TAHITI & THE TUAMOTU ISLANDS

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Shore Excursions

Fakarava, French Polynesia



3 HRS

Easy

snorkeling

outdoors

wildlife

refreshments

unesco
Fakarava: Beach Escape
Enjoy round-trip transportation from your cruise ship to this privately owned beach, the ideal place to spend a few hours beachcombing in Fakarava. The atoll is being classified by UNESCO as a Biosphere Reserve and the beach will give you a nice and easy access to its crystal-clear waters. Put your fins on and jump in for a good refreshing swim or just sunbath relaxing with a fresh coconut. 

Please note: This location boasts a very limited amount of coral formation, so water entry is an easy walk in. While coral snorkeling may be limited, bring your ship beach towels, ship mask and snorkel if you want to swim a bit further in the lagoon. Swimming is not supervised, so by participating in water activities, you must know how to swim, be comfortable in the water and able to cope with occasional currents. Depth of water is not guaranteed, due to currents and sea level variation, Guests are encouraged to wear reef shoes, cautioned not to touch or step on any coral formation, or touch any underwater animals for safety and environmental reasons. Shade is limited, so please use plenty of eco-friendly sun protection, and carry bottled water from the ship. 

price $79
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2 HRS

Moderate

snorkeling

wildlife

unesco

beach

boating
Fakarava: Blue Lagoon
Embark on a unique journey to discover Fakarava's lagoon, classified by UNESCO as a biosphere reserve. Board your boat for a 45-minute ride to the Island of Birds, from where you'll continue to the Green Lagoon after sightseeing from the boat. Between observing sea birds in their natural environment, enjoying the different shades of green and blue from the lagoon, and swimming in the pristine waters, you will feel what it’s like to be a castaway in paradise. Snorkeling will operate directly from the boat, so participants should note that they will enter some areas where water is too deep to stand in and harmless black tipped sharks may be present.                                                                                                                                   
Please note: There are no restroom facilities available on this tour. At the operator’s discretion, a waiver may be required prior to departure. The operator will require guests participating in water activities, to know how to swim, be comfortable in the water and able to cope with occasional currents. The depth of the water is not guaranteed, due to currents and sea level variation. Guests are reminded to verify their ability prior to taking part in a water activity. Guests are cautioned not to touch or step on the coral reef, or touch any underwater animals for safety and environmental reasons. Wildlife sightings are likely but never guaranteed. Sailing on board a boat requires vigilance; guests must be physically alert of the boat environment and be fit to negotiate steps and vessel surroundings. 

price $145
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4 HRS

Strenuous

snorkeling

wildlife

boating
Fakarava: One Tank Dive
This program is for Certified Divers looking to do a half day of diving (approximately 2 hours). The typical time underwater for the 2 tank dive is 45 minutes for the first dive, with a long surface interval followed by a second dive of approximately 45 minutes. For guests only wanting a one tank, you can go at the same price and may choose to snorkel or swim while the second dive is going. Dives will take place at two of the following three sites (weather dependent).

The Anemones: An ocean dive where you’ll be visiting Nemo’s cousin’s house! This is an ideal “first ocean dive” – shallow and easy. You will see sharks (black tips) our friend Janine, a friendly turtle, octopi and many tropical fish. 
Sharks Dining Room: An ocean dive in a spectacular spot for watching the big lemon sharks (5-10 feet) that come here for feeding. 
The Opunohu Canyons: An ocean dive. Keeping to the bottom of the small canyon, you will see plenty of small marine fauna, black tip sharks, and of course huge lemon sharks. At the end of the dive, you will stop to see pretty anemones with their clown fish.

Please note: The Dive Tour being offered is for Certified Divers only. Certified Divers need to bring their PADI - CMAS Cards or other proof of certification, including a log book. Waiver release forms must be signed and medical conditions must be disclosed. Bring your C-card. Itrox is free of charge for Nitrox Certified Divers. Please wear your swimsuit under your clothing and bring a towel, spare t-shirt and sun block. Divers 75 years of age or older must present a medical certificate and diving insurance.


price $145
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2 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

snorkeling

outdoors

wildlife

boating
Fakarava: Snorkeling at Pufuna
Board your boat for a 15-minutes ride (each way) close to the north pass in the lagoon for your snorkeling adventure. Your guide will give you safety instructions and information about the site before entering the water from the boat. You will then start your snorkeling experience around the coral head. You will discover a wide variety of species: fish common to the area include sharks, tropical fish like groupers, parrot fish, and triggerfish

Please note: This deep water activity is only recommended for experienced swimmers in good physical condition who are comfortable wearing snorkeling equipment. Life vests will be available on the boat if needed. Although marine life is widely present in this region, sightings cannot be guaranteed and tickets are non-refundable should sightings not occur. For your own safety and to help us preserve the environment, do not touch or step on the coral reef while snorkeling.


price $119
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4 HRS

Strenuous

snorkeling

wildlife

boating
Fakarava: Two Tank Dive
This program is for Certified Divers looking to do a half day of diving (approximately 2 hours).. The typical time underwater for the 2 tank dive is 45 minutes for the first dive, with a long surface interval followed by a second dive of approximately 45 minutes. For guests only wanting a one tank, you can go at the same price and may choose to snorkel or swim while the second dive is going. Dives will take place at two of the following three sites (weather dependent)

The Anemones: An ocean dive where you’ll be visiting Nemo’s cousin’s house! This is an ideal “first ocean dive” – shallow and easy. You will see sharks (black tips) our friend Janine, a friendly turtle, octopi and many tropical fish. 
Sharks Dining Room: An ocean dive in a spectacular spot for watching the big lemon sharks (5-10 feet) that come here for feeding. 
The Opunohu Canyons: An ocean dive. Keeping to the bottom of the small canyon, you will see plenty of small marine fauna, black tip sharks, and of course huge lemon sharks. At the end of the dive, you will stop to see pretty anemones with their clown fish.

Please note: The Dive Tour being offered is for Certified Divers only. Certified Divers need to bring their PADI - CMAS Cards or other proof of certification, including a log book. Waiver release forms must be signed and medical conditions must be disclosed. Bring your C-card. Itrox is free of charge for Nitrox Certified Divers. Please wear your swimsuit under your clothing and bring a towel, spare t-shirt and sun block. Divers 75 years of age or older must present a medical certificate and diving insurance.
 

price $255
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Tiputa, Rangiroa, French Polynesia



1.5 HRS

Strenuous

snorkeling

wildlife
Rangiroa: Drift Snorkeling in Tiputa Pass
You will board your boat for a 5-minute ride to the lagoon at Tiputa Pass for your drift snorkeling adventure. Your guide will give you safety instructions and information about the site before entering the water from the boat. You will then start your drift snorkeling experience and discover a wide variety of species. Fish common to the area include sharks, dolphins, tropical fish like groupers, parrot fish and triggerfish.

Please note: This deep water activity is only recommended for experienced swimmers in good physical condition who are comfortable wearing snorkeling equipment. Guests should be accustomed to wearing snorkel equipment and coping with occasional currents. All snorkel equipment is available (mask, fins & snorkel). Wildlife sightings are likely but are not guaranteed. For your own safety and to preserve the environment, when snorkeling, do not touch or step on the coral reef.

price $129
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1 hour

Easy

wildlife

sightseeing

boating
Rangiroa: Glass Bottom Boat
Here is a wonderful and easy way to get acquainted with the coral gardens and tropical fish of Rangiroa. You will board a glass bottom boat and float slowly over the massive coral heads that cluster in the shallow areas next to the Tiputa Channel. You will look through the large windows that open onto a colorful world full of parrot, butterfly and surgeonfish.  It is likely that you will also encounter black tipped sharks and the majestic napoleon fish. A cover provides protection from the sun and eliminates glare, so you are sure to take home some great photos. The boat crew will attract the fish to come right under the glass panels to allow you easy viewing and photos.

