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Address: French Polynesia

This crystalline lagoon is a popular snorkeling spot on the island of Bora...

This crystalline lagoon is a popular snorkeling spot on the island of Bora Bora.

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Bora Bora Lagoon Cruise and 4WD Tour
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Full-Day Bora Bora Lagoon Cruise Including Snorkeling with Sharks and Stingrays

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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!!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 January 2017
Jacquie S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles 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!!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles 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
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 to the eagle ray spot near the tip of Motu Fan Fan (where you will... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Tecumseh, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 be on the swim team in high school, so maybe all the time in the... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 get a underwater camera. Dont forget the waterproof sunscreen.

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Kelowna, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

We are staying in a hotel which is on the other side of the island of the coral gardens, and pass by them a couple of times each day in a kayak. On the average day you can count 5 or 6 boats and perhaps 20 to 50 people in the water. On a day when a cruise ship is... More 

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Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

There are many options to go to the coral garden. I visited for the first time with pure snorleking (best option) and later I get there on a caone from the Maitai Hotel. Tours make easier to get there and having extra information, but I think thar later it is really good to go by yourself. I you like to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

An opportunity for beautiful Snorkeling with a wide range of fish. Every colour & size you could imagine. Shallow & deep corals so it offers both options. I prefer deep corals but my husband likes to get up close in personal. Remember to bring your under water camera or GoPro. There are a lot of boat tours that are available... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

This tour was a lot of fun. A great experience interfacing with marine life. So many fascinating things to see under the water in this part of the world.

Thank wayne h

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