Upon landing at Papeete airport, you will transfer to your private helicopter for a scenic flight to the private atoll of Tetiaroa. As you soar above the French Polynesian archipelago, you will gain your first glance at the exquisite beauty that these islands embody. The Brando is an exclusive sanctuary on this private paradise, a unique place of stunning beauty, tranquillity and rejuvenation. Here you are not just observing nature; you are in it. Put on a snorkelling mask and witness the underwater life at a coral garden first-hand, encountering such marine life as sea turtles, rays, reef sharks and a dazzling array of tropical fish. Explore the spectacular lagoon by Polynesian outrigger canoe, kayak, paddleboard, or simply swim at Mermaid Bay or the beach.
Hike inland on the island of Moorea, where tropical jungles and towering volcanos dominate the landscape. Trek along ancient pathways to explore the remnants of early villages and maraes which were prior ceremonial religious sites. As you climb through fertile valleys amongst lush tropical vegetation, your guide will share intriguing Polynesian legends and pluck wild fruits and fresh coconuts for you to taste. Reaching the Hitiaa Lava Tubes, your expert guide will assist you through the intricate tunnels, wading in rivers and climbing through small waterfalls, leading you up to the summit of Mount Aorai, where you will be rewarded with sensational views of the island.
With Pelorus, gain exclusive access to the pioneering coral reef conservation efforts of the Coral Gardeners on Moorea where you will learn about the destruction of the coral reef, snorkel through the coral gardens and plant coral to help protect the reef of the future. The team transplant coral cuttings onto degraded areas of reef in order to recreate reef habitats, enabling marine life to return and flourish.
Bora Bora is the most celebrated island in the South Pacific and home to a selection of lavish hotels. Famed for its iconic overwater bungalows, staying in one of these suites is truly better than imagined, placing you in the heart of an unspoiled lagoon, surrounded by pristine Pacific waters and views over tropical groves and white sand beaches. Oozing with beauty, this serene setting offers opulent relaxation with spa treatments that blend traditional Polynesian rituals with the freshest of ingredients.