Please note:   The Tuamotus are very remote islands. This is mainly a scenic tour, so commentary from the crew will be very limited /almost non-existent.  Their command of English may be very poor. Your patience and understanding are greatly appreciated. Wear comfortable attire including shoes, insect repellent, sunscreen and a bottle of water. Expensive jewelry and  expensive clothing should not be worn. Wear your swimsuit under your clothes. 


price $75
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2 HRS

Strenuous

snorkeling

wildlife
Rangiroa: One Tank Certified Scuba
This program is for Certified Divers looking to do a little diving (approximately 2 hours). The typical time underwater for the 1- tank dive, either a reef or a drift dive is 45 minutes. 

Please note: The Dive Tour being offered is for Certified Divers only. Certified Divers need to bring their PADI - CMAS Cards or other proof of certification, including a log book. Waiver release forms must be signed and medical conditions must be disclosed. Bring your C-card. Nitrox is free of charge for Nitrox Certified Divers. Please wear your swimsuit under your clothing and bring a towel, spare t-shirt and sun block. Please take a refresher course before the cruise if you haven’t been diving in over a year. Divers 75 years of age or older must present a medical certificate and diving insurance.


price $145
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1 hour

Moderate

snorkeling

wildlife

boating
Rangiroa: Snorkeling at the Aquarium Coral Garden
Your boat will depart from the pier to the natural, open-water aquarium for an exciting snorkeling adventure at one of the best snorkeling spots on the atoll.  You will enter a wonderful and colorful world of tropical fish and coral formations.  You will snorkel directly from the boat and enter water that is too deep to stand in. Harmless black tipped sharks may be present.  As with all creatures in their natural environment there is no guarantee what marine animals you many see and swimming is restricted to the area surrounding the boat due to currents that can be strong. 

Please note: We require guests participating in water activities, to know how to swim, be comfortable in the water & able to cope with occasional currents. Depth of water is not guaranteed, due to currents and sea level variation, guests are reminded to verify their ability prior to take part in a water activity. Guests are cautioned not to touch or step on the coral reef, or touch any underwater animals for safety & environmental reasons. Wildlife sightings are likely but never guaranteed. Sailing onboard a boat requires vigilance; guests must be physically alert of the boat environment & fit to negotiate steps and vessel surrounding. The Tuamotus are very remote islands. Commentary from the crew will be very limited /almost non-existent. Your patience and understanding are greatly appreciated.  Guests are recommended to wear comfortable appropriate attire including shoes , sun protection , insect repellent, sunglasses, and a bottle of water. Expensive jewelry or expensive clothing should not be worn. Wear your swimsuit under your clothes. 


price $85
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1 hour

Easy

culture

sightseeing
Rangiroa: Visit Gauguins Farm
Transfer by bus along the main road of Rangiroa, passing the airport just before turning into the Black Pearl Farm. Most pearl farms are small in size, and the number of staff here is quite typical of the farms in this region. On arrival at the farm, the staff will provide an introduction to pearl farming and explain how black pearls are produced. Learn about the chronology and evolution of the industry, how oysters are selected, grown and then grafted for production. Grafting is the key element, as this requires a skilled craftsman to perform precise surgery on each oyster. The real highlight of the excursion is the opportunity to view a selection of unset black pearls that are also available for purchase. Here your guide will be able to show you the criteria by which the pearls are graded for quality. You will see the round, baroque and semi-baroque pearls that range in grade from C to A+. This tour is ideal for those who have an interest in learning about pearl cultivation or for those who are shopping for black pearls. Kindly note that the transfer will be operated by minibus/van, some jumps seats may be used. Transfers remain a short drive with no comments.

Please note: The prices are fixed; cash, Visa or MasterCard are accepted. The Tuamotus are very remote islands. Although the guides used are the best available, they are not certified and their command of English may be very poor. Your patience and understanding is greatly appreciated.


price $29
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Motu Mahaea (Tahaa)



3.5 HRS

Moderate

snorkeling

wildlife
Tahaa: Coral Garden Drift Snorkeling
Ride by covered motorized boat to the west coast of Tahaa to discover the beauty of the island. You’ll leave the boat and walk across an uninhabited motu (islet) off the coast. Start your snorkeling experience from the other side of the motu, and your guide will lead you as the current will carry you through the shallow lagoon on the way back to the boat. The area teems with a spectacular variety of tropical fish and amazing corals. The richness of this coral garden is unique in Polynesia! 

Please note: To cross the motu and reach the starting point of the drift snorkeling adventure, wear aqua shoes or similar shoes you do not mind getting wet.  Participants must be extremely comfortable in the water as snorkeling is done over very shallow water through a current that can be really strong. Itinerary and stops may be reduced or may alternate dependent upon weather conditions. For your own safety and to help preserve the environment, when snorkeling, do not touch or step on coral. Wear your swimsuit under your clothing, aqua shoes, a rash guard or t-shirt, biodegradable sunscreen, and a hat. Bring water and a towel. Mask and snorkel provided. 


price $129
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2 HRS

Strenuous

snorkeling

outdoors

boating
Tahaa: Jet Ski Adventure
From Motu Ceran beach, you will meet your guide and receive your safety and  operating instructions. Climb aboard your Waverunner and led by your guide, you will discover the beauty of the lagoon of Tahaa from the water. Along the way, a stop will be made in shallow water for some snorkeling and refreshments. You will then return to Motu Ceran to meet your ship. The total Waverunner delightful ride is approximately 85 minutes.

Please note: For insurance purposes, each driving participant must be at least 16 years of age. The minimum age to ride as a passenger on this tour is 10 years old. Life jackets will be provided and must be worn throughout the tour. There is a small storage compartment on the Waverunner.  While it is a waterproof compartment it is not a 100% guaranteed.  It is recommended to have individual waterproof bags or to protect your items accordingly.  Like other activities involving high speeds and heavy machinery, riding a Waverunner can be risky. It is a physical activity that involves balance and coordination, including perceptual skills that rely on good vision. Pregnant women are not accepted on this tour. Please assess yourself to confirm your ability in maneuvering such an engine. Following common sense and the instructions given by your guide AT ALL TIME is important for safe riding. Please make sure to only  bring items the jet ski can carry as space is limited, and there is no storage on the beach, The cost of this tour is per Waverunner which can accommodate two average-sized adults (max 440 lbs./machine). Tour is sold PER machine, not PER person.


price $339
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3 5 HRS

Moderate

outdoors

refreshments

culture

sightseeing
Tahaa: Scenic Exploration of Tahaa
You’ll depart from the dock of Patio in an off-road vehicle for a drive across one of the highest mountains on this island. Your Tahaa guide will point out sites along the way before stopping at a scenic viewpoint, where you’ll discover the traditional use of local plants and trees. You can also sample the various local fruits and learn the tamure, a Tahitian dance. The island of Tahaa is often called Vanilla Island and you’ll learn about this fragrant spice while visiting a family plantation. You will also visit a black pearl farm to learn how these treasures are cultivated and harvested. These small “cottage industries” represent a large part of this island’s economic structure. During the return drive on the east coast of the island, your guide will continue to entertain you with tales of island life. This is an exclusive tour offering the best views of Tahaa and is a great way to meet the locals and hear their traditions.

