Explore the cradle of French Polynesia on this scenic flight over Raiatea and Taha’a.
Experience the thrill of taking off from the water’s edge as you discover Bora Bora’s sister islands. So beautiful, they have been awarded UNESCO status, the palm tree fringed islands of Raiatea and Taha’a epitomise what desert island bliss is all about. Protected by tropical reefs, their turquoise bays are a feast for the senses, putting the Polynesian islands into perspective.
This activity is run and operated from Bora Bora Airport, also known as Motu Mute Airport. A scenic flight path covers local landmarks that include Faaroa bay & Taputapuatea marae. Private boat transfer is included from your hotel.
Meet your pilot at the airbase at Motu Mute Airport for this 45-minute scenic flight over Raiatea and Taha’a. An unforgettable experience that captures the natural beauty of the South Pacific, step inside a luxury Cessna plane and enjoy the sensation of gliding along the turquoise waters of the inner reef – reaching altitude in time to see the backdrop of Bora Bora behind you. Considered sister islands because of the lagoon they share, Raiatea and Taha’a will also be part of your dreamy itinerary. While flying over Raiatea, you will be able to discover the Faaroa bay and the Taputapuatea marae, cradle of the Polynesian civilization and recently designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Some marvellous discoveries are also waiting for you over the island of Taha’a. Its motu and wild large bays will blow your mind with their luxurious and mystic vegetation which contrasts perfectly with the blue lagoon of Bora Bora – all witnessed from your very own panoramic window. Returning back to Bora Bora, soak up the thrill of an expertly executed water landing – returning to your hotel along the lagoon.
This activity operates using a plane. Each seat has a private panoramic window, leather seats and ample leg room. Each plane can accommodate up to 8 passengers – with a maximum total weight of 1 050 Kg.
Please note: accommodation transfers from Bora Bora only.
A minimum of 4 people is required for the flight.