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Charter a boat with or without skipper in French Polynesia


With Samboat. Choose from a wide selection of boats, motorboats, RIBs, boats and canal boats. We offer a huge range of boats to hire from 50€/day. With the best offers, Samboat helps you to find the ideal boat charter for the perfect vacation. French Polynesia is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, you will have enough inventory of boat for your options.


Rent a boat in French Polynesia


French Polynesia is an overseas collectivity of France in the south-central Pacific Ocean, which is made up of 118 volcanic and coral islands and atolls, including Tahiti. French Polynesia is known for its natural beauty, maritime sports and local cultural highlights. When you mention French Polynesia, it's always about nature and water sports. French Polynesia is close to many tourists destination islands such as Bora Bora and Raiatea . Renting a sailboat on French Polynesia for sightseeing during vacations is the best way you can spend your vacations there. Here you can find many boats rental with Samboat to complete your holidays with your friends or family.



Pricing and Information for renting a boat in French Polynesia


French Polynesia is often a popular destination for tourists. As a result, rental prices will increase during periods of high demand in peak season from May to October. Samboat recommends that you complete your boat charter booking 4-7 months earlier if you want to charter a boat during this period. The boat rental price also depends on the type of the boat, for instance, in peak season, the cost of renting a boat for a day is usually 650 euros on average. If you want to rent a catamaran, it usually costs 800 euros per day on average in peak season. With Samboat, you can always get the ideal price for chartering a boat in French Polynesia.



Best time to rent a boat in French Polynesia


French Polynesia is considered as one the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. French Polynesia. The peak tourist season in French Polynesia is usually from June to August during summer when the vacation comes. If you want to visit French Polynesia and rent a boat to navigate in the lake, Samboat recommends you try to visit from June to August because during this period, the weather is much nicer than other months. In French Polynesia, a boat will allow you to capture the city’s landscape under blue sky and blue water with comfortable conditions.



Do you need a license to rent a boat in French Polynesia?


In French Polynesia, when you rent a small motorboat without a cabin for a day trip around the local island or beach, no license is required to operate the vessel. If you take a charter a yacht in French Polynesia, you will need a license.


Here are some examples of  qualifications:

International Certificate of Competence

RYA Qualifications

American Sailing Association (ASA)

US Sailing


If you feel that you do not have enough experience or have zero experience, most boats can choose to hire with the skipper. In this way, you can sit back and relax when the captain commands the boat. Another advantage of having a captain is that most people are locals, and they know the area well. Ask the captain for advice on local restaurants and hidden bays to get a better route.


We offer you guidance and security, you will have an unforgettable experience with Samboat. Samboat provides you the best boat rental in French Polynesia.


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