Please note:  This tour involves bumpy roads and is not recommended for pregnant women or guests with back or neck problems.  You will need to negotiate a high step to board the jeep.  Booking and participating on this tour will not conflict with your motu day.

price $99
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3 HRS

Moderate

snorkeling

outdoors

culture

boating
Tahaa: Vanilla Plantation & Snorkeling
An ancient legend says that Raiatea and Tahaa were originally one island until a giant eel swallowed a young girl. Possessed by her spirit, the enraged creature broke through the surface of the earth, causing the sea to gush. The impact of the water cut the island in two and Raiatea and Tahaa were created. You will board a motorized boat and start your excursion gliding on the tranquil lagoon. Tahaa is often called “the vanilla island.” You will learn about this fragrant spice while visiting a small family plantation. A short walk is necessary to reach the farm. Take this opportunity to bring back souvenirs for your loved ones. After your visit, you will board your motorized boat for an enjoyable ride on the turquoises waters and stop for a snorkeling opportunity where you might encounter stingrays.

Please note:  Stops may be reduced or may alternate depending upon weather conditions. Guests should know how to swim, be comfortable wearing snorkeling equipment, and being in deep water as well as coping with occasional currents.  For your own safety and to help preserve the environment, when snorkeling, do not touch or step on coral.  Wear your swimsuit under your clothing, aqua shoes, a rash guard or t-shirt, biodegradable sunscreen and a hat. Bring water, insect repellent and a towel. Mask and snorkel will be provided. 

price $125
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Bora Bora, French Polynesia



3.5 HRS

Strenuous

outdoors

culture
Bora Bora by 4-Wheel Drive

This is a true Land Rover™ off-road, 4-wheel-drive excursion to places accessible only to these special vehicles. Drive through the small town of Vaitape to make your first ascent up Pahonu Hill. Great views of Bora Bora’s natural harbor and Matira Beach await! Continue with more off-road adventure and visit the 7-inch cannons still in their original World War II locations. Travel along the northern shore of Bora Bora into the lush valley of Faanui. Perhaps the highlight of the trip is the view of Faanui Bay from a traditional plantation high up in the mountains.On your return to the main road, pass by Matira Beach. With your guide at the wheel, you’ll enjoy some great sightseeing,learn much about the island’s history and people and see how to wear a pareo (wrap-around skirt).

Please note: This excursion involves rough off-road driving and steep ascents and descents. It is therefore not recommended for overweight guests, those with bad backs, pregnant women or persons who suffer from motion sickness or vertigo. The vehicles accommodate 8 guests each. Large families or couples may be split up depending on tour numbers. On weekends and holidays, the pareo demonstration may be done at a different location. 

price $135
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2.5 HRS

Strenuous

watersports

outdoors

refreshments

beach

concierge
Bora Bora, Concierge Collection: Bora Bora by Jet Ski
Enjoy incredible views of Bora Bora’s lagoon and mountain during this fun Waverunner jet ski adventure. You will be transferred from the pier to the activity center where you will receive your safety and operating instructions from your guide. Then board your Waverunner and enjoy the ride! Led by your guide, you will discover the intense blue waters of the Pearl of the Pacific! Along the way, a stop will be made at a motu islet for an opportunity to swim in the shallow waters and enjoy a pause with some local refreshment. You will then return to the Waverunner center, and back to the pier.

Please note: The total Waverunner ride is approximately 90 minutes and goes around the whole island. The cost of this tour is per Waverunner which can accommodate two average-sized adults (max 440 lbs. / machine). Tour is sold PER machine, not PER person, so when booking; please select only one ticket (for 1 or 2 pax).

price $469
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6 HRS

Moderate

watersports

snorkeling

wildlife

dining

culture
Bora Bora, Concierge Collection: Lagoon & Cultural Tour
An amazing day on the lagoon of Bora Bora awaits you! Experience Bora Bora’s pristine waters and coral garden, an opportunity for snorkeling, and discover the ecosystem and its many fishes. Your guide will introduce you to the popular stingrays that will surround you in shallow water. Your next stop will take you to the reef where you will be observing the common black-tip sharks and maybe get a glimpse of the fascinating lemon sharks. Your adventure continues into all level of blue as you glide over the incredible colors of the lagoon to reach your private island where your Polynesian lunch will be served. The menu includes fish, chicken, beef, Polynesian vegetables, raw fish salad with coconut milk, coconut rice, Tahitian coconut bread, and fruits. The rest of the afternoon will be yours to enjoy a shallow swim, the beach combing or the cultural demonstrations your guide have reserved for you. Pareo making is one of the nicest entertainments. Return with your own souvenir at the end of the day.

Please note:  This tour is recommended for guests in reasonably good physical condition who are able to swim. It will be necessary to negotiate a ladder to board the boat from the water. The tour is not available to wheelchair guests or those with mobility concerns. Bring biodegradable sunscreen, water shoes, wear your swimsuit under a cover up, a hat, towel, and bring water from the ship.  Wear shoes you do not mind getting wet.  Masks and snorkel provided.

price $289
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24 HRS

Easy

boating

culture

dining

beach

concierge
Bora Bora, Concierge Collection: Overnight Romance Package - Conrad Nui
Enjoy a unique opportunity to stay at one of the most popular resorts in Bora Bora. Relax and indulge yourself on the beach and take an unforgettable look at the amazing crystal clear waters surrounding you. Your overnight stay will include dinner, breakfast and elegant accommodations.  You will be met on the dock in Bora Bora for your boat transfer to the resort where you will be welcomed with a cocktail and a flower lei. Check in and get settled. You will have the delightful experience of staying in an overwater bungalow. The rest of the day is at your leisure and you will have the opportunity to use the hotel pool, the beach and the non-motorized toys at the hotel. Dinner will be at the hotel restaurant.  In the morning your breakfast will arrive by canoe. You will have the morning at your leisure before your boat ride back to your waiting ship.

Please note:  Itinerary may change due to weather conditions. Bring beach shoes and sunscreen in your overnight bag. Price is per person based on double occupancy. Single supplements are available. Contact Windstar Cruises for pricing.


price $899
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24 HRS

Easy

refreshments

dining

wine

beach

concierge
Bora Bora, Concierge Collection: Overnight Romance Package - Le Meridien
Bora Bora has long been considered the most romantic island in the world.  The dramatic scenery beckons you to rekindle and refresh your relationship with an intimate overnight stay in a luxurious overwater bungalow.  These delightful accommodations feature large glass floors that reveal the fascinating turquoise lagoon and its marine life, a beautiful view of Mount Otemanu, direct and private access to the water, chic, modern furniture and full facilities in the rich flavor of Polynesian culture.  You will be met on the dock in Bora Bora for your 30-minute boat transfer to the resort.  After check in, the rest of the day will be at your leisure.  You will have the opportunity to use the hotel facilities, pool, beach, and non-motorized water toys.  Then have your appetite ready for a 3-course ala carte dinner at Le Tipanie Restaurant before enjoying the pleasure of staying in an overwater bungalow.  In the morning, an American breakfast will be included at the Le Tipanie Restaurant, Your morning is again at your leisure then yyu will be transferred by boat back to your waiting ship.

