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Polynesian encounters

Off the beaten tracks experience

IslandsTahiti, Rangiroa, Hiva Oa
Your ProfileFamily, Small groups
InterestExpedition & Discovery, Culture & Traditions

In Tahiti, get into the rhythm of island-life and take a trip to Teahupoo, the legendary surf spot. In Rangiroa, let yourself be transported into an underwater fairytale, in the most spectacular open-air aquarium you’ll find in the Tuamotus. In Hiva Oa, stand at the feet of the lofty ridgelines that stole the hearts of Gauguin and Jacques Brel, and in these divine surroundings meet the guardians of Marquesan traditions ….… the secrets of the Polynesian myth will be revealed only to you, in all their exquisite beauty, during a uniquely invigorating holiday, expect authentic charm, cultural discovery and adventure.

13 Nights
14 Days / 
  • Unusual itinerary in remote Polynesia
  • Amazing contrasting landscapes of a wild atoll & 2 high islands
  • Stay in charming hotels
  • Safely approach the legendary wave of Teahupoo with the best local surfers 
  • Enjoy a real cultural immersion with a key figure of polynesian dance
  • Unique experience with marquesan artists
  • Swim with sharks in the stunning lagoon of Rangiroa
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  • DAY 1 - Tahiti
  • DAY 2-3-4 - Tahiti
  • DAY 5 - Tahiti, Rangiroa
  • DAY 6-7-8 - Rangiroa
  • DAY 9 - Rangiroa, Tahiti
  • DAY 10 - Tahiti, Hiva Oa
  • DAY 11-12-13 - Hiva Oa
  • DAY 14 - Hiva Oa, Tahiti

DAY 1 - Tahiti

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, give your travel documents and guide you until the rental car check-in counter. Drive to your hotel in Teahupoo (approx 1 hour) and check-in.
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DAY 2-3-4 - Tahiti

In the wildest and most unspoiled part of Tahiti, you safely approach the legendary waves of Teahupoo with the best local surfers! This wave welcomes WCT, one of the biggest championships in the world of surf. The top professional surfers come to Teahupoo, to compete for the title of champion during the Billabong Pro on the legendary wave. A very impressive vision! Another unique experience awaits you in one of the most prestigious dance schools in Tahiti. You discover the basics of Tahitian dancing by taking your first lesson of Ori Tahiti with a dedicated professor and enjoy this art that makes the reputation of the polynesian vahine.
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DAY 5 - Tahiti, Rangiroa

Check-out from your hotel and drop off your vehicule at the rental car counter at the airport. Domestic flight from Tahiti to Rangiroa (approx 1 hour). Arrival at Rangiroa airport and polynesian welcome by the hotel representative. 10-min private bus transfer  to your hotel.
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DAY 6-7-8 - Rangiroa

Rangiroa is one of the world's great dive destinations. A perfect location for beginners and experienced divers. Your dive shop is a certified PADI 5-star center, with monitors and professional instructors (PADI, ANMP, FFESSM, CMAS). You will be impressed by the infinite variety and shades of blue of the lagoon.
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DAY 9 - Rangiroa, Tahiti

Check-out from your hotel and private bus transfer to Rangiroa airport. Domestic flight from Rangiroa to Tahiti (approx 1 hour). Private welcome in Tahiti domestic airport and private car transfer to your hotel.
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DAY 10 - Tahiti, Hiva Oa

Check-out from your hotel and private transfer to Tahiti domestic airport. Domestic flight from Tahiti  to Hiva Oa (approx 4 hours). Arrival at Hiva Oa airport and welcome by the hotel representative. 20-min 4 wheel drive transfer to your hotel, located hillside and nestled among luxuriant vegetation.
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DAY 11-12-13 - Hiva Oa

You will explore the exceptional Marquesan culture and civilization which are about to be classified as UNESCO World Heritage sites. You will admire the unbelievable, unspoiled & green beauty of the island as well as the Polynesian welcome through unique encounters.
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DAY 14 - Hiva Oa, Tahiti

Check-out from your hotel and transfer (approx.20 min) to Hiva Oa airport. Domestic flight from Hiva Oa to Tahiti (approx 4 hours). Private assistance in Tahiti domestic airport and escort to International counter for check-in. Possibility to organize day use options (dinner, tour, hotel, shopping) in Tahiti for late flights.
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Hotel Kia Ora Resort & Spa

Hotel Kia Ora Resort & Spa


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.

Accommodations / Elegant Hotel

InterContinental Tahiti Resort & spa

InterContinental Tahiti Resort & spa


Along an idyllic lagoon, the InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa spreads over a 30-acre lush tropical garden. With different categories of rooms and overwater bungalows, this 4-starred resort offers all the comfort needed to discover Tahiti and local culture. It is located near the Tahiti International Airport and the city of Papeete with its famous market.
The hotel proposes fine cuisine its two restaurants, world class dinner shows, trendy or pool bar, panoramic lobby, infinity pools, lagoonarium, water sport center, spa…

Accommodations / Elegant Hotel

Hiva Oa Hanakee Lodge

Hiva Oa Hanakee Lodge

Hiva Oa

The Hiva Oa Hanakee Lodge faces the majestic Mount Temetiu (3903 feet) and offers amazing views of Traitors Bay, the Bordelais canal, the small island of Hanakee and in the distance the precipitous volcanic island of Tahuata.
This 3-star hotel opened in 1999 and has 14 bungalows which are perched hillside and nestled among luxuriant vegetation. Each bungalow has an individual touch of one of twenty local artists and sculptors.
With nothing between yourself and the ocean other than your own private deck, overlooking the bay of Atuona, you will be transported to another world, surrounded by this ever-present, imposingly magnificent mountain scenery.

Accommodations / Charming Boutique Hotel

  • Private polynesian welcome at international flight 
  • All transfers, meet & greet & services as indicated in the program
  • All Air Tahiti regular flights as per itinerary
  • 4 days car rental in Tahiti, A/C FIAT 500 or similar
  • 24/7 assistance during your stay by our local Travel Designer 

  • 4 nights at Vanira Lodge in Bungalow Spa Vai Ora with amercican breakfast
  • 4 nights at Hiva Oa Hanakee Pearl Lodge in Mountain View Bungalow with american breakfatst
  • 1 night at InterContinental Resort & Spa in superior Garden View Room 
  • 4 nights at Kia Ora Village in Overwater Bungalow - Long Stay Offer: 30% for any stay of 3 nights & more

  • Teahupoo surf trip (2 hours)
  • Private tahitian dance lesson with Tahiti Ora (2 hours)
  • Atuona & Taaoa valley visit (half-day)
  • Horseback riding with Paco (half-day)
  • Rangiroa private diving (2 hours)

  • 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.