Bora Bora
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Our most recommended Bora Bora Cruises & Boat Tours

  • Bora Bora: Shark and Snorkeling Safari

    1. Bora Bora: Shark and Snorkeling Safari

    Start your two and a half-hour Bora Bora snorkeling tour in the afternoon, boarding a motorboat that will take you across the lagoon. Make multiple snorkeling stops along the way for close-up looks at sharks, rays and other marine life. Stop near the barrier reef and discover a coral garden teeming with nearly 700 species of tropical fish. Black-tip reef sharks are a highlight of Bora Bora. Continue your excursion where you'll have the chance to spot sea turtles, dolphins, whales, leopard rays, and manta rays, depending on the weather conditions and time of year

    Great experience, very helpful guide, beautiful views and interaction with the fish, sharks, and stingrays! Highly recommend!

  • Private Whale-Watching and Swimming Tour in Bora Bora

    2. Private Whale-Watching and Swimming Tour in Bora Bora

    Choose morning or afternoon departure time, then be ready with swimsuit and towel in hand for convenient pickup at your Bora Bora hotel. Get individualized attention from your dedicated guide on this three-hour private snorkeling tour from Bora Bora. Aboard a 23-foot (7-meter) speedboat, travel to an area frequented by humpback whales, then dive in to catch an underwater glimpse.  Your guide knows where the whales like to hang out, and will fill you in on whale-related facts and info as you travel. Once you find whales, the crew will determine if it is safe and whether it is the right time to get in the water with the enormous creatures. Strap on your mask, fins and snorkel and slide in quietly, accompanied by your guide. You will swim at a safe distance, being sure not to disturb the whales. Please keep in mind that since whales are wild animals, their presence can never be guarantee...

  • Bora Bora: Jet Ski, Lunch & Shark/ Ray Safari

    3. Bora Bora: Jet Ski, Lunch & Shark/ Ray Safari

    Start your full-day tour of Bora Bora’s lagoons and bays with a 2-hour Jet Ski Tour led by a professional guide. After a morning pick-up from your hotel or the Vaitape pier, receive a safety briefing, strap on a life jacket, then hop aboard your single or double jet ski and take off. Follow your guide to Bora Bora’s scenic bays past motus and lush mountainsides with awesome views of 2,385 foot (727 meter) Mount Otemanu from the water. Learn about island life from your guide, who will point out natural and cultural landmarks and make stops for swimming and a coconut husking demonstration. Satisfy your appetite with lunch at Bloody Mary’s, an iconic restaurant popular for its food and atmosphere. Relax under the thatched roof amid a kitschy interior of tiki torches and palm-trunk seats while feasting on a menu of seafood, burgers, sandwiches and local specials. Back on the water for your...

  • Bora Bora: 3.5-Hour Lagoon Boat Tour with Snorkeling

    4. Bora Bora: 3.5-Hour Lagoon Boat Tour with Snorkeling

    Begin your Bora Bora lagoon boat tour with a pickup from the pontoon of your hotel. This small-group excursion takes you for a ride on a fast and comfortable boat, equipped with sunroofs to enjoy the sun while being protected, cruising from one snorkeling spot to another.  During this boat tour and snorkeling experience, discover pristine marine areas of the lagoon with an expert and passionate team of guides. Depending on the weather and wildlife behavior on the day, you will see between three to four spots. Head to the manta rays feeding ground, cruise and jump in two renowned local coral gardens, and if the conditions allow, spend time looking for the eagle rays. Your guide will jump in the water with you to point out the different species and help out where required for people who are not comfortable swimmers.

  • Bora Bora Jet Ski Tour

    5. Bora Bora Jet Ski Tour

    Start your Jet Ski tour of Bora Bora with pickup from your hotel or the Vaitape pier. Then settle onto your Jet Ski, snap on a life jacket and listen as your guide provides a safety briefing before speeding away on your water adventure. Zoom across the crystal-clear lagoon past Bora Bora’s postcard-perfect water bungalows. Get a look at yachts and sailboats, and cruise by the emerald-draped hillsides of Mt Otemanu, the island’s tallest peak at 2,385 feet (727 meters) high.  Your guide stops at two locations where you can jump into the turquoise water for a refreshing swim and soak up the breathtaking tropical scenery. Hear about French Polynesian culture as your knowledgeable guide points out island landmarks and treats you to a coconut husking demonstration. You can select whether you want to ride solo or double. All of the Jet Skis are well-maintained to ensure a safe and thrilling r...

