyond the resort on this full-day tour of Moorea, which guarantees a first-hand look at all the island’s top sights and fuss-free transport between them. Get off the beaten path and venture to viewpoints such as Magic Mountain and Belvedere Lookout, see marae (Polynesian temples) and pineapple fields, and visit an island distillery. Expert narration is offered throughout. You’ll enjoy views of Cook’s Bay and Opunohu Bay from elevated lookouts.
Day 5: You have the day at leisure today. This evening join in the fun of a Polynesian Dinner Show. Monday, Wednesday and Saturday nights are resort theme dinners. A delectable buffet of international and Polynesian dishes will be served, while a talented team of local performers puts on a Tahitian cultural show, featuring traditional song and dance.
Day 6: You have today at leisure. Spend it relaxing on the resort’s white sandy beach, sunbathing, swimming or using the complimentary snorkels, kayaks, canoes and paddle boards. Have a massage or other service at the Moorea Lagoon Spa.
Day 7: Travel by Ferry back to the Island of Tahiti where you’ll be transferred to Papeete International Airport for your flight journey home.
6 nights accommodation Hilton Moorea Resort in a Deluxe Garden Bungalow with Pool
Complimentary water non-motorized sports equipment (snorkeling, kayaks, canoes, paddle boards)
Moorea snorkeling & sailing tour on a catamaran
Moorea 4WD and island sights tour
Polynesian Dinner Show
All aspects of this itinerary can be changed to suit your requirements.
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All of the sample itineraries on this website do not include airfares as the airfare price changes daily and to ensure you get the best possible price we will work with the best airfares at the time. If you happen to buy your airfare first and then need a package to fit it, we can certainly help with that as well, just let us know.
As an idea for a 2-week vacation to Australia or New Zealand we recommend a budget of around $8,000-10,000 (including economy airfare), this would be for a 4 star and above itinerary, a little cheaper if we did more moderate accommodations.