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House Of Travel and Tahiti Travel Connection Working Together At House of Travel we went in search for a travel solution that provides our customers with the very best Tahiti has to offer. We wanted to work with a reputable company that is passionate about Tahiti and that has first hand knowledge and expertise in creating a unique and memorable Tahiti holiday just for you.

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We wanted the reassurance that the best service was provided as well as the best accommodation and sightseeing options. House of Travel are pleased to have formed a partnership with Tahiti Travel Connection in Australia. Tahiti Travel Connection have expertise at their fingertips with a dedicated team of Tahiti specialists who regularly visit the destination as well as staff on the ground where it matters most – in Tahiti! We know that with their specialist approach and professional team, your travel to this magical part of the world will be a memorable one - Enjoy !

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Verdant mountains rising up from turquoise coral fringed lagoons, French chic and a touch of luxury all contribute to making The Islands of Tahiti irresistible. What we often simply refer to as Tahiti is actually five archipelagos known as French Polynesia, officially still part of France. Tahiti is the largest of the Society Islands, which also includes the gorgeous islands of Moorea and Bora Bora. The iconic beauty of French Polynesia is well known. Coral reefs, abundant with marine life, protect impossibly blue shallow lagoons – perfect places for swimming, watersports or simply admiring from an idyllic stretch of beach. Make a dream come true and find yourself in an overwater bungalow, waking up in luxury and diving into warm turquoise waters straight from your own deck. The Islands of Tahiti offer experiences that will last a lifetime - Enjoy!


Good to know

Travel Tips French Polynesia is also known as The Islands of Tahiti. There are 118 islands comprising French Polynesia, of which Tahiti is the main island and the location of the capital city of Papeete. Faa’a International Airport is located on the island of Tahiti approximately 5 kilometres west of Papeete. Air Tahiti Nui is the international airline to The Islands of Tahiti. It offers direct flights between Auckland and Papeete. Air New Zealand also offers direct flights from Auckland to Papeete. International flights arrive on the island of Tahiti. Due to crossing the International Dateline, most flights from Auckland arrive the day before they depart. Holiday packages in French Polynesia will usually require one night in Papeete before travelling to another island the following morning. Most passengers returning to New Zealand will require one night in Papeete prior to departure, as flights leave early in the morning. Air Tahiti is a private, domestic airline which links all five archipelagos. Travel between some islands, such as Tahiti to Moorea, can be made by high-speed catamaran. We recommend booking the same hotel chain throughout your visit, as ‘Island Combo’ specials are available. We also recommend booking transfers throughout your visit as many resorts are located on islets within the lagoon, only accessible by boat.

Passports & Visas New Zealand passport holders do not currently require a visa for a stay as a tourist of up to three months but must hold a passport with six months validity beyond the date of departure from French Polynesia. If you are a non-New Zealand passport holder please check your visa requirements with the appropriate Embassy or Consular office.

Currency The local currency is the French Pacific Franc (XPF). There are plenty of ATMs and banks in Tahiti however access can be difficult in the outer islands. Major credit cards are accepted in most hotels, restaurants, boutiques and other tourist establishments. We do recommend you carry some local currency for smaller purchases. Note: NZD$1 = 75 XPF approximately.

Pricing & Seasonality For all hotels on The Islands of Tahiti a compulsory local tax of approximately 150XPF per person per night must be paid directly to the hotels. While seasons may vary for each resort, generally speaking, the following seasons apply: High Season: 1 May - 31 October & 19 December - 10 January Low Season: Rest of the year Seasonal surcharges, supplements, compulsory meals and/or transfers may apply during high season or at particular properties.

Climate The Islands of Tahiti enjoy an even climate year-round with daytime temperatures around 28-30°C, dropping slightly in the evening. The weather is warmer and more humid from November through to May and drier and cooler from June until October. Year round, the sun rises between 5 and 6am and sets between 5.30 and 7pm. There is very little difference between high and low tide in Tahiti.

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Tahiti is a true Honeymoon destination & many hotels offer free gifts to Honeymooners. Look for this red heart throughout the brochure to identify the resorts offering gifts. Honeymoon gifts range from a bottle of champagne on arrival, to sarongs and t-shirts, massages and romantic dinners. Contact us for a full list of gifts on offer at the resorts. Not all Honeymoon gifts can be combined with resort specials so our Specialist Tahiti Consultants will guide you.

Many resorts throughout French Polynesia offer discounts depending on your length of stay. These range from free nights to free room upgrades, free meals, combined island room discounts and long stay room discounts. Look for this blue bonus logo throughout the brochure to identify the resorts where bonus deals are on offer. Contact us for the latest deals available at your preferred resorts.

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As your Tahiti specialist, our team is brimming with suggestions to create a unique and unforgettable itinerary for you. With 118 amazing islands to discover there are endless possibilities, from wild and enticing to pristine and luxurious. The Islands of Tahiti await you. Map not to scale

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Why not combine a stay on a high volcanic island (such as Tahiti Moorea or Bora Bora) with a few nights on a low lying atoll (such as Rangiroa or Tikehau)?

Island hopping is easy with an Air Tahiti airpass. If you’re looking for untouched beaches and stunning lagoons, head to Huahine or Maupiti. For amazing snorkelling and diving experiences head to the Tuamotu Archipelago.

Tahiti does not have to be expensive! There is a great range of accommodation styles to suit a variety of budgets. Pensions are the best way to see authentic Polynesia. They give you the unique opportunity

For a truly cultural and “off the beaten track” experience, visit the majestic Marquesas Archipelago. It is also the resting place of Paul Gauguin

to interact with local people.

The Islands of Tahiti are wonderful for families who love spending time together. Speak to our Tahiti Specialists for advice on which resorts to stay at.

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Tahiti

Tahiti is the largest of the 118 islands and atolls that comprise French Polynesia and flights to Tahiti arrive into its international airport, Faa’a. Papeete is the capital city and the commercial hub of French Polynesia. Papeete has a colourful market offering local food, hand-made crafts and souvenirs as well as a range of pearl shops, bars and restaurants. There is so much more to Tahiti than Papeete - majestic valleys, rich archaeological sites, striking volcanic peaks and a stunning turquoise lagoon. Tahiti is an island of hidden treasures!

Our Must Dos in Tahiti • Browse the many pearl shops of Papeete and find your own precious Tahitian Black Pearl. • Wake up early to witness the locals selling their fresh fish and vegetables at the Papeete central market. Then stick around to do some souvenir shopping of your own! • Visit Taravao plateau on the Presqu’île - named Little Normandy due to its unique microclimate. • Hire a car and drive around the island - there’s only one road so you can’t get lost! • Visit the museum of Tahiti and discover Polynesia’s mythical past. • Take a hike in the Papeeno valley and discover hidden waterfalls and amazing views. • Enjoy a sunset cocktail at the Pink Coconut bar at Marina Taina with gorgeous views across to Moorea. • Mix with the locals in the Paofai Gardens and watch the Vaa’a canoeists training in the lagoon. • Venture down the stunning west coast to Teahupoo and see THE wave. • Eat at the local food vans, Roulottes, located at the waterfront in downtown Papeete. Le Royal Tahitien

Hotel Tahiti Nui

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Tahiti Pearl Beach Resort

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InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa

InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa is decorated in traditional Polynesian style and has spectacular views of Moorea. It features two infinity pools, a dive centre, an outdoor aquarium and the Deep Nature Spa and Fitness Centre. The airport, Papeete’s restaurants and central market are a short drive away.

