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©Gilles Diraimondo
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Hidden gems

Explore untouched islands

IslandsTahiti, Rangiroa, Tikehau, Fakarava, Apataki
Your ProfileFamily, Small groups
InterestWild, Sailing

Scattered above the tropic of Capricorn, the Tuamotus are a world apart ..… Tikehau, Rangiroa, Apataki and Fakarava are just a few of these crowns of coral sand, fringed by coconut-palms, that create a symphony in vivid blues, for your appreciation. In Tikehau and Fakarava, you will get a taste of Paumotu life, somewhere between sea and sky, surrounded by wheeling flocks of birds and abundant marine life; before and after a cruise packed with exhilarating fishing stops and mind-blowing diving. To end on a high note, one last rare opportunity is reserved for you, meet and swim with humpback whales off the coast of Tahiti, in one of the only destinations to offer this possibility. This deeply moving experience brings to close this beautiful holiday, that brings you closer to nature.

14 Nights
15 Days / 
Highlights
  • Back to the roots in the wild atolls of the Tuamotus
  • Explore the fishiest islands of the Pacific Ocean
  • Private cruise off the beaten track in Apataki & Fakarava
  • Experience a desert island boutique hotel
  • Meet Paumotu people and their unique lifestyle
  • Swim with whales and discover the legendary wave of Teahupoo
  • Overview
  • Accommodations
  • Private tours
  • What's included
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  • DAY 1 - Tahiti, Tikehau
  • DAY 2-3-4 - Tikehau
  • DAY 5 - Tikehau, Rangiroa
  • DAY 6-7 - Rangiroa
  • DAY 8 - Rangiroa, Apataki
  • DAY 9-10 - Apataki
  • DAY 11 - Apataki, Fakarava
  • DAY 12 - Fakarava
  • DAY 13 - Fakarava, Tahiti
  • DAY 14 - Tahiti
  • DAY 15 - Tahiti

DAY 1 - Tahiti, Tikehau

Arrival at Tahiti Faa'a International airport. Private polynesian Meet & Greet after customs. Our French / English guide will wait with a personalized sign and a fresh flower lei as per tradition and will give your travel documents. Private assistance until Air Tahiti check-in counter. Domestic flight from Tahiti to Tikehau (approx 70 min) and boat transfer to your hotel, located on a private islet of this remote island. For early arrival, possibility to organise day use options in Tahiti.
Accommodations
Transport & private Services

DAY 2-3-4 - Tikehau

On a visit in 1987 Jacques Cousteau's research group made a study of Tikehau's lagoon and they discovered that it contains a greater variety of fish species than any other place in French Polynesia. The charming and flowery village of Tuherahera is one of the most beautiful villages of the Tuamotu which gives Tikehau a unique ambiance. The perfect atoll to immerse yourself in the typical paumotu way of life.
The atoll is very popular for its pink sand beaches and its exceptional underwater fauna. Your will stay on an all inclusive island resort catering to luxury seeking outdoor enthusiasts. Hidden away on a motu in the southwest corner of the French Polynesian atoll of Tikehau, Ninamu Resort serves as the perfect launch pad for divers, fishermen, kiteboarders, surfers, paddlers or anyone who simply loves relaxing in and around tropical waters that are bursting with life and energy. Your will dive with a certified dive center, with professional instructors, in preserved dive sites. You will not feel indifferent following your private dive, which has no equivalent anywhere in the world.
Accommodations
Private tours

DAY 5 - Tikehau, Rangiroa

After breakfast, boat transfer to Tikehau airport. Assistance for check-in and domestic flight from Tikehau to Rangiroa (approx 20 min). Arrival in Rangiroa, Meet & Greet by an hotel representative and car transfer to your hotel.
Transport & private Services

DAY 6-7 - Rangiroa

The largest atoll in the Tuamotu and one of the biggest in the world, Rangiroa offers vast opportunities of fishing. It is in this remote place with its clear, fish-filled waters that you are going to experience the great thrill of deep-sea fishing. Go in confidence that you are surrounded by qualified anglers and captains who know the atoll perfectly well: the passes, the fishing spots and the different lures you should use to have the best chances of a good catch. The amazing jade-green lagoon of Rangiroa, its passes & motu (islets), its colored villages offer many activities and unique encounters. Rangiroa is one of the most famous diving spots in the world. Among the most spectacular dives must be counted the two passes or the reef walls with the numerous caves that are all aptly named: the "caverns", the "shark cave", the "descent and the wind-turbine". A real feast!

