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Bora Bora 4WD Tour
"After your choice of morning afternoon or early evening pickup from Vaitape Pier or your Bora Bora hotel start your 4WD tour of the island with your professional guide. Travel approximately 20 miles (32 km) all the way around the island to reach amazing lookout points where you can soak in views of turquoise ocean and lush green hills. Trave visit a small workshop where artisans make beautiful tie-dye sarongs and coconut oil. After watching the production process taste delicious tropical fruits at a small fruit plantation. Next head to the Amanahune Bay lookout where you can examine rock formations that were once inside of the caldera of Bora Bora a volcanic island formed after volcanic eruptions long ago. During your 4-hr tour
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Bora Bora Lagoon Cruise and 4WD Tour
"After morning pickup from Vaitape Pier or your Bora Bora hotel hop into your open-sided 4WD to begin your tour of the island with your friendly professional guide. Travel about 20 miles (32 km) around the island with several stops at postcard-perfect viewpoints including East Matira lookout which overlooks a shimmering lagoon. Your 4WD then scales the mountain to reach Faanui Canon lookout where you can check out canons that were left behind by US troops when World War II ended.Stop at a small workshop in Faanui Valley to learn how take a break at your choice of restaurant where you can purchase lunch and enjoy approximately 1.5 hours on your own before your next adventure. In the early afternoon you are transferred to the lagoon to meet your boat for your ocean excursion. Either catch some sun on deck or sit under the sunshade as your captain heads to your first stop a calm lagoon with waist-deep water and plenty of stingrays. Using the provided snorkel gear you can hop in the water to observe the gentle and friendly rays up-close. You may find several rays swimming around you
From EUR138.00
 
Self-Drive Bora Bora Jet Ski Tour
"After your hotel pickup meet your jet ski instructor for an orientation and safety briefing before hoping aboard your Jet Ski. You can choose to ride solo or with a friend on this 2-hour experience.Monitored by a licensed Jet ski instructor discover the lagoon of Bora-Bora by jet ski as you maneuver your way around the lagoon.Travel for approximately 2-hours as you exploring the lagoon's amazing turquoise colors and the stunning outer reef.Your instructor will make two stops the first being a stop on the white sand strip in the middle of the lagoon followed by a stop on a private motu for a lesson on opening coconuts.Your instructor will return you back to your original departure point at the completion of your two h"""Grab your jet ski for two and take a 2-hour jet ski ride around the famous Bora Bora lagoon in the heart of the Pacific. With no license required and a morning and afternoon departure enjoy the flexibility this experience offers as you're guided on a journey of the lagoon exploring the outer reefs and the stunning turquoise waters of Bora Bora."
From EUR215.00

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French Polynesia is pretty hot, so you will want light clothing and beach wear. For the evenings, you may want long sleeved shirts and trousers to keep the mosquitos off. Mosquito repellent. The...
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Apr 22, 2005

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If you want to bring your own cell phone to French Polynesia, make sure that it is a deblocked phone that can operate on a 900-megahertz system. You will need to go to a post office or...
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Jul 25, 2004

Don't forget ...

Loose-fitting clothing (cotton is best), open-toed sandals. Be sure to include aqua socks or protective footgear for walking on the coral reef and in the lagoon. Along with a hat, don't forget to...
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Jan 27, 2004

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Bring shoes that can be worn in the water. You need to look out for poisonous fish and sharp coral when you snorkel. Bring plenty of suntan lotion. It is very overpriced in most of the resort...
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localpics
Sep 08, 2002

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Something tough w/ locks. My fiance had his credit card taken out of his luggage while we had our layover at LAX.We found see-through, carry-on bags worked best through security. No hassles. Water...
wndsrfgrl
Aug 26, 2002

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BIG PADLOCKS ON YOUR SUITCASE, PAPEETE AIRPORT HAS A BIT OF A REPUTATION OF STAFF RIFLING THROUGH YOUR BAGS AND HELPING THEMSELVES DURING THE SUMMER, IT IS ALWAYS WARM, ESPECIALLY AT NIGHTIME, HOWEVER...
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Aug 26, 2002
 
 
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ELECTRICITY: runs at 110 or 220 volts, so you'll need an adaptor. OTHER: Sunscreen is highly recommended, as are loose fitting casual clothing, a small flashlight, and aqua socks (for walking on...
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yeah_baby
Aug 26, 2002

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Anything made out of Solumbra to keep the sun off of you. We especially like Sun Precaution's Water Wear (www.solumbra.com). It looks a little silly, but offers SPF 30. We spent 8 days in the...
adischi
Aug 26, 2002

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Less is best as the interisland transportation won't take excess luggage. Rain can come unexpectedly so bring something waterproof.Aquashoes are good as well.Overall, travel light as not much clothing...
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grannysmith
Aug 25, 2002

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Bring the smallest luggage you own. The only necessities are: a couple of bathing suites, sarong, if you have, (both men and women), and very light casual clothes. Forget the make-up. You won't need...
janisj
Aug 25, 2002

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You don't need to carry a whole lot of stuff. You sure enough don't need a parka. Bring a lot of short pants and t-shirts. Also, bring sandals for the beach particularly the black sanded Venus Beach....
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b1bob
Aug 25, 2002

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Being on a cruise makes it pretty easy to get around, so packing wasn't too much of an issue! You might want to take a lightweight jacket and carry it with you if you are going on any excursions....
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Chris_Sopko
Aug 25, 2002

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Bring one light backpack - no baggage and suitcase either! Light weight will help you to travel better and less worrywart by bringing one small light backpack with you. Bring light clothes with you...
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Oneeye_jeff
Aug 24, 2002

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I would recommend beachwear and light, cotton clothes since this is the tropics and can be hot & humid. Also take along a light sweater or windbreaker for cooler evenings and when trade winds...
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annk
Aug 24, 2002

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Top Things to Do in French Polynesia

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Eglise Evangélique de Polynésie Française: You see such signs quite a lot in French Polynesia and especially on Bora Bora, as here most people are protestant. The name of this nice church in Vaitape...
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Belvedere

So Belvedere should be on everyone list if you are spending time exploring Moorea. There are two roads that start off going to Belvedere that eventually merge Like an a Y. One road starts by Paopao....
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Waterfalls

This is located on the opposite side of the road from the Araaoaho Blowhole, just before the tunnel or just after the tunnel depending on which direction you are going. There are 3 waterfalls. There...
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Excursion

We chose to do our deep sea fishing excursion with Moana Adventures and I'm happy to say we did. Our guide, who was an American, but has lived on Bora Bora for more than 40 years was as friendly as he...
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Water activity

If you're going to Moorea and want to try something out of the ordinary? Paddleboard is a must! You'll be wasting your time if you look any further than Moorea Paddleboards. Their top-quality gear and...
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Botanical Gardens & Gauguin Museum

Even before we arrived in Tahiti, I was looking forward to seeing the museum. My boyfriend and I are big fans of artwork by Dali, Chagall, Picasso & many others. I hoped we would see paintings by...
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