A twin centre adventure, taking in Tahiti's most iconic diving islands - exhilarating diving at its best!
Enjoy adrenaline fuelled drift dives with eagle rays, manta rays, turtle and numerous species of shark.
Bora Bora is the iconic island retreat. Rangiroa's lagoon, maximum depth 28 metres, is so large that it's impossible to see from one side to the other.
This trip idea is based on staying at four star properties but can be amended to suit other budgets staying at local guesthouses.
Day1: Depart the UK for Tahiti
Day2: Arrive Papeete and transfer to Bora Bora
You will be met on arrival and transfer by domestic flight to Bora Bora for a 7-night stay.
Days3-8: Dive Bora Bora
Your five day (10 dives) dive pack begins today. The crystal clear waters of the lagoon are renowned for manta ray encounters. Diving on the outer reef you can expect a healthy marine life of large pelagic species.
Day9: Transfer to Rangiroa
Today you will transfer by domestic flight to Rangiroa where you'll be met on arrival and transfer to your accommodation for a 7-night stay.
Days10-14: Dive Rangiroa
Your five day (10 dives) dive pack begins today. The crystal clear waters of the huge lagoon are filled with marine life and the two passes open on to the ocean, the twice-daily tide surges offering great drift diving, known as ‘shooting the pass’.
Day15: At leisure
Day16: Depart Tahiti
Depending on flight schedules, it's possible that you will require an overnight stay en route.
Day17: Arrive UK
You should note: This itinerary is changeable according to domestic flight schedules. It's possible to stay longer at each location.
Our trip ideas are offered to inspire you and can be tailored to suit your requirements.
Duration and price including flights from/to UK: 17 daysfrom £5,950 pp
When to go: Jan-Dec: Daily throughout the year
Included in the price/package:
Flights from the UK
14 nights accommodation
20 dive pack
Tanks and weights
Bora Bora is unquestionably the most mythical of the Pacific islands. The central, lush green island is surrounded by a myriad of islets nestling in a lagoon, which is inhabited by abundant marine life, notably manta rays and shark encounters.
Ideal for viewing: lemon shark, green turtle, reef manta ray, black-tip reef shark, white-tip reef shark
Excellent for: Resort based diving, Shark diving
Rangiroa’s huge lagoon opens out via two passes to the open ocean, where daily tide surges offer fantastic drift diving. Expect to see colourful fish,rays, turtles and dolphins, before the reef drops below 1,000 metres, where sharks and other pelagics congregate.
Ideal for viewing: grey reef shark, spotted eagle ray, green turtle, reef manta ray, scalloped hammerhead shark
Excellent for: Resort based diving, Luxury diving, Manta ray
Tahiti is French Polynesia’s largest island, home to the international airport and the capital, Papeete. It tends to be used as stop before heading to the outer islands, however it offers some of the best conditions for easy diving, with calm conditions and minimal currents.
Ideal for viewing:
Excellent for: Resort based diving
Suggested accommodation is shown below.
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Located on a hillside on Bora Bora, the Hotel Maitai offers traditional Polynesian style accommodation and breathtaking views across the emerald coloured lagoon to the neighbouring islands of Raiatea and Tahaa.