7 Days Romantic cruise in Leeward Islands Tour Package
Duration : 7 Days / 6 Nights
Priced From : $2,555 pp Dbl. Occ
Ships (Catamarans) : Eiao, Teremoana, Orava, Heiva & Mata Fenua
The Leeward islands form the western part of the Society Archipelago.They are high volcanic islands quiteclose to each other and surrounded by turquoise-blue lagoons. Bora Bora is definitely the most famous of them, on account of its magnificent lagoon. However, the other islands are every bit as good as Bora Bora with their diversity, beauty and most of all their inhabitants whose friendliness is legendary..
The cruise is one of the most popular in the tropical islands and has a lot to offer. It is suited to everyone, a week-long adventure at a leisurely pace that takes visitors mostly inside the tranquil lagoons that lie round the islands (three hours of ocean sailing twice only is scheduled) to discover the islands of Bora Bora, Tahaa, Raiatea and Huahine.
Just picture yourself briefly swimming or wading in turquoise-blue waters on an early morning exploration of an uninhabited 'motu' you dropped anchor nearby the day before, while the crew is preparing a copious breakfast aboard your floating hotel.
Cruising is truly the way to discover the islands, with a wide range of land and nautical activities :
- 4x4 excursions around the island of Tahaa, a exciting botanical tour in itself
– Romantic jaunts to white sand islets
– Frequent kayak, beachcombing or dinghy ride, local picnic on a motu
- snorkeling in the lagoon - manta rays, sharks and other lagoon fish watching
- visit to typical island villages
- Discovery of Faaroa river and visit of a botanic garden
- Diner and local Polynesian show in a restaurant
Your catamaran's shallow draft is definitely an advantage in that you alone are able to sail into the finest lagoon areas that most boats cannot access.
(Same program but reversed in the Huahine to Bora Bora direction. )
Detailed Tour Itinerary : Bora Bora to Huahine
Day 1 - Morning arrival at Bora Bora airport - Welcome by crew at dock in Vaitape ( main village of Bora Bora ) on arrival by shuttle from the airport - Sailing on first day to relax and explore the lagoon of Bora Bora.
Day 2 - Shallow water exploration in the west part of the lagoon - miscellaneous nautical activities: kayak rides - swimming with rays - guided snorkeling or just contemplating the incredibly beautiful land and sea scapes.
Day 3 - Morning sailing to the island of Tahaa then inside the lagoon (3-4 hours sailing approx.) - lunch at mooring location, near the "Motu Ceran" - ray watching in the Tahaa « lagoonarium » - cocktails aboard the boat, with the island of Bora Bora in the backdrop.
Day 4 - 4x4 excursion around Tahaa, led by fascinating guide-botanist Alain Plantier - brief navigation inside the lagoon and afternoon dedicated to nautical leisures - visit of a pearl farm - Dinner ashore in Tahitian music and dance ambiance.
Day 5 - Sailing inside the lagoon toward Raiatea - Visit to the village of Uturoa - discovery of the lagoon - dinghy ride on the Faaroa river with a visit of a botanic garden - nautical activities.
Day 6 - Morning sailing to Huahine (3 hours of ocean sailing approx.) - Discovery of the picturesque village of Fare - Sailing up to the south of the island, inside the lagoon, including stops for swimming and exploration on dinghy.
Day 7 - Morning sailing to Fare - breakfast and landing - transfer to Huahine airport.
Each night, the boat lies at anchor in one of the calmest and finest mooring areas - All the above-described activities are included in the cruise price - The itineray as described is not part of the contract and may be subject to changes due to weather and/or technical reasons.
- Full hotel services aboard in double cabin occupancy
- All meals and beverages during meals
- Leisure equipment ( sea kayaks, Snorkeling and fishing gears )
- Transfers between airport and catamaran
- Excursion and events specified in program
Not included are
- Inter islands flights
- Cancellation insurance
Children rates, general and special conditions, please contact us
Excursions included in programs
Aquatik park of Tahaa
- Visit of Uturoa village ( Raiatea )
- Visit by dinghy Faaroa river with a botanic garden
- Sharks, turtles, rays, reef fish watching, kayak ride
- Local picnic on a motu
- Snorkeling parties and beachcombing on motu
- Diner and local polynesian show in a restaurant
- Halfday guided tour of Tahaa, Vanilla Tour with a botanic guide
Air Tahiti flight connections
The following hours and flight numbers relate to boardings and landings. Schedules are modified each 1 april and 1 nov. Please check this information with Air Tahiti or your travel agent.
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