However active or inactive you wish to be, there are a number of things to do while in Bora Bora. From amazing lagoon and water excursions to adventurous land activities, Bora Bora is the perfect place to be outdoors and witness the captivating beauty of the island.
Enjoy Bora Bora`s underwater world without getting wet. While aboard a comfortable, covered boat, you`ll glide over the colorful coral and see numbers of beautiful tropical fish through the glass-bottom floor. Your guide will share the history and legends of Bora Bora`s famous lagoon during your cruise. Not available to guests of the Four Seasons Resort. Guests of Le Meridien and the St. Regis require an additional transfer fee, inquire for details when booking.
Sit back and relax in an open-air 4x4 as you take the scenic route through Povoi Valley to a panoramic viewpoint of Bora Bora's dormant volcano crater. Here, you will enjoy a ukulele serenade as you watch the sunset with champagne or local beer in hand.
Circle the island with your professional and experienced guide. Learn the island's legends, discover the American WWII cannons, visit an ancient temple, and meet a local family who will serve you fruit from their plantation. You will also visit villages where you will learn how to make your own sarong and discover the local fauna of the island as well as several vistas with breathtaking views. Private tours available as well.
Arrive at a vibrant coral garden where you`ll have the opportunity to snorkel in clear and shallow waters. Your guide will then take you to feed the sharks and stingrays. You`ll be able to get in the water and swim with them or simply watch from the boat.
Experience an evening at the famous Bloody Mary's restaurant. Often frequented by celebrities, Blood Mary's is known for its fresh food, signature cocktails and great ambiance. You'll enjoy the catch of the day prepared to your liking, or choose from a selection of fresh dishes including crab, shrimp, steak, chicken, and vegetarian options.
Bloody Mary's is closed annually for the month of December.
Experience the beauty of northern Bora Bora with a guided hike along the Mt. Popoti trail. The trail follows a dirt path that criss-crosses with an old American route made during WWII following the northern-most ridge of the island. Views include the northern side of Bora Bora, the neighboring islands of Tupai and Maupiti, the valley of Faanui and the north wall of Mt. Otemanu. This 2-mile hike is suitable for hikers of all skill levels. Children must be over the age of 11. Private tours and more challenging trails are also available.
Go for a walk underwater with an air-supplied helmet and find yourself surrounded by tropical fish. This 2-hour excursion includes a boat tour of Bora Bora and snorkeling in the lagoon. This activity is not permitted for pregnant women, people with asthma, or anyone unable to walk. Transfers Included for all resorts except the Four Seasons.
This snorkeling excursion can accommodate up to 10 guests and uses the new full-head masks that incorporate the snorkel so there is minimal fogging or water in the mouth. This activity is ideal for beginners and families alike! The snorkeling begins in shallow water with instruction and moves on to two additional stops at progressively larger depths for optimal viewing of the tropical fish, coral, and large manta and eagle rays. Participants must be at least 6 years old.
Embark on a unique snorkeling adventure with four different stops around the island. You`ll snorkel in the most preserved and vibrant coral gardens of the lagoon and encounter a rich variety of marine life including anemone fish, moray eels, and the beautiful and graceful Manta rays and Eagle rays.
Experience an elegant evening of delectable cuisine and scenic views. MaiKai overlooks the water and offers an intimate setting that reflects the idyllic charm of its surroundings. You`ll enjoy a 5-course menu featuring international, French and traditional Polynesian cuisine with a welcome cocktail. Add $73pp for a bottle of champagne.