• Location: Bora Bora, French Polynesia
  • Duration: 3 hours (approx.)
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Cruise into the multicolored island sunset during this 3-hour tour from Bora Bora. Toast your vacation with some bubbly and meet your small group of fellow travelers, limited to 12 people or fewer to ensure an intimate atmosphere. After the sun sets, gaze at the twinkling stars and learn about how the ancient Polynesian people used the stars to navigate their way across the South Pacific. Hotel or port pickup and drop-off is included.

Highlights

  • 3-hour sunset cruise from Bora Bora
  • Glass of bubbly to toast your adventures
  • Stop at a private islet
  • Learn how the ancient Polynesian people navigated by the stars
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off

What You Can Expect

Bora Bora Stargazing Tour

Sunset Cruise

Begin your 3-hour evening with convenient pickup at your hotel or the port, then transfer to the Vaitape Pier to meet your waiting boat. 

Climb on board and toast the evening with a glass of bubbly. Sail out into the South Pacific as the sun begins to set; settle in and get comfortable for a multicolored tropical sunset against the backdrop of the lush mountain of Bora Bora. 

Travel to a private motu (islet) in the twilight, watching the stars twinkle more and more brightly as the sky turns black. Listen to tales of the Tahitian people from your star-guide. Learn how they used storytelling to decode the night’s sky to help them with their travels over the Pacific Ocean (Moana Nui). 

Sail back across Bora Bora's lagoon, arriving back on shore in plenty of time for a full evening of other activities.

Customer Reviews

Suzanne M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

A bit of bubbly, a few small snacks, amazing live music and great history of the Polynesian culture equals a fantastic voyage! Our guides were fun and kept our interests up for 3 hours. It was a bit cloudy that evening so the iPad star gazer app was a great way for us to see the stars that were used for the Polynesian people to navigate.

Y

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

You get a little bit of everything: boat, sunset, star gazing, live music, snacks, drinks, and a bit of history with a great story teller. If you aren't familiar with constellations, they have tablets to help guide your way through the night sky.

The entire team was great but Jango was a standout.

Elizabeth J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Amazing tour! Django the guide was very knowledgable and entertaining, plus the free refreshments on the boat make for a great evening to learn more about Polynesian culture. I highly recommend this tour.

Paul M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2017

I just came back from trip to Botra Bora.
I went with my daughter. We booked the stargazer excursion.
It was excellent. Our trip guides were outstanding, especially Jingo!
You will learn a lot about the history of navigation by the stars, and if your lucky and it's a clear night, be enchanted with the stars.and constellations.
The boat ride with champagne was fun.
Dress with shoes for walking up some very big steps, on the motu island where you will go to see the stars.

kbosse529

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

This trip was AWESOME. One our favorites our whole time in French Polynesia. We were picked up and started to drive towards sunset while our guide, George, gave us information about the islands and history. Then we were able to take pictures and George was a great photographer and took photos of all the couples there were only three of us so it was a very intimate trip. After that - off to a very small little island where we heard more history and waited for the stars. We were all given iPads with Sky Map to see what constellations were up. There was also refills on champagne and snacks on the boat! Such a special trip!

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

George took some beautiful sunset pics for us. His laugh is really funny! I didn't expect it but I left feeling smarter! Very informative and fun. Champagne under the stars in Bora Bora. Need I say more? :-

Griselda M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

This tour was amazing! George is your guide and he is very nice, knowledgeable and funny. We were surprised to find out we were the only ones on the tour which was perfect. Worth every penny in my opinion. You get free drinks alcoholic or non which ever you prefer, sushi, and amazing views!

Sebastian G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This was easily the best excursion we went on during our time in Bora Bora. First, we were taken out to the middle of the lagoon to sip some champagne and enjoy the beautiful sunset while our guide, George, shared interesting information about Bora Bora with us before serenading us with a Ukelele and traditional Polynesian songs! The sunset was absolutely stunning, and George took some fantastic photos of us with our camera. Also, it was a nice surprise that we were the only people on the boat, as we did not expect a private tour.

After the sun went down, we were taken to a small clearing at the top of an uninhabited Motu islet where lawn chairs, lights, and a sand and stone representation of the Polynesian islands were set up for our presentation. We were given more champagne and then served food that they had prepared appetizers, tuna rolls, california rolls, tuna tartar, etc.. all made with delicious fresh fish, and then the lanterns were all turned off so the starry sky could give us the show of a lifetime.

Then George began his presentation of how Polynesians populated the Pacific by navigating by the stars. Underneath the brilliant night sky, George's presentation was informative, eye-opening and surreal all at once.

Our guide, George, was absolutely FANTASTIC!! He was not just immensely knowledgeable about Bora Bora and Polynesian history and culture in general, but he was really funny!! He seems like a naturally up-beat and energetic person and, between his serenades, jokes and informative stories, he provided us with what was easily the most memorable excursion of our entire trip.

Howie L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

George was amazing - definitely recommend

kate

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

it was awesome! we ended up being the only ones on the trip but we are sure it would be great with a group as well. george and christian took fantastic care of us! it ended up being much more than we had expected! we thought it would just be stargazing but somehow we also got a sunset cruise and had bubbles AND a platter of delicious snacks to enjoy - as well as george serenading us and taking the best pictures of us and the sunset. THEN we made it to the top of a hill a private motu once the sun went down and he explained the stars and navigation. it blew our minds! highly recommend. it gave us an opportunity to better understand the history of the area and was just spectacular!

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