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Room Type Standard Room Garden View Room Lagoon View Room Superior Garden Room Superior Lagoon Room Panoramic Garden Room Panoramic Lagoon Room Panoramic Antares Suite

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Room discounts, room upgrades and bonus gifts may apply at this resort. Contact us for personalised honeymoon packages.

Bonus Deals / Special Offers

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Free nights, room upgrades, bonus meal offers, combined island discounts (i.e. itineraries that include more than one island) and long stay specials may apply at this resort. Contact us for the latest offers.

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Aggie Grey’s Le Méridien Tahiti is a large, modern resort on the island of Tahiti. It has direct beach access, a large sandy bottomed swimming pool and a great range of activities, including art classes, water sports and fitness classes. The resort is the perfect base from which to explore the island of Tahiti.

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Aggie Grey’s Le Méridien Tahiti

Room Type Standard Room Deluxe Garden Room Deluxe Family Garden Room Deluxe Partial Ocean View Room Deluxe Ocean View Room Deluxe Family Ocean View Room Panoramic Ocean Front Room Junior Suite

Honeymooners

HONEYMOON

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Room discounts, room upgrades and bonus gifts may apply at this resort. Contact us for personalised honeymoon packages.

Bonus Deals / Special Offers

Bonus

Free nights, room upgrades, bonus meal offers, combined island discounts (i.e. itineraries that include more than one island) and long stay specials may apply at this resort. Contact us for the latest offers.

One Bedroom Suite Presidential Suite Overwater Bungalow

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Tahiti Pearl Beach Resort

Located on one of the most beautiful beaches in Tahiti, the mythical beach Lafayette, the Tahiti Pearl Beach Resort features a day spa and an infinity pool with views over the black sand beach of Matavai Bay.

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Room Type Deluxe Ocean View Room Ocean View Jacuzzi Room Ocean View Suite Premium Deluxe Ocean View Room Premium Ocean View Jacuzzi Room Premium Ocean View Suite Premium Ocean View Duplex Premium 2-Bedroom Ocean View Suite

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HONEYMOON

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Room discounts, room upgrades and bonus gifts may apply at this resort. Contact us for personalised honeymoon packages.

Bonus Deals / Special Offers

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Free nights, room upgrades, bonus meal offers, combined island discounts (i.e. itineraries that include more than one island) and long stay specials may apply at this resort. Contact us for the latest offers.

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The guest rooms at Manava Suite Resort Tahiti reflect authentic Polynesian decor, while still offering contemporary amenities. Most rooms have full kitchen facilities and the resort features two bars, a restaurant, a fitness centre and a large swimming pool which faces the lagoon and nearby island of Moorea.

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Manava Suite Resort Tahiti

Room Type Standard Room Garden Studio Lagoon Studio Garden Suite Lagoon Suite One-Bedroom Duplex Suite

Bonus Deals / Special Offers

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Free nights, room upgrades, bonus meal offers, combined island discounts (i.e. itineraries that include more than one island) and long stay specials may apply at this resort. Contact us for the latest offers.

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Hotel Tahiti Nui

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Being only a few minutes away from the airport and straight in the heart of Papeete, this hotel offers immediate access to all the touristic sites of the capital, such as the waterfront, restaurants, shopping areas and the traditional market place. The hotel is perfect for an overnight stop between two islands of Polynesia and fits very well for long-stay thanks to its rooms with multiple services. The hotel has a spa, a gym, a swimming pool, a bar and a gourmet restaurant.

Bonus Deals / Special Offers

Bonus

Free nights, room upgrades, bonus meal offers, combined island discounts (i.e. itineraries that include more than one island) and long stay specials may apply at this resort. Contact us for the latest offers.

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Room Type Standard Room - Street View Standard Room - Mountain View Deluxe Room - Street View Junior Suite without Kitchenette Junior Suite with Kitchenette Executive Suite


]] This hotel is located only 15 minutes from downtown Papeete, is set amongst tropical gardens, has a small swimming pool and is located on the beachfront. It has a restaurant on site and a shop within walking distance. It is ideal for those on a budget.

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Le Royal Tahitien

Room Type Standard Room Studio with kitchenette Suite

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Vanira Lodge

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Moorea

Moorea

A few minutes flight from Tahiti, or just 30 mins on the ferry, lies Tahiti’s sister island, A few minutes from Tahiti, or just 30 mins on by thethe ferry, lies Tahiti’s sisterofisland, Moorea. Cook’s flight and Oponohu Bays are surrounded lush green heights striking Moorea. Cook’s and hidden Oponohu Baysof are surrounded by the lush green heights of striking mountain peaks and craters pineapple plantations. mountain peaks and hidden craters of pineapple plantations. The island’s lagoon waters are crystal-clear and home to the famous shark and ray feeding The island’s lagoon waters are crystal-clear and home to the famous shark and ray feeding demonstrations. demonstrations. Moorea is known as the activities island and offers a full range of water and land based Moorea is known as riding the activities and offers full range of and from land based activities from horse to quad island bike riding, from asnorkelling to water jet skiing, massage activities horse quad bike riding, snorkelling, jet skiing, massages and to hiking…including it is all on offerriding, in Moorea! hiking to name a few. It’s all on offer in Moorea!

Our Must Dos in Moorea Our Must Dos in Moorea • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Feed the reef sharks in the lagoon and experience a kiss from a sting ray! Feed the reef sharks in the lagoon and experience a kiss from a sting ray! Taste a tiare flower flavoured ice cream at the Agricultural College. Taste a tiare flower flavoured ice cream at the Agricultural College. Wind your way up to the Belvedere lookout for magnificent views of the mountains, Windand your way up to the Belvedere lookout for magnificent views of the mountains, bays lagoon. bays and lagoon. Go on a Motu Picnic and learn how to make the famous Tahitian raw fish - poisson cru. Go on a Motu Picnic and learn how to make the famous Tahitian raw fish - poisson cru. Surf at Haapiti - one of the world’s most consistent breaks. Surf at Haapiti - one of the world’s most consistent breaks. Have a close encounter with the dolphins at the InterContinental Resort. Have a close encounter with the dolphins at the InterContinental Resort & Spa Moorea. Cycle around the island and discover your own private piece of paradise… Cycle it’s onlyaround 60km!the island and discover your own private piece of paradise… it’s only 60km! Take a horse ride through the pineapple plantations and majestic valleys. Take a horse ride through the pineapple plantations and majestic valleys. Play a round of golf at the lagoon-side Moorea Pearl Green Golf course. Play a round of golf at the lagoon-side Moorea Pearl Green Golf course. Enjoy a freshly squeezed pineapple juice picked straight from the plantation. Enjoy a freshly squeezed pineapple juice picked straight from the plantation.

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Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa

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The Hilton is set against a mountain backdrop, rimmed by a white sand beach and is a perfect retreat for couples and families. The resort features a large infinity pool and jacuzzi as well as three restaurants including an overwater creperie. It has a day spa, tennis court and fitness centre.

