1/2 day excursion to Tahaa - departure from Raiatea / ideal for cruise passengers

Uturoa, French Polynesia

From US$117.53

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 4 hours (approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


    What's Included

    • transport by boat to Tahaa and during the tour
    • the visits planned in the program

      Meeting And Pickup

      You can head directly to the meeting point, or request pickup

      Meeting point

      • Mont Tapioi
        Unnamed Road, 7G8X+Q3H, Uturoa, French Polynesia

        Meet at the Uturoa marina: pass in front of the Champion store, continue towards the airport by the road along the seaside; the marina is located between the Shell and Total stations OR for cruise passengers directly at the arrival dock (specifying the name of the boat)

      Pickup points

      Select a pickup point

      End point

      This activity ends back at the meeting point.

      Pickup details

      If you need someone to pick you up within 10 km of Uturoa, please specify the exact pickup location and we will confirm the pick-up time

      What To Expect

      Additional Info

      • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Infants must sit on laps
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
      Operated by Te Mara Nui Plongee

      Cancellation Policy

      You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

      • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
      • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
      • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
      • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
      • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
      9 reviews
      Total review count and overall rating based on Viator and Tripadvisor reviews
      Reviews by Viator travelers.
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      Okay excursion
      Lisa_B, Mar 2023
      Our guide was pretty much just the boat captain - he did not introduce himself and could not speak English. He took us to a vanilla farm and pearl farm by boat, and the highlight was seeing dolphins on the way back. A little disappointed that we could not learn more about the island of Taha’a.
      We happened upon a group...
      RichRhonda_L, Mar 2023
      We happened upon a group of dolphins and the driver of ythr boat stopped for several minutes. We were treated with many close up views.
      Wonderful and Informative Tour
      LJ_G, Mar 2023
      Julian was an excellent boat/tour guide. Claudine at the vanilla plantation was welcoming, gracious, and explained the vanilla process. The pearl farm was informative. A beautiful day out in the waters around Tahaa. We even saw a pod of dolphins on way back… Julian diverted the boat for photos. Excellent!
      Awesome boat tour to Taha'a- pearls and vanilla
      Sandra_A, Mar 2023
      The boat tour across the water was so refreshing and filled with lots of picture-taking moments. I learned so much at the pearl farm on the cultivating process - it was fascinating - she (I can't remember her name) was highly knowledgeable. I also learned all about vanilla making process - he (I can't remember his name) also thoroughly knew the process. Also, that vanilla smelled good! Lastly, our boat operator (Julian?) was very attentive, patient and kept us on time. Excellent tour!
      Not a tour, an overpriced water taxi
      Maren_M, Jan 2023
      I hate to leave a less than positive review, but I thought the tour was severely overpriced for what it was. We were asked to come to the marina at 7:45 to go pick up the other guests from their cruise ship. We got to the ship at 8:15 and were sitting around for 45 minutes until the rest of the guests boarded. That wouldn't have been so bad if there had been a 'thank you' for our early arrival or even a conversation about what was happening, but our guide didn't say much the entire tour. He seemed unhappy to be on the tour and wasn't able to communicate much with the guests who were all English speaking, even though the tour was advertised as being offered in English. The tour didn't feel like much of a tour at all, more like a water taxi that took us to the vanilla plantation and pearl farm where we got free tours where they wanted to sell us their merchandise (i.e. they were not the reason the tour was so expensive). At over 100$ per person for this water taxi experience, this was heavily overpriced and it felt like the price was so high just because they 'can' (not a lot of competition on the island). We were supposed to go snorkeling at the end but this was skipped without an explanation as to why. I felt ripped off and not treated nicely by the owner who basically 'ordered' us to the marina at a really early hour without recognizing how inconvenient that was for us and also wasn't a part of the tour (it was advertised as if we'd be picked up).
      Response from Host, Jan 2023
      Hello Maren Thanks you for your comment; I am really sorry that your turn went badly. Normally we leave from Raiatea for excursions,exceptionally we had to go to Tahaa to pick up other passengers. You booked your at the last minute and I send you a massage to let you know . In general there is an English guide but Tema being sick could not come For this tour it is very clear that there is no snorkeling.Once again sorry
      Great half day tour.
      Donna_S, Oct 2022
      Great trip across to Te Haa The Pearl Farm is the highlight and Arohanui was incredibly professional & passionate as she explained the intricate process involved to creat their magnificent pearls. She is an asset to the Pearl Farm 🙏 Boat team we’re experienced and navigated some small waves to keep us comfortable 👏