Video from our 2022 Moorea retreat.
French Polynesia declared itself a Marine Mammal Sanctuary in 2002 offering protection to all of the 16 species of Whales and Dolphins found here. The lagoon and ocean surrounding Moorea, French Polynesia is warm and clear, making it one of the best places in the world to swim with and observe Humpback Whales in the mating and nursery areas.
Soft-in-Water Encounters is the accepted term for the legal technique of swimming with the whales. This ensures that everyone safeguards the integrity of the humpback whales at all times. Mo'orea is one of only places in the world where it is legal to swim with wild whales.
6 days of swimming with the whales. Each day we will go out for a 5 hours to meet the whales. The whales are often found within minutes of leaving the island. We will spend as much time as possible with the whales. We practice respectful, responsible whale watching practices, always give the whales the choice and control over our encounters.
Besides the gentle Humpback whales, it is very likely we will also see Spinner and Roughtooth dolphins and even Pilot whales, if possible, we will swim with them too. Near our hotel is a beautiful coral reef where we can swim with friendly stingrays and harmless reef sharks too!
Are you ready to dive deep into connection with the Humpback whales in Mo'orea?
Sept. 30-Oct. 6 &/or 7-13, 2024
Price $4,995* per person
$1,000 non-refundable deposit to reserve your space
Prices based on Double Occupancy
Single rates available
Space is limited 11 guests maximum each week
Confirm your space now with a non-refundable deposit or pay in full.
Sept. 30-Oct. 6
Pay in full $4,995
Pay in full $4,995
Pay in full $8,495
Contact Anne for payment plan or any questions about the trip.
* All payments nonrefundable Final payment due August 1, 2024
Have you dreamed of swimming in crystal clear waters of the South Pacific with Humpback whales? Here is your opportunity to join Whale Wisdom Expert and Dolphin Energy Healer, Anne Gordon on this trip of a lifetime. You will spend 6 nights and 7 days on the tropical island of Mo'orea, a short ferry ride from Tahiti. Each day you will go out to see and swim with the majestic Humpback whales who graciously allow you to observe them in the warm tropical waters. Watch mothers with curious calves, observe the mating rituals and float immersed in the sounds of the male Humpback's mystical song. Anne will lead meditations and share communications from the whales to help you connect with them on the spiritual level after spending the day meeting them face to face in their ocean home.
More than just a retreat! When you say "Yes!" to this experience you will also get...
1 Private Whale Energy Healing session with Anne
3 group Pod Unity/Community Calls led by Anne
1 group Pod Unity/Community Calls led by Anne
1 Private Whale Wisdom Coaching call with Anne
Your home on Mo'orea, is the Cook's Bay Hotel & Suites where you will stay in a room facing beautiful Cook's Bay and stunning Mount Rotui. An open air restaurant overlooking a gorgeous coral reef where you can watch colorful tropical fish as you eat. In the mornings you can sometimes even see Humpback whale mother's and their calves resting right in front of our hotel!
The island of Mo'orea is formed in the shape of a heart! We will visit local stores, see how the locals live and take a tour to the center of the island, the center of the heart to visit temples and Anne will lead a powerful meditation to connect to the land, the heart, the native culture and Lemuria. Mo'orea is also known as the heart of the ancient land of Lemuria.
Week 1 is filling fast
Week 2 is Full
Whale and Dolphin Wisdom Retreats
Photo taken on our 2019 retreat.
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● 1 Pre-retreat Private Whale Energy Healing session
● 1 Pre-retreat Private Whale Wisdom Coaching call
● 4 Pre-retreat group Pod Unity/Community Calls
● Six nights accommodations at the Mo'orea Sunset Beach Hotel
●The excursion is six nights and seven days. Unless you choose to stay for both weeks.
● Six 5 hour boat trips to swim with the whales.
● Tour to to visit temples in the heart of the island.
● Transportation by van and ferry from Tahiti to Mo'orea ((When traveling with the group on official retreat start and end dates.)
● Traditional Polynesian luau and dance show.
● Snorkeling and/or camera/video equipment rental.
● Expert Naturalist guide and trip leader, Anne Gordon.
●Guided meditations, communications from the whales and group whale and dolphin energy healings.
● Post-retreat 2 group Pod Unity/Community Calls
● Post-retreat 1 Private Whale Wisdom Coaching call
What's not included:
● Any airfare or airfare related expenses.
● Meals are not included. Snacks will be provided on the boat.
● Tips or Gratuity for Crew and Guides
Week 1 is filling fast. Week 2 is Full
Anne Gordon is your host for this once in a lifetime experience.
Anne is an experienced Humpback whale watching guide, as well as a Whale Wisdom Expert and Certified Dolphin Energy Healer. She will eagerly share with you her insights, knowledge and wisdom she has learned from the whales in her years with them. Anne will lead guided meditations to meet your very own whale spirit guide as well as Dolphin Energy Healing sessions for the group.
Anne has been swimming with Humpback whales for years in Panama. She knows how to swim with them respectfully and draw them in for the most incredible encounters possible.