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Polynesia Paradise Cruise: Tahiti and the Society Islands

  • Duration10 Nights
  • StyleSmall Ship Cruise
  • When to GoMay - Oct
  • Price GuideFrom $4,076 Per Person
Sail aboard the head-turning Panorama II round-trip from Papeete, Tahiti for 10 unforgettable nights. Enjoy an intimate atmosphere with a limited number of passengers ensuring personalized service as you explore some of the world’s most stunning tropical islands. This incredible adventure reveals the Society islands, including Bora Bora, Taha’a, Moorea, Huahine & Raiatea. Looking as if they were sculpted for a postcard, their soaring green mountains rise above strikingly clear turquoise lagoons. You’ll discover the land and the underwater world, with plenty of time to relax on board surrounded by the jaw-dropping scenery and swim among abundant marine life.

At a Glance

  • Day 1
    • Pape’ete, Tahiti

      • Welcome dinner
  • Day 2
    • Mo’orea

      • Mo'orea Island Tour
  • Days 3 & 4
    • Huahine

      • Optional: Motu Picnic and Snorkeling Tour
      • Optional: Temples & Villages Tour
  • Days 5 & 6
    • Bora Bora

      • Island Tour via Le Truck
  • Day 7
    • Taha'a

      • Optional: Vanilla Plantation & Rhumerie Tour
  • Days 8 & 9
    • Raiatea

      • Optional: Tour of Raiatea
      • Expert-led Kayaking Trip along the Faaroa River
  • Day 10
    • Mo'orea

      • Spend a day exploring at your leisure
  • Day 11
    • Departure

      • Disembark and transfer to Airport/Hotel
  • Meet Our Expert

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    Muno

    Cruise Specialist

    Although I was born in Zambia, and raised in Zimbabwe (two land-locked countries), I am very passionate about travel on the sea. I’ve cruised extensively on luxury small ships and ocean liners around the world – I look forward to sharing my experiences with you.

    CALL US ON: +1 844 879 7838
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    Our Cruise Ships

    MS Panorama II

    Panorama II is a two-masted sailing cruiser that offers the highest standard of safety, comfort, and accommodation. She has a maximum capacity of 49 guests with 25 spacious cabins, all en-suite with a mix of portholes and windows for enjoying the passing views. Indoors and out, her common spaces are impressive too.

    Departure Dates

    2024

    • July

      13 Jul, 2024
    • August

      Aug 26, 2024
    • September

      Sep 23, 2024
    • December

      Dec 27, 2024

    2025

    • January

      Jan 17, 2025
    • April

      Apr 04, 2025
    • May

      May 23, 2025
    • June

      Jun 27, 2025
    • August

      Aug 22, 2025
    • September

      Sep 19, 2025
    • October

      Oct 17, 2025
    • November

      Nov, 14, 2025
    • December

      Dec 19, 2025

    What's Included

    • 9 nights of sailing on an elegant small-cruise ship
    • Accommodation in private double or twin ensuite cabin with airconditioning
    • Private transfers to and from the airport
    • Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner
    • Complimentary filter coffee, tea, and purified water 24/7
    • Welcome cocktail reception
    • BBQ feast
    • Polynesian Theme night
    • Use of fishing and snorkelling equipment (subject to availability)
    • Dedicated English-speaking cruise escort

    What's not Included

    • Return flights to Pape'ete
    • Shore excursions (payable locally)
    • WiFi (payable locally)
    • Gratuities
    • Beverages
    • We strongly advise all guests purchase comprehensive travel insurance

    Day by Day Itinerary

    • DAY 1

      Pape’ete, Tahiti

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      Panorama II will be waiting for you in the port at Pape’ete, with embarkation between 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. If you have extra time, we suggest shopping for souvenirs or any last-minute items you might need. Many visitors like to pick up some of the locally handcrafted items or black pearls often sold in the markets. After boarding the ship you’ll be introduced to the captain, crew and your fellow passengers, get a brief overview of what to expect, and a safety briefing. Get settled into your cabin and then join us for dinner. We’ll depart for Mo’orea, overnighting at sea.

