Bora Bora is a small island situated in French Polynesia, famed for its natural beauty and luxurious resorts. Pristine beaches and an encapsulating warm, blue ocean make flights to Bora Bora a very attractive prospect indeed. The main settlement of Vaitape sits on the island's west side next to a picturesque lagoon. It is an absolutely idyllic location, with a small permanent population of just a few thousand being bolstered every year by tourists clutching plane tickets to Bora Bora. This island paradise is perfect for pampering and relaxation, with luxury the order of the day. This island is truly a complete escape from the daily grind.
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Things to do and places to visit in Bora Bora
Visitors flying to Bora Bora tend to spend a lot of time in the water, which is understandable when the ocean is so warm and clean. Scuba diving and snorkeling are