Please note:  Itinerary may change due to weather conditions. Bring beach shoes and sunscreen in your overnight bag. Price is per person based on double occupancy. Single supplements are available. Contact Windstar Cruises for pricing.
This overnight package is on a space-available basis, please call Vacation Planning at 1-800-258-7245 to make your reservation. 

price $850
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2.5 HRS

Moderately
easy

sightseeing

boating
Bora Bora, Sunset Dream in Bora Bora
Embark for an Intimate experience as you board your sunset motor boat in Bora Bora. It is time to leave your worries behind and enjoy the "postcard sunset" of the Pearl of the Pacific. With a limited group on a comfortable panoramic boat, you will discover the lagoon’s shallow waters as the sun goes down and give this special golden color to the island. Just sit back, relax, enjoy your cocktail and  this unforgettable moment.

Please note:  French Polynesia geological features include coral reef, coral beaches, sea, mountain and some uneven grounds. Wear comfortable appropriate attire including flat shoes, sun protection, sunglasses, and a bottle of water. Expensive jewelry or clothing should not be worn on tour. Camera equipment should be carried with care and appropriate protection. The boat may be wet so personal belongings should be stored with caution.  


price $149
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4 HRS

Strenuous

snorkeling

wildlife
Bora Bora: 2 Tank Certified Dive
This program is for Certified Divers looking to do a half day of diving (approximately 4 hours). The typical time underwater for the 2 tank dive is 45 minutes for the first dive, with a long surface interval followed by a second dive of approximately 45 minutes. For guests only wanting a one tank, you can go at the same price and may choose to snorkel or swim while the second dive is going. Dives will take place at two of the following three sites (weather dependent). 

Tapu: An ocean dive and one of the most famous dive sites of Bora Bora. From the coral drop-off, you will meet lemon sharks, black tip sharks, humphead maori wrasses, moray eels, turtles. 
Toopua: A lagoon dive where many tropical fish gather along the wall, among others, anemones and clown fish. At the bottom, you find a large sand bank where eagle rays and sting rays wander searching for food. You will anchor or drift dive depending upon weather conditions. 
Anau: A lagoon dive in which you will follow a slope where rose corals grow and you are very likely to meet manta rays there.  The visibility here may not be as clear sometimes due to the plankton.

Please note: The Dive Tour being offered is for Certified Divers only. Certified Divers need to bring their PADI - CMAS Cards or other proof of certification, including a log book. Waiver release forms must be signed and medical conditions must be disclosed. Bring your C-card. Nitrox is free of charge for Nitrox Certified Divers. Please wear your swimsuit under your clothing and bring a towel, spare t-shirt and sun block.  Please take a refresher course before the cruise if you haven’t been diving in over a year. Divers 75 years of age or older must present a medical certificate and diving insurance.



price $255
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2 HRS

Strenuous

snorkeling

wildlife
Bora Bora: AquaSafari
Discover the fabulous underwater world of Bora Bora in a fun and exciting adventure, the AquaSafari.  Go down 10 feet of water, where you will walk surrounded by hundreds of tropical fish. Understand why Bora Bora’s spectacular lagoon is considered to be among the most beautiful in existence today during this unique underwater adventure. You will depart the pier by boat where your certified diving instructor will explain your safety and diving instructions, and help you put on your helmet. Your head will remain dry inside the helmet; you can even wear your glasses as you freely maneuver about in total security just a few feet below the surface. While you are connected to the boat by an air hose, you can freely walk underwater and enjoy the coral formation around you. Plastic shoes, wet suits, masks and snorkels will be available, as there will be time for snorkeling while the other guests take their underwater walk. No swimming or diving experience is required. 

Please note: While this tour is suitable for most, those with heart problems, asthma, claustrophobia or who are pregnant should not participate. At operator’s discretion, a waiver may be required to be filled out prior departure. For your own safety and to help us preserve our environment, when in the water, do not touch or step on the coral reef.
Bring your swimsuit / cover up, towel, biodegradable sunscreen, bottled water. Depth of the water is not guaranteed, snorkelers should know how to swim and be able to negotiate boat access and eventual currents. While every effort is made to follow the time schedule, duration is approximate and is dependent on group interest and sea conditions. The snorkeling time allowed may be reduced should the group be under 9 participants. Underwater cameras and t-shirts available on board. A film/ video may be offered for direct purchase onboard by a cameraman. This is an independent service that we cannot guarantee, and cannot be responsible for. 


price $129
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2 HRS

Strenuous

snorkeling

wildlife
Bora Bora: Discover SCUBA
This program is for the guest who wants to experience SCUBA diving for the first time, or for the guest with no dive certification. You will have a great experience, and receive lots of personal attention. Dives will take place at one of the following three sites (weather dependent) 

Tapu: An ocean dive and one of the most famous dive sites of Bora Bora. From the coral drop-off, you will meet lemon sharks, black tip sharks, humphead maori wrasses, moray eels, turtles. 
Toopua: A lagoon dive where many tropical fish gather along the wall, among others, anemones and clown fish. At the bottom, you find a large sand bank where eagle rays and sting rays wander searching for food. You will anchor or drift dive depending on the weather conditions.
 Anau: A lagoon dive in which you will follow a slope where rose corals grow and you are very likely to meet manta rays there. 

Please note: Wear your swimsuit under your clothing and bring a towel. Waiver release form must be signed and medical conditions must be disclosed. SCUBA equipment is provided. Divers 75 years of age or older must present a medical certificate and diving insurance.


price $155
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1.5 HRS

Easy

outdoors

wildlife

boating
Bora Bora: Glass Bottom Boat
This covered glass-bottom boat excursion gives a glimpse of Bora Bora’s sub-marine wonder world. In the depths of the electric blue waters of Pofai Bay lies the center of an ancient sunken volcano. Giant coral formations reach upward toward the light—gardens that are home to over 300 species of fish. Watch as a diver descends and feeds these glorious creatures. In the shallows near the reef, small brilliantly colored fish dart through the water and anemones dance to the rhythm of the currents.

Please note:  This is an easy tour, only a few steps down to board the boat.  Limited mobility guests are welcome, but there is no storage for wheelchairs or walkers which will remain on the pier with ship security. Wildlife sightings are likely but are not guaranteed. 


price $75
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1.15 HRS

Moderate

outdoors

sightseeing

concierge
Bora Bora: Helicopter Flight
From the pier, a van will transfer you to the heliport. Once aboard, listen to your pilot’s commentary using the headphones provided as he points out the sights below.Discover Bora Bora, the Pearl of the Pacific, from a bird’s-eye view. In “the most beautiful lagoon in the world” you can watch manta rays and sharks from the air.  Fly over the colorful lagoon, the reefs, and around the highest peak, Otemanu. The 15-minute flight is spectacular, especially for those who enjoy aerial photography and it is very popular for all ages!

Please note: While the helicopter can accommodate 5 passengers, for comfort, our maximum will be 4 passengers, (unless there is a family request). Seating is 3 guests in the back and 1 in the front. Seating assignment is made based on weight and balance, determined by the pilot only. Due to helicopter stability requirements and safety regulations, overweight guests who cannot fasten a normal aircraft seatbelt cannot participate. (The tour provider will be consulted where weight limits are concerned and there will be no refund in case of an “on spot” cancellation due to an overweight passenger). A list of names for each flight must be provided prior to departure per airline regulations.  Any child under 24 months of age is welcome to sit on his/her parent’s lap at no charge. Children 24 months and over require an individual full-fare seat.  Tour routes and sites visited may vary according to wind and weather conditions and flights are subject to cancellation up to the last minute before departure.  When operating 2 or more tours, guests may be transferred at the same time and a waiting time will be required before or after your flight. 


price $449
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2.5 HRS

Easy

refreshments

culture

sightseeing
Bora Bora: Island Discovery
A local, open-air truck with individual cushioned bucket seats takes you on a leisurely, guided tour. Your guide will share with you the history of the Tahitians, in particular that of Bora Borans. Witness how the popular pareo (wrap-around skirt) is made, learn about tupa crabs, taste locally grown fruits, and see relics left behind by the U.S. military. Admire the ever-changing colors of Bora Bora’s world-famous lagoon and discover tropical flowers and trees among the dense green vegetation on the mountainside. Central Mount Otemanu, standing at more than 2,400 feet high, dominates the island and overlooks the turquoise lagoon and Bora Bora’s crown of coral islands.  Pass by the east coast of Bora Bora, site of some impressive resorts, before reaching Matira Point, boasting the prettiest sand beach of the island.  Also visit the famous Bloody Mary’s restaurant where you will have a chance to take a few pictures.

