The Islands of Tahiti Announced as the Home for Bravo Media’s Below Deck Season Six

August 31, 2018 in Experience

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The Islands of Tahiti Announced as the Home for Bravo Media’s Below Deck Season Six

Los Angeles, CA – August 29, 2018 – 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, giving viewers 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), along with a new crew, chartering the 185-foot custom motor luxury M/Y Seanna yacht for an array of clients.

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. Drawing inspiration from the show, The Islands of Tahiti would like to invite travelers to sail to its 118 islands and atolls, offering over 1,000 stopovers, and embark on a voyage to navigate French Polynesian waters as large as Europe. The Islands of Tahiti, an ideal cruising and yachting setting, offers a seamless transition from the deep rolling waves of the South Pacific to the serene crystal clear water of the destination’s dreamlike lagoons.

Just eight hours by flight from Los Angeles, The Islands of Tahiti offer various cruise lines that sail around the islands, as well as a diverse variety of luxury catamarans, yachts and sailboats to fulfill the needs of any dream voyage. Travelers pining for their own custom-tailored Below Deck adventure can now select from packages featured on the Tahiti Tourisme website for their own memorable sailing experience:

  •  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 41with 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 include 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.

Rich with life on land and in the water, The Islands of Tahiti is home to abundant coral reefs providing diverse aquatic life and is one of the world’s top scuba diving locations. The destination’s warm waters are ideal for activities such as jet skiing, windsurfing, paddle boarding, snorkeling and also idyllic experiences such as enjoying a classic Polynesian picnic on a motu (islet). When docked on land, travelers can explore lush jungles and mountainous terrain by 4×4 or ATV, visit local villages to experience Polynesian culture, roam UNESCO-designated cultural sites, and enjoy an array of local and fine dining restaurants, cafes and bars.


To add to The Islands of Tahiti’s already burgeoning reputation as one of the world’s best sailing destinations, a new International Cruise Terminal is scheduled to open in 2020 in downtown Papeete. Financed by the Port of Papeete, the new cruise terminal will have the capacity to accommodate up to three ships simultaneously and 2,000 turnaround passengers. The terminal will also feature amenities such as an aerial walk, luggage room, complimentary Wi-Fi, check-in counters, waiting room, duty free, snack bar, café and reservations facilities.

About Tahiti Tourisme United States

Tahiti Tourisme United States (TTUS) is the Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for the country of French Polynesia, more commonly known as The Islands of Tahiti. As the DMO for The Islands of Tahiti, TTUS liaises with airline, cruise line, hotel, resort, tour operator, travel advisor and consortia partners to develop product, launch marketing initiatives, and generate robust tourism trade within French Polynesia.

About The Islands of Tahiti

Located in the South Pacific, The Islands of Tahiti are just eight hours by air from Los Angeles, California. Surrounded by pristine, crystal clear blue waters, the 118 islands and atolls offer natural beauty, authentic island culture, and unique French Polynesian style. The Islands of Tahiti are world-renowned for their white-sand beaches, stunning turquoise lagoons and varied landscapes ranging from coral atolls to volcanic mountain peaks. Each island offers a variety of accommodation experiences from luxurious resorts with overwater villas, to Tahitian Guesthouses, to sailing via private charter or scheduled cruise. Privacy comes naturally in The Islands of Tahiti and offers visitors the space to relax and reconnect and to be Embraced By Mana. Mana is the life force and spirit that connects all things in The Islands of Tahiti. Tahiti is halfway between California and Australia, on the same side of the International Date Line as North America and in the same time zone as Hawaii. For further information, visit or call (310) 414-8484.