The Islands of Tahiti Are Home to the Sixth Season of Bravo’s “Below Deck”
The Islands of Tahiti are Home to the Sixth Season of Bravo’s “Below Deck”
The stunning environments of The Islands of Tahiti, specifically the islands of Tahiti and Moorea, will be the home for the sixth season of Bravo Media’s hit TV series “Below Deck” premiering October 2, 2018, at 9:00 pm ET/PT. “Below Deck” follows the young, hardworking crew members who live, work and play onboard a multi-million dollar mega yacht. Viewers enjoy a rare glimpse into the elusive world of yachting. This season marks the first time “Below Deck” has set sail for The Islands of Tahiti, and features the beloved Captain Lee and Kate Chastain (Chief Stewardess). Also featured are a new crew and the 185-foot custom motor luxury yacht, My Seanna.
The series features some of the top attractions on the islands of Tahiti and Moorea, including hiking trails, waterfalls, aquatic sea life, restaurants, land excursions, and more.
The Crew Reveals Their Must-See Spots in The Islands of Tahiti
Tahiti is the most populated island in The Islands of Tahiti. It is also the home of the Faa’a International Airport where most visitors to The Islands of Tahiti begin their vacation. The Islands of Tahiti are located just eight hours from California with direct flights available from San Francisco and Los Angeles. Known for dense jungles and world-famous surfing competitions which take place annually at Teahupoo, Tahiti is an adventurer’s paradise.
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On Tahiti, you can tour the Marché de Papeete and look for Tahitian cultured pearls and vanilla, as well as sample local foods like sashimi and poisson cru, the national dish which is a mixture of fresh raw fish, vegetables and coconut milk.
The Crew’s Must-See Spots in Tahiti
The cast of the sixth season of “Below Deck” gushes about how beautiful the anchorages are in The Islands of Tahiti. The favorite spot for the crew was the island of Moorea. On Moorea, you can find the best of both water and land. There are more than eight stunning summits that will have you feeling like you’ve just landed in Jurassic Park and a beautiful coral lagoon teeming with colorful fish and graceful rays. Explore the lagoonarium for some of the best snorkeling on the island.
Moorea can be reached by private luxury yacht, as seen in “Below Deck,” but you can also easily get to the island of Moorea from Tahiti via a short ferry ride or flight. There are more than 118 islands in The Islands of Tahiti, including the islands of Bora Bora, Rangiroa and Taha’a.
Sailing in The Islands of Tahiti
The cast the sixth season of Bravo Media’s “Below Deck” spend the season working and living on the 184.97-foot custom motor yacht My Seanna. Exploring The Islands of Tahiti by sailing is one of the best ways to visit multiple islands and enjoy the pristine lagoons. It is possible to charter your own yacht complete with crew or if you have sailing experience, go with a bareboat option or hire a skipper to accompany you. Browse sailing packages for sailing around Tahiti, Moorea and more.
There are also several cruise ships that make their home in The Islands of Tahiti.
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You can find a sampling of sailing packages to explore The Islands of Tahiti listed below.
- 11 Nights Cruising in The Islands of Tahiti: Overnight in Tahiti and then embark in Raiatea and navigate towards the islands of Taha’a, Bora Bora, Huahine and Moorea. Packed full of adventure and relaxation, travelers will drift through the secluded waters and neon blue lagoons of these majestic and diverse islands. This package includes one night at the Tahiti Pearl Beach Resort, a 10-night escape on the Archilpels Croisières in a double cabin with all international airfare, meals, transfers, and excursions included. Priced from $4,178 per person.
- Romantic Private Catamaran Cruise: Overnight in Tahiti then board a private Catamaran Catana 41. Enjoy the tranquility of the open sea while visiting the islands of Raiatea, Huahine and Taha’a, followed by a two-night stay at a five-star property on Bora Bora. This package includes domestic airfare, transfers, one night at the Tahiti Pearl Beach Resort, three nights on the Catamaran Catana 41 with meals, and two nights at the Conrad Bora Bora Nui Resort. Priced from, $4,146 per person.
- Experience Bora Bora in a New Way: Embark on an intimate Haumana cruise in pristine lagoons from Raiatea to Bora Bora. Sail through Taha’a while the Haumana crew share their favorite excursions along the way and end this escape on land in style, surrounded by one of the most beautiful lagoons of the world. This package includes international and domestic airfare, transfers, three nights on the Haumana vessel in a Ninamu Cabin with meals and excursions, and two nights at the Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa in a Garden Pool Bungalow with breakfast included. Priced from $3,635 per person.
- Taste of Paradise aboard the Haumana Cruise: Explore some of the most beautiful islands in the Society archipelago and savor an authentic culinary experience along the way. Overnight in Tahiti then head to Raiatea to board the Haumana cruise. Admire the beauty of the lagoons and the diversity of the islands while the chef prepares refined dishes using local ingredients such as Tahitian vanilla, and finish off the trip with an overwater bungalow experience on Bora Bora. This package includes international and domestic airfare, transfers, one night at the Manava Suite Resort in Tahiti, a three-night cruise onboard the Haumana with meals and excursions, and two nights at the Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa with breakfast included. Priced from $6,215 per person.