Experience the renowned biodiversity and untouched beauty of bucket-list island destinations

From snorkeling with sea turtles and sharks to swimming into a hidden grotto and dining on a private motu, this South Pacific expedition is an adventure in paradise. Begin with bucket-list underwater explorations in the Tuamotu Archipelago and Fakarava, whose flora and fauna are so diverse that its breathtaking reefs and other habitats are protected by UNESCO. Makatea’s sheer volcanic cliffs, Bora Bora’s jagged Mount Otemanu, and the tall green peaks of Mo'orea create indelible memories and complement the underwater Gardens of Eden that surround these remarkable remote tropical islands.

  • In clear, warm waters, experience an extraordinary undersea world of whales and dolphins, manta rays and sea turtles, sharks and vast schools of colorful fish

  • Swim into an otherworldly grotto on Makatea and float in a hidden cave surrounded by stalagmites and stalactites

  • Learn about Polynesian history and culture at Ra'iatea’s Marae Taputapuatea, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

  • Spend a day on the small island of Anaa and in its biodiverse lagoon, meeting fishermen and skilled local artisans who craft jewelry from stones mined on the island, string elaborate shell necklaces, and weave cloth with island motifs

  • Be on the lookout for endemic birds like the blue lorikeet, chattering kingfisher, and Makatea fruit dove

  • Enjoy special dining experiences including a barbecue with live music on a private motu in Bora Bora and a lunch of Polynesian specialties at a beachside restaurant in Ra'iatea

  • See iconic and awe-inspiring landscapes like Bora Bora’s verdant Mount Otemanu, jutting 2,400 feet above turquoise waters, and Makatea’s steep cliffs that drop straight to deserted beaches

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Duration

12 Days

Price

From $11,760 per person

Dates

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Next departure

5/26/2022

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Pearls of the Pacific: Exploring the Society and Tuamotu Islands

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Begin with bucket-list underwater explorations in the Tuamotu Archipelago and Fakarava. Makatea’s sheer volcanic cliffs, Bora Bora’s jagged Mount Otemanu, and the tall green peaks of Moorea create indelible memories and complement the underwater Gardens of Eden that surround these remarkable remote tropical islands.

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Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia

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Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia

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Extend your stay by adding nights at The Brando, a luxury resort situated on the private island of Tetiaroa

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