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        Our top 5 must have experiences in Bora Bora

        Besides your photoshoot to keep memories forever chances are you’ll want to experience everything Bora Bora has to offer during your stay! Our clients offend ask us insider tips on whats the best tours in Bora Bora so we decided to create a post dedicated to this topic 🙂

        To make your stay as flawless as possible we carefully selected only the must-do experiences from the most reliable vendors on the island. 

        All tours selected on this blog post :

        _ Have great reviews on TripAdvisor (4,5 stars and above)
        _ Offer free pick up
        _ Have a free 24H cancelation policy

        Good to know: Booking your tours using the links below will cut the commission of the resorts and can save you up to 30%. We also recommend you to book ahead of time (especially if you plan to travel in high season) to make sure the best ones won’t be sold out.

        N°1 : Swim with the sharks & stingrays

        Ready to meet the kings of the lagoon? A snorkeling lagoon tour will allow you to meet & swim with amazing underwater creatures: Sharks, stingrays, tropical fishes, and, if your lucky even manta & eagle rays & dolphins! Get ready for the cruise of the lifetime.

        Shared tours
        (6 couples maximum on the boat)

        Full day Snorkeling tour with Polynesian lunch

        Half day Snorkeling tour

        Best tours in Bora Bora - Swimming with Sharks & Stingrays
        Best tours in Bora Bora - Swimming with Sharks & Stingrays

        Highlights of the experience :

        •  Swim with blacktip reef sharks, stingrays and tropical fish underwater.
        • 3 spots of snorkeling
        • Enjoy a delicious Polynesian-style barbecue lunch and relax on the white-sand beach of a small island.
        • Learn about Bora Bora’s marine life and culture from the guide.

        Highlights of the experience :

        •  Swim with blacktip reef sharks, stingrays and tropical fish underwater. 
        • 2 spots of snorkeling
        • Learn about Bora Bora’s marine life and culture from the guide.

        230$ / person  |  460$ / couple

        95$ / person  |  188$ / couple

        Private tours
        The whole boat for yourself!

        Best tours in Bora Bora - Swimming with Sharks & Stingrays
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        Private, Full day Snorkeling tour with BBQ lunch with feet in the water

        Highlights of the experience :

        • A boat just for yourself
        • Swim with blacktip reef sharks, stingrays and tropical fish underwater.
        • 3 spots of snorkeling
        • Enjoy a delicious Polynesian-style barbecue lunch, feet in the water and relax on the white-sand beach of a small island.
        • Learn about Bora Bora’s marine life and culture from the guide.

        Includes : Lunch // Use of Snorkeling equipment // Bottled water // Soda/Pop // Towels // Free pick up

        867$ for a couple

        N°2 Feel the wind in your hair while riding your jet ski on the lagoon

        Not your typical Jet ski ride. The lagoon’s color, the mountain, the overwater bungalows will make your ride spectacular! Maybe the best place on the planet to jet ski. Local Tip: For the best colors we recommend booking your tour in the morning!

        Jet ski tour

        Best tours in Bora Bora - Jet Ski Ride

        281$ for a couple sharing a jet ski

        Highlights of the experience :

        Zip-around the Bora Bora lagoon past water bungalows, sailboats and the lush green slopes of Mt. Otemanu. Cruise across sparkling aquamarine waters and picturesque bays and Motus (small islands) with an expert guide leading the way. Stop for swimming and a coconut husking demonstration, ensuring plenty of photo ops in this Polynesian paradise.

        Includes: Well maintained Jet Ski // Local guide // Hotel pickup and drop-off

        N°3 Have fun underwater !

        French Polynesia is a sanctuary for marine species and unquestionably one of the best places in the world for diving. Do not miss the chance to discover this whole world underwater. 

        Traditional scuba diving

        Best tour for first-timers

        Introductory Dive (BDC)

        Best tour for certified divers

        2 Dives for certified divers

        Best tours in Bora Bora - Scuba Diving

        Highlight of the experience:

        Scuba dive for the first time in the waters of Bora Bora with a qualified guide, who will teach you everything you need to know about how to dive safely.

