Top things to do in the French Polynesia

With its far-flung, tropical islands stretching into the world's largest ocean, holidays in the South Pacific are what dreams are made of. Think secluded beaches, crystal-clear waters, beautiful lagoons and gently swaying palm trees combined with luxurious accommodation. The French Polynesian islands are full of experiences that will leave ever-lasting memories. Here are our TOP 4:

Romantic Bora Bora Experience
Guide Price £205 per person including lunch

Bora Bora Romantic Tour

Specially designed for couples, this excursion will show you the local fauna of tropical fish, stingrays and black tip sharks and let you snorkel over colourful coral gardens. Travel on board a comfortable launch specially designed to preserve some intimacy and enjoy the treasures of Bora Bora lagoon before having lunch on a beautiful motu. Savour a Polynesian barbecue of grilled meats, salads and fresh fruits with non-alcoholic drinks and beer served at tables shaded from the tropical sun by a small thatched roof, all of them facing Mont Otemanu... the view is just amazing! Relax in the afternoon and enjoy the area as well as local entertainments. Enjoy a glass sparkling wine before returning to your hotel.

Departs daily at 09.00 except Sundays and public holidays
Duration: 6 hours

Bora Bora Sunset Cruise
Guide Price £359 per person

Vitamin Sea Bora Bora

A unique and totally eco friendly way to experience the most beautiful lagoon in the world. Vitamin Sea is a very spacious racing sailing catamaran turned into a comfortable cruising catamaran with sunbeds and sound system. Its large nets offer you great views of the amazing water flowing underneath you. It is the only catamaran capable of sailing in the shallow waters and taking you to the most beautiful spots in the lagoon. Step onboard Vitamin Sea and set sail towards the most beautiful landscapes in Bora Bora. Relax on the sunbeds as you are gliding on the most amazing waters, enjoying a smooth ride. Enjoy sparkling wine iced beer, punch or soft drinks while the wind is blowing on the sail and the background music is playing. Admire amazing views of dramatic Otemanu Mount at the end of the afternoon’s light. Watch the wild marine life through the trampoline in the shallow waters close to Matira Point. Sail close to the reef where the lagoon meets the ocean and admire the stunning scenery. Set sail for the hotel when first stars start to appear.

Departs Tuesday and Friday around 16.00 to 17.00, depending on sunset
Duration: 2½ hours

Sunset Dream Deluxe Photo Lagoon Tour
Guide Price £105 per person includes 40 shots on a USB and sparkling wine

With this Sunset Dream tour, the lagoon of Bora Bora becomes the setting of your romantic getaway. For more than an hour, your dedicated guide will photograph you posing in front of the most amazing spots of the island or even underwater. At the end a minimum 40 of the best shots will be yours! Great souvenirs to bring back home! As the day fades, sparkling wine will be served to you in coconut shells on board or during a last swim in the lagoon. Experience the truly amazing and famous Bora Bora sunset. Unforgettable! Return to your hotel with amazing memories.

Departs Monday to Saturday at around 16.30 depending on sunset
Duration: 1 ½ hours

Tiki Village Theatre and Dinner
Guide Price £100 per person

Come and meet the Polynesians who will let you discover and share their culture, their art and their dances. Almost 30 years ago this traditional village was created on the lagoon shores of Haapiti on Moorea, where Tahitian artists and craftspeople live and work. After the cultural village tour witness the opening of the traditional Polynesian oven, where local culinary specialties will be shown to you. At the dinner buffet you can taste them along with grilled meats, salads, local fruits and pastries, welcome punch and wine included. Coconut and pareo demonstrations will enliven your meal before finishing the evening with a magnificent Polynesian dance show.

Departs Tuesday and Friday (plus Wednesday Jul – Nov) at 17.30
Duration: 5 hours

Inspired to visit the French Polynesia? See our range of itineraries here.

Posted on 15th October 2021


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