Garden Pool Bungalow Deluxe Garden Pool Bungalow Lagoon Bungalow Garden Pool Suite Overwater Bungalow Panoramic Overwater Bungalow Premium Panoramic Overwater Bungalow

Honeymooners

HONEYMOON

Gift

Room discounts, room upgrades and bonus gifts may apply at this resort. Contact us for personalised honeymoon packages.

Bonus Deals / Special Offers

Bonus

Free nights, room upgrades, bonus meal offers, combined island discounts (i.e. itineraries that include more than one island) and long stay specials may apply at this resort. Contact us for the latest offers.

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Set on a turqoise lagoon, the Sofitel blends modern facilities with the traditional Polynesian architecture. The resort is located along a white sand beach facing the island of Tahiti and is conveniently located near an 18-hole golf course. The sandy bottomed gastronomic restaurant, ‘K’, is a highlight of this stylish resort.

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Sofitel Moorea la Ora Beach Resort

Room Type Luxury Garden Bungalow Superior Lagoon View Bungalow Luxury Beach Bungalow Superior Overwater Bungalow Superior Horizon Overwater Bungalow Luxury Overwater Bungalow Luxury Horizon Overwater Bungalow Luxury 2-Bedroom Villa

Honeymooners

HONEYMOON

Gift

Room discounts, room upgrades and bonus gifts may apply at this resort. Contact us for personalised honeymoon packages.

Bonus Deals / Special Offers

Bonus

Free nights, room upgrades, bonus meal offers, combined island discounts (i.e. itineraries that include more than one island) and long stay specials may apply at this resort. Contact us for the latest offers.

Luxury Beach Bungalow

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InterContinental Resort & Spa Moorea

The InterContinental is located between the mountains and lagoon and is close to shops and restaurants. The resort offers a range of rooms and bungalows as well as a wide choice of aquatic and sports activities. The hotel also houses the Moorea Dolphin Centre and a care centre for sea turtles.

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Room Type Lanai Room Premium Lanai Room Beach Junior Suite Bungalow Garden Pool Junior Suite Bungalow Premium Beach Junior Suite Bungalow Overwater Junior Suite Bungalow Premium Overwater Junior Suite Bungalow

Honeymooners

HONEYMOON

Gift

Room discounts, room upgrades and bonus gifts may apply at this resort. Contact us for personalised honeymoon packages.

Bonus Deals / Special Offers

Bonus

Free nights, room upgrades, bonus meal offers, combined island discounts (i.e. itineraries that include more than one island) and long stay specials may apply at this resort. Contact us for the latest offers.

Overwater Junior Suite Bungalow

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This charming boutique resort is perfect for families and honeymooners alike. It offers a range of rooms and bungalows in traditional Polynesian style. The Manava Beach Resort & Spa features a large swimming pool and is ideally located near restaurants and shops.

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Manava Beach Resort & Spa

Room Type Garden View Room Garden View Duplex Premium Garden Pool Bungalow Beach Bungalow Overwater Bungalow Premium Overwater Bungalow

Honeymooners

HONEYMOON

Gift

Room discounts, room upgrades and bonus gifts may apply at this resort. Contact us for personalised honeymoon packages.

Bonus Deals / Special Offers

Bonus

Free nights, room upgrades, bonus meal offers, combined island discounts (i.e. itineraries that include more than one island) and long stay specials may apply at this resort. Contact us for the latest offers.

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Hotel Hibiscus

]] Hotel Hibiscus is a charming Polynesian style property located in the heart of a friendly shopping area. The hotel features a large garden, a swimming pool and a lovely bar and restaurant with amazing sunset views. Set on a white sand beach, the hotel offers a choice of traditional bungalows or air-conditioned rooms. Room Type Garden Bungalow & Kitchenette Lagoon View Bungalow & Kitchenette Superior Lagoon View Bgl & Kitchenette A/C Room & Kitchenette A/C Studio & Kitchenette A/C Family Room & Kitchenette

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Les Tipaniers

]] Les Tipaniers is a pleasant and basic property located along a white sand beach with safe, shallow water, perfect for families. It is conveniently located about 10 minutes on foot from local shops. It features two restaurants, with its lagoon front restaurant allowing you to enjoy stunning views during your meal. Room Type Standard Bungalow Garden Bungalow & Kitchen Beach Bungalow & Kitchen Vanilla Bungalow & Kitchen

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Beach Bungalow & Kitchen

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]] Kaveka is a small family-style hotel located in the heart of Cook’s Bay with splendid views of the surrounding mountains. It is close to shops, features spacious, air-conditioned bungalows and the hotel’s pontoon leads to a good snorkelling spot. The hotel also has a restaurant over the water, offering a variety of local dishes .

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Hotel Kaveka

Room Type Air Conditioned Garden Bungalow Air Conditioned Family Garden Bungalow Air Conditioned Lagoon Bungalow Air Conditioned Family Lagoon Bungalow Air Conditioned Beach Bungalow

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The Green Lodge Guesthouse

]] The Green Lodge Guesthouse offers quaint bungalows along a rugged beach. Located close to the golf course and a public swimming beach, it features a shaded garden and small pool. You will enjoy beautiful sunrises from its beachfront location. This guesthouse assures a relaxed stay in a friendly and quiet atmosphere. Room Type Air Conditioned Room Air Conditioned Garden Bungalow Air Conditioned Beach Bungalow

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The Brando

The Brando - Tetiaroa

The Brando is a unique luxury resort located on French Polynesia’s breathtakingly beautiful atoll of Tetiaroa. The resort offers two restaurants showcasing Polynesian and French cuisine, a day spa overlooking a lily pond, an organic garden and orchard, a lagoon-side pool, a beach bar, tennis courts and a library. The Brando exudes carefree luxury in pristine natural surroundings.

Room Type One Bedroom Villa for up to 2 people Two Bedroom Villa for up to 4 people Three Bedroom Villa for up to 6 people

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Why we love it ! • Each villa has its own private beach area and plunge pool • Choose between an All-inclusive or breakfast only stay • Massages, excursions and most beverages are included in your allinclusive stay • Sublime natural surroundings of white sand beaches and turquoise lagoon • Marlon Brando first came to Tetiaroa while filming Mutiny on the Bounty and was immediately enchanted by the island’s rare beauty. He resolved to find a way to own this piece of paradise and succeeded in his goal in 1967

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Bora Bora

Bora Bora

A 50 minute flight from Tahiti you will find the stunning island of Bora Bora, undoubtedly the world’s most beautiful lagoon. It is known as the Romance Island and home of the famous overwater bungalows. Your first glimpses of the amazing colours of the Bora Bora lagoon are on arrival at the Motu Mute airport which is located on a motu (a small sandy island). The majority of hotels and resorts are built on motus in the lagoon surrounding the main island, with Mount Otemanu peak as its centrepiece. The array of blue colours in the lagoon are mesmerising and the waters warm and clear. Bora Bora truly is a paradise!

