TAHITI - RAIATEA - BORA BORA. 10 days / 9 nights

Escorted departure. Depart Auckland Friday 12 July - return sunday 21 July. Includes Heiva cultural celebrations and Bastille Day.

Independent departures from Auckland every friday (minimum 2)

Friday 12  July, 2024.    AUCKLAND - PAPEETE

Depart Auckland friday afternoon with Air New Zealand.. Crossing the dateline means arrival Papeete late thursday night and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to relax, explore the town, and enjoy the Heiva festival.

Saturday 13 July.         PAPEETE

Enjoy our included half day tour including remote villages,and beaches and Point Venus and the monument to Captain Cook who stopped off here to observe the Transit of Venus..

Sunday 14 July                        PAPEETE 

Free day to explore at your leisure.

Monday 15th July.  PAPEETE - RAIATEA - BORA BORA.   (BD)

Transfer to the airport for the 50 minute flight to Raiatea. We will be met on arrival for a private tour to explore the best of the island featuring Taputapuatea the sacred royal marae and famed as the centre of Polynesian settlement in the rest of the South Pacific including New Zealand.    Raiatea was the first island settled in French 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 covering the mountains, villages and history with a visit to a pearl farm. Mid afternoon we fly to the fabled island of Bora Bora and transfer toi the Maitai resort. Dinner included tonight.

Tuesday. 16 July       BORA BORA   (B)

Our half day tour of the main island will introduce you to its history, creafts, villages, and people.

Wednesday. 17 July.  BORA BORA  (B)

Free day for optional activities. Cruise the lagoon, explore further, or just relax at your resort.

Thursday 18 July.  BORA BORA - PAPEETE. (B)

Fly back to Papeete and return to your hotel  

Friday. 19 July. PAPEETE. (B)

Free day. Optional tour to Moorea. Enjoy the Heiva competitions and excitement.

Saturday 20 July/ Sunday 21 July.  PAPEETE DEPART

Depart Papeete this morning returning to Auckland with Air Tahiti Nui. Crossing the dateline means arriving Auckland Sunday 21 July.



Fly direct to Rarotonga for a few days in the Cook Islands.


TAHITI - RAIATEA - BORA BORA. 10 days 9 nights

Depart Auckland 12 July - return  21July.

Tour cost per person - group departure

2 per room   $5,900

Single room $7,200

Tour cost includes

** Return economy class air fares (group departure only)

**  Arrival and departure transfers at all points  outside New zealand.

** 5 nights accommodation and breakfast at 4 star hotel in Papeete

** 2 nights accommodation and breakfast and 1 dinner in Bora Bora

** Half day tours in Papeete, Raiatea, and Bora Bora.


Tour cost per person independent departures excluding international air fares

2 per room $3,990

Simngle room $5,300


Flights are not included on independent departures as air fares are "dynamic". The earlier you book the better the fares! Timetable as at 22 August 2023.

AIR NEW ZEALAND depart Auckland every Monday and Friday at 6.40pm crossing the dateline and arriving Papeete at 1.35am monday. Air New Zealand depart Papeete 3.15am Mondays and Fridays recrossing the dateline and arriving Auckland 7am Tuesdays and Saturdays. For schedules and fares check www.airnewzealand.co.nz

AIR TAHITI NUI depart Auckland Tuesdays, Thursdays, Sundays but not every week departing Auckland 4.30pm and crossing the dateline arriving Papeete previous day at 10.15pm. Depart Papeete Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays at 8.25am arriving Auckland 12.55pm next day. For schedules and fares check www.airtahitinui.com

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