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The beautiful island of Moorea.

Here is a schedule of the most recent trip to Tahiti and Moorea. The schedule does not include the travel time from Tampa to Tahiti. Most days began at 7:00 AM with an American-style breakfast.

Day Activities
Saturday Island tour of Moorea, visit ancient temples (maraes), the distillery, agricultural domain, Cook's Bay and Opunohu Bay (where the original Mutiny on the Bounty was filmed), and the Belvedere (mountain viewpoint). Travel inside the remnants of a volcano, take a swim under a 200 foot waterfall, visit vanilla and pineapple farms and get acquainted with the lush tropical flora of the Tahitian forests.
Sunday Hotel has a Tahitian dance show at lunch (rated the best dance performance on Moorea). Dolphin Quest participants meet at Beachcomber hotel at 10:00 AM
Monday 8:00 AM lecture - Coral Reef Ecology. University of California Dolphin Boat Tour. 7:00-8:00 PM Astronomy lecture on the beach - Southern Stars and the Polynesian Sky.
Tuesday Free day options: Hiking opportunity - professional guide provided - Vaiare to Pao Pao. Shark feeding - horseback riding - shopping - swimming/snorkeling - scuba diving - rest night - visit to Tiki Village for cultural fire dance show with local foods
Wednesday Lecture at 8:00-9:00 AM - Polynesian History, Migrations, and Seafaring
Possible boat tour of the bays of Moorea
Thursday Free day (possible Tahiti tour for Bora Bora participants)
Friday Transfer to Tahiti across the Sea of the Moons by ferry, transfer to Royal Tahitian Hotel.
One night at Royal Tahitian Hotel (black sand beach - outside of downtown - view of Moorea).
Friday
afternoon
Shopping, visiting the farmers market, meet the local people, visit museums and churches. Dinner on the docks or the side of a mountain (2,000 foot elevation)
Saturday Circle island tour of Tahiti, Blow holes, Fern Grottos, Gauguin Museum, lava fields, Point Venus, Botanical Gardens, and the waterfalls of Tahiti. Those visiting Bora Bora will fly out early (7:30 AM) and return at 6:00 PM.

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