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Each day you will swim and snorkel in the azure waters of the protected lagoons and barrier reefs to see rays, black tip sharks and a kaleidoscope of colorful fish and living corals.
Embark: 12:00hrs. Fly into Raiatea airport and take a 10 minute taxi-ride to the marina at Uturoa. At noon, board the yacht and meet your fellow guests, captain and crew. Enjoy lunch on board followed by a short passage inside the lagoon of Raiatea or a short hop to Tahaa. Later in the day experience a roller-coaster snorkeling ride where the current will whisk you down the waters between to motus...when you stop you'll be greeted by a multitude of brightly coloured fish. Dinner onboard.
Sail on a spirited passage to Bora Bora in time for an excellent tropical lunch prepared by your hostess. After lunch a highlight of the trip is to swim in turquoise waters with black tip reef sharks and rays. The rays enjoy the visit and will come very close to be held or hand fed by small pieces of fish. At the end of the day anchor by Bora Bora's 5-star over the water bungalows and take in the view - it will be clear to see why Bora Bora is known as one of the most beautiful islands in the South Pacific. Dinner onboard.
Start early with a pre-breakfast snorkel to swim with the graceful manta rays who feed before sunrise. After breakfast visit a coral garden to snorkel and feed an abudance of colourful fish. Sail to a small private motu for an optional BBQ lunch on shore. Spend the afternoon sunbathing, relaxing and taking in the view of the Bora Bora mountain. Dinner on board.
Sit back and take in the view while the yacht sails to Raiatea. After another excellent lunch take the optional excursion to a pearl farm to see how local pearl farmers now prodoce these beautiful gems. At the end of the day anchor just off Uturoa and sip a cocktail at sunset while watching the black tip sharks and rays swimming around the yacht. Dinner onboard.
Following breakfast the yacht will take a short passage to stop at the dock in Raiatea to allow time for shopping in the small town. Take the optional excursion and enjoy an excellent guided tour of Raiatea. Visit a vanilla plantation, archeological site and experience the landscape of this luscious tropical island. End the day at Motu Ceran a deserted island - take the kayak or swim to shore and relax after another excellent day. Dinner onboard.
After breakfast relax in the trampolines while the yacht heads to Huahine. Upon arrival in Huahine, take the optional excursion and explore local fishing traditions, remote sites and beaches. Anchor at night just off a Polynesian style thatched hotel. Take the kayaks ashore for a cocktail or just swim around the yacht before dinner. Dinner onboard.
After breakfast enjoy a visit to a coral garden to swim and snorkel with many varities of fish. After your last lunch aboard enjoy an afternoon sail back to Raiatea. Go ashore and enjoy the an optional excursion for dinner and a French Polynesian dance - a highlight to end the week.
Please note: Due to weather it may be necessary to change the order of the itinerary, the number of days in one location or visit other islands. The Captain is responsible for the ultimate safety and comfort of the vessel and its passengers. It is within the Captain's jurisdiction to change the sequence of stops and ports if necessary due to inclement weather conditions, high or low water levels, dock and lock schedules, technical, logistical or scheduling reasons. Additionally, sailing vessels will motor in light winds to ensure vessels arrive in port by sunset.