PRIVATE Half Day Tour : Moorea Snorkeling & Sailing on a Catamaran named Taboo

Duration: 3 to 4 hours
Destination: French Polynesia, Society Islands, Maharashtra

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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Moorea
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


Welcome aboard Taboo !

Relax...the boat is all  yours !
Taboo is a cozy sailing catamaran and the perfect way to discover the wonders of Moorea. Get ready to share with us a memorable experience in the lagoon :)

We start at 7.30am or 11.30am from Opunohu Bay and sail along the North coast of Moorea to the Tiahura's motus to enjoy amazing landscapes, clear water, lush mountains, paradisiac islets...

We'll do several snorkeling stops in pristine water for magical wildlife encounters and to visit Tikis (traditional statues). You'll swim with black tip sharks, stingrays and colorful tropical fishes in a coral garden. We often see sea turtles and dolphins on our way !

A tasty and delicious plate of fresh local fruits and cocktails will be ready for you.

Taboo is a comfortable catamaran with mattress, overwater net and a shadow area, it offers intimate sailing cruises with an early departures to avoid crowds. We guarantee to offer you the experience of a lifetime !

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Voil'a Moorea, Pihaena, 98728 French Polynesia

Sailing along the Cost in and out of the Lagoon, 3 Snorkeling with Rays, Sharks and Colorful Fishs and Underwater Tiki

Duration: 4 hours

  • water
  • fruit juices
  • maitai cocktails
  • plate of fresh tropical fruits
  • snorkeling equipment (mask, snorkel, fins)
  • Transfers

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Departure Point

1: 53JGG562+8H
2: Public Beach Ta'ahiamanu, Moorea-Maiao, French Polynesia
3: Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa, Moorea-Maiao, French Polynesia
Traveler pickup is offered
We will confirm you the exact appointment by message in your TripAdvisor/Viator mailbox.

We start from our boat mooring near Mareto/Ta'ahiamanu public Beach (between the two bays)

Pick up and drop off may be available depending on the day between Tiki Village and the Sofitel (north coast)
We pick you up on the main roadside of the Island ("route de ceinture") if you are on Temae path you have to meet us at the Golf or at Temae P.o. boxes.

If you're outside this area, you have to meet us directly to the departure point with a rental vehicle or we can book a round trip taxi and you'll do a cash payment directly to the driver.


--> Norwegian Cruise, Ovation of the seas, Princess cruise... : we will pick you up by boat directly at Papetoai port at 8.00am/8.30am, same port as your tender pier, few meters away. You have to take the first tenders. You have to be in the first tenders //// Afternoon tour : we will pick you up by boat between 11.30am and 12.00pm

--> Paul Gauguin Cruise : only the afternoon tour is available as your first tender is too late for the morning tour. We will pick you up by boat directly from Papetoai port around 11.15am

--> Windspirit, Starbreeze & Cook's bay port : only the afternoon tour is available as your first tender is too late for the morning tour, we will pick you up by car around 11.00am from the tourism office.


If you come to Mo’orea for one day, we recommend you to rent a car (in Tahiti or Moorea) to enjoy the island before the tour (Belvedere lockout, public beaches, fruit juice & alcohol factory…)

With the Aremiti ferry company
The first ferry is at 5.40am (from Monday to Friday) (7.00am on Saturday and Sunday)
and the last one at 4.50pm (from Monday to Friday) (5.30pm on Saturday, 6.45pm on Sunday)

If you prefer to take a taxi it will be around 3500xpf per ride from the ferry to Tahiamanu public beach. We can book it for you and you'll pay cash the driver directly.


  • Temae Airport, French Polynesia


  • Super U Aré, Moorea-Maiao 98728, French Polynesia

Departure Time

Confirm time with the local provider in advance of your experience.
Group from 5 to 8 passengers
2/21/2020 - 12/6/2023

Monday - Sunday : 07:30 AM - 08:00 AM, 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
Group from 1 to 4 passengers
12/28/2018 - 12/6/2023
Monday - Sunday : 07:30 AM - 08:00 AM, 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


3 to 4 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews


21 Nov, 2022

This half-day tour was a great mix of snorkeling and romantic catamaran sailing. The guide was very friendly and did a great job of explaining the snorkeling, local tropical fish, island lagoon, and Moorea as a whole. We started snorkeling by swimming with sting rays and small black-tipped reef sharks (which were very easy-going) and then moved on to a coral garden and very colorful tropical fish. We ended the day snorkeling in a the larger lagoon and seeing buried replica tiki. Throughout the whole time, the catamaran sailing provided a fantastic view of the ocean, lagood and Moorea's mountains. The experience was very romantic (and even included some light drinks and fresh fruit)! Would definitely recommend.

Kirsten P

03 Nov, 2022

We had a blast on this private catamaran. The guides were very knowledgeable about the area and great to point out all the different marine life.


24 Oct, 2022

Captain and crew were great. Very professional, knowledgeable, fun and accommodating. The places they took us to were amazing!!! Such a relaxing fun day. Very reasonably priced for what you get. Definitely a must do.


14 Sep, 2022

A lovely tranquil way to see Moorea. We stopped off frequently to snorkel & explore. We worked together with the operator to travel from Tahiti & arrive at the pick up point in Moorea. A wonderful memorable day.


29 Aug, 2022

We had the most amazing trip - from start to finish. Leo (Captain) was super knowledgeable and took us to great spots. We swam with sharks & rays, had a fresh fruit platter and delicious cocktails. Would highly recommend - was worth every cent.

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