Our Must Dos in Bora Bora • Snorkel or dive with the lemon sharks, outside the Bora Bora reef. • Take a 4WD tour of the main island and learn about Bora Bora’s WW2 history. • Enjoy a romantic beach dinner. • Take a jet-ski tour around the island - one of the best ways to see the blues of Bora Bora’s lagoon. • Hire a bike in the main village of Vaitape and discover the roadside snack bars and trinket shops. • Take a snorkelling trip to the Coral Garden to witness an amazing abundance of fish. • Have your breakfast delivered in a canoe to your overwater bungalow. • Drop in for a drink at the famous sandy - bottomed Bloody Mary’s Restaurant. • Visit Matira Beach with its turquoise, shallow waters and white sand. • Stay in an overwater bungalow and watch the fish life through the glass. Motu Mute

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The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort

Reaching out across 44 acres of lush landscaping, The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort is the epitome of luxury. The resort features spacious overwater villas, a main pool with swim-up bar and secluded romantic adult only pools with private cabanas. This magnificent resort brings together a blissful paradise and world-acclaimed service.

Room Type Reefside Garden Villa & Pool Beachside Villa & Pool Overwater Villa Overwater Superior Villa

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Honeymooners

HONEYMOON

Gift

Room discounts, room upgrades and bonus gifts may apply at this resort. Contact us for personalised honeymoon packages.

Bonus Deals / Special Offers

Bonus

Free nights, room upgrades, bonus meal offers, combined island discounts (i.e. itineraries that include more than one island) and long stay specials may apply at this resort. Contact us for the latest offers.

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Why we love it ! • Great range of restaurants with Japanese, Italian, French and Polynesian inspirations • Onsite bridal boutique and wedding planner • Romantic and private adult only pools, with breathtaking views of the mountain • Amazing variety of fish in the internal lagoon where you can snorkel • The St Regis butler service on hand for your every whim

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Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora

Exceptional facilities await you at Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora. A state of the art fitness centre with ocean views, holistic spa, a lagoonside swimming pool, tennis courts and an inner lagoon snorkelling sanctuary teeming with marine life. With a great Kids Club it is a fantastic option for families looking for a luxury getaway. Five star luxury at its best! Honeymooners

HONEYMOON

Gift

Room discounts, room upgrades and bonus gifts may apply at this resort. Contact us for personalised honeymoon packages.

Room Type 1BR Beach View Overwater Bungalow Suite 1BR Lagoon View Overwater Bungalow Suite 1BR Mountain View Overwater Bungalow Suite 1BR Overwater Bungalow Suite & Plunge Pool 1BR Otemanu Overwater Bgl Suite & Plunge Pool 2BR Herenui Overwater Bgl Suite & Plunge Pool 2BR Poerava Overwater Bgl Suite & Plunge Pool

Bonus Deals / Special Offers

Bonus

Free nights, room upgrades, bonus meal offers, combined island discounts (i.e. itineraries that include more than one island) and long stay specials may apply at this resort. Contact us for the latest offers.

1BR Otemanu Overwater Bungalow Suite & Plunge Pool

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Bora Bora

Why we love it ! • Spa facilities with stunning views • Well screened, private overwater bungalows with a bathtub overlooking the lagoon • Fabulous kids club facilities • Large sized overwater bungalows with open plan design • Stunning all-inclusive One, Two and Three Bedroom Villas with a private pool

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Bora Bora

Conrad Bora Bora Nui

Nestled in a cove of turquoise waters, white sand and black lava, Conrad Bora Bora Nui offers an idyllic escape from the bustle of everyday life. Combining Polynesian tradition with stateof-the-art amenities, the resort allows guests to unwind and rejuvenate in style.

Room Type Lagoon View Suite Garden Villa Horizon View Villa Beach Pool Villa Overwater Villa Deluxe Overwater Villa Overwater Pool Villa Royal Pool Overwater Villa

Honeymooners

HONEYMOON

Gift

Room discounts, room upgrades and bonus gifts may apply at this resort. Contact us for personalised honeymoon packages.

Bonus Deals / Special Offers

Bonus

Free nights, room upgrades, bonus meal offers, combined island discounts (i.e. itineraries that include more than one island) and long stay specials may apply at this resort. Contact us for the latest offers.

Overwater Villa

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Why we love it ! • Fully renovated resort with unrestricted sunset views sion Artist’s impres

• Just a five-minute boat ride from the resort, Motu Tapu is Conrad Bora Bora Nui’s own private islet. Perfect for private lunches and snorkelling • Located in a private cove on Motu To’opua, the resort is completely secluded from the rest of the island • Lush tropical gardens, panoramic water views with the longest stretch of white sand beach in Bora Bora

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Bora Bora

InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa

InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa is located in an idyllic setting, facing Mt Otemanu. The resort offers a range of restaurants, several bars, a fitness centre, a swimming pool, tennis courts, a gift shop and a dive centre. The Deep Ocean Spa is the centrepiece of the resort, featuring a range of relaxation and beauty treatments.

Room Type Emerald Overwater Junior Suite Villa Sapphire Overwater Junior Suite Villa Diamond Overwater Junior Suite Villa Diamond Otemanu Overwater Junior Suite Villa Diamond End Of Pontoon OW Junior Suite Villa Pool Overwater Villa* Pool Premium Overwater Villa* Pool End of Pontoon 1BR Overwater Villa**

Honeymooners

HONEYMOON

Gift

Room discounts, room upgrades and bonus gifts may apply at this resort. Contact us for personalised honeymoon packages.

Bonus Deals / Special Offers

Bonus

Free nights, room upgrades, bonus meal offers, combined island discounts (i.e. itineraries that include more than one island) and long stay specials may apply at this resort. Contact us for the latest offers.

Pool End of Pontoon 1BR Overwater Villa** *New categories scheduled to open by June 2017 **New categories scheduled to open by October 2017

Sapphire Overwater Junior Suite Villa

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Why we love it ! • Ecologically aware resort that uses deep-sea water for the airconditioning system and spa • Daily stingray feeding on the beach • Gorgeous glass-floored overwater wedding chapel • Lagoon-facing beds with a glass wall to soak up the amazing views • Stylish and modern designed resort with chic bars and restaurants

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Bora Bora

Le Méridien Bora Bora

This resort enjoys one of the most beautiful positions on the Bora Bora lagoon and the overwater bungalows feature the largest glass flooring in Bora Bora. Le Méridien is home to Bora Bora’s Ecological Centre and Turtle Sanctuary where rescued turtles are rehabilitated in a private lagoon.

Room Type Beach Bungalow One Bedroom Pool Beach Villa Two Bedroom Pool Beach Villa Classic Bungalow Motu Overwater Bungalow Lagoon Overwater Bungalow Otemanu Premium Overwater Bungalow End of Pontoon Premium Overwater Bungalow

Honeymooners

HONEYMOON

Gift

Room discounts, room upgrades and bonus gifts may apply at this resort. Contact us for personalised honeymoon packages.

Bonus Deals / Special Offers

Bonus

Free nights, room upgrades, bonus meal offers, combined island discounts (i.e. itineraries that include more than one island) and long stay specials may apply at this resort. Contact us for the latest offers.

Otemanu Premium Overwater Bungalow

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Bora Bora

Why we love it ! • Largest glass floor in the Overwater Bungalows in Bora Bora • Two bedroom Pool Beach Villas – perfect for families • Internal lagoon – great for swimming and snorkelling • Stunning views of Mt Otemanu

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Bora Bora

Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa

Located on a private island motu facing Mt Otemanu, this resort is surrounded by shallow turquoise waters. It features a large swimming pool, three restaurants, two bars, a gift boutique, an on-site dive centre, the Manea Spa, a tennis court, a mini putt putt golf course and a volley ball court.

