Everything you should know before you take a cruise to Tahiti and her islands

Trading in your everyday life for a luxury cruise is a dream for all of us. With its spectacular scenery, crystal-clear water, and the thatched-roof overwater bungalows, Tahiti and the islands of Polynesia are the perfect destinations for you to enjoy and immerse yourself in absolute fun and happiness (that’s why I proposed in French Polynesia after all!). If you are planning on taking a Tahiti cruise, then here are some of the most interesting things you should know about this popular South Pacific wonderland.

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Cruising is the best way to explore Tahiti

Tahiti is one of 118 islands, each with a different look, feel, and experience waiting for you to discover and enjoy. Since moving from one island to another is not that easy, the best way to experience the islands is by taking a cruise. They also provide you with some of the best services and multiple shore excursions for you to explore. You will get enough time to enjoy most of the wonderful island experiences.

Tahiti is expensive

Even though you can visit the all the countries in the Pacific Islands as a budget traveler, Tahiti is relatively more expensive. Cruises are a good option to get around this predicament. They provide you with a boutique luxury experience at reasonable prices. You can also consider seeking the help of an expert travel advisor to avoid falling into potential financial pitfalls.

Pack Wisely

Since the islands of French Polynesia are really expensive, it will be a hard toll on your travel budget, if you are planning on buying things after arriving. Packing wisely can help you avoid this. Make sure you have the right clothes, scuba gear, insect repellent, and sun cream in your luggage.

Waking up early

If you are looking to get the most out of the daytime, then try to wake up early in the morning. Most cruises will have a lineup of exciting activities ready for their passengers. Rather than wasting time oversleeping, you will be able to enjoy everything from sunrise to sunset and more.

Get the best out of shore excursion

Each island has a different experience to offer- starting from food items to many fun-filled activities that you can try out. Shore excursions allow tourists to have an exciting time on the beach and experience all these and more. You can try them out or relax on the warm sunny beach. Make sure to bring plenty of sun cream as the heat can get a little harsh at times.

Go whale watching

Humpback whales visit Tahiti from Antarctica every year. Normally, the whale watching season starts around August and ends in October. If you are cruising during that time, take the opportunity to do some whale watching. It will be a fun activity to try out and you might be lucky enough to witness some reels-worthy whale moments.

Make new friends

One of the best parts of going on cruises is the opportunity to make new friends. Your Tahiti cruise is not going to be any different. You will be meeting plenty of people with whom you share a lot of similarities and interests. You can share your travel experiences with them or share your travel plan with them. Cruises are the best place to build relationships in which everyone is helping each other and creating a more fun-filled travel experience.

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