The Society Islands
Tahiti- Queen of the Pacific
Tahiti is the largest island in the Society Islands group, located just between Los Angeles, California and Sydney, Australia. Along your cruise through the French Polynesian Island group, you will stop at Papeete, the capital of the island where you can expect to see lush greenery covering the island creating a beautiful landscape. Tahiti offers a variety of activities and things to do on the island. Grab a set of clubs and take on a game of golf. Tahiti is home to one of the only places in the French Polynesian with a golf course. If you are wishing to take the scenic tour of Tahiti, perhaps a hike to discover hidden valleys and waterfalls is an activity you would enjoy. Explore the tallest mountain in the French Polynesian, Mount Orohena, or spend the day at the famous surf spot in Teahupoo. Tahiti is a wonderful place to visit and explore for everyone offering a variety of activities and adventures.
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Huahine- Garden of Eden
Lush forests, untamed landscapes, and quaint village towns cover the island of Huahine. During your visit to the island, check out the harvests of vanilla, melons, and bananas, the island provides rich soil producing the right mixture to produce these crops. Few residents on the island of Huahine, but nonetheless, they still have the welcoming and hospitable spirit towards tourists the French Polynesian is known for. White sand beaches, and azure waters surround the island creating a beautiful picturesque destination ideal for tourists.
Bora Bora- The Romantic Island
Known as the honeymooner’s paradise, couples all over the world travel to see the unbelievable sights the island of Bora Bora has to offer. White sand beaches, beautiful crystal blue waters, towering palm trees, and blossoming hibiscus covering the slopes and valleys are a few sights you can expect to see as you cruise up to the island. Upon arrival to the beautiful, romantic island of Bora Bora, take a look off the side of the ship for the huge Manta Rays, vibrant tropical fish, and coral gardens decorating the ocean floor below.
Taha’a- The Vanilla Island
You will know when you have arrived to the island of Taha’a by the sweet aroma of vanilla lingering in the air.
Moorea- The Magical Island
Cruise over to the magical island of Moorea and as you arrive, look towards the sky to see the charming birds of paradise and the exquisite mountain ridges. Explore the island to discover the pastel painted houses that are surrounded by gardens of hibiscus flowers. And before departing the island, make sure to find one of the many waterfalls flowing gently down the fern covered cliffs!
Raiatea- The Sacred Island
Known as the sacred island because of the rich cultural and historical significance. The island is home for many rare and indigenous flowers and plant species, host of the largest outdoor temple in the Polynesia called the Taputapuatea Marae, and traces of the historical past of Raiatea still exist. This is the island adventurous travelers will love! See the inner jungle on a 4-wheel drive adventure, hike to Mount Temehani to see the sacred flower whose only existence is on this island, or wind through the rainforest on the Faaroa River by boat, canoe, or kayak. If you enjoy the life under the waves, snorkel or scuba by the reef between Raiatea and Taha’a. Here is where you will find multiple marine species, caverns, drop-offs, and famous ship wrecks. This is the perfect island to experience unforgettable adventures. At the end of the day, you can retreat back to the ship to enjoy a gourmet meal and relax in luxury as you cruise toward your next destination.