DAY 8 - Rangiroa, Apataki

Check-out from your hotel and car transfer to Rangiroa airport. Assistance for check-in and domestic flight from Rangiroa to Apataki (approx 15 min). Meet & Greet by Aqua Tiki II crew and transfer by dingy to the catamaran for embarkation. Settling into your private cabin. Welcoming party.
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Transport & private Services

DAY 9-10 - Apataki

Early-morning departure for Apataki, smooth sail through the lagoon, troll fishing. No words can realistically describe the beauty of this untouched and wild atoll, far away from everything! Two dives included. Nautical activities, kayak. Sunset on the lagoon, dinner.
Aqua Tiki II is designed for scuba diving. Two private dives in Apataki lagoon are included. Life on board is in rhythm with the diving hours. You cruise in total security with a professional crew and you dive with certified BEES diving instructors. Far from the bustling city, the Tuamotu offer a life-style that the Robinson Crusoe in all of us only dreams of. Stepping right outside your normal home environment yet in harmony with nature, on board a small floating hotel.
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DAY 11 - Apataki, Fakarava

Early-morning departure for Fakarava's southern end, smooth sail through the lagoon, troll fishing. The environment in Fakarava is so pure that the atoll and its untouched wildlife have been designated as a Unesco Biosphere Reserve for the preservation of rare species. Anchorage off the colourful Tetamanu village. Water sports or scuba-dive. Lunch. Land excursion, shell collecting, tour of the ancient village of Tetamanu and its church, scuba-dive or water sport of your choice. Two daily dives included.
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DAY 12 - Fakarava

Morning rise in Fakarava's stunning lagoon, scuba-dive or water sports, then excursion to the untamed beauty of the “pink sand motu”, beach, swim. Lunch, scuba-dive or water sport of your choice. Private cruise in Fakarava lagoon. Two daily dives included.
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DAY 13 - Fakarava, Tahiti

After breakfast, disembarkation in Fakarava and dingy transfer to the airport. Assistance for check-in and domestic flight from Fakarava to Tahiti (approx 1h30). Meet & Greet by your driver and private car transfer to your hotel.
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DAY 14 - Tahiti

Admire the humpback whales in the wildest and most unspoiled part of Tahiti! The peninsula of Tahiti Iti offers the most amazing quality of whale observation. You are on board a 7.50m semi-rigid boat of human size that is equipped with a tau canopy. The approach is made with great respect for the mammals and regulations. It is possible to get into the water if conditions allow and if the whale is at rest. Enjoy the idyllic setting of Tahiti Iti, and live every moment of this special time!
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DAY 15 - Tahiti

After breakfast, private car transfer to Tahiti Faa'a International Airport. Assistance for departure formalities.
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Ninamu Resort

Ninamu Resort

Tikehau

Ninamu is an all inclusive island resort catering to luxury seeking outdoor enthusiasts. Hidden away on a motu in the southwest corner of the French Polynesian atoll of Tikehau, Ninamu Resort serves as the perfect launch pad for divers, fishermen, kiteboarders, surfers, paddlers or anyone who simply loves relaxing in and around tropical waters that are bursting with life and energy.

Hotels / Charming Boutique Hotel

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Hotel Kia Ora Resort & Spa

Hotel Kia Ora Resort & Spa

Rangiroa

The Hotel Kia Ora Resort & Spa is located on the northwest part of the atoll of Rangiroa, between the passes of Tiputa and Avatoru. Nestled in the heart of a magnificent coconut plantation, bordered by a white sand beach and a turquoise lagoon, the hotel boasts an elegant and refined architecture in perfect harmony with its environment.
Since its complete renovation in 2011, the Hotel Kia Ora Resort & Spa includes 60 villas and bungalows with exceptional style, scattered throughout the coconut grove, on the beach and overlooking the lagoon. A spa with a rain shower and a fitness room complete the hotel facilities. On the waterfront, a restaurant and a bar on stilts surround a swimming pool with jaccuzi.

