February 28 - March 10, 2023 | From $5,635.00



Set sail for the idyllic islands and motus of French Polynesia. Enjoy the unmatched natural beauty, unique history, culture, and topography on Tahiti, Mo’orea, Ra’iatea, Taha’a, Bora Bora and Huahine. Sample local cuisine including a traditional barbecue and French Polynesian fare on a private motu. Explore Tahiti’s west coast featuring visits to the sacred ’Ārahurahu Marae and the beautifully landscaped Spring Garden of Vaipahi. On Tahiti`s East coast, tour the well‑preserved former home of American author James Norman Hall, and see Point Venus, named for the observatory Captain Cook established here in 1769.Visit French Polynesia’s only UNESCO World Heritage site, the well‑preserved marae complex of Taputapuātea, comprised of a cultural landscape and a natural seascape. Behold idyllic Bora Bora, the proverbial vision of paradise with black basalt peaks cloaked in a thick tropical forest and silhouetted against sparkling turquoise waters. Enjoy a plentitude of options to explore the region’s majestic landscape and wildlife up close with opportunities to snorkel, swim, and kayak. Extend your time in paradise with an optional post-tour to Mo’orea.

We invite you to explore our Virtual Tour of Tahiti and French Polynesia to learn more about the cultural heritage of this fascinating destination.

NOTE: International roundtrip flights from LAX in economy class are included in the trip price. Participants who purchase their own international air will receive a $700 per person credit. See Terms for restrictions.

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