Honeymooners

HONEYMOON

Gift

Room discounts, room upgrades and bonus gifts may apply at this resort. Contact us for personalised honeymoon packages.

Room Type Garden Pool Villa Otemanu View Beach Suite with Jacuzzi Overwater Bungalow Blue Lagoon Overwater Suite Otemanu View Overwater Suite End of Pontoon Overwater Suite

Bonus Deals / Special Offers

Bonus

Free nights, room upgrades, bonus meal offers, combined island discounts (i.e. itineraries that include more than one island) and long stay specials may apply at this resort. Contact us for the latest offers.

Overwater Bungalow

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Bora Bora

Why we love it ! • Beach Suites offer uninterrupted views of the lagoon and have a private jacuzzi in the enclosed garden area • Gorgeous Manea Spa Centre set amongst lush, tropical gardens • Large lagoon-side swimming pool • Putt putt golf course - great for kids • The décor is authentically Polynesian in its style, with thatched bungalow walls and wooden furnishings throughout the resort

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InterContinental Le Moana Resort Bora Bora

InterContinental Le Moana Resort Bora Bora is located on the south side of the main island, amongst the famous turquoise waters of Matira Point. Le Moana features an infinity-edged swimming pool overlooking the lagoon with views of the islands of Taha’a and Raiatea in the distance. A charming and authentic resort. Honeymooners

HONEYMOON

Gift

Room discounts, room upgrades and bonus gifts may apply at this resort. Contact us for personalised honeymoon packages.

Room Type Beach Junior Suite Bungalow Lagoon Overwater Junior Suite Bungalow Horizon Overwater Junior Suite Bungalow End of Pontoon Horizon Overwater Jr Ste Bgl Poevai Horizon Overwater Suite

Bonus Deals / Special Offers

Bonus

Free nights, room upgrades, bonus meal offers, combined island discounts (i.e. itineraries that include more than one island) and long stay specials may apply at this resort. Contact us for the latest offers.

Lagoon Overwater Junior Suite Bungalow

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Bora Bora

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Why we love it ! • Authentic Polynesian style with decorations of traditional Polynesian arts and crafts • Convenient mainland location close to local restaurants • Kids under 15 stay and eat for free when sharing room with parents

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• Small boutique feel with a warm, welcoming atmosphere • Magnificently located on Bora Bora island

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Bora Bora

Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island

Located on a private island, this boutique resort boasts amazing views of the Bora Bora lagoon. The resort offers guests a complimentary minibar of water, soft drink and beer that is refilled daily. A highlight of this resort is a champagne sunset under the stars on the hilltop of the island.

Honeymooners

HONEYMOON

Gift

Room discounts, room upgrades and bonus gifts may apply at this resort. Contact us for personalised honeymoon packages.

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Room Type Island Luxury Lodge Island Luxury Overwater Bungalow Island Luxury Villa Horizon Luxury Overwater Bungalow

Bonus Deals / Special Offers

Bonus

Free nights, room upgrades, bonus meal offers, combined island discounts (i.e. itineraries that include more than one island) and long stay specials may apply at this resort. Contact us for the latest offers.

Island Luxury Overwater Bungalow

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Located on the mainland of Bora Bora, the Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort is close to Matira Point and Vaitape Village. It is set on a white sand beach with an infinity-edge swimming pool overlooking the lagoon. A great 3-star resort.

Honeymooners

HONEYMOON

Gift

Room discounts, room upgrades and bonus gifts may apply at this resort. Contact us for personalised honeymoon packages.

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Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort

Room Type Superior Garden Bungalow Superior Lagoon Front Bungalow Superior Beach Bungalow Luxury Overwater Bungalow

Bonus Deals / Special Offers

Bonus

Free nights, room upgrades, bonus meal offers, combined island discounts (i.e. itineraries that include more than one island) and long stay specials may apply at this resort. Contact us for the latest offers.

Superior Beach Bungalow

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Bora Bora

Maitai Polynesia Bora Bora

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The Maitai is located on the mainland of Bora Bora. Set on the hillside, it offers a range of accommodation styles from Garden Rooms, to Ocean View Rooms with spectacular views, through to Beach and Overwater Bungalows. It enjoys a relaxed atmosphere and is a great budget option.

Honeymooners

HONEYMOON

Gift

Room discounts, room upgrades and bonus gifts may apply at this resort. Contact us for personalised honeymoon packages.

Room Type Garden View Room Lagoon View Room Beach Bungalow Overwater Bungalow

Bonus Deals / Special Offers

Bonus

Free nights, room upgrades, bonus meal offers, combined island discounts (i.e. itineraries that include more than one island) and long stay specials may apply at this resort. Contact us for the latest offers.

Beach Bungalow

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Other Islands

Other Islands The Austral & Gambier Archipelagos

More than 600 kilometres from Tahiti the remote and mysterious Austral Archipelago is a haven of authentic Polynesian culture and tradition. It includes Rurutu, where the humpback whales come to breed; Tubai, perfect for kite and windsurfing, and the off the beaten track islands of Rimatara and Raivavae, two hidden paradises. The Gambiers are located more than 1700 kilometres east of Tahiti and are remote, rugged and charming. Mangareva is the only inhabited island and produces the most beautiful pearls in all of Polynesia.

The Society Archipelago The Society Archipelago is a group of high tropical islands surrounded by lagoons. Aside from Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora, the Society Archipelago also includes Huahine, the magical Garden of Eden island; Raiatea, the cradle of Polynesian culture and spirituality; Taha’a, the vanilla island and Maupiti, the preserved island.

The Marquesas Archipelago The appeal of the Marquesas is its powerful landscape of cliffs, sharp peaks and deep valleys. You will discover archaeological sites, unforgettable dives and elements of Marquesan culture including tattoo, sculpture and handicrafts. Nuku Hiva, the Mythical Island is home to many archeological ruins. Hiva Oa offers 320 square kilometres of striking mountains and majestic valleys where wild horses are in abundance. It is also the resting place of Paul Gauguin.

The Tuamotu Archipelago The Tuamotus comprise 78 sandy atolls over several hundred kilometres. It includes Rangiroa, the largest atoll and a mecca for scuba divers; Tikehau, with its stunning pink sand beaches; Manihi, famous for its pearl farms; Fakarava, an untouched paradise and Makemo, with its amazing dive passes.

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Makemo 1hr 10min

Tahiti 1hr 30min

Rurutu

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Manihi

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Tupai Maupiti Taha’a 40min Bora Bora Tetiaroa Raiatea Huahine Moorea

Rimatara

Nuku Hiva Ua Huka Fatu Huku Hiva Oa Ua Pou Motane Tahuata Fatu Hiva

Tubuai Raivavae

Fakarava Tenararo 4hrs 25min

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Other Islands

Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa - Taha’a

Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa is superbly located. It faces the island of Taha’a on the lagoon side and offers magnificent views of the island of Bora Bora on the ocean side. The resort is Polynesian in its design and has three restaurants, a dive centre and a day spa.

