French Polynesia: The Tahiti Experience

Bora Bora

Have you ever dreamed of cruising the “Sparkling South Pacific” with a luxury cruise line?

Travac Tours has partnered with Oceania Cruises for a FABULOUS package offer. Join us March 24 to April 5, 2020 for an unforgettable journey of a lifetime!

 

Tour Itinerary


Day 1

Depart Ottawa on your flight(s) to Papeete. Dinner and a light breakfast are served onboard.

Flights are booked by Oceania – schedule available approximately 75 days prior to sailing. (D)

Day 2

Papeete (Tahiti), French Polynesia (Boarding time 1pm)

Arrive in Papeete and transfer to our ship – The “Regatta”. The island of Tahiti’s urban center has much to offer visitors. You can take a stroll through the new Jardins Paofai, watch the surfers on their longboards, marvel at Faarumai Waterfalls, The Blowhole and the Fern Grottos.

Day 3

Papeete (Tahiti), French Polynesia (Departure at 5am)

Arrives at 8am in Moorea (departs at 4pm) Breathtakingly beautiful, stunning landscapes await, from the verdant mountains to the azure seas and white sand beaches. Take a canoe ride through the lagoon; snorkel, scuba or helmet-dive the reefs, or hike up to the Afareaitu Waterfalls.  (B, L, D)

Day 4

Fakarava, French Polynesia (Arrive 8am – Depart 6pm)

Pure, pristine and dreamlike, the ecosystem of this gorgeous island is home to extremely rare birds, plants and crustaceans. Quaint villages, old coral churches and welcoming people are intertwined with a spectacular lagoon creating a paradise like none other in the world. (B, L, D)

Day 5

At Sea, International Waters, Cruising the South Pacific (B, L, D)

Day 6

Nuka Hiva, French Polynesia (Arrive 8am – Depart 6pm)

Visit the entrancing Vaipo Waterfalls and Cascade Tevaipo, which is one of the world’s tallest falls at over 1,100 feet. Wander the black sand beaches, marvel at the giant tiki at Piki Vehini, or get adventurous on an all-terrain vehicle excursion around the craggy island. (B, L, D)

Day 7

At Sea, International Waters, Cruising the South Pacific (B, L, D)

Day 8

Rangiroa, French Polynesia (Arrive 8am-Depart 5pm)

Stunning, beautiful, this South Pacific atoll is a “natural aquarium,” its lagoon filled with colorful undersea life. Visit the pearl farms, dive with manta rays, explore the atoll’s unique winery or just choose a calming respite on a pink sand beach. (B,L,D)

Day 9

Bora Bora, French Polynesia (Arrives 1pm)

The dramatic Mount Otemanu stands watch over the sparkling turquoise waters and sugary sands of Bora Bora, known as the most romantic island in the world. Snorkel, swim with the manta rays or enjoy an outrigger canoe ride through the lagoon and its lovely coral islands. (B, L, D)

Day 10

Bora Bora, French Polynesia (Departs 7pm)

Enjoy a full day in Bora Bora. (B, L, D)

Day 11

Raiatea, French Polynesia (Arrives 8am-Depart 5pm)

You’ll notice the rich scent of vanilla the moment you step off the ship onto this stunning island, with its vanilla plantations scattered throughout. Visit one or two, visit a pearl farm, snorkel the clear waters of the surrounding reef, or take a kayak trip along the Faaroa River. (B, L, D)

Day 12

Papeete (Tahiti), French Polynesia Disembark between 8am-10am

After breakfast, disembark and proceed to the airport for your return flight. (B)

Day 13

Flights from Papeete – Ottawa, Air Schedule TBA

 

*Itinerary always subject to change*

** Please note that you are required to have a valid Canadian passport with you. Non-Canadians may require a visa. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have such a document if required. Any other nationality other than Canadian persons must identify themselves to the booking agent for verification of documents required. IF YOU ARRIVE AT YOUR DEPARTURE POINT WITHOUT PROPER ID YOU WILL BE DENIED BOARDING. **

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