Flights to Tahiti
To join your WhaleSwim Adventure, you need to fly Internationally to Papeete, the capital on the main island of Tahiti in French Polynesia (Fa’a’ā International Airport – code PPT)
Papeete is the capital of French Polynesia.
Moorea is a 35-minute fast-ferry or a short 12 minute flight from the main island of Tahiti – where we swim with the whales!
There are many international airlines servicing the main island of Tahiti – Air Tahiti Niu, Air New Zealand, Hawaiian Airlines, Japanese Airlines, American Airlines, Air France & British Airways.
The don’t have a huge duty-free shop, so make sure you purchase your duty-free goods, prior to your departure to Tahiti.
We include visa information in our Trip Preparation Bulletin that we send you after your tour booking has been confirmed with a deposit. You need to book your transfer to accommodation or to the ferry terminal online, prior to arrival.
The company we have used is reliable – contact South Pacific Tours firstname.lastname@example.org or call them at (+689) 89 42 00 00 and ask for Samuel or Herenui.
Air Tahiti Nui www.airtahitinui.com
From UK & Europe: (via Los Angeles – from 22 hours )
There are 2 ways to get to Moorea from the main island of Tahiti.
Both are easy, as Moorea is just 15km away for the main island of Tahiti.
By fast Ferry – a 35 min journey from the ferry building on the waterfront in down-town Papeete. – here is the link to the website for www.aremiti.net OR Click here to download a ferry schedule.
There is a cafe aboard with snacks and light meals as well as coffee and drinks. If you are lucky, you may see a few humpback whales on the way!
Its a 11 minute flight from Papeete airport to Moorea – short and sweet! You have beautiful views of both islands on your quick flight!