Path of the Polynesians

Discover the hot spots of the Polynesians at Easter Island, their ancient roots in the Marquesas Islands and the Maori of New Zealand’s North Island on this journey selected by National Geographic Traveler as one of the 50 Tours of a Lifetime.


This 15-day journey takes you from the most isolated inhabited islands in the world, Easter Island, famous for its massive stone statues called moai, west to picturesque French Polynesia. Head to the volcanic Marquesas Islands, considered the birthplace of the Polynesian heritage. Continue to Nuku Hiva to embark on a boat tour and hike to a majestic waterfall. Head to Kauri Cliffs and visit the place where more than 500 Maori chiefs and representatives of Queen Victoria signed the Treaty of Waitangi, the original founding document of New Zealand. Explore the region by helicopter before ending at Treetops Lodge to explore the culinary history of the Maori and the village of Ohinemutu, the region’s original tribal village.

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