Hotels / Elegant Hotel

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Aqua Tiki II

Aqua Tiki II

Rangiroa, Tikehau, Fakarava, Nuku Hiva, Hiva Oa, Apataki, Tahuata, Fatu Hiva

Catamarans designed for scuba diving are rare: The Aqua Tiki II is one of them and is 18 meters (59 feet) long with 5 cabins. The boat leaves from Fakarava, offering ideal and optimal conditions for maximum enjoyment of the marvelous diving in the Tuamotu.
Two long dives are organized daily. The sea life is especially rich in this archipelago of French Polynesia, with an abundant concentration of grey sharks, as well as white tipped, black tipped, sleeping sharks, pointed snouts, big hammer head sharks, and sometimes tiger sharks. We regularly see barracudas and bonitos in the passes. Manta rays and napoleons are also present all year in the Tuamotu, as well as dolphins and a multitude of various schools of fish: red globe-eye priacanthus, barracudas, bec-de-canne emperor fish…
The on-board comfort is worthy of a small floating hotel with a spacious saloon and dining area, and a lounge near the bar where delicious cocktails are served each evening. Meals are prepared by a hostess and served in the sheltered cockpit, where plancha grilled dinners are on the menu for some evenings. Trampolines on the forward deck of the catamaran provide two sunbathing areas where idleness is encouraged with sun protection. On board: stereo, HD TV with LED Blue Ray DVD player, library…
You cruise in total security with a professional crew and you dive with certified BEES diving instructors. Nautical activities proposed : water skiing, wake board, kayaks… Numerous shore excursions are possible by zodiac or kayak.
All the Aqua Tiki II team is at your service to make this cruise a great experience in optimal safety conditions.

Catamarans / 4 cabins

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Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort Managed by Sofitel (Ex Meridien Tahiti)

Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort Managed by Sofitel (Ex Meridien Tahiti)

Tahiti

The Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort ( Ex Méridien Tahiti) offers you a unique experience at the edge of a lagoon on one of the island’s most beautiful white sandy beaches. The hotel faces the island of Moorea and offers a breathtaking view of the turquoise lagoon and magnificent coral garden. Ideal for both relaxation and entertaining leisure, The Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort ( Ex Méridien Tahiti), is also suitable for the pleasures provided by the metropolitan lifestyle: twice a day, except on Sundays, a shuttle service will take you to Papeete, the capital of French Polynesia, which is only 15km (10 miles) away.
The Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort ( Ex Méridien Tahiti) provides a wide range of complimentary beach and water activities, enabling you to enjoy the beach and lagoon to the full. In order to help your creativity run wild, we have created cultural workshops. Therefore, you can watch local artists create artworks and even take part in workshops at l’Atelier des Artistes. Budding gourmets are also invited to create culinary masterpieces at L’Atelier du Chef, under his watchful eye.

Hotels / Elegant Hotel

SERVICES
  • Private polynesian welcome at international flight 
  • All transfers, meet & greet & services as indicated in the program
  • All Air Tahiti regular flights as per itinerary
  • 24/7 assistance during your stay by our local Travel Designer 

ACCOMMODATION
  • 4 nights at Ninamu Resort in a Family Bungalow with full board + transfers & activities
  • 3 nights at Kia Ora Village in a Beach Duplex Bungalow with american breakfast + transfers - Long Stay Offer: 3 nights & more (-30%)
  • 5 nights on Aqua Tiki II with skipper, hostess & diving instructor in Full board + divings
  • 2 nights at Le Méridien Tahiti in 2 connecting Garden View Rooms with american breakfast

PRIVATE TOURS
  • 2 daily private dives on board Aqua Tiki II
  • Deep sea sport fishing (Full day)
  • Private whale watching  excursion in Tahiti Iti (Half-day)

TAXES
  • All applicable taxes (VAT / service charge / airport taxes) are included. Only the city tax (1.26 to 1.67 Euros / day / person) have to be paid directly to the hotel during check-out.