16 days in French Polynesia & Avarua Itinerary

16 days in French Polynesia & Avarua Itinerary

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Papeete, French Polynesia
— Few hours
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Taiohae, French Polynesia
— 5 nights
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Fatu Hiva, French Polynesia
— 2 nights
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Moorea, French Polynesia
— 4 nights
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Avarua, Cook Islands
— 4 nights

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Papeete, French Polynesia

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.
For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Papeete trip planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Papeete is an approximately 9-hour flight. You'll gain 22 hours traveling from Auckland to Papeete due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Auckland in July, expect nights in Papeete to be somewhat warmer, around 26°C, while days are much warmer, around 34°C. On the 17th (Fri), you're off to Taiohae.

Things to do in Papeete

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 18:

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Taiohae, French Polynesia

Taiohae
Taiohae is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Taiohae road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Papeete to Taiohae takes 5.5 hours. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll travel to Fatu Hiva.

Things to do in Taiohae

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Notre Dame Cathedral
Notre Dame Cathedral

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Fatu Hiva, French Polynesia

Fatu Hiva
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Bay of Virgins (Baie de Vierges).

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Fatu Hiva travel route builder.

Traveling by flight from Taiohae to Fatu Hiva takes 5 hours. You will leave for Moorea on the 24th (Fri).

Things to do in Fatu Hiva

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 24:

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Moorea, French Polynesia

Moorea ©
On the tattered triangle of Mo'orea, green peaks and ridges jut up out of the flat, fertile valleys.
We've included these beaches for you: Ta'ahiamanu Beach and Tiahura Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Route des Ananas and Afareaitu Waterfalls. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Ron Hall Pearls, head outdoors with Cooks Bay, experience rural life at Lycee Agricole Opunohu, and contemplate the long history of Tiki Village Cultural Center.

For reviews and other tourist information, go to the Moorea trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, ferry, and car from Fatu Hiva to Moorea takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In July in Moorea, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Avarua.

Things to do in Moorea

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Route des Ananas ©
Route des Ananas
Ron Hall Pearls ©
Ron Hall Pearls
Ta'ahiamanu Beach ©
Ta'ahiamanu Beach

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Avarua, Cook Islands

Avarua ©
Get some cultural insight at Cook Islands Cultural Village and Te Ara- Cook Islands Museum of Cultural Enterprise. Family-friendly places like Muri Lagoon and Tikioki Marine Reserve will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Titikaveka Beach, stop by Perfumes of Rarotonga, pause for some serene contemplation at St Joseph's Cathedral, and stroll through Aroa Beach.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Moorea to Avarua takes 20 hours. Traveling from Moorea in July, you will find days in Avarua are slightly colder (29°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). On the 1st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Avarua

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 1:
Highlights from your plan
Muri Lagoon ©
Muri Lagoon
Tikioki Marine Reserve ©
Tikioki Marine Reserve

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