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Island hop between three of Tahiti's most alluring diving islands, Bora Bora, Tikehau and Fakarava.

Experience the wonderful passes of Fakarava, marvel at the manta rays of Bora Bora and enjoy the colourful and rich marine life around Tikehau.

This island hopping adventure trip idea offers amazing diving opportunities and the chance to visit a selection of beautiful islands in French Polynesia, including one of the most iconic, Bora Bora.

Suggested itinerary

  1. Day 1: Depart the UK for Tahiti

  2. Day 2: Arrive Papeete, overnight stay

    You will be met on arrival and transferred to your accommodation for an overnight stay.
  3. Days 3-7 : Dive Tikehau

    This morning you will take a domestic flight to Tikehau, where you'll be met on arrival and transferred to your accommodation for a 4-night stay. The itinerary includes two diving days (4 dives) here. Expect an amazing marine life and manta rays.
  4. Days 7-11 : Dive Fakarava

    Today you will take a domestic flight to Fakarava, where you'll be met on arrival and transferred to your accommodation for a 4-night stay. The itinerary includes two diving days (4 dives) here. Fly through the Gurae Pass, a world-class dive site and an exceptional adventure.
  5. Days 11-13 : Dive Bora Bora

    This morning you will take a domestic flight to Bora Bora, the most iconic island in French Polynesia. You will be met on arrival and transferred to your accommodation for 3-night stay. The itinerary includes two diving days (3 dives) here. The crystal clear waters of the lagoon are home to manta rays and sharks. Underwater encounters are as spectacular as the topside scenery.
  6. Day 14: Depart

    Depending on flight schedules, it's possible that you will require an overnight stay en route.
  7. Day 16: Arrive UK

You should note: This itinerary is changeable according to domestic flight schedules. It is based on staying at local pensions. Hotels are available on some islands.

Key info

Our trip ideas are offered to inspire you and can be tailored to suit your requirements.
  • Duration and price including flights from/to UK: 15 days from £4,145 pp
  • When to go: Jan-Dec: Daily throughout the year
  • Included in the price/package:
    • Flights from the UK
    • 12 nights accommodation
    • Breakfast daily (HB in Fakarava)
    • 11 boat dives
    • Tanks and weights
    • Transfers (inc.domestic air)
Featured locations:

Bora Bora

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

Fakarava

Fakarava, like Rangiroa, is a huge atoll with a vast lagoon. Diving is concentrated in the two passes: Garuae in the northern end is more than 800 metres wide, while the Tumakohua pass in the south is an easier dive, but just as prolific.

  • Ideal for viewing: green turtle, spotted eagle ray, reef manta ray, grey reef shark, white-tip reef shark
  • Excellent for: Resort based diving, Shark diving, Hammerhead shark

Tikehau

A picture-perfect island, Tikehau is graced with an oval crown of pink sand beaches and an azure lagoon teeming with marine life. Famous for its huge fish population and shallow manta ray cleaning station, divers can also encounter eagle rays, barracuda and grey reef sharks.

  • Ideal for viewing: green turtle, spotted eagle ray, barracuda, grey reef shark, reef manta ray
  • Excellent for: Resort based diving, Luxury diving, Shark diving, Snorkelling

Tahiti Island

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