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Small-Group Half-Day Swim With Whales, Sharks and Rays Boat Tour from Ha'apiti

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    Your driver or skipper will pick you up at your hotel prior to your selected time and you'll head to the pier located at Artisan Perlier. After meeting your guide and boarding your boat, you'll sail out on the waters off Moorea on an underwater wildlife expedition to immerse you in the rich marine life of the Moorea reef and lagoon ecosystems.
    During your tour, you'll experience the crystalline waters of the sand bottom lagoon including observation of pink whipray stingrays and blacktip reef sharks. Drift through a channel towards the outer reef to observe leopard rays and grey sharks beneath you in the pass. Observe cetaceans including spinner dolphins, rough toothed dolphins, and humpback whales (if conditions permit). You'll be able to get into the water to swim or snorkel (snorkel gear included) with creatures of the underwater world to observe more closely.
    From mid-July to mid-November, humpback whales are present in our warm waters; they migrate from Antarctic waters to calve and reproduce. French Polynesia is one of the few places where it is possible to swim with them and observe them directly in their realm. The calves are particularly curious and are masters at eliciting memorable emotions from our guests. Primary focus of this wildlife expedition activity is to observe humpback whales.
    During the tour, the best spots for navigation and wildlife observation will be chosen by the biologist and captain, depending on weather. Most of the time the navigation will be on the north and the west coast of Moorea. During this excursion, you'll enjoy some fresh fruits, water and juice aboard the boat.
    Tour will end at the pier around 11:30am or 6pm, depending on the time you selected. After disembarking at the pier, you will be return to your hotel by boat or vehicle, depending on the location of your hotel.
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    All reviews moana tours lagoon area these guys once in a lifetime marine biologist whale swim multiple days open ocean incredible experience wild animals sharks and rays beautiful fish worth every penny fresh fruit highlight of our trip first stop french polynesia
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    I’ve always wanted to swim with humpback whales and today I got the opportunity and it did not disappoint. We got a perfect, glassy and calm morning and ended up seeing 5 humpbacks including a pregnant female that surprised us after the first four swam...More

    Thank bobby8joo
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    I've gone on whale tours with Moorea Moana Tours five times now over two separate trips to Moorea. I have absolutely nothing negative to say about their operations, and have had some amazing encounters thanks to them. Pierrick, Kori, and all the others have utmost...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank tobymatthews11
    SEYBALD P, Owner at MOOREA MOANA TOURS, responded to this reviewResponded today

    Thank you so much! I got for sure the best moment of this season!

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Second time day out Want thank Guyline and Eric amazing day out thanks See you again next year...worth every penny get to see abit of everything professional boat not overloaded with people and respectful to wildlife and safety conscious for novice Well worth the Trip

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank oldschoolpirate
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I booked from looking at the social media Instagram page for a wild life whale tour. Look again all the images are of PROFESSIONAL licensed MARINE DIVERS WITH PROFESSIONAL MARINE licensed PHOTOGRAPHERS!!! I found out later By law you’re not allowed to be within 100m...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Tropicthunder1
    SEYBALD P, Owner at MOOREA MOANA TOURS, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hello, I’m sorry that did not enjoy your experience. All of our photographs are taken by our guide, not external photographers. Every photograph you see is taken during the wildlife expedition. Every story is posted from that day’s expedition. Unfortunately, this season the whales are...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    My friend and I spent a few weeks in Moorea and went out with Moorea Moana Tours twice. We loved going out with these guys. Kori, Pierrick and Chewy were such great guides. They were all so respectful of the wildlife - which was a...More

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    Hi I am sure that the Moorea Moana boat trip be accommodating need to contact direct via Face book messenger generally answer same day Just came back second trip Moorea and second trip on this Tour Guy line great half day... More
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    We went in the afternoon, but didn't see any whales. Having said that, we were at the end of the whale sighting season, so please don't put a lot of credence into the time of day that we sailed; rather look at the time of... More
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    • Duration: 4h
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    • Languages Offered: English, French
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