Bora Bora
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  • 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!

  • Bora Bora by Land and Sea: 4WD Safari and Snorkel

    2. Bora Bora by Land and Sea: 4WD Safari and Snorkel

    Benefit from pickup at your hotel, or Vaitape pier, and then travel along the mountain roads of Bora Bora by open-sided 4WD vehicle to get panoramic views. Follow a 20-mile circuit around the island, and stop to look at the lagoon from spectacular lookouts, such as Matira Point, the Faanui Cannon, and Amanahune Bay. Learn about the military relics left by US troops after World War II. Marvel at the volcanic rock formations from the ancient caldera, and watch local artisans making coconut oil and tie-dye sarongs at a crafts workshop. Sample tropical fruits at a plantation, and enjoy a delicious lunch at the iconic Bloody Mary’s restaurant with a quirky interior of tiki torches and palm-trunk seats. Spend the afternoon on a boat cruise of the lagoon and search for stunning stingrays and blacktip sharks. Then, snorkel around the coral gardens and marvel at the colors of the tropical fish....

    Great guides, well organised day. Small group meant we had a memorable experience. Was worth the money. Excellent communication prior from Moana Adventure Tours who promptly emailed back answers to any questions we had. Swimming with the stingrays and sharks was amazing and there were lots of different reef fish. The coral is not as good as elsewhere but the snorkelling was still excellent. Beautiful clear waters in 3 locations.

  • Private Whale-Watching and Swimming Tour in Bora Bora

    3. 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

    4. 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

    5. 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 Luxury Tour and Beach Picnic

    6. Bora Bora Luxury Tour and Beach Picnic

    Kiss your worries goodbye on a relaxing small group tour of the lagoon and barrier reef of Bora Bora. Snorkel with the amazing sea life of the South Pacific Ocean following pickup from selected hotels or Vaitape pier and a 26-mile boat cruise around the island. Search for blacktip reef sharks and stingrays in shallow water, with an approach 100 % focused toward the respect of marine life. You can stay on board the boat to watch them in comfort. Wade into the water for a close-up encounter with the extraordinary fish before going to a vibrant coral garden teeming with colorful fish. Get helpful tips on how to snorkel in comfort and safety. Speed to a motu with Mt. Otemanu as your backdrop and watch your guide prepare a Polynesian-style barbecue picnic. Swim or snorkel in the turquoise waters, and then enjoy a savory picnic of grilled fish, chicken, and beef, with salads and oth...

  • Bora Bora: 3 Hour Private Lagoon Cruise

    7. 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: Quintrex 13' Boat Rental

    8. Bora Bora: Quintrex 13' Boat Rental

    Rent a boat and travel to a motu, or reef iselt, and spend a relaxing day visiting some of the most beautiful sights in Bora Bora at your own pace. Visit the coral garden behind the Sofitel Private Island, Matira Beach, sand banks, and observe rays and sharks directly from the boat. From the lagoon, take in one of the best views of Otemanu Mountain. Your host will provide you with a short briefing on how to navigate your boat and will give you the best tips for possible itineraries, including a detailed map to take aboard.

  • Bora Bora Yoga and Lagoon Experience

    9. 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...

  • Bora Bora: Half Day Catamaran Sailing & Snorkelling

    10. Bora Bora: Half Day Catamaran Sailing & Snorkelling

    Welcome onboard Vitamin Sea former racing catamaran for the ultimate sailing experience. Be welcomed by a dedicated and knowledgeable crew and be taken to your mats where you can lay down, relax, and enjoy the ride. The crew will hoist the sails, turn off the engine, and let the magic of sailing begin. Hear about the history and culture of Bora Bora. Take beautiful photos to capture the experience forever. Sail close to Otemanu mountain, the sandbanks, and then the barrier reef. Encounter marine life and learn about corals while snorkeling at our unique coral garden, where our captain will guide you. Go to the most beautiful shallow water bay called 'Paradise Bay' where you will jump in the crystal clear water to relax and enjoy. Enjoy drinks and snacks on a unique Floating Bar, as lounge music plays on the stereo. Celebrate and live a unique experience.

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What people are saying about Bora Bora

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 36 reviews

Unbeatable overall package! And if you still think about this price, it's your own fault! An unforgettable experience. The guides are more than friendly and have fun!

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.

Very good guides, interesting excursion, excellent food