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Room Type Taha’s Overwater Suite Taha’a Premium Overwater Suite Sunset Overwater Suite Bora Bora Overwater Suite End of Pontoon Overwater Suite Pool Beach Villa Royal Pool Beach Villa

Honeymooners

HONEYMOON

Gift

Room discounts, room upgrades and bonus gifts may apply at this resort. Contact us for personalised honeymoon packages.

Bonus Deals / Special Offers

Bonus

Free nights, room upgrades, bonus meal offers, combined island discounts (i.e. itineraries that include more than one island) and long stay specials may apply at this resort. Contact us for the latest offers.

Overwater Suite

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Travellers in search of rest can sit back and relax while enjoying a treatment in the small hotel spa, or take a leisurely walk along the pink sandy beaches of the island. Explorers can swim with Manta rays, go fishing, snorkel the reef, visit the bird island, bike around the village, meet the locals or picnic on a deserted island. There are so many things to do without any ploys. A genuine return to nature. Once the body is calm and the mind emptied, a delicious dinner awaits you in the restaurant or under the stars that will delight your taste buds with an explosion of local and international flavours. Find yourself and relax in the heart of the Tikehau Pearl. Honeymooners

HONEYMOON

Gift

Room discounts, room upgrades and bonus gifts may apply at this resort. Contact us for personalised honeymoon packages.

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Other Islands

Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort - Tikehau

Room Type A/C Beach Bungalow Overwater Bungalow - no private ladder Premium Overwater Bungalow A/C Overwater Suite A/C Beach Villa with pool

Bonus Deals / Special Offers

Bonus

Free nights, room upgrades, bonus meal offers, combined island discounts (i.e. itineraries that include more than one island) and long stay specials may apply at this resort. Contact us for the latest offers.

Overwater Bungalow

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Other Islands

Kia Ora Resort & Spa - Rangiroa

]]]] The Kia Ora Resort & Spa enjoys a magnificent location and features a range of accommodation styles from beach bungalows to overwater bungalows to suites with private plunge pools. The resort also offers a spa centre, an overwater bar and a gastronomic restaurant. Room Type Beach Bungalow with Jacuzzi Beach Duplex Bungalow with Jacuzzi Deluxe Beach Bungalow with Pool Villa with Pool Overwater Bungalow Junior Suite with Pool Executive Suite with Pool

HONEYMOON

Gift

Maitai Rangiroa - Rangiroa

Bonus

]]] Located on the edge of the largest lagoon in The Islands of Tahiti, the Maitai Rangiroa features Polynesian style bungalows set amongst tropical gardens. The hotel is situated on a natural aquarium, a mecca for scuba divers from around the world. You can enjoy stunning sunsets from the lagoon side swimming pool, bar and restaurant. Room Type Garden Bungalow Premium Garden Bungalow Lagoon Bungalow

HONEYMOON

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Room Type Beach Bungalow Beach Suite Overwater Bungalow

HONEYMOON

Beach Bungalow

Gift

Bonus

This unique resort is a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World and enjoys a stunning location in the middle of the Taha’a lagoon. It has only nine Polynesian style bungalows and offers white sandy beaches, a coral garden and a backdrop of superb sunsets over Bora Bora.

Raiatea Lodge - Raiatea

Other Islands

Vahine Island Private Island Resort - Taha’a

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HONEYMOON

This charming, small colonial style hotel is close to the village of Uturoa and the marina. It features a beautiful garden with a pool, a jetty and a fabulous snorkelling spot. All rooms are air-conditioned, comfortable and spacious, with a terrace looking over the garden and the lagoon.

Gift

Bonus

Maitai Lapita Village - Huahine

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HONEYMOON

Gift

Bonus

This unique property is ideally located beachfront, 5 minutes from the main town of Fare on the island of Huahine. It is set around a lily-filled lake and faces a turquoise lagoon offering views on to the island of Raiatea. It features a restaurant, bar and a beachfront pool.

Relais Mahana - Huahine

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Deluxe Beach Bungalow This charming and comfortable hotel is located on the southern coast of Huahine in Avea Bay. It is ideally located along a beautiful white sand beach with stunning turquoise water. You can enjoy fabulous sunset views across the lagoon.

HONEYMOON

Gift

Bonus

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Cruising & Sailing

The Moorings Fully Crewed Yacht Charter Complete with your very own captain and gourmet chef, a fully crewed yacht holiday with the Moorings provides an all-inclusive, exclusive experience completely about you, your tastes and the ultimate Tahiti experience. Set sail on a luxury catamaran from the Moorings base on Raiatea, the second largest island in The Islands of Tahiti.

Sample itineraries include: 10 Days / 9 Nights Taha’a – Bora Bora – Raiatea – Huahine – Taha’a 7 Days/ 6 Nights Taha’a – Bora Bora - Raiatea

Island Escape Luxury Small Ship Cruising Island Escape Cruises is continually voted as a leader in luxury small ship cruising. With just 24 passengers onboard you’ll discover a perfectly formed elegant travel experience with cruises in Tahiti. It excels with very spacious cabins, very generous en-suites, an enormous interior dining and saloon area plus an expansive aft deck where guests spend a large amount of their time. There is no feeling onboard of being cramped. The result is more like being onboard a luxury private yacht.

Sample itineraries include: 10 Nights Tahitian Affair Papeete – Moorea – Huahine – Taha’a – Raiatea – Bora Bora 7 Nights Tahitian Affair Bora Bora – Raiatea – Huahine – Taha’a – Bora Bora

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Tahiti Yacht Charter allows you to relax and explore the stunning islands of The Islands of Tahiti aboard a crewed catamaran. Their skippers, hostesses and cooks are ready to sail with you and share their local knowledge of hidden gems in the region. They offer a variety of itineraries, which are sure to provide lasting memories. Bookings are private charter.

Sample itineraries include: 4 Days / 3 Nights - Iti Iti Bora Bora Cruise. Raiatea - Taha’a - Bora Bora 4 Days / 3 Nights - Iti Iti Huahine Cruise. Huahine - Taha’a - Raiatea 7 Days / 6 Nights - Tahiti Twosome Cruise. Raiatea - Huahine - Taha’a - Bora Bora

Cruising & Sailing

Tahiti Yacht Charter

Archipel Cruises Enjoy a catamaran cruise with intimacy and flexibility. One of the finest ways to discover The Islands of Tahiti is aboard a sail catamaran, designed to accommodate up to eight passengers in comfort. These cruises offer flexibility, a high degree of comfort aboard, excellent service and a variety of activities. Bookings can be per cabin or private charter.

Sample itineraries include: 4 Days / 3 Nights - Huahine Dream. Raiatea - Taha’a - Huahine - Raiatea 5 Days / 4 Nights - Rangiroa Dream. Rangiroa 11 Days / 10 Nights - Polynesia Dream. Tahiti - Moorea - Bora Bora - Taha’a - Huahine Raiatea

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Cruising & Sailing

Paul Gauguin Cruises

The Paul Gauguin was designed specifically to sail the shallow seas of French Polynesia, visiting small ports that larger ships can’t reach and effortlessly blending into the stunning natural beauty of the South Seas. She offers an extension of the informal, relaxing environment of the islands, coupled with five-star service, comfort, and luxury. Spacious suites and staterooms (more than 70% with private balconies), an onboard water sports marina, a choice of three open-seating dining venues, and an extensive spa are among her luxurious attributes. The atmosphere aboard radiates warmth, informality, and Polynesian flair. The troupe of Gauguines - local Tahitians who serve as cruise staff, entertainers, and storytellers - add the unique personality of Tahiti to every sailing.

