9 days in Tahiti, Rangiroa & Moorea Itinerary

9 days in Tahiti, Rangiroa & Moorea Itinerary

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9 days in Tahiti, Rangiroa & Moorea Itinerary

Start: Portland
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Papeete
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Avatoru
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Drive + ferry:  3​h 30​min
3
Moorea
— 4 nights
+2
ferry + Drive + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Portland

1
night
Papeete

Papeete ©
The capital of French Polynesia, Pape'ete amounts to little more than a medium-sized town by Western standards, but it is still a thriving hub of culture and commerce.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): kick back and relax at Taharuu Beach, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, then take in the exciting artwork at Manua Exquisite Tahitian Art, and finally admire the striking features of Territorial Assembly. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Tahiti Pearl Market, contemplate the long history of James Norman Hall Home, then admire the sheer force of Faarumai Waterfalls, and finally enjoy the sea views from Pointe Venus.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Papeete trip planner .

Portland, USA to Papeete is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Portland to Papeete due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Portland in April, expect Papeete to be warmer, temps between 88°F and 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Avatoru.

Things to do in Papeete

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Pointe Venus, Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, James Norman Hall Home, Taharuu Beach, Faarumai Waterfalls
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Taharuu Beach ©
Taharuu Beach
Faarumai Waterfalls ©
Faarumai Waterfalls
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands ©

1
night
Avatoru

The main draw to Avatoru is its stunning location at the northern end of Rangiroa's vast, turquoise coral lagoon.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Ile aux Recifs, explore and take pictures at Gauguin's Pearl Farm, and then fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Avatoru trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Papeete to Avatoru takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Moorea.

Things to do in Avatoru

Outdoors Nature Wildlife
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Swim with Dolphins
Ile aux Recifs ©
Ile aux Recifs
Gauguin's Pearl Farm ©
Gauguin's Pearl Farm

4
nights
Moorea

On the tattered triangle of Mo'orea, green peaks and ridges jut up out of the flat, fertile valleys.
Get some historical perspective at Tiki Village Cultural Center and Spirou THEBAUD. Visiting Swim with Dolphins and Shark Diving will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Route des Ananas, stroll through Ta'ahiamanu Beach, look for gifts at Tahia Pearls Exquisite Tahitian Pearls, and get great views at Belvedere Lookout.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Moorea trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Avatoru to Moorea takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. April in Moorea sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moorea

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Shark Diving
Route des Ananas ©
Route des Ananas
Lycee Agricole Opunohu ©
Lycee Agricole Opunohu

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