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Coral Gardens

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This crystalline lagoon is a popular snorkeling spot on the island of Bora Bora.
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

The gardens were impressive and just before that we swam with the sharks. Cannot beat that. The coral was colorful and it was easy to snorkel in the reef. Get a tour that includes the sharks, coral gardens, and a beach barbecue.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Ok, so even people native to Bora Bora call different things the "Coral Gardens". It is kind of a catch all phrase. This post is here to clarify what is what in Bora Bora - they are ALL worth visiting, but they are each different....More

1  Thank Nathan H
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This is an amazing snorkel site with lots of fish and beautiful coral. One of the best areas we have ever snorkelled around the world.

Thank DJ_World_Traveller
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Went here and snorkeled as part of our dream day from reef discovery, ( pure snorkeling) lots to see and all kinds of fish and coral. clams of all colors. Very clear water, feels great too. A place not to miss.

2  Thank Samsaralegend
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We were excited to snorkel in Bora Bora. The fish were awesome, but the coral has not been taken care of. We saw so many people standing on the reef, it was very sad!!

Thank Jacquie S
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Stayed at the Sofitel Private Island and went Kayaking from the resort here to the Coral Gardens which are essentially around the corner. There are many fish all around and even sharks and sting-rays.

Thank jordansbulls
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Just came back from Bora Bora last month and overall love the snorkeling in Bora Bora, but I must point out that this TA listing is very misleading because both the reviews and the pictures are from various places in Bora Bora. Some are referring...More

8  Thank Toni M
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Best trip with so much underwater life. You will fully enjoy and feel that each moment has a new discovery! Go independently with a boat rental, which is easy to do! Avoid expensive excursions. Best trip ever.

1  Thank Islandtimes4
Reviewed 11 June 2016

We rented a boat and took it over to the Coral Garden. There were only 2-3 other small boats there and maybe 10 other people over a relatively large space. I am not the biggest fan of snorkeling. I don't know why. I used to...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 12 April 2016

The reef is every shallow and t=water flows in with a steady flow. My mind imagined a conveyor belt of coral with me still. Lots of fish. CLEEAAR water. Get a reliable dive boat. Dont worry about floating. ITs tough to sink. If need be...More

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2 March 2017|
Response from jordansbulls | Reviewed this property |
No not really. It is near the Sofitel Private Island
13 February 2016|
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Response from usroyalty |
It would have been helpful 7 months ago :D :D We did find the coral garden and it was beautiful!! I loved staying at the Sofitel Private Island. Would love to go back.