Tahiti Transit of Venus

June 3 - 10, 2012

On June 3, 1769, as the sailing ship Endeavour lay at anchor off Tahiti, James Cook and his crew gathered on shore to witness an unusual event that had brought them halfway around the globe: the transit of Venus across the Sun.

This year, set out on the same historic date with TravelQuest and discover why the South Pacific is the ideal place to view a truly rare astronomical phenomenon. On our eight-day adventure in Tahiti and Moorea, we explore the spectacular atolls of French Polynesia while e ...Show more

Highlights

  • June 3-10, 2012
  • Witness the last Transit of Venus for the next 105 years, from the very site Captain Cook did in 1869
  • Experience island magic in Tahiti, Moorea with an option add-on to Bora Bora

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