• Location: Bora Bora, French Polynesia
  • Duration: 8 hours (approx.)
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This combo tour of Bora Bora by land and sea is full of fantastic photo ops! Start with a 4WD tour by open-air safari truck that circles the volcanic island, stopping at several lookout points along the way. Then hop on a boat for a Bora Bora lagoon cruise over coral gardens and snorkel close to stingrays and black-tip reef sharks. You’ll learn about local culture from your guides throughout the day.

Highlights

  • Full-day tour of Bora Bora by land and sea
  • Travel by 4WD to a number of spectacular lookout points on the island for views of the sparkling lagoon
  • Visit a local workshop to see artisans making colorful sarongs and coconut oil
  • See WWII military artifacts at Faanui Canon lookout
  • Get close to rays and sharks on an afternoon boat tour
  • Snorkel over a colorful coral garden with a multitude of fish
  • Learn about the culture and traditions of Bora Bora from your expert guide

What You Can Expect

Bora Bora Lagoon Cruise and 4WD Tour

Bora Bora 4WD Tour

After morning pickup from Vaitape Pier or your Bora Bora hotel, start your full-day combo tour with a 4WD safari in an open-sided truck, which easily scales mountain roads to several viewpoints along the way.

A professional guide takes you around the 20-mile (32-km) circumference of the island and stops at East Matira, Faanui Canon and Amanahune Bay lookouts with postcard-perfect views, including a panorama of the sparkling Bora Bora lagoon. Learn about the military artifacts left behind by US troops after WWII, and discover volcanic rock formations from the island’s ancient caldera.

You’ll also observe the production of coconut oil and tie-dye sarongs by local artisans at a crafts workshop, and sample tropical fruits at a small plantation.
After your morning island tour, enjoy a 1.5-hour break at your choice of restaurants where you can purchase lunch (own expense).

Later, you are transferred to your boat for the afternoon cruise portion of your tour. Settle under the sunshade or on the sundeck as your captain navigates to a calm lagoon where you can snorkel in waist-deep water with tame stingrays or simply observe them from the boat if you prefer.

After this up-close experience with the rays, you’re taken to another spot where black-tip reef sharks glide past your vessel. Follow up at a final snorkeling spot over colorful corals teeming with tropical fish. After your search for ‘Nemo’ is over, end your day trip with the return to your Bora Bora hotel.

Customer Reviews

david.salmon

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Incredible tour in a very beautiful place. Very good tour itinerary Many exciting adventures. We had snorkel swims in 4 different places .The tour guides were really helpful and I noticed they offered life jackets and a rope to some not so advanced snorkelers ! Nice touch !. Everything went well. They know where to find the sharks / sting rays etc and beautiful beaches / islands.

pokihiro

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

This was an amazing day! Best snorkelling I've done in several different locations, great BBQ lunch on a private island followed by 4WD trip into the interior for the best views of the lagoon. A bit crowded as 2 groups were combined into one at the site of the lunch and boat trip back to Bora Bora. Very full satisfying day. Would highly recommend.

Ilana S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2017

A must! The 4WD tour is the best way to see the island. Django, our guide, was awesome. The second half of the day we joined another group for snorkeling. We swam with sting rays and sharks. We even them. Perfect day! The sting rays are adorable. All they want is food!

Christine C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2017

We took this day trip ...it was the best tour of our 10 days in the South Pacific.We were on the Crystal Symphony and booked most of our tours outside of what the ship offered and this was the highlight.The small boat accommodated about 6 or so couples ...we had a great lunch on a private Motu and continued on with part 2 of the tour in a 4 wheel drive vehicle .We are seniors and were a little concerned about the full day of activities but they made the day very safe and comfortable.We went thru a rainstorm to get to the blue lagoon but it was worth every moment.Feeding the rays and swimming with small sharks is something you never forget and may only dream of attempting.Go for it !!!!!

Kathleen L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

Great fun. Very informative guides and pickup was timely. Highly recommend this excursion.

Jeff

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

I had a fantastic time! The boat captain and my driver Alex were the best! I highly recommend this tour.

Giovanni A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This tour was amazing!

Dale H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

great tour

Michelle S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

The Lagoon Tour was amazing, the guides were fantastic. Snorkelling with reef sharks and stingrays was something I never imagined doing, the visibility in the water was the best i have ever experienced.
the island X tour was again incredible, the people in Bora Bora are just so lovely, I highly recommend this for every one, young and old.
Michelle S WA

Dale B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

A great way to see what Bora Bora has to offer, all in one day. The lagoon trip was wonderful - that water is unreal, the 2 boat operators were great fun and talented musicians was not expecting to be serenaded! and the 3 stops were each unique and exciting. The land portion was also wonderful - great views and very informative.

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