Attempted and failed to check in for my flight to Tahiti.
Flying to Paradise on United through San Francisco.
First day in Tahiti. A tour of Tahiti Nui despite periods of rain.
Back to the 3 Cascades, the blowhole and watching the Norwegian Spirit arrive in port.
Explored Papeete in the morning without rain and visited the Robert Wan Pearl museum before boarding the Norwegian Spirit.
First island of the cruise – Huahine. A cultural tour to see a couple of marae and a beautiful rainbow appears just before sailaway.
Raiatea, Taha’a and a Motu. Culture, pearls, vanilla and a beach.
Bora Bora, one of the most famous islands in French Polynesia. Snorkeling with sharks and a 4×4 tour of the island.
A rainy start to the day in Bora Bora gives way to an exciting underwater adventure and rainbows.
The last island of the cruise – Moorea. A couple of tours of the island, including one in a 4×4. The best viewpoint was actually easily reachable by a bus.
Last day of the cruise. Just a relaxing day at sea.
Disembarkation in Tahiti and a relaxing drive to my bungalow on the mountain on Tahiti Iti.
Exploration of Tahiti Iti
Taravao Belvedere and a boat excursion to the end of Tahiti Iti including watching surfers at Teahupoo which will be the site of the 2024 Olympic surfing competition.
Snorkeling in Tahiti
Last day in Paradise. James Norman Hall House and flight back to the states.
Last flight of the trip.