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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
From EUR63.00
 
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

Most Viewed Shopping in French Polynesia

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Pareo

The main shopping area is the village of Vaitape. However, I did not really buy anything there, and found shops along the main road outside Vaitape(I can't say off the beaten path because on BB there...
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Black Pearls

The Gaugin pearl shop on Rangiroa is one of many pearl shops, however it is the one to which you will be directed if you are staying at the Hotel Kia Ora. The shop comes to the hotel and picks you up...
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Robert Wan

Robert Wan and his pearl jewelry are world famous. His pearl farms in Tahiti produce beautiful pearls that become amazing pieces of jewelry. I knew from the moment I booked our trip to Bora Bora that...
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Black Pearls

There was a special phone at our hotel to call BPC for a free visit. They pick you up and bring you back. We had a short guided tour of the pearl farm, showing the various steps of pearl making. The...
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Robert Wan

Robert Wan and his pearl jewelry are world famous. His pearl farms in Tahiti produce beautiful pearls that become amazing pieces of jewelry. I knew from the moment I booked our trip to Bora Bora...
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Tahia

Another well known pearl shop here in Tahiti is Tahia. We were in Vaitape shopping and decided to come in and check out their merchandise. The sales woman here was very friendly and talkative. We...
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South Pacific Chocolate

It is always hot in the islands and, well… Chocolate surely is not the perfect thing to buy. But as this little box with 4 chocolate-covered macadamia nuts – made in Tahiti - was the only appealing...
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Aug 09, 2009

Coconut Tea

I was very sceptical about buying this coconut tea in the beautiful Gauguin-inspired tin box. When I first tasted it I regretted that I had not bought more of it. Now I stretch it by just adding one...
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Aug 09, 2009

The best hot Weather Clothing

That is the basic piece of clothing of all Polynesians. It is nothing but a rectangular piece of cotton fabric handpainted or printed with mostly floral designs. You can wear them as dresses or...
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Aug 09, 2009

None in particular

Generally if you are planning to buy something in French Polynesia, it is best to haggle with a local market trader than try and buy something in a shop.Haggling is very much the word though. Never...
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easyoar
Apr 23, 2005

None in particular

These colourful Batiks are sold all over the island. They are very colourful and look great blowing in the breeze.As with all things Polynesian, never pay the first price you are told, always haggle...
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easyoar
Apr 22, 2005

Black Pearls

If you have seen Pirates of the Caribbean, you may have thought that the curse of the Black Pearl was just a name right? No, in French Polynesia, some of the pearls are actually blackish in...
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easyoar
Apr 22, 2005

Monoi

Monoi is a wonderful product made from coconut oil and different flowers and herbs. The most popular fragrance is that of the Tiare Tahiti. But you can also buy vanilla, coconut and sandalwood...
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Helga67
Jul 25, 2004

Black Pearls

The Tahitian black pearl is French Polynesia's biggest export product and, together with the traditional souvenirs, the most sold item to tourists visiting French Polynesia. The beautiful black...
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Jul 25, 2004

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Top Hotels in French Polynesia

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Motu Tehotu, 98730, French Polynesia
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Papetoai, (formerly Sheraton Moorea Lagoon Resort and Spa), Moorea, 98729, French Polynesia
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Tahaa Road, Tahaa, 98733, French Polynesia
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PO Box 6014, Point Tahiti, Papeete, Tahiti, 98702, French Polynesia
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PK 31, Opoa, P.O. BOX 884, Uturoa, 98735, French Polynesia
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Po Box 38 Huahine Fr Polynesia
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Top Things to Do in French Polynesia

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Island

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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"French Polynesia in the Pacific"
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"Honeymoon in paradise"
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"Our Honeymoon Destination"
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"b1bob lives it up in Tahiti"
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"French Polynesia"
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