Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Bora Bora is one of the most beautiful islands in the South Pacific. Surrounded almost entirely by an offshore reef, the protected lagoon is abundant with sea life. Luxury resorts dot the reef with spectacular overwater bungalows.
Where You're Docked
Cruise ships anchor and tender to the small town of Vaitape.
Money and Tipping
You can sign up for tours at the pier including lagoon cruises and circle island tours. Various companies offer shuttle services to Matira beach or Bloody Mary's for $5 USD one way. You can rent a car in Vaitape as well. Tours can also be arranged on shore.
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Shopping & Restaurants
In Vaitape there is a small supermarket where you can stock up on beer before heading to the beach, a small handicraft market and lots of black pearl stores.