Please note:  These vehicles do not have a compartment for storing wheelchairs or walkers. While limited mobility guests are welcome, walkers or wheelchairs will remain on the pier.  The ride may be a little bumpy due to road conditions. The stop at Matira Beach is dependent on parking availability.  At your Bloody Mary’s stop you may use the restrooms and shop the boutique.  The restaurant is closed on Sundays and holidays. 


price $69
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3 HRS

Moderate

snorkeling

wildlife
Bora Bora: Snorkel Safari & Stingray Encounter
Dance with the stingrays under the supervision of your guide before exploring the intricate coral formations and colorful tropical fish of the coral gardens. Your adventure will begin as you glide across the lagoon aboard a covered lagoon cruiser. Once you’re past famous Motu Tapu, the captain will drop anchor on a shallow sandbank, a favorite haunt of several stingrays. With your guide’s assistance, you will be able to touch these harmless creatures as they swim an effortless ballet around you. The harmless black tip sharks are often seen in the lagoon and there is also the possibility you will encounter one. Next, you will explore the unspoiled coral gardens by the barrier reef, where ideal conditions have encouraged maximum coral growth. After donning a mask and snorkel, you will enter water that is 4 to 5 feet deep and swim among the marine life. Underwater sightings may include butterfly fish, groupers, and hundreds of other rainbow-colored species.

Please note: There are some stairs involved. We recommend aqua shoes. Guests should be accustomed to wearing snorkel equipment and coping with occasional currents. While snorkel equipment is available (mask & snorkel), we recommend you bring your own for maximum comfort. Wildlife sightings are likely but are not guaranteed. For your own safety and to preserve the environment, when snorkeling, do not touch or step on the coral reef. 


price $109
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3.5 HRS

Strenuous

outdoors

culture
Bora Bora by 4-Wheel Drive

This is a true Land Rover™ off-road, 4-wheel-drive excursion to places accessible only to these special vehicles. Drive through the small town of Vaitape to make your first ascent up Pahonu Hill. Great views of Bora Bora’s natural harbor and Matira Beach await! Continue with more off-road adventure and visit the 7-inch cannons still in their original World War II locations. Travel along the northern shore of Bora Bora into the lush valley of Faanui. Perhaps the highlight of the trip is the view of Faanui Bay from a traditional plantation high up in the mountains.On your return to the main road, pass by Matira Beach. With your guide at the wheel, you’ll enjoy some great sightseeing,learn much about the island’s history and people and see how to wear a pareo (wrap-around skirt).

Please note: This excursion involves rough off-road driving and steep ascents and descents. It is therefore not recommended for overweight guests, those with bad backs, pregnant women or persons who suffer from motion sickness or vertigo. The vehicles accommodate 8 guests each. Large families or couples may be split up depending on tour numbers. On weekends and holidays, the pareo demonstration may be done at a different location. 

price $135
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2.5 HRS

Strenuous

watersports

outdoors

refreshments

beach

concierge
Bora Bora, Concierge Collection: Bora Bora by Jet Ski
Enjoy incredible views of Bora Bora’s lagoon and mountain during this fun Waverunner jet ski adventure. You will be transferred from the pier to the activity center where you will receive your safety and operating instructions from your guide. Then board your Waverunner and enjoy the ride! Led by your guide, you will discover the intense blue waters of the Pearl of the Pacific! Along the way, a stop will be made at a motu islet for an opportunity to swim in the shallow waters and enjoy a pause with some local refreshment. You will then return to the Waverunner center, and back to the pier.

Please note: The total Waverunner ride is approximately 90 minutes and goes around the whole island. The cost of this tour is per Waverunner which can accommodate two average-sized adults (max 440 lbs. / machine). Tour is sold PER machine, not PER person, so when booking; please select only one ticket (for 1 or 2 pax).

price $469
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4 HRS

Strenuous

snorkeling

wildlife
Bora Bora: 2 Tank Certified Dive
This program is for Certified Divers looking to do a half day of diving (approximately 4 hours). The typical time underwater for the 2 tank dive is 45 minutes for the first dive, with a long surface interval followed by a second dive of approximately 45 minutes. For guests only wanting a one tank, you can go at the same price and may choose to snorkel or swim while the second dive is going. Dives will take place at two of the following three sites (weather dependent). 

Tapu: An ocean dive and one of the most famous dive sites of Bora Bora. From the coral drop-off, you will meet lemon sharks, black tip sharks, humphead maori wrasses, moray eels, turtles. 
Toopua: A lagoon dive where many tropical fish gather along the wall, among others, anemones and clown fish. At the bottom, you find a large sand bank where eagle rays and sting rays wander searching for food. You will anchor or drift dive depending upon weather conditions. 
Anau: A lagoon dive in which you will follow a slope where rose corals grow and you are very likely to meet manta rays there.  The visibility here may not be as clear sometimes due to the plankton.

Please note: The Dive Tour being offered is for Certified Divers only. Certified Divers need to bring their PADI - CMAS Cards or other proof of certification, including a log book. Waiver release forms must be signed and medical conditions must be disclosed. Bring your C-card. Nitrox is free of charge for Nitrox Certified Divers. Please wear your swimsuit under your clothing and bring a towel, spare t-shirt and sun block.  Please take a refresher course before the cruise if you haven’t been diving in over a year. Divers 75 years of age or older must present a medical certificate and diving insurance.



price $255
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2 HRS

Strenuous

snorkeling

wildlife
Bora Bora: AquaSafari
Discover the fabulous underwater world of Bora Bora in a fun and exciting adventure, the AquaSafari.  Go down 10 feet of water, where you will walk surrounded by hundreds of tropical fish. Understand why Bora Bora’s spectacular lagoon is considered to be among the most beautiful in existence today during this unique underwater adventure. You will depart the pier by boat where your certified diving instructor will explain your safety and diving instructions, and help you put on your helmet. Your head will remain dry inside the helmet; you can even wear your glasses as you freely maneuver about in total security just a few feet below the surface. While you are connected to the boat by an air hose, you can freely walk underwater and enjoy the coral formation around you. Plastic shoes, wet suits, masks and snorkels will be available, as there will be time for snorkeling while the other guests take their underwater walk. No swimming or diving experience is required. 