       

    • DAY 2

      Mo’orea

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      The stunning island of Moorea looks like a massive star-shaped garden that branches out into eight valleys. It’s home to one of the most breath-taking lagoons with its turquoise waters drawing divers and snorkelers from around the world to encounter everything from leopard rays and turtles to scorpionfish and a multitude of other fish that inhabit a vibrant reef. On arrival you will join a 3.5 hour tour  of the this Island paradise, with a knowledgeable guide, visiting sites such as the verdant Opunohu Valley, Mt. Tohi’e’a, the picturesque Cook’s and Opunohu Bays. On arrival back the the ship you will have the rest of the day at your leisure.

      Optional Excursions: 
      Nature Tour of Moorea or Ray Feeding Snorkeling Tour

    • DAYS 3 & 4

      Huahine

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      This jungle-covered isle is home to beautiful vanilla orchids and all sorts of exotic fruit. It was also once home to Tahitian royalty, referred to as the “cradle of Polynesian culture,” with some of its interesting past still standing today. In fact, it has more ancient temples than anywhere else in the region, dating back over 1,300 years. You’ll have two days to explore the sprawling watermelon fields, vanilla orchids and banana plantations of Huahine either at your leisure on on one of our optional tours, before sailing on to Bora Bora.

      Optional Excursions: 
      Motu Picnic and Snorkeling Tour on Day 3

      Temples & Villages Tour on Day 4

       

    • DAYS 5 & 6

      Bora Bora

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      Our arrival into Bora Bora this morning is sure to thrill as one of the world’s most photogenic islands. We’ll cruise into its dreamy lagoon with hues in nearly every color of the rainbow, backed by emerald forest-covered peaks and encircled by tiny islets. You’ll have two days here with a variety of activities to choose from. On your first day you will head out with a knowledgeable guide on a Le Truck tour to discover this island paradise, but the rest of the time is spent at your leisure.  On your second day you might snorkel among stingrays and sharks, head out on the open-air Lagoon Aquarium Experience, tour the island via Le Truck, or take in spectacular panoramic views from Mount Popoti.

      Excursions: 
      Island Tour via Le Truck

    • DAY 7

      Taha'a

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      Cruising early, we’ll sail to the botanical paradise of Taha’a. The fertile land and climate are ideal for growing the exotic Tahitian vanilla orchid and it’s filled with banana, watermelon, and coconut groves. An optional half-day tour can bring you to explore it all by 4X4.

      Optional Excursions: 
      4×4 Tour of Taha’a

    • DAYs 8 & 9

      Raiatea

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      This morning head towards what experts believe is the original birthplace of Polynesia, Raiatea, or “faraway heaven” as it translates to, where you will spend two days. On your first day you will join an expert-led kayaking trip along the Faaroa River. French Polynesia’s only navigable river, it winds through the dense, lush greenery of the island’s interior. Your second day will be spent at your leisure, relax on board, swim in the clear blue waters or join a tour will introduce you to this island and its cultural center, or enjoy views of Mount Temehani and a visit to the ancient temple of Taputapuatea, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Once back on board this evening, you will cruise back towards Mo’orea.

      Excursions: 
      Expert-led Kayaking Trip along the Faaroa River

    • DAY 10

      Mo'orea

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      Upon waking up at the island of Mo’ora this morning, you’ll have the whole day to explore at your leisure. You may wish to hike up Mount Rotui for breathtaking panoramic views, snorkeling or diving in the crystal-clear waters, explore vibrant coral reefs, take part in an optional tour or simply unwind aboard. This evening you will cruise back towards Paeete.

    • DAY 11

      Disembark in Pape'ete

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      We’ll arrive back to Tahiti early this morning. Enjoy the final leg of your enchanting journey along with breakfast and farewells. Disembarkation will be at 9 a.m. Of course, you’re welcome to extend your time in Tahiti or add to this itinerary with another trip. Our travel experts will be happy to help, if not now, there’s always next time.

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