French Polynesia

Tahiti and her islands consist of 130 islands divided into 5 archipelagos and span an area as large as Europe. From the high rugged islands of the Marquesas in the north-east to the flat atolls of the Tuamotus in the south-west, this vast country of islands offers a unique cruising location, with breathtaking scenery, a distinctive culture and some of the best diving the world has to offer. The Society Islands are perhaps the most commonly explored islands and here you will find all the modern amenities of Papeete City in Tahiti, a perfect place to begin your yacht charter.

Itinerary

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  • Tahiti

    Tahiti

    Tahiti, commonly referred to as the “Queen of the Pacific", is a natural cruising ground which is hard to resist. Sparkling waters, pristine beaches and home to one of the only golf courses in the French Polynesia.
  • Moorea

    Moorea

    This majestic island features an interior ring of volcanic mountain peaks and two symmetrical bays: Cook's Bay and Opunohu Bay. This unique landscape means the island is roughly shaped like a heart from its aerial view.
  • Huahine

    Huahine

    This incredibly lush and culturally preserved haven is known as the "Garden Island". A bit off the tourist beaten track, Huahine is well worth a visit.
  • Tahaa

    Tahaa

    Picture perfect Tahaa is only accessible by boat from its sister island, Raiatea. Taha'a produces more than 80% of the famous Tahitian Vanilla and a visit to a vanilla plantation is highly recommended.
  • Bora Bora

    Bora Bora

    This highly renowned paradise has suitably earned its reputation as one of the world's best honeymoon destinations and is famous for its over water bungalows. The stunning blue hues of its lagoon are hard to leave.

Sample itinerary

  • Tahiti Moorea 15 miles
  • Moorea Huahine 90 miles
  • Huahine Tahaa 25 miles
  • Tahaa Bora Bora 30 miles
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Highlights

  • Often called the most beautiful island in the world, enjoy Mooreal‘s Cook’s Bay where the volcanic crags reflect in the sparkling water.
  • Your charter wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Bora Bora, a memorable sight as you approach with the twin peaks that have been an inspiration to artists, romantics and movie directors, rise up to greet you.
  • Visit a vanilla plantation on beautiful Taha'a, home to dozens of perfect motus and tiny palm-fringed islets, perfect for picnics or swimming.
  • Highlights
  • Itinerary
  • Adriatic & Eastern Mediterranean

    Classical history and glorious landscapes are found in this region. They will kindle the spirit of discovery and escapism in you, while you bask in luxury on one of our magnificent yachts.
  • Western Mediterranean

    The appeal of cruising around the world’s most exciting and revered ports in France, Italy, Corsica and Sardinia is unrivalled. No wonder so many of our most seasoned charter clients return again and again to revisit favourite haunts and make new discoveries!
  • Caribbean and Bahamas

    Unrivalled opportunities for snorkelling, diving and fishing, against a backdrop of islands blessed with gorgeous sand and lapped by warm aquamarine water. The virgin seas around the Eastern Caribbean and the Bahamas offer some of the best tropical island cruising in the world.
  • Indian Ocean

    A tempting alternative winter charter destination to the Caribbean. Choose from the equally stunning Maldives or the Seychelles, each with their own unique characteristics, but both offering spectacular beaches and turquoise waters for outstanding snorkelling and diving. The Maldives consist of 26 atolls and hundreds of islets, only 250 of which are inhabited. Charters in the Maldives are not conducted to pre-determined itineraries and your captain will plan a daily programme to match your preferred activities.
  • South Pacific

    With many areas inaccessible to mainstream tourism, discover the true South Pacific and cruise through some of the most beautiful, unspoiled islands imaginable. The locals will welcome and inspire you with their love of music and dance. The South Pacific offers arguably the best diving in the world; a constant warm water temperature means you can spot reef sharks, manta rays, turtles and dolphins often up to 50 metres away. Few seascapes are as evocative of paradise than the coral islands of the South Pacific.
  • South East Alaska

    Lofty glaciers and misty fjords, waterfalls and hot springs, orcas and grizzly bears, sea lions and bald eagles all combine to make Alaska a place for the most amazing adventure and exploration. A cruising experience like no other.
  • Costa Rica

    The unspoiled Costa Rican coastline is teeming with exotic wildlife. Humpback whales play with their calves in the clear water, whilst the jungle interior abounds with howler monkeys and toucans, and thousands of species of tropical animals. The golden beaches are pristine and inshore there are rain forests, national parks, volcanoes, hot springs, horse riding and rock climbing to choose from – an endless array of activities and wildlife. A true natural paradise in every sense.
  • The Great Barrier Reef

    The Great Barrier Reef and Tropical Far North Queensland offer off-the-beaten-track cruising at its most spectacular with outstanding snorkelling, diving and fishing opportunities in an untouched natural environment of extraordinary beauty.
  • Indonesia

    Indonesia is home to over 17,000 islands spanning an area of over 5000km across the equator. With vast differences from island to island, they all have one thing in common and that is a rich and colourful culture where life is regulated by a series of spectacular rituals. The islands of Komodo, a designated World Heritage Site, are blessed with hundreds of secluded beaches, transparent crystal clear waters, and stunning coral reefs waiting to be explored. Home to the Komodo dragon, the world’s largest lizard, you will also find here the most extraordinary cultures where life has remained unchanged for centuries.
  • Norway

    There are tens of thousands of islands across Norway from top to bottom offering stunning views across varied coastlines. Take a helicopter or seaplane ride over the stunning waterfalls and glaciers or try some skiing or reindeer and dog team sleighs. Taste home made cheeses and creams straight from the traditional farms and order private performances of musicians and artists on coastal islands. It’s quite simply a perfect cruising destination.
  • South East Asia

    The Andaman Sea on the west coast of the Malay Peninsula offers ideal cruising conditions. Dramatic limestone landscapes, endless lagoons, lush tropical vegetation and powdery white sand beaches together with the cultural attractions of Thailand and Malaysia guarantee the most unforgettable of journeys.
  • The Red Sea

    A mystical country bursting with culture and beauty, Egypt is a truly unique cruising destination. Sharm el Sheikh, on the Red Sea Riviera, is located at the tip of Sinai and well known for being a paradise for snorkelling and scuba diving. The Red Sea offers a seascape which is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and varied in the world, renowned for its rich sea life and teeming with over 2,000 species.
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