Please note: While this tour is suitable for most, those with heart problems, asthma, claustrophobia or who are pregnant should not participate. At operator’s discretion, a waiver may be required to be filled out prior departure. For your own safety and to help us preserve our environment, when in the water, do not touch or step on the coral reef.
Bring your swimsuit / cover up, towel, biodegradable sunscreen, bottled water. Depth of the water is not guaranteed, snorkelers should know how to swim and be able to negotiate boat access and eventual currents. While every effort is made to follow the time schedule, duration is approximate and is dependent on group interest and sea conditions. The snorkeling time allowed may be reduced should the group be under 9 participants. Underwater cameras and t-shirts available on board. A film/ video may be offered for direct purchase onboard by a cameraman. This is an independent service that we cannot guarantee, and cannot be responsible for. 


price $129
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2 HRS

Strenuous

snorkeling

wildlife
Bora Bora: Discover SCUBA
This program is for the guest who wants to experience SCUBA diving for the first time, or for the guest with no dive certification. You will have a great experience, and receive lots of personal attention. Dives will take place at one of the following three sites (weather dependent) 

Tapu: An ocean dive and one of the most famous dive sites of Bora Bora. From the coral drop-off, you will meet lemon sharks, black tip sharks, humphead maori wrasses, moray eels, turtles. 
Toopua: A lagoon dive where many tropical fish gather along the wall, among others, anemones and clown fish. At the bottom, you find a large sand bank where eagle rays and sting rays wander searching for food. You will anchor or drift dive depending on the weather conditions.
 Anau: A lagoon dive in which you will follow a slope where rose corals grow and you are very likely to meet manta rays there. 

Please note: Wear your swimsuit under your clothing and bring a towel. Waiver release form must be signed and medical conditions must be disclosed. SCUBA equipment is provided. Divers 75 years of age or older must present a medical certificate and diving insurance.


price $155
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2.5 HRS

Easy

refreshments

culture

sightseeing
Bora Bora: Island Discovery
A local, open-air truck with individual cushioned bucket seats takes you on a leisurely, guided tour. Your guide will share with you the history of the Tahitians, in particular that of Bora Borans. Witness how the popular pareo (wrap-around skirt) is made, learn about tupa crabs, taste locally grown fruits, and see relics left behind by the U.S. military. Admire the ever-changing colors of Bora Bora’s world-famous lagoon and discover tropical flowers and trees among the dense green vegetation on the mountainside. Central Mount Otemanu, standing at more than 2,400 feet high, dominates the island and overlooks the turquoise lagoon and Bora Bora’s crown of coral islands.  Pass by the east coast of Bora Bora, site of some impressive resorts, before reaching Matira Point, boasting the prettiest sand beach of the island.  Also visit the famous Bloody Mary’s restaurant where you will have a chance to take a few pictures.

Please note:  These vehicles do not have a compartment for storing wheelchairs or walkers. While limited mobility guests are welcome, walkers or wheelchairs will remain on the pier.  The ride may be a little bumpy due to road conditions. The stop at Matira Beach is dependent on parking availability.  At your Bloody Mary’s stop you may use the restrooms and shop the boutique.  The restaurant is closed on Sundays and holidays. 


price $69
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3 HRS

Moderate

snorkeling

wildlife
Bora Bora: Snorkel Safari & Stingray Encounter
Dance with the stingrays under the supervision of your guide before exploring the intricate coral formations and colorful tropical fish of the coral gardens. Your adventure will begin as you glide across the lagoon aboard a covered lagoon cruiser. Once you’re past famous Motu Tapu, the captain will drop anchor on a shallow sandbank, a favorite haunt of several stingrays. With your guide’s assistance, you will be able to touch these harmless creatures as they swim an effortless ballet around you. The harmless black tip sharks are often seen in the lagoon and there is also the possibility you will encounter one. Next, you will explore the unspoiled coral gardens by the barrier reef, where ideal conditions have encouraged maximum coral growth. After donning a mask and snorkel, you will enter water that is 4 to 5 feet deep and swim among the marine life. Underwater sightings may include butterfly fish, groupers, and hundreds of other rainbow-colored species.

Please note: There are some stairs involved. We recommend aqua shoes. Guests should be accustomed to wearing snorkel equipment and coping with occasional currents. While snorkel equipment is available (mask & snorkel), we recommend you bring your own for maximum comfort. Wildlife sightings are likely but are not guaranteed. For your own safety and to preserve the environment, when snorkeling, do not touch or step on the coral reef. 


price $109
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Huahine, French Polynesia



3.5 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

outdoors

sightseeing

beach
Huahine, ITI 4X4 Nature Adventure
Huahine Iti is definitely the more sensual of Huahine’s two islands. This tranquil paradise will seduce you with  white-sand beaches, coral islets dotting an azure blue lagoon and luxurious mountains covered with magnificent foliage making it an idyllic paradise. Huahine Iti or Huahine's smaller island, is covered with plantations and a wealth of beautiful plants, fruits and flowers and is also home to one of the most amazing white-sand beaches in French Polynesia. During your 4x4 drive you will be able to discover the agricultural interests of the island, learn about the culture of its inhabitants while driving through villages and passing its sacred temple. Dip your feet in the water or go for a swim on the most beautiful beach of the island; the swim stop is optional, you may enjoy a simple stroll on the beach too. This tour is definitely a unique way to discover the "Green" island of Polynesia and its beauty!

Please note: This tour is recommended for those in reasonably good physical condition. This tour is not available to those with mobility issues or using a wheelchair.  Wear your swim suit under a cover up, a sun cap, sunglasses, biodegradable sunscreen, flat shoes or aqua socks and bring a towel.  Expensive jewelry or clothing should not be worn on tour. Camera equipment should be carried with care and appropriate protection. Jeeps are 8-seaters and families or friends may be split. But cars remain together during the tour. The guide will occupy one seat in one of the two cars. These vehicles may include rough off-road driving and steep ascents and descents and are not recommended for overweight guest, those with bad backs, pregnant women or persons who suffer from motion sickness or vertigo.

price $99
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5 HRS

Easy

snorkeling

dining

beach

boating
Huahine: Motu Picnic
Navigate your way via outrigger canoe or boat to a small islet where you will drop anchor for the day to enjoy some snorkeling.  Upon arrival at the motu, you will experience the amazing clear brilliance of the water and the stress free, relaxed atmosphere. There will be time to snorkel and/or swim in the lagoon.  Your guide will teach you a bit of cooking before you enjoy the lunch you prepared, feet dangling in the water.  Afterwards, you will have time to explore the fields around the motu and the reef side of the islet where you will have time for more snorkeling and relaxing beach time. On your way back learn some of the local traditions from your guide, as you are surrounded by the amazing colors of Huahine.

Please note:   This tour is recommended for those in reasonably good physical condition. Guests who wish to snorkel must be comfortable wearing snorkeling gear and know how to swim. Snorkeling equipment is included. It is necessary to negotiate a ladder to board the boat so this tour is not available to those with mobility issues or using a wheelchair.  Wear your swim suit under a cover up, a sun cap, sunglasses, biodegradable sunscreen, flat shoes or aqua socks and bring a towel.  You are cautioned not to touch or step on any coral for both safety and environmental reasons. 


price $159
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4 HRS

Moderate

wildlife

culture

walking
Huahine: Sacred Sites & Cultural Walk
Your eco-excursion will begin with an introduction from your knowledgeable anthropologist guide.  You will leave the pier aboard an open-air vehicle and make your way to Maeva Village, home to the densest concentration of archaeological sites in Polynesia. During your walk you will see the Fare Pote’e Museum and learn about Polynesian origins and society.   Just above Maeva is Mata’irea Hill, home to over 200 stone structures, including marae, agricultural terraces, house foundations, fortification walls, and burial platforms.  Your next stop will be at a local family-run vanilla plantation then on to see the 500-year-old fish traps used by the people of Maeva today.  Your return route to the pier will take you through the village of Faie where your guide will feed the giant blue-eyed eels and then up the mountain to the Belvedere Lookout where you will have a wonderful photo opportunity of the beautiful Bay of Maroe. 