        Best tours in Bora Bora - Scuba Diving

        Highlight of the experience:

        Discover 2 different diving spots in Bora Bora with professional instructors. Dive with Manta Rays!

        Includes: Use of Scuba equipment // Professional instructor

        Includes : Use of Scuba equipment // Professional instructor // Drinks

        117$ / person (235$ for a couple)

        192$ / person (385$ for a couple)

        Unconventionals / fun dives

        Those options are ideal for those who are not feeling comfortable scuba diving. It’s even suitable if you don’t know how to swim but still want to discover the Bora Bora’s underwater wonders! Plus they are so fun!!

        Underwater Scooter

        Helmet Dive

        Best tours in Bora Bora - Underwater scooter
        Best tours in Bora Bora - Helmet Dive

        Highlight of the experience:

        Discover the underwater wonders of Bora Bora’s lagoon without even getting your hair wet! A panoramic dome on the aqua-bike allows you to breathe naturally as an electric motor propels you forward. You’ll see a variety of colorful corals and tropical fish. 

        Highlight of the experience:

        30 minutes underwater will take you by 3 meters of depth, in the middle of a coral garden! Surrounded by a coral reef, butterflies, clowns, morays, stingrays… You’ll be able to breathe normally and walk on the ocean ground!

        Includes: Pick up & Drop Off // Use of the equipment // Food and snacks (fruits)

        Includes: Pick up & Drop Off // Use of the equipment // Bottled water

        Shared price : 416$ for a couple (riding the same scooter)Private tours also available

        Shared price : 118$ per person (237$ for a couple)Private tours also available

        N°4 Explore the jungle and breathtaking view-points

        A tour with a local guide will take you through the tropical forest to the most beautiful viewpoints of the island. You’ll also get to know more about the Polynesian legends and culture, just pick your favorite itinerary & vehicle 🙂

        Local tip: For the best colors of the lagoon on the viewpoints we would recommend booking a morning tour. Plus it will be less hot!

        4X4 tour

        Best tours in Bora Bora - 4x4 tour

        Quad Tour

        Best tours in Bora Bora - Quad tour

        Highlights of the experience:

        _ Stops at several lookout points including East Matira, Faanui Canon, and Amanahune Bay or exceptional views of the sparkling lagoon bordered by lush green mountain sides.

        _ Demonstration by local artists who make tie-dye sarongs and coconut oil

        _ Vestiges of World War II

        _ Tropical fruits tasting at a plantation.

        Highlights of the experience:

        _ Have fun while riding your quad on Bora Bora’s dirt roads

        _ Stop at several viewpoints including Mount Popoti, the most breathtaking and highest summit of Bora Bora that can reach comfortably

        _ Learn about our culture and history along the way

        _ Tropical fruits tasting

        Shared : 86$ / person (172$ for a couple) – Private tours also available

        Shared : 322$ for a couple (riding the same quad)Private tours also available

        N°5 Indulge a romantic sunset cruise with your loved one

        Honeymooning? Then surprise your loved one with a romantic sunset tour on Bora Bora’s lagoon, sipping champagne and admiring the views. The most romantic experience on the island!

        Catamaran Sunset Cruise

        Private Boat Sunset Cruise

        Best tours in Bora Bora - Sunset Cruise
        Best tours in Bora Bora - Sunset Cruise

        Highlights of the experience:

        _ Watch the sunset from the deck of a catamaran during this evening’s sail around Bora Bora.

        _ Relax on the provided chaise lounges while music plays over the on-board sound system, sip a glass of sparkling wine, and munch on included snacks.

        _Up to 4 couples on the boat

        Highlights of the experience:

        _ A luxury boat just for you

        _ Full tour of the island for the best views

        _ Champagne & sushis (or amuse bouche)

        Includes: Beverages // Hotel pickup and drop-off // Professional guide & waiter

        Includes: Beverages (including champagne) // Amuse bouche // Hotel pickup and drop-off // Professional guide & waiter

        Shared price: 416$ for a couple
        (⚠️ Shared tours are available only twice a week and book up fast)

        Private price: 987$ for a couple

        1000$ for a couple