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Day trip to Moorea from PPT - Need Suggestions

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Day trip to Moorea from PPT - Need Suggestions

Good morning,

My husband and are are planning a day trip over to Moorea next week from PPT. Since it's our first trip, we'd love some recommendations on the best way to get from our hotel (Le Meridian) to the ferry in PPT, an idea of the RT ferry costs, and then what to do once in Moorea - things like how to get around, suggested spots etc. Any recommendations would be most appreciated. I've been reading many of the posts here and know many of you will have some great information so thank-you very much in advance for your help.

Cheers!

Helen

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1. Re: Day trip to Moorea from PPT - Need Suggestions

I can only guess what a taxi fare to the ferry dock would be 2500-4000 cfp. For the ferry www.aremiti.net will give the info you need. I would rent a car on Moorea www.avis-tahiti.com and sen a reservation request to Sandrine. Visit the Juice Factory, Belevdere as you drive around the island.

If you can buy a travel book Tahiti and French Polynesia Guide by Jan Prince 5th ed in time for your trip.

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2. Re: Day trip to Moorea from PPT - Need Suggestions

Excellent advice given by Hamara above :)

I will say that I agree completely that a rental car should be your choice to see the island for the day :) Don't miss the view at Belvedere!

sunny regards,

shully

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3. Re: Day trip to Moorea from PPT - Need Suggestions

If you enjoy snorkeling, I'd recommend adding lunch or drinks at the Hilton Moorea and a stop to use their beach-- they have some of the most fabulous shore access snorkeling I've ever enjoyed. If you're as fixated by snorkeling as I am, there are lovely coral gardens right off the beach up the road from the Hilton (the one in a coconut grove); you could also make a stop at Temae Beach and snorkel on over to the Sofitel; and there is easy access to the Pearl's dropoff if you walk down the access road to the left of the hotel (as you face the hotel). I'm sure there are others-- and I'm looking forward to finding them ;)

The other option is to do a motu picnic (like Hiro's What To Do tour) for the shark/ray feeding, island tour by boat, and then a fab motu picnic lunch with snorkeling.

Do make sure tho that your daytrip is not on a Sunday-- I believe the Fruit Juice Factory is closed then.

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4. Re: Day trip to Moorea from PPT - Need Suggestions

Excellent information everyone, thank-you very much!

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