Travel to French Polynesia

By | May 24, 2021


French Polynesia, the French overseas territory in the South Pacific, lies pretty much in the middle between South America and Australia . The archipelago of volcanic origin consists of 118 islands such as Bora Bora , Tahiti and Moorea .

Typical are the coral-lined lagoons , hotels in the form of elegant stilt houses and the exotic landscapes . The incomparable play of colors on the islands has not least inspired the expressionist painter Gauguin .

So what should you not miss out on? Relaxed hikes and lagoon tours , sweet pineapples in the market and fresh fish and seafood from the grill.

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At a glance


National language: French; Foreign language: English

Capital: Papeete in Tahiti, approx. 25,000 inhabitants

Local time: CET -11 hours / daylight saving time -12 hours

Entry requirements: Valid passport (valid for at least 6 months) for stays of up to 90 days. There is also an onward flight or ship ticket. If you are traveling to or from the USA, please note the ESTA regulations.

Vaccination requirements: No vaccinations required.

Local currency: Pacific Franc (CFP)

Recommendation: Withdraw cash on site at ATMs using an EC card with the Maestro symbol. Credit cards are accepted in hotels and shops.

Power supply: 220 volts alternating current, 50 Hz.

Best travel time: all year round, air temperature on average 27 ° C, water temperature in the lagoons 26 ° C, drier period from April to October


15 days round trip from / to Tahiti

  • everything from a single source: can also be booked with flights from Germany / Austria / Switzerland
  • from 2 people (excursions and transfers with several participants)
  • Implementation daily

Green volcanic mountains and turquoise lagoons. This round trip takes you to the most beautiful islands of French Polynesia.

Day 1: Tahiti

Transfer from the airport to the hotel.

Day 2: Tahiti

Today’s half-day excursion with a four-wheel drive vehicle takes you into the interior of Tahiti. Hike between ancient marae sites, deep green valleys, past thundering waterfalls through the dense jungle stretches into the central crater of the island.

Day 3: Tahiti – Moorea

Transfer to the airport and short flight to Moorea. Transfer to the hotel.

Day 4: Moorea

Day at leisure.

Day 5: Moorea

You explore the crater rim of the volcano and experience beautiful landscapes. After visiting the agricultural school with its large vanilla, banana and citrus fruit plantations, the tour ends at the “Belvedere” viewpoint.

Day 6: Moorea

Day at leisure.

Day 7: Moorea – Huahine

Transfer to the airport and flight to Huahine. Arrival and transfer to the hotel.

Day 8: Huahine

Today you will visit one of the largest archaeological sites in French Polynesia during a half-day excursion. Located on Huahine Nui, countless marae line up here and give an insight into the life of the former population. Learn more about the anthropology, history and unique botany of this beautiful island.

Day 9: Huahine

Day at leisure.

Day 10: Huahine – Bora Bora

Transfer to the airport and flight to Bora Bora. Arrival and transfer to the hotel.

Day 11: Bora Bora

Immerse yourself in the vibrant marine life on the boat tour in the turquoise blue lagoon of Bora Bora and swim together with colorful fish, stingrays and blacktip reef sharks over the beautiful coral gardens.

12-13. Day: Bora Bora

Today, explore the island on your own and be enchanted by the beauty of the Polynesian culture. In addition to untouched nature, fantastic landscapes with volcanic craters and waterfalls, the island is primarily known for its dreamy white sandy beaches and the exotic underwater world.

Day 14: Bora Bora – Rangiroa

Transfer to the airport and flight to Rangiroa. Transfer to the hotel.

Day 15: Rangiroa

Full day excursion by boat. Experience the impressive and unique landscape on the south side of the atoll.

16-17. Day: Rangiroa

The largest atoll of French Polynesia enchants with its fascinatingly beautiful nature, the picturesque beaches and a multi-faceted underwater world. The Blue Lagoon is one of the absolute highlights of Rangiroa. This dreamlike spot of “earth” is definitely the ideal place to unwind and indulge in the leisurely pace of life on the island.

Day 18: Rangiroa – Tikehau

Transfer to the airport and flight to Tikehau. Transfer to the hotel.

19-20. Day: Tikehau

Enjoy a relaxing day on the palm-fringed white dream beaches. Completely undisturbed with the untouched nature, the multifaceted flora and fauna, you can let your soul dangle with a view of the crystal clear water.

Day 21: Tikehau – Tahiti

Transfer to the airport. Flight to Papeete.

Prices and dates due to the current Corona situation are still subject to confirmation by the partner agencies on site. / Price surcharges for the turn of the year, Easter and local holidays are possible.

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