5 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

5 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

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5 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Papeete, Tahiti
— 1 night
Fly + ferry:  2​h 45​min
2
Vaitape, Bora Bora
— 3 nights
ferry + Fly:  19​h
End: Dallas

1
night
Papeete, Tahiti

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 1st (Fri): contemplate the long history of James Norman Hall Home, then look for gifts at Tahia Exquisite Tahitian Pearls, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, and finally hunt for treasures at Municipal Market.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Papeete trip itinerary planner .

Dallas, USA to Papeete is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Dallas to Papeete. Traveling from Dallas in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Papeete, with lows of 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Vaitape.

Things to do in Papeete

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

James Norman Hall Home, Museum of Tahiti and the Islands
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Municipal Market
Municipal Market
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands ©
James Norman Hall Home ©
James Norman Hall Home

3
nights
Vaitape, Bora Bora

Vaitape ©
Perched at the foot of Bora Bora's emerald peak, by the side of the deep blue central lagoon, Vaitape is breathtakingly beautiful.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): explore the galleries of Bora Art Upstairs, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then look for gifts at Sibani Perles. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroisse Saint Pierre-Celestin Church and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Matira Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Vaitape trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Papeete to Vaitape by combination of flight and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vaitape

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Matira Beach
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Matira Beach ©
Matira Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Sibani Perles ©
Sibani Perles

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