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Old 30-01-2011, 19:44   #1
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Flying (sadly not sailing) to Papeete Tahiti Feb 14-25. Looking for some tips from my sailing comrades about getting from Island to Island cheap (will refuse almost no offers of free rides ). Seriously, the only reason I can afford this trip is because someone gave me a free timeshare in Morea and someone else got me half price, round trip tickets ($400!!!!). Would LOVE to get over to Bora Bora and looking for a way to get there without paying $500 round trip air fares. Tried reaching out to some cargo vessels but no responses yet. Also looking for suggestions about what else to see while out there.

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There are inter-island ferries, flights, and cargo ships; I think your best bet is to inquire at tourist offices there (Papeete, Tahiti will have a lot more resources than Moorea). If you have a handheld VHF, bring it and maybe connect with an island hopping yachtie. Also, Huahine is only 85 west of Moorea and our favorite in the Society islands. Have fun!
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