French Polynesia (Tahiti and Moorea)

Old Feb 14, 19, 8:48 am
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French Polynesia (Tahiti and Moorea)

Building a trip/itinerary for my parents but can't seem to find too many options to "island hop" around tahiti/moorea. They will mainly be staying on Moorea but I can still adjust the reservations to have more time on Tahiti. The only day trip that i was able to find to an island other than tahiti/moorea is Tetiaroa from Tahiti.

Anyone know of some other islands/atolls that would be worth visiting as a day trip? Was thinking locations accessible by boat would be more convenient than by air.
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Old Feb 15, 19, 2:35 am
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Many of the islands are quite far from PPT making a day trip impossible (4 hour flying time each way for some islands). There are 5 or 6 close, such as BOB. Check the map at https://www.airtahiti.com/all-our-destinations and you can certainly find at least 6 that work. Schedule varies by day of week as well as seasonablly, and many are multi-hop routes. Enjoy, but the fares will not be cheap as a non-resident.
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Old Feb 15, 19, 2:37 am
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If you really want to island hop then a small ship cruise might be better for you
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Old Feb 21, 19, 3:01 pm
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There is some freighter (not one of the Aranuis) that slowly makes the rounds. More basic and rustic, shall we say.
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Old Sep 2, 19, 3:15 am
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From what I have read and seen on the internet the main Island Tahiti is nice but Moorea and Bora Bora are much nicer. So You should really check out Bora Bora.
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