Take a South Sea Adventure aboard a ‘working-ship’ on this most fascinating voyage on the trip of a lifetime to the ‘Land of Men’
Sculpted by sky-piercing, moss-green peaks and lined with vivid turquoise lagoons, French Polynesia is an overseas collectivity of France, comprising of more than 100 islands in the South Pacific. Known for their coral-fringed lagoons and over-the-water bungalow hotels, the islands also feature white-, pink - and black-sand beaches, mountains, rugged back-country and towering waterfalls.
The Marquesa Islands, marooned in the South Pacific, are more than 3000 miles from continental landmass and some of the remotest and most beautiful islands on the planet. Volcanic and less than 5 million years old all the islands have their own character and are rich in archaeological sites. The volcanic nature and deep valleys of the Marquesas created a tribal society with each valley sheltering distinct tribes. The unspoilt beauty and warmth of its people and their culture give a glimpse to the ancient majesty of the islands.
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Departures up to 2020!
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An exceptional collection of Solo Groups and Classic Tours, all with No Single Supplement
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Weather & Climate
Temperate, but cooled by sea breezes. The climate is tropical, influenced by the south-east trade winds.
When to go
There are two main seasons: humid (hot and wet) from November to March, cool and dry from April to October. French Polynesia is at its best when the climate is at its driest in July and August. This time is most popular with tourists so can be a slightly busier so we recommend the months either side where temperatures are more comfortable and prices are lower.