  • Bora Bora: Combo Sunset Cruise & Romantic Dinner

    6. Bora Bora: Combo Sunset Cruise & Romantic Dinner

    Start a wonderful evening with your loved one and treat yourself to the delight of a two hour romantic sunset cruise followed by a delicious dinner at the renowned St. James Restaurant. Start the evening aboard a traditional Polynesian outrigger canoe, gliding smoothly along Bora Bora coral reefs watching the sun set over the island's lagoon. On the sunset cruise, you could be joined by a maximum of five other couples aboard the Polynesian outrigger canoe. After sunset, you will be taken to the refined St. James Restaurant, where your private table has been booked. The restaurant is located in Vaitape, overlooking the lagoon and provides great views and an intimate yet relaxed ambience. If you are staying at a hotel on Bora Bora's main island, your return transfer to your hotel has been pre-arranged. If you are staying at a resort that is not located on the main island, you must organi...

  • Bora Bora Lagoon Fishing

    7. Bora Bora Lagoon Fishing

    Cruise to idyllic fishing spots in the lagoon surrounding Bora Bora during a private morning or afternoon tour, starting with pick-up from your selected hotel or the Vaitape pier. Meet your captain aboard a 17-foot (5.2-meter) Cap Camarat, which ensures a stable, dry ride with ample room for fishing gear. After a safety briefing, settle under the sun shade and be whisked away to your Bora Bora fishing destination. Along the way, your captain will share in-depth knowledge of French Polynesian culture and the finned creatures inhabiting these clear tropical waters. You can release, keep or share your catch, which is stored on ice until you return to shore. Check with your hotel to see if the kitchen is equipped to prepare a meal for you with your catch. End a memorable 4-hour fishing trip with the return to your hotel or the pier.

  • Bora Bora: 3 Hour Private Lagoon Cruise

    8. Bora Bora: 3 Hour Private Lagoon Cruise

    The adventure begins with pickup from your accommodation and heads to your private boat. Have a chat with the captain to discuss how you’d like to customize the experience to suit your interests. Next, head out onto the glistening waters of the lagoon and soak up the panoramic views of this impressive location. As you sail, listen to your Tahitian guide’s facts and stories about local history, culture, and wildlife. Soak up the sunshine on deck, or cool off with a refreshing swim. Go snorkeling in search of colorful marine life and enjoy the opportunity to swim alongside rays. Back on the boat, sip on a refreshing drink then relax on the return journey to port. 

  • Bora Bora: Private Flyboarding Tour

    9. Bora Bora: Private Flyboarding Tour

    Explore the Pearl of the Pacific, with one of the most beautiful lagoons in the world. The color of the water scintillates with the brightest shades of blue, from cyan to turquoise. Get on your flyboard and admire the delightful illusion created by the interplay of light, water, and the brilliant white sand.

    First, learn from your instructor the safety measures and best practices to enjoy the experience to the fullest. Then, put on a life vest and a helmet to get on the flyboard boots. Find balance and experience the sensation of flying over the beautiful lagoon of Bora Bora.

    Once the time is up, you will get back onboard for a well-deserved relaxing time with fresh coconut water and fruits before being brought back to your pickup location.

  • Bora Bora Yoga and Lagoon Experience

    10. Bora Bora Yoga and Lagoon Experience

    After pick-up at your hotel or meeting point at the Vaitape pier, board your private boat for your exclusive 3 hour yoga & lagoon experience. Your local guide will take you to a motu (islet) where your coach will first give you a 1 hour yoga class, with a breathtaking view of the island of Bora Bora. The session is about: focusing on breathing, relaxing poses and meditating. Afterwards, you will go snorkeling in a secluded coral garden, enjoying the colors of the lagoon and its fauna (fish, corals). Your guide can help you to identify the marine life that you see as you explore. If you are new to snorkeling or nervous with the sea life, your guide is happy to assist you so that you feel at ease in the water. At the end of your 3 hour tour, your guide will return you to your hotel or at the Vaitape pier to wrap up a memorable private tour in paradise. This private combo is made for you...

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What people are saying about Bora Bora

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 8 reviews

Great day snorkeling and a scenic boat ride. Nichalsan and Sam H were outstanding tour guides. Their knowledge and pleasant personalities made it a day to remember forever. They were extremely helpful and made sure we all had a great day! We swam with schools of sharks and sting rays, moray eels, and reef fish.

Marden was really good in making our tour so much fun. He did fantastic job gathering Sharks and stingray fishes He was very professional and made sure we are most enjoying our tour

Great experience, very helpful guide, beautiful views and interaction with the fish, sharks, and stingrays! Highly recommend!

Great group of guides, experienced and funny. An enjoyable time by all

An amazing experience. Crew was tremendous. Nicholson was great.