Please note: There is approximately 90 minutes of sometimes strenuous uphill and downhill walking on uneven and natural surfaces. Le Truck is a casual, open-air vehicle resembling a windowless bus. Due to road conditions in some areas of the island, you should be prepared for a bumpy ride during parts of the tour. The tour is not available to wheelchair guests or those with mobility concerns. It is also not recommended for those with bad backs, pregnant women or people who suffer from motion sickness or vertigo.  Lightweight clothing, a sun cap, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent, a bottle of water, and flat, comfortable walking shoes are recommended. The tour may be run using two of the 8-seater jeeps with groups smaller than 17. The itinerary and order of the stops may change and the duration of the stops can vary based upon group size and interest. 



price $95
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4 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

outdoors

wildlife

beach

boating
Huahine: Safari Expedition
Discover the majestic beauty of Huahine and its most fascinating attractions during this eco-tour with a friendly guide. Depart the pier by off-road vehicle for the drive to Huahine Nui. During this visit, your guide will share knowledge on the use of traditional medicinal plants still in used today and found around the islands of French Polynesia  After crossing the bridge linking the two islands, you will ascend the island's steepest road for spectacular panoramic views over Maroe Bay. Upon arrival in the village of Faie, a stop will be made to feed the blue-eyed eels that live in the stream running through the village. Next, you will take a short outrigger trip to visit “Huahine Pearl Farm and Pottery,” where you will learn the secrets of the black pearl and have a chance to purchase the farm products, including their famous blue pottery made from a glaze found at the bottom of the lagoon while pearl farming.  You will continue on to Maeva to view the amazing, open-air stone temples (Marae) that are considered to be the islands most sacred artifacts.  You will also see the 400-year-old stone-fish traps still in use today.  Then visit a small Discover the majestic beauty of Huahine and its mostfascinating attractions during this eco tour with a friendly guide. Depart thepier by off-road vehicle for the drive to Huahine Nui. During this visit, yourguide will share knowledge on the use of traditional medicinal plants still inused today and found around the islands of French Polynesia  After crossing the bridge linking the twoislands, you will ascend the island's steepest road for spectacular panoramicviews over Maroe Bay. Upon arrivalin the village of Faie, a stop willbe made to feed the blue-eyed eelsthat live in the stream running through the village. Next, you will take ashort outrigger trip to visit “Huahine Pearl Farm and Pottery,” where you willlearn the secrets of the black pearl and have a chance to purchase the farmproducts, including their famous blue pottery made from a glaze found at thebottom of the lagoon while pearl farming. You will continue on to Maeva to view the amazing, open-air stone temples(Marae) that are considered to be the islands most sacred artifacts.  You will also see the 400-year-old stone-fishtraps still in use today. Then visit a small Vanilla Drying House where aromaticvanilla beans are grown. After a drive along “Lake Fauna Nui” you will arrivein Fare, the island's largest town. You will then complete the circular drivearound Huahine Nui with its splendid views.where aromatic vanilla beans are grown. After a drive along “Lake Fauna Nui” you will arrive in Fare, the island's largest town. You will then complete the circular drive around Huahine Nui with its splendid views.

Please note: Although the off-road vehicle will remain on the main road for most of the drive, this tour also involves travel over non-paved roads with steep ascents and descents. This tour is not recommended for guests with back and/or neck problems, guests who suffer from vertigo or motion sickness, or guests with limited mobility. Walking on this tour is mainly at the guests' discretion during the stops; however, a high step is required to board the 4X4s. The tour is not available to wheelchair guests. Light weight clothing, sun cap, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent, a bottle of water from the ship, and flat, comfortable walking shoes are recommended. The itinerary and order of the stops may change and the duration of the stops can vary based upon group size and interest. As the 4X4s carry only 8 guests maximum, large families or couples may be split dependent on tour numbers. 


price $99
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3 HRS

Moderate

snorkeling

wildlife

refreshments
Huahine: Snorkeling Expedition
Discover Huahine from the ocean, its beautiful landscapes and gorgeous lagoon. Onboard your covered boat you will see Huahine Iti (Small Huahine) and Huahine Nui. Head towards Motu Vaiorea. You will anchor near an islet and enjoy some snorkeling in the crystal clear lagoon. After donning a mask and snorkel, enter water and swim amid the marine life. Underwater sightings may include butterfly fish, groupers and hundreds of other rainbow-colored species. Get acquainted with the tropical flora and fauna. Refreshments will be served.

Please note: Duration of the tour is approximate and is dependent on group interest and local conditions. Itinerary and order of stops may vary. Tours DO operate in wet weather. All tours are subject to cancellation prior to departure dependent upon inappropriate weather conditions that would lead to safety issues. Weather is independent from our control and no refund and /or compensation will be given for tours operating under the rain. Guests must be in reasonably good condition and able to swim. Masks & snorkels are provided. Wear your swimsuit under a cover up, a sun cap, sunglasses, biodegradable sunscreen, towel and flat comfortable shoes or aqua socks. 


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Moorea, French Polynesia



4 HRS

Strenuous

snorkeling

wildlife
Moorea: 2 Tank Certified Dive
This program is for Certified Divers looking to do a half day of diving (approximately 4 hours).. The typical time underwater for the 2 tank dive is 45 minutes for the first dive, with a long surface interval followed by a second dive of approximately 45 minutes. For guests only wanting a one tank, you can go at the same price and may choose to snorkel or swim while the second dive is going. Dives will take place at two of the following three sites (weather dependent)

The Anemones: An ocean dive where you’ll be visiting Nemo’s cousin’s house! This is an ideal “first ocean dive” – shallow and easy. You will see sharks (black tips) our friend Janine, a friendly turtle, octopi and many tropical fish. 
Sharks Dining Room: An ocean dive in a spectacular spot for watching the big lemon sharks (5-10 feet) that come here for feeding. 
The Opunohu Canyons: An ocean dive. Keeping to the bottom of the small canyon, you will see plenty of small marine fauna, black tip sharks, and of course huge lemon sharks. At the end of the dive, you will stop to see pretty anemones with their clown fish.

Please note: The Dive Tour being offered is for Certified Divers only. Certified Divers need to bring their PADI - CMAS Cards or other proof of certification, including a log book. Waiver release forms must be signed and medical conditions must be disclosed. Bring your C-card. Nitrox is free of charge for Nitrox Certified Divers. Please wear your swimsuit under your clothing and bring a towel, spare t-shirt and sun block.Please take a refresher course before the cruise if you haven’t been diving in over a year. Divers 75 years of age or older must present a medical certificate and diving insurance.


price $255
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4 HRS

Strenuous

hiking

sightseeing
Moorea: Active Hike and Guided Tour of Three Coconut Trail
Here’s a brisk 4-mile workout to “get the kinks out,” while seeing some of the most spectacular scenery, flora and fauna of beautiful Moorea. You will transfer from the pier where your hike starts with a trek up to famous Belvedere Lookout Point boasting gorgeous panoramic views of both Cook’s Bay and Opunohu Bay. Continue your walk until you reach the ridge separating Mount Mouaroa (2,887 ft. high) from Mount Tohivea (3,959 ft. high).  Although named Three Coconut Trail, there is actually only one coconut palm remaining near the highest point of the trail. This intimate walk is one of the best ways to get a close look at the tropical nature of Tahiti. Your guide will introduce you to the fauna and flora of the island and you will sample some of their delicious fresh fruits.