Highlights • Spacious, ocean view cabins for just 332 guests • Complimentary beverages including select wines, spirits, soft drinks, bottled water and hot beverages • Refrigerator restocked daily with complimentary bottled water, soft drinks and beer • Choice of 3 dining venues, with all shipboard meals included in your cruise fare • Complimentary 24-hour room service • Complimentary shipboard entertainment program • Retractable water sports marina with complimentary kayak and paddle boarding • Day on a private white sand beach in Bora Bora with bar service, volleyball and snorkelling • Day on a private islet off the coast of Taha’a, featuring a BBQ with full bar service • Presentations by onboard naturalist and a variety of special guests • Private use of Motu Mahana (Paul Gauguin’s exclusive retreat) including complimentary lunch and bar • PADI dive program and certification • Fitness Centre, Spa and Medical Centre

Please contact us for a full range of itineraries and prices. Priced in US Dollars.

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Sample itinerary - 7 nights Tahiti & the Society Islands


Cruising & Sailing

Aranui 5

The Aranui 5 is a new custom built, dual-purpose passenger/cargo ship that sails from Tahiti to the Marquesas, Tuamotu and Society Islands on a 14 day cruise. Accommodating only 260 passengers, the ship offers an intimate and personal experience, providing a friendly atmosphere with an experienced and attentive crew. Designed to offer all of the comforts of a cruise liner while still operating as a supply ship, the Aranui 5’s interior decor reflects the Polynesian heritage of her owners and crew. The ship features eight different guest decks; a restaurant where all the meals onboard are served in a casual setting; two lounges; four bars, including the Sky Bar with sweeping panoramic views; an outdoor pool; a massage room and a gym. Join an unforgettable Polynesian journey as your ship visits remote ports and exotic islands during this 14 day soft adventure cruise. 14 Day Marquesas Cruise - Itinerary Day 1

Departure from Papeete dock, Tahiti at 9:30am

Day 2

Takapoto, Tuamotu Archipelago

Day 3

At sea crossing from Tuamotu to Marquesas

Day 4

Nuku Hiva (Taiohae - Hatihue - Taipivai)

Day 5

Ua Pou (Hakahau - Hakahetau)

Day 6

Hiva Oa (Puamau - Atuona)

Day 7

Fatu Hiva (Omoa - Hanavave)

Day 8

Tahuata (Vaitahu)

Day 9

Ua Huka (Vaipaee - Hane - Hokatu)

Day 10

Nuku Hiva (Taiohae) & Ua Pou (Hakahau)

Day 11

At sea crossing from Marquesas to Tuamotu

Day 12

Rangiroa, Tuamotu Archipelago

Day 13

Bora Bora, Society Archipelago

Day 14

Arrival at Papeete dock, Tahiti at 09:00am

Superior Deluxe

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Pensions

Pensions

Charming and authentic, small lodgings and family-run hotels are known as pensions. They can be found throughout Tahiti.

Pensions are perfect for those travellers who prefer the simplicity and authenticity of a local experience offering the chance to be immersed in daily Tahitian life.

Our team has stayed at a wide range of pensions and can offer personalised advice to match you with the pension that is right for your trip.

The standard, facilities and prices of pensions is varied, but the welcome is sure to be friendly!

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Activities

Activities

With a mixture of high volcanic islands and low-lying atolls, there is an almost limitless range of activities on offer in French Polynesia.

From hiking and horse riding, to kite surfing and shark and ray feeding, our team looks forward to sharing their experiences with you.

House of Travel agents enjoying the show!

Our wide range of activities include island tours, museum visits, markets, golf, surfing, charter boats, lagoon excursions, dolphin experiences, language lessons, cooking classes, quad bike adventures, pearl farm visits, whale watching, jet ski excursions, Polynesian dance shows and lessons, motu picnics, river cruises, snorkelling, scuba diving, beach dinners under the stars, sunset cruises and many more!

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Whether you dream of a Polynesian style beach ceremony or a more traditional wedding in a chapel, The Islands of Tahiti are the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable wedding day. Our Specialist Tahiti Consultants would be delighted to assist in customising the wedding celebration that is ideal for you, from helping you choose your flights, accommodation, and ceremony venue, to arranging photographers, make up artists, and anything else you may desire. Most resorts offer a range of ceremonies, from quiet sunset beach weddings, Polynesian weddings with music and dancers, to traditional ceremonies in an overwater chapel. Whether you are planning a simple elopement to a larger group celebrations, we can help take care of all of the details.

Weddings

Weddings

The Islands of Tahiti allow foreign nationals to legally marry in this dream location providing a few simple conditions are met. For a legal wedding, you are required to have a short civil ceremony in the town hall of the island on which you will have your wedding celebration. The required legal documents must be received by the mayor’s office no later than 45 days prior to your wedding day. Our Specialist Tahiti Consultants are able to coordinate all of the legal arrangements in French Polynesia on your behalf, relieving you of the stress of planning a wedding in a foreign country and leaving you free to focus on each other and the celebration ahead. Renowned for iconic natural backdrops, luxury romantic touches, and French Polynesian hospitality, Tahiti is a truly magical place to say “I Do.�

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Terms & Conditions

Please read these booking conditions carefully CONSUMER GUARANTEES ACT The guarantees under the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 will apply to services supplied by us except where they are acquired, or held out as being acquired for business purposes. 1. OUR SERVICES AND OBLIGATIONS 1.1 House of Travel Ltd ('we' or 'us' as the case may be) supply services consisting of arranging and co-ordinating travel facilities and services, and making bookings and issuing vouchers to be redeemed by suppliers of travel, entertainment, and accommodation facilities or services ('Suppliers'). House of Travel Ltd is part of the House of Travel group. 1.2 We undertake to perform these services with reasonable care and skill. We will not be liable for any loss or damage which results from the act, default or omission of any person other than ourselves, our employees or agents, or any cause independent of human control. This includes (but is not limited to), loss or damage which arises directly or indirectly from any act of God, weather disruptions, dangers incidental to the sea, fire, breakdown in machinery or equipment, acts of Governments or other authorities de jure or de facto, wars whether declared or not, hostilities, civil disturbances, strikes, riots, deaths, pilferage, epidemics, quarantines or medical or customs regulations. 1.3 We are not able to exercise control over services we do not supply directly, therefore we will not be responsible for any loss or damage arising from: - Any booking made directly with a service Supplier by your travel agent, or - Any services which are not directly provided by us and which are additional to those recorded in clause 1.1 above. 1.4 We will endeavour to provide the most suitable travel arrangements to meet the particular requirements you make known to us. However, travel is an individual experience, and your preferences and opinions may vary from our own. For this reason, we cannot take responsibility for your individual satisfaction. 2. SUPPLY OF TRAVEL, ENTERTAINMENT AND ACCOMMODATION SERVICES AND FACILITIES 2.1 When we make bookings with Suppliers, we are acting as a booking agent for such Supplier. 2.2 All travel, entertainment, and accommodation facilities or services are supplied directly to you by the Suppliers. We have no control over the facilities or services themselves, or the manner in which they are provided by the Suppliers. Therefore you should be aware of the following conditions: - We will not be liable for any loss or damage of any kind which may arise from your use or consumption of, or inability to use or consume those facilities or services. - The provision of those facilities or services is subject to the terms and conditions of your contract with each Supplier. - Where for any reason, a Supplier is unable to provide particular facilities or services, then that Supplier may be entitled, under its contract with you, to substitute those services or facilities with comparable or equivalent facilities or services without incurring any liability to you. You should check your contract with each Supplier. - All facilities or services described by us are subject to availability from the Supplier. - We will not be liable or responsible for any loss or damage relating to your baggage, personal possessions, health or welfare, or delays or travel disruptions unless these arise directly from the service we provide to you. 3. BUSINESS PURPOSES You agree that where our services are acquired for business purposes, or where you hold yourself out as acquiring our services for business purposes, the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 will not apply to any supply of goods or services made under these conditions, and we will not be liable or responsible for any loss or damage of any kind to you, including any consequential loss or damage however it may be caused. 4. INFORMATION IN THIS BROCHURE 4.1 While we attempt to ensure that the contents of this brochure are correct, accurate, and up to date at the time of printing, the contents of this brochure are drawn from information supplied to us by Suppliers. We do not have, and cannot be reasonably expected to have, personal knowledge about all of the facilities or services provided by each Supplier. 4.2 Facilities or services may change after the date of printing. We endeavour to keep travel agents informed of any changes to information in

