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Fergo55's Port Reviews of Tahiti (Papeete), Moorea, Bora Bora, Wellington
Radiance of the Seas cruise in September 2012
Member Name: Fergo55
Cruise Date: September 2012
Embarkation: Honolulu
Destination: Australia & New Zealand
Member Review: Fergo55's Radiance of the Seas Review
Tahiti (Papeete)
Port Rating: 3.0 out of 5+
Not what we expected, Papeete was very disappointing, many of the shops were closed as it was Sunday. Very expensive all round, nice walk along the waterfront park but that's about it. Be wary of some of the so called operators on the port offering half price trips we met a few families off the ship who had booked snorkelling trips for here and Moorea and the didn't turn up. At these Ports my recommendation would be to book through the cruise line.

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Port Rating: 4.0 out of 5+
A great port if you enjoy snorkeling or diving. The stingray and shark encounter trips are great and as per the previous port review book these through the ship. If you book the afternoon trips you can grab a cab and he will take you to one of the resorts that welcome the cruise passengers at their beach and all facilities, $5 each way.
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Bora Bora
Port Rating: 4.0 out of 5+
Another fantastic snorkeling and diving area, good shops but expensive and of course Black Pearls on offer everywhere.

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Port Rating: 4.0 out of 5+
Here you can take a bus, $10 return ticket, good shopping, good caves. A must do is the cable car ride up the mountain to the gardens and the fantastic views of Wellington. You can walk from the port it will take about 15 minutes to the city centre.

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