Tahiti Pre-Tour Extension (2023)

Bookable in conjunction with 'French Polynesia to Easter Island Expedition 2023'.

Journey Overview

In the heart of the Polynesian islands, discover an immersive experience in Tahitian culture, cuisine and lush landscapes.

Itinerary

Journey Itinerary

Oct 24: Arrive Tahiti

Arrive early this morning and check in to your overwater bungalow. Take time to relax before setting out an excursion to Tahiti’s Paea district. Enjoy lunch followed by a visit to the Marae Arahurahu archaeological site, considered to be one of the island’s most significant ancient temple maraes (sacred meeting ground). You also visit the Museum of Tahiti and Her Islands, showcasing the history of the islands and culture of its people. Enjoy dinner this evening at the resort.

InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa | Meals: LD

Oct 25: Tahiti

Take an adventurous drive in four-wheel vehicles to the famous Papenoo Valley, the largest valley on the island. Enjoy various crossings of the Papenoo River, stops at numerous waterfalls and a visit to an ancient stone temple, all while taking in views of mountain sides covered with lush green flora. Time permitting, stop for a swim in one of the river’s natural pools and at a scenic beach for a photo opportunity. Return to the resort for lunch and an afternoon at leisure before dinner this evening.

InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa | Meals: BLD

Oct 26: Tahiti

Today, explore the district of Mataiea, the home village of French artist Paul Gauguin. Discover the flower-laden village of Papeari and the verdant Vaipahi Gardens, where you stop to explore natural gardens and waterfalls. After lunch at a local restaurant overlooking a lagoon, visit a private colonial home and its meticulous garden as well as the freshwater pools at Maraa Grotto, a place visited by Gaugin and recorded by Captain Cook in his personal journal. Return to the resort for dinner this evening.

InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa | Meals: BLD

Oct 27: Depart Tahiti

Enjoy breakfast and time at leisure before departing your resort to join your main Luxury Expedition Cruise program.

Meals: BL

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Journey Dates & Prices

Depending on your preferred dates and arrangements, final pricing for this Extension will vary from low season to peak season travel.

As a result, it is not available for online booking.

Please call A&K on 1300 851 800 or send us a booking enquiry to book this journey.

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