Discover Polynesia & its majestic islands on board Panorama II

An unforgettable cruise from Tahiti!
Tahiti & the islands by yacht
Departure Papeete (French Polynesia)
Full board
8 days, 7 nights
You will love:
  • • Swim with stingrays in crystal clear lagoons
  • • Explore Bora Bora in a traditional truck
  • • Visit a vanilla plantation and a pearl farm
from
2 590 €
per person
Escape from your daily routine and set sail for 8 days in a paradise-like setting: French Polynesia! You will embark on an elegant motor sailboat and sail through the Society Archipelago. It is made up of 14 islands of volcanic origin, each one as beautiful as the next. You will discover the incredible lagoon of Bora-Bora, the pineapple plantations of Moorea, the archaeological sites of Huahine, but also pearl farms and vanilla plantations. Daily excursions (optional) will be ideal to soak up Polynesian traditions and culture.

An 11-day itinerary including the Tuamotu Islands is also available.
Please contact us for more information.

Your Boat

Boat
The Panorama II is a beautiful 50 metre long motor yacht with 3 decks. The professional and attentive crew will do everything to make you feel at home. The restaurant on the lower deck offers a generous buffet and can accommodate all passengers. The main deck lounge/bar with its comfortable seating is the perfect place to read in the heat. The outside lounge (located on the same deck) is a great place to relax and enjoy a glass of fruit juice. Finally, the upper deck is the perfect place to watch the sea or relax on a deck chair. The boat is also equipped with a swimming platform.
Specifications
Boat Model:Panorama II
Type:Motor boat
Number of Cabins:25
Maximum Capacity:49
Crew Members:18
Comfort onboard:

Air-conditioned cabins (individually adjustable)
Lounge
Indoor & outdoor dining room
Bar
Restaurant
Sun deck with sun beds
Swimming platform
Mini library
Fishing and snorkelling equipment
Kayak
Paddle board
Layout
The owner reserves the right to replace with a different boat model of the same quality and performance

Your Cabin

The Panorama II is an upscale cruise ship with 25 cabins (1 P-category, 12 A-category, 8 B-category and 4 C-category) with a light and wooden decor. All cabins are air-conditioned (individually regulated) and equipped with a television, telephone (internal use only), mini safe, mini fridge, bathroom with shower, hairdryer and private toilet.
Double Cabin - Category C
Double Cabin - Category C
These cabins are located at the ends of the lower deck. They have a porthole and a double bed.
Double Cabin - Category B
Double Cabin - Category B
These cabins are located on the lower deck and have a porthole and two twin beds. They can be converted into a triple cabin (for up to 3 adults).
Double Cabin - Category A
Double Cabin - Category A
These cabins are located on the main deck and have a window and either a double bed or two twin beds.
Double Cabin - Category P
Double Cabin - Category P
This upper deck cabin has a large window and a double bed.

Itinerary

Map
The captain and his crew have prepared an unforgettable itinerary for you. Each day you will explore a new island and enjoy refreshing swim breaks in turquoise lagoons.
DAY 1: Papeete (Tahiti)
Your boarding of the ship is scheduled between 2:00 and 3:00 pm. The crew will greet you with a welcome drink. Before casting off, you will be given a quick briefing on the safety instructions to follow during the cruise. The boat will then head for Moorea. You will arrive at your destination in the late evening. Overnight at anchor.

DAY 2: Moorea
This morning you will discover Moorea, also called "Tahiti's sister island". It is easily recognisable thanks to its 8 peaks overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Its beautiful lagoon is populated by a myriad of fish, molluscs, crustaceans and many others that will delight snorkelers. Departure for Huahine in the evening. Overnight at sea.

Optional excursions :
  • Dolphin-watching activity with a team of biologists (approx. 3 hours)
  • Eco-cultural bus tour to explore Opunohu Bay (approx. 3.5 hours)
  • Cultural safari in a 4x4 vehicle to explore the island (approx. 4 hours)


DAY 3: Huahine
Welcome to Huahine, one of the most authentic islands in the archipelago. Its inhabitants have preserved their cultures and traditions through the centuries. Huahine is home to ancient marae (sacred temples built of volcanic stone), some of which are over 700 years old. Overnight at sea.

Optional excursions :
  • Explore sacred sites and uncover the island's legendary tales (approx. 3 hours).
  • Traditional canoe cruise to discover the history of the island, followed by a picnic on a reef islet and a snorkeling session (approx. 4.5 hours)


DAY 4: Bora-Bora
You arrive in Bora-Bora early in the morning. This island, nicknamed "the pearl of the Pacific", is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful in the world. Its lagoon, dominated by Mount Otemanu (727 metres), is the refuge of extraordinary underwater biodiversity. Departure for Taha'a in the evening. Night at sea.

Optional excursions :
  • Discovery of the marine fauna and flora during a snorkelling activity in the lagoon under the supervision of a guide (approx. 4 hours)
  • Eco-cultural bus tour to explore Opunohu Bay (approx. 3.5 hours)
  • Tour of the island on board a truck with locals (approx. 2.5 hours)


DAY 5: Taha'a
You drop anchor at Taha'a in the morning. It is located north of the island of Raiatea, with which it shares a sublime lagoon. Once ashore, you will smell the sweet scent of vanilla that has made the island's reputation for decades. Indeed, the vanilla plantations here are traditional, the farmers "pick" the vanilla by hand. Farewell dinner and overnight at the port.