this brochure which are brought to our attention. Prior to completing your booking, you should ask your travel agent whether they are aware of any changes to the published information. You should also make sure that if your travel agent is advised of changes which occur after booking, your travel agent is able to contact you. 4.3 Maps and Photographs: Maps are shown for general information and may not necessarily reflect actual routings, locations or services provided. Photographs may show places in the geographic area which are not included in your booking. Hotel room photographs may not be the actual room occupied. 4.4 Property Information: Descriptions featured in this brochure are drawn from information provided by our Suppliers. Any facilities or services shown are subject to change at any time. Please advise your travel agent if you have any special requirements. 4.5 Room Bedding: Prices in this brochure are based on existing bedding in the room. Requests for specific bedding arrangements must be made at the time of booking but can not be guaranteed. For example, twin share may consist of single beds or a shared double bed. 4.6 Rental Cars: We cannot guarantee to provide a particular model or colour within the car category. Availability of car categories is subject to confirmation at the time of booking. We reserve the right to substitute different models. If a vehicle is returned prior to the end of the reserved rental period or if the vehicle is picked up later than the reserved date, NO REFUND will be made for unused rental days 5. PRICES 5.1 The price indicator is provided as a guide only. It is based on low season, per adult share twin pricing unless otherwise specified and is correct at the time of printing. The actual price may differ to that indicated due to currency fluctuations, special events or peak periods. Price indicators for hotels are per adult per night for share twin in a lead-in room. Price indicators for tours are based on per adult for low season travel. Per person pricing is based in New Zealand dollars. 5.2 We will guarantee the price of the portion of the booking as processed by us, against currency fluctuation for a period of seven (7) days from the time of confirmation of the booking; note: special conditions apply for cruise bookings. It is the responsibility of your travel agent to advise you of the date of confirmation. If your booking remains unpaid after the seven (7) day guarantee period it will be subject to currency fluctuation, up to the time full payment is received by us. 5.3 Events beyond our control, such as changes to the prices of aviation fuel or changes to the cost of services or facilities may result in the prices charged to you being different from those shown in the brochure. You should check all prices with your travel agent before making reservations, and before ticketing. 5.4 Prices may also be liable to variation between the time of booking and the date of departure due to events beyond our control. Due to unforeseen events we reserve the right to vary the price up to the time of your departure. 6. HOUSE OF TRAVEL ACCOMMODATION RATINGS To assist you with the selection of your accommodation, we have created our own rating system allowing you to compare each property. These ratings are personal gradings offered by our people from their own experience and should be used as a guide only. Ratings may alter throughout the year due to change in circumstances. Assessing accommodation can be quite subjective and generally speaking the standard and service will be in line with the price paid. Please check with your House of Travel consultant to ensure you get the property that best suits your needs. 7. PAYMENT 7.1 A non-refundable deposit will be required by your travel agent and must be paid at the time of booking. This is in addition to any deposits imposed by Suppliers. 7.2 A communication charge may be made for bookings requested less than 72 hours prior to departure. 7.3 Final payment must be made in full before we can release travel documents (including tickets). 8. CANCELLATION 8.1 If you wish to cancel your booking for any reason, you must advise us in writing through your travel agent as soon as possible. 8.2 If you cancel your booking or any part of your booking, we will impose a cancellation fee in respect of each person travelling under that booking. You must also pay all cancellation fees imposed by Suppliers and

your travel agent. These cancellation fees are required to offset booking, communication, and administrative charges which have already been incurred by us, Suppliers and your travel agent. Cancellation fees imposed by Suppliers and travel agents are beyond our control and you should check with your travel agent regarding what cancellation fees may be applicable. 8.3 We strongly recommend that you insure yourself fully against cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances. See Section 10. 9. RESERVATION AMENDMENTS We are happy to incorporate any reasonable amendments you request. An amendment constitutes a change to an existing booking and will attract a $25 fee per amendment prior to final payment and the issuing of the travel documents, and a $50 fee per amendment after travel documents have been issued. These fees are to cover administration and communication costs. You may also be required to pay any Supplier imposed fees. 10. INSURANCE We strongly recommend that you insure yourself fully against cancellation, loss of luggage and personal property, and medical expenses. Your travel agent will be able to provide you with further information. 11. ITEMS NOT COVERED Unless otherwise specified, the cost of airfares, meals, drinks, laundry, insurance, sightseeing, transfers, local taxes, airport departure taxes, Airline imposed insurance levies, passenger service charges and Passport or Visa application fees are not included. 12. VISAS/PASSPORTS For all holidays in this brochure you will require a valid passport. You are responsible for arranging your own passport, visa and health requirements including inoculation. You should check with your travel agent who will be able to provide you with the necessary information. 13. NON-USE OF SERVICES OR FACILITIES If, of your own choice, you decide not to use part or parts of the arranged services or facilities, you will not be entitled to a refund from us (provided we have carried out our service with reasonable skill and care and to your requirements) and you may not be entitled to a refund from any Supplier. 14. HEALTH OR DISABILITY Some Suppliers may reserve the right to refuse to carry or accommodate people who because of a health condition or disability may require services or facilities to be provided in a special manner. You should check this with your travel agent. 15. SERVICE SATISFACTION During your holiday, if you encounter any situation where the service supplied to you does not meet your satisfaction, please take the matter up with the Supplier immediately. Your contract for each service is with the Supplier. If this is not possible immediately, or if you are still dissatisfied, please contact your travel agent. Both we and your travel agent will endeavour to investigate on your behalf and to negotiate with the Supplier to resolve the matter as soon as possible, so that you continue to enjoy your journey. 16. LEGAL CLAIMS Any claims or legal action in connection with the provision of our services to you will be governed by the laws of New Zealand. Any claim or legal action against the Suppliers is likely to be subject to the terms of your contract with them, and may be governed by the laws of other countries.


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