Discover French Polynesia

Tour 801 



Tuesday.                      ARRIVE PAPEETE 

Arrive Papeete and transfer to the beautiful Le Meridien Resort.     (Based on Air New Zealand flight departing Auckland Wednesday day morning - 14th August depart 9.10am arrive 4.05pm. Accommodation can be varied before or after your cruise.)    

Wednesday         PAPEETE            (B) 

Relax or explore at your leisure.  (Circle island tour included on escorted departure only - no extra charge).  

Thursday                  PAPEETE DEPART         (B) 

Free morning before transferring to "Wind Spirit". Settle in and sail at 6pm. Enjoy your first dinner as you cruise to Moorea.             

Friday                         MOOREA                        (BLD)  

Arrive Mooreea 6am and sail at 5pm. Optional tours available. Take a photography tour with a professional photographer, hike the majestic Three Coconut Trail. Visit dolphins in their natural habitat or enjoy swimming and/or kayaking from the "WInd Spirit's" watersports platform.

Saturday                      RAIATEA                        (BLD)      

Arrive 8am - Sail 6am sunday.                                       Full day to explore Raiatea known as the sacred island, renowned as the first island settled in Ffrecnh Polynesia over 1,000 years ago and from which Maori are reputed to have started their migration to New Zealand some 800 years ago.

Tour included on escorted departure only covering the mountains, villages and history, including the first royal marae of Polynesia.

Sunday.        MOTU MAHAEA      (TAHAA)        (BLD)  

Arrive 8am - sail 5pm                                                          A short cruise across the lagoon brings you to Tahaa where you will spend the day on a private island complete with white sand beaches and swaying palm trees. Enjoy a barbecue lunch and tropical drinks ashore. Optional tour of the Vanilla Plantations and sacred sites of the island. 

Monday         BORA BORA                               (BLD)   

Arrive 9.00am. Sail 9pm tuesday                                   Two full days to enjoy one of the most beautiful and most photographed islands in the world. Optional tours ashore and time to swim and snorkel or explore some of the tiny islands in the lagoon.                    

Tuesday         BORA BORA                              (BLD) 

Explore the island further or relax on board and admire the magnificent spectacle of the island. Full use of water sports equipment available. Sail at 9pm. 

Wednesday     HUAHINE                                  (BLD)  

Arrive 7am - sail 5pm                                                           Optional tour of the volcanic "Garden of Eden" including the tortured landscapes, lush forests, villages, ancient temples, and sacred lake of the ancient wizard kings. 

Thursday           PAPEETE                                (B) 

Arrive 7am.                                                               Disembark after breakfast. Stay on in Tahiti or use your time to shop. Next flight back to Auckland departs early Friday morning arriving Auckland saturday morning (23/24 August depart 2.35am arrive Auckland 6.30am). Dayroom at a hotel in Papeete or at Le Meridien provided for group departure only 


ADD RAROTONGA    Add more amazing islands by staying in Papeete for 2 nights and fly to Rarotonga saturday.         


Tour 801      


Discover the fabled islands of French Polynesia in the wake of Captains Cook and Bligh but in much greater comfort.

Tour cost (all departures) includes: 

** Arrival and departure transfers in Papeete 

** 2 nights accommodation and breakfast at Le Meridien Resort (based on departing Auckland Wednesday morning with Air New Zealand. Other options available) 

** 7 night "Wind Spirit" cruise including all meals and use of watersports equipment while on board.                            

Prices are variable. Choose your date ands contact us for the best available prices at the time. Provisional cost per person in New Zealand dollars share twin - subject to confirmation on requesting booking. 

BX Grade     $5,900                 

A   Grade     $6,300

AX grade      $6,700 

Air fares to and from Tahiti are not included.

"Wind Spirit", 5,736 tons                               6 triangular sails 



"Wind Spirit" Dreams of Tahiti cruise departs Papeete thursdays in 2019 

June 06, 13, 20,  

July 18,  

August 01, 08, 15 

September 12, 19, 26 

October  03, 31

November 07, 14 

December  12, 19, 26


Tahiti and the Tuamotu Islands

10 or 11 days. Depart Papeete  

January 17 (11 days)  28 (10 days) 

March 14 (11 days) 25  (10 days)

May 02  (11 days)  20 (10 days)  

July 07 (11 days)  

August 22   (10 days)  

September 01  (11 days)

October  10 (10 days)  20 (11 days)

November  21 (11 days)  

December 02  (10 days)   

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