Optional excursions :
  • Visit of the island on a 4x4 vehicle safari and discover the vanilla plantation (approx. 2.5 hours).
  • Half-day to discover the island, visit a vanilla plantation, a pearl farm and a rum distillery (approx. 4 hours)


DAY 6: Raiatea
You reach Raiatea, the first inhabited island in Polynesia. It is home to the oldest marae in the archipelago, Taputapuatea, a UNESCO heritage site. It is considered the birthplace of Polynesian civilisation and still serves as a meeting place for Hawaii, New Zealand and the Cook Islands communities. Overnight in port.

Optional excursions :
  • Visit the island and discover the Taputapuatea marae by minibus (approx. 4 hours).
  • Visit a pearl farm and discover the secrets of pearl farming (approx. 3 hours)
  • Tour by Polynesian canoe on the Faaroa River (approx. 4 hours).


Day 7: Raiatea - Papeete
Spend your last morning on Raiatea visiting the local market. After lunch, it is then time to start your return journey to Tahiti. Overnight at sea.

Optional excursion :
  • Tour on a Polynesian canoe on the Faaroa river (approx. 4 hours).


DAY 8: Papeete (Tahiti)
You arrive in Tahiti early in the day. Your disembarkation in Papeete is scheduled after breakfast, around 9am.

Please note:
- The excursions mentioned above are strictly indicative. A complete list will be provided after you make your reservation.
- The route may also be completed in the opposite direction.
Your stops:
Papeete (Tahiti) > Moorea > Huahine > Bora-Bora > Taha'a > Raiatea > Papeete (Tahiti)
The itinerary may be changed without prior notice due to technical or weather conditions

Prices

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Price includes• Accommodation in double or twin cabins with private bathroom and toilet (in category P, A, B or C according to selection)
• Services of English speaking crew
• Full board (buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner)
• Welcome cocktail
• Barbecue (weather permitting)
• Captain's dinner
• Beverages: water, tea and filter coffee
• Snorkelling and fishing equipment (subject to availability)
• Guaranteed departure from 12 participants
Price does not include• Flights
• Transfers to and from the airport to the yacht
• Drinks: juice, soft drinks and alcohol
• Tips for the crew (approx. 14 € /day/person)
• Tips for local guides
• Personal expenses
• Wifi connection (extra charge)
• Optional tours and excursions with an English speaking guide (to be booked and paid for locally)
• Port taxes: 245 € /person

FAQ

Please note that this cruise is not exclusive to English travelers. It is quite common to meet people of various nationalities on board as we offer cruises to international clientele - encouraging curious and enriching exchanges for both passengers and crew.
Crew members are multilingual and qualified to offer multilingual service.
You can pre-book your chosen excursion(s) when booking your cruise. You also can book once you are on-site, subject to availability.
Excursions may be cancelled due to a lack of participants or changes to the itinerary. In this case, any excursion prepayment will be converted into on-board credits. These credits can then be used for alternative excursions or expenses on board (bar or laundry). These credits have no monetary value and cannot be refunded or saved for future cruises or transferred to other passengers.
During your cruise, you will benefit from the full board formula, including breakfasts, lunches (buffet) and dinners. Water, tea and coffee (filter) are available all day. Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages are not included. Please check the terms and conditions of your quotation. On request, your consultant can provide you with the menus offered on board. They are often prepared with fresh and local products. Please inform us as soon as possible if you are allergic to certain foods or if you have a special diet.
NB: Meals are served in the restaurant in one sitting and you are free to choose your table. During the day, you can come in casual clothes (swimming costumes and bare feet are not accepted; gentlemen must wear a T-shirt). In the evening, more formal attire is recommended.
In the event of cancellation, you must notify your GlobeSailor consultant as soon as possible. Regardless of the cause, the following cancellation fees will be charged: up to 90 days prior to departure: 30% /// from 89 to 60 days: 50% /// from 59 to 30 days: 75% /// from 29 days to departure: 100% of your booking.
We advise our clients to subscribe to a cancellation insurance with Ouest Assurance : http://www.ouest-assurances.fr
To confirm your booking, you need to inform your GlobeSailor advisor who will hold an option for you until your deposit is received. The booking will only be considered definite once your deposit has been received (by bank transfer, Paypal or credit card), of between 30% and 50% of the booking amount. A 100% deposit will be required for all bookings made within one month of departure. The balance must be paid no later than 60 days before the date of embarkation.
Your transfers are not included in your cruise package, however they can be organised by your GlobeSailor consultant and the base manager by taxi or minibus. Payment for this service is usually made to GlobeSailor at the time of payment of the balance or directly on site in cash. Do not forget to inform your consultant of your arrival time.
Your flight tickets can be booked by the GlobeSailor team. You just need to specify this to your consultant when booking your cruise.
For French nationals and for a stay of less than 3 months, all you need is a valid passport, valid for another 6 months after the return date. Please note: in case of a stopover in the United States, it is necessary to check that the passport meets American standards. If you are transiting through or to the United States, you must present an electronic travel authorisation, the ESTA (approximately 14 USD per person). Please note that you must provide the same information as on your passport and travel documents.
This information is subject to change by the authorities of the country visited. It is not unusual for border crossing rules to change. We therefore strongly advise you to refer to the "advice to travellers" section of the France Diplomatie website: https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/fr/conseils-aux-voyageurs/
Nationals of other countries should contact the consulate of their country of origin for information on formalities.

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Paradies Südsee

- reviewed on 27 june 2023

Ich war rundherum sehr zufrieden! Angefangen vom Service bis hin zur Freundlichkeit der Crew. Wir hatten Glück, das Schiff war nicht voll besetzt. Dadurch hatten wir eine sehr familiäre Atmosphäre mit Passagieren und der Crew und unser Guid hatte Zeit uns intensive zu beraten/betreuen. Um diesen exz

Roswitha (Germany) - June 2023
- reviewed on 19 may 2023

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