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Early AM transfer from Tahiti to Moorea?

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Early AM transfer from Tahiti to Moorea?

We are arriving on an Air France flight that lands at 3:50am. We are spending our first night at the Moorea Hilton.

What is the best way to transfer at that hour? Domestic flight (earliest is 6am it seems) or the Ferry? Ferry seems more scenic, but more transportation around Tahiti at an early hour (when probably tired from the flight).

Leaning toward the flight and finding a way to kill 2 hours at the Airport in the pre-dawn hours.

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1. Re: Early AM transfer from Tahiti to Moorea?

By the time you claim your luggage, and go thru customs,and change some money at the bank at the airport it will be 5 to 5:30

For a ferry schedule go to www.tahiti1.com or go to

Air Moorea and fly over to Moorea. Buy some taxi passes at the Air Moorea counter for 600xfp each

to take you from the Moorea airport to your hotel

on Moorea. If you want you can always go over to

Tahiti for the day on them ferry.

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2. Re: Early AM transfer from Tahiti to Moorea?

Ia orana

the first flight on Air Moorea will be the most practical way to cross the channel. elbow your way for the first row of seatrs and enjoy the light show with Moorea freshly illuminated by the sunrise.

As suggested by Hamara, make sure to purchase at the Air Moorea counter at Papeete faaa airport (only)your land transfers from and to the airport/ hotel.

Bon voyage

Meherio

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3. Re: Early AM transfer from Tahiti to Moorea?

Hamara is correct: by the time you land, go through the immigration line and baggage claim, change some currency at the airport bank (which will be open for your incoming flight), it will be almost time to walk over to the Air Moorea terminal, which opens at 5:30 a.m. If you still have time, there is a snack bar in the main airport (to the right as you leave immigration) that is open all night -- you can grab a cup of strong coffee (or a Hinano beer!) there.

Grab the first Air Moorea flight at 6 a.m., and don't forget to buy four transfer tickets, 2 for when you arrive on Moorea to get to your hotel, and 2 for the return trip back to the airport when you leave.

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4. Re: Early AM transfer from Tahiti to Moorea?

Thanks everyone! We leave Friday evening and can't wait!

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5. Re: Early AM transfer from Tahiti to Moorea?

Bon Voyage !

Meherio

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