Each year from August to October Polynesian play host to the Humpback Whale. These gentle giants come to give birth before continuing their migration South.
Join us for the experience of an encounter with these magnificent giants and their young up close and personal.
Our qualified and professional team will ensure the respectful nature of this interaction, ensuring minimum impact to their natural behaviors.
You have a choice of either six or eight half days in the water with these majestic creatures.
We offer luxury executive beachfront accommodation which is centrally located to enhance your Whale Watching tour.
The itinerary also provides Plenty of free time to explore Moorea on your own.
8 days/9 nights – 8 half days in with the whales.
SWH FP91 Monday 19th August out Wednesday 28th August 2019
SWH FP92 Monday 9th September out Monday 18th September 2019
6 days/7 nights – 6 half days in with the whales.
SWH FP71 Friday 30th August out Friday September 6th 2019
SWH FP72 Friday 20th September out Friday 27th September 2019
9 Nights Exclusive private beachfront villa with pool. Double or Twin.
$6965 per person
$1140 Single supplement *
7 Nights Exclusive private beachfront villa with pool. Double or Twin
$5860 per person
$1050 Single supplement*
Maximum of 8 guests.
All tours include.
• Economy return ex Auckland Flying Air Tahit Nui
• Transfers from Airport to dock Tahiti and moorea
• Ferry crossing to Moorea
• 1 night pre Moorea in A garden bungalow
• Welcome Dinner
• 7 or 9 nights’ accommodation with breakfast or lunch ( dependent on morning or afternoon whale watch departure)
• Double room in an exclusive private beachfront Villa with en-suite bathroom
• A traditional Polynesian show with meal
• 2 Special celebration dinners
• Farewell cocktail/ dinner party
• Transfers to and from the Airport/ ferry terminal
• You will spend either Eight half days out with the whales on the Nine night tour, or Six half days on the seven day tour on your own private boat
Book this Holiday Package
Booking “Swimming with Giants” escorted tours. 1. Send an email confirming your tour. The non-refundable deposit of NZD $2,000.00 for 9 night tours. And NZD$1500.00 for 7 night tours is required within 14 days to confirm a reservation. (If booked prior to the 1 February of the year of the tour – a non-refundable deposit of NZD$500 is required within 14 days and the balance of the deposit to be paid by 1 February prior to the tours departure date.) 2. Payment (New Zealand Dollars only) in full is required 80 days prior to your ‘Swimming with giants’ and is non-refundable. Re-scheduling and substitution of guests is permitted with approval of Tahiti Travel Specialists. Flights not transferable or refundable. No name changes permitted. 3. A Liability Waiver must be signed by each guest & returned to our office within 14 days of booking your ‘Swimming with giants’ escorted tour. 4. Travel insurance is mandatory for all our Swimming with giants guests and should be taken out at the time of booking. Your travel insurance must provide cover against personal accident, death, medical expenses and emergency repatriation with a recommended minimum coverage of US$200,000 for each of the categories of cover. It must also cover trip and flight cancellation. We also strongly recommend it also covers curtailment, personal liability, loss of luggage and personal effects. You must provide Tahiti Travel Specialists with proof of your travel insurance within 14 days of booking your tour; you will not be able to join the tour without it. 5. All rates and conditions are subject to change. 6. If payments are not received at the designated times, Tahiti Travel Specialists, reserves the right to sell those spaces in question with forfeiture of all monies to date. 7. The booking is binding and all payments are non-refundable. 8. Prices may change due to; * currency fluctuations, even after payment is made in full, clients will have to pay the additional cost. * schedule or content changes * circumstances beyond the control of Tahiti Travel Specialists. 9. These are ecological holidays, Tahiti Travel Specialists reserves the right to ask any participants to leave the group should he/she behave in a way that is insensitive to the whales, the environment, local people, our staff, crew or other group members or continually not follow the TTS Guides directions in the water with the whales. Tahiti Travel Specialists staff and management also reserve the right to move those guests to other accommodation at the guests expense. No refund will be given. 10. Drones are ONLY permitted to be used with permission of the boat skipper. 11. Smoking is NOT permitted on the vessel. 12. In the event of cancellation of a whale-watching day due to bad weather, no refunds ….. or replacement day/s of whale watching will be offered by Tahiti travel Specialists 13. Children/teenagers under 18 years old are not accepted on our 7 or 9 night tours. 14. If the minimum bookings of 8 people on our 8-person tours is not reached 80 days .prior to departure of each expedition, then Tahiti Travel Specialists has the right to .cancel the expedition and transfer guests to a following expedition. Any airfares .booked/changed and paid for by the guest should be covered by their travel .insurance. 15. A security deposit and cleaning fee for the Villa will be payable prior to travel. This .amount will be verified four weeks prior to travel documents being issued. * Single supplement and twin if available.
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