South Pacific & French Polynesia
Epic Polynesia: Cook Islands to Fiji
- 17 Days
- NG Orion
- 102 Guests
- Expeditions in: May
- From $15,680 to $33,440
A far-ranging, in-depth voyage to the heart of Polynesia
Embark on a sweeping adventure to the western reaches of Polynesia and explore from the verdant crags of Tahiti to the vibrant reefs of Fiji—plus tropical islands and reefs that few others will ever see. Immerse yourself in Aitutaki’s warm turquoise waters, and experience genuine Polynesian welcomes throughout Samoa. Visit the tiny island nation of Wallis and Futuna, as very few travelers have, and marvel at impressively decorated cathedrals before diving into a sparkling lagoon. Learn new techniques for photographing colorful markets and friendly faces, as you are welcomed into Fijian villages with traditional kava ceremonies. Whether it’s Pacific culture or nature that you seek, this in-depth Polynesia and Fiji travel expedition offers it all.
- Ride Zodiacs through the pass at Aitutaki, entering its sparkling turquoise lagoon.
- Snorkel and dive colorful reefs in five different Pacific nations—French Polynesia, Cook Islands, Samoa, Wallis and Futuna and Fiji.
- Marvel at elaborately decorated cathedrals in Wallis & Futuna, a tiny, difficult to reach, Pacific island nation.
- See firsthand how the village of Waitabu created Fiji’s most successful marine park, as you snorkel or dive the healthy house reef.
|Day 1||Depart U.S.|
|Day 2||Papeete, French Polynesia/Embark|
|Day 3-5||Tahaa/Raiatea/At Sea|
|Day 6-8||Aitutaki, Cook Islands / At Sea|
|Day 11-13||At Sea / Exploring Wallis And Futuna|
|Day 14-15||Exploring Fiji|
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book 2 or more and save 10%
Book two or more South Pacific voyages aboard National Geographic Orion and take 10% off each voyage. Savings is applicable to back-to-back or non-consecutive voyages. *This savings is available on voyage fare only, and is not valid on airfares or extensions.
free bar tab and crew tips included starting april 2017
Beginning in Apr. 2017, we will cover your bar tab and all tips for the crew on all National Geographic Explorer and National Geographic Orion voyages.
Book by Jul. 31, 2017 for free round-trip international air. Free air is based on round-trip, economy group flights from Los Angeles to Papeete and Nadi-Los Angeles and must be ticketed by Lindblad Expeditions. New bookings only. Call for details.