Please note: This tour involves a very strenuous and lengthy hike over partly shaded and uneven terrain, on uphill and downhill trails to an elevation of 1,171 feet. This tour is recommended for guests in very good physical condition. Operation of this tour is dependent upon favorable weather conditions. Wear comfortable hiking shoes or hiking boots, bring insect repellent, a hat, and sunglasses, a change of socks and bottled water.


price $105
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2 HRS

Strenuous

snorkeling

wildlife
Moorea: Discover SCUBA
This program is for the guest who wants to experience SCUBA diving for the first time, or for the guest with no dive certification. You will have a great experience, and receive lots of personal attention. Dives will take place at the Aquarium.

The Aquarium: A lagoon dive where you will be visiting Nemo’s cousin’s house! This is the ideal “first dive” – shallow and easy.


Please note: Wear your swimsuit under your clothing and bring a towel. Waiver release form must be signed and medical conditions must be disclosed. SCUBA equipment is provided.  Divers 75 years of age or older must present a medical certificate and diving insurance.


price $155
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3 HRS

Strenuous

biking

outdoors

culture
Moorea: E-Bike
Here is an environmentally friendly and active way to discover Moorea’s main viewpoints with this bicycle guided tour to Belvedere and the Pineapple Valley. After an introductory course on how to use the simple E-bike settings, get ready to bike the Bay! Choose the setting that fits your fitness level, from no assistance to Turbo and enjoy the ride. Along the way, the guide will provide information about the sites and their histories, and you will have plenty of opportunities for pictures. Pedal nearby the pineapple plantations and stop for some jam tasting at the Agricultural High School. Visit the famous bay of Moorea, stop at the Marae (archaeological sites) and Belvedere Lookout point. Your electric-assisted mountain bike will make it really fun and easy, and biking the pineapple island remains a unique moment to enjoy nature and its beauty in an ecological manner!  

Please note: While this tour is an assisted bike ride, we do require passengers to be in good physical condition and to be able to keep up with a group at a fair speed during the tour. There will be some uphill and downhill parts, and you are riding in a tropical environment (heat & humidity). Guests MUST know how to ride a bike and pregnant women and guests with physical limitations will not be permitted to participate on this tour. Wear comfortable shoes, sunscreen, insect repellent, a hat, and sunglasses. Bring your own bottles of water and a light snack.



price $129
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3 HRS

Easy

culture

walking

sightseeing
Moorea: Island Tour Featuring Belvedere Lookout
Moorea is one of the most spectacular islands in the world, and it has a vibrant cultural history. The island itself is about 2 million years old.  People have lived on Moorea for almost 2,000 years, and a rich history of traditional knowledge has been passed down through the generations.  With two major research institutions here, including UC Berkeley’s Gump Research Station, it is also now likely the most studied island in the world. This tour has taken all of the available information generated by researchers and local elders and woven it into a tour that will introduce you to how the island of Moorea came to be as it is today, in all of its natural splendor and cultural richness.  You will explore beaches, forests, and take a walk through an ancient village where archaeologists are piecing together the pre-history of the Polynesians. Along the way you will learn and talk about the geology, plants and animals, Polynesian settlement, European explorations, and modern environmental issues.The leisurely pace of this tour will allow for plenty of photo opportunities and discussions and will leave you with a new appreciation for this wonderful island and its people.  

Please note: Some of the stops include walking on uneven ground however guests with limited mobility can remain on the bus. Bring sunscreen, mosquito repellent, water from the ship, and  wear comfortable walking shoes.

price $115
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3.5 HRS

Easy

outdoors

culture

walking

sightseeing
Moorea: Photographers Eye View of Moorea
Capture the beauty of Moorea on a unique and exclusive walking and 4X4 driving tour accompanied by an accomplished professional photographer, who will offer photographic tips and interesting information throughout your tour.  Begin your journey in the stunning interior of the island along large pineapple fields.  You’ll pass through lush subtropical forests dotted with ancient archaeological sites, and reach the Belvedere Lookout Point. This panoramic location offers amazing photo opportunities of Cook’s Bay and Opunohu Bay and the endless horizon of the Pacific Ocean.  You’ll see Mount Rotui, also known as Magic Mountain, with spectacular views of the barrier reef.  Riding along the coastal road to the west coast of the island, you’ll see expansive views of lush green vegetation, beautiful gardens, and a turquoise-blue lagoon. Highlights may also include Papetoai fishing village, and the interior of the Moorea Crater. 

Please note: Based on the expertise of the photographer, your tour will be adapted to the weather forecast and light of the day. As a combined walking and 4X4 tour that involves bumpy roads this tour is not recommended for pregnant women and guests with back or neck problems. You will need to negotiate a high step to board the jeep. Bring your camera, memory cards, and protection for your photography equipment, biodegradable sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, insect repellent, and water. Wear comfortable clothing and trail shoes with nonskid soles.  


price $165
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3 HRS

Moderate

snorkeling

wildlife

boating
Moorea: Snorkel Safari
Board a comfortable boat with a cover to protect you from the direct rays of the sun and travel along a colorful lagoon. Dive into this magnificent lagoon — there’s no need to be a skilled diver to swim freely in the warm waters and enjoy this experience. The boat will take you near a gorgeous sandy islet surrounded by transparent turquoise waters. You will be able to enjoy time for snorkeling and even glide with the stingrays in these clear waters. As with all creatures in their natural environment, there is no guarantee you will see stingrays, and tickets are non-refundable should a sighting not occur.  Guests may remain in the boat, but from there viewing will be limited. 

Please note: There are some stairs involved so aqua shoes are recommended. Guests should be accustomed to wearing snorkel equipment and coping with occasional currents. While snorkel equipment is available (mask & snorkel), it is recommended you bring your own for maximum comfort. Wildlife sightings are likely but are not guaranteed. For your own safety and to preserve the environment, when snorkeling, do not touch or step on the coral reef. 


price $109
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3 HRS

Strenuous

watersports

snorkeling

outdoors

beach

boating
Moorea: Stingray encounter by Waverunner Jet Ski
Enjoy an adventure full of fun onboard a Waverunner jet ski through the clear waters of Moorea! You will be transferred from the pier to the Activity Center where you will receive your safety and operating instructions from your guide. Then, it’s off to enjoy your ride! Led by your guide, you will see some amazing views of the mountain and the lagoon of “Gecko Island.” Along the way, a stop will be made at a motu islet for an opportunity to swim and/or enjoy a pause with some local refreshment. Snorkeling is an option here since the place boasts a lovely coral garden. Continue on to the shallow waters of the lagoon for a close encounter with the stingrays and black tip sharks populating the lagoon. It is a thrilling sensation to be in the water with these animals and see them gliding around you.

Please note:  This tour includes a 45-50 minute ride on the Waverunner plus time at the different stops. The cost of this tour is per Waverunner which can accommodate two average-sized adults (max 440 lbs. /machine). The tour is sold per machine, not per person.  When booking, please select only one ticket (for 1 or 2 adults).

price $499
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Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia



3 HRS

Moderate

refreshments

sightseeing
Papeete: East Coast Highlights
You will head towards the east coast of Tahiti to visit the James Norman Hall House. The home displays the daily environment of this poet and writer of American contemporary literature. Enjoy a local delicacy before you continue on to Matavai Bay, and reach Venus Point, the historic landing site for most European discoverers and evangelists. Matavai Bay boasts the only lighthouse of the island, built in 1867. A Handicraft Center is located next to the lighthouse and you will have a brief opportunity for some local shopping.  Your last stop will be at the Tahara’a View Point for an extraordinary photo opportunity overlooking Papeete and Moorea.

Please note: There are some uneven walkways at the waterfalls.  Wear comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, insect repellent and bring a bottle of water from the ship. The Handicraft Center may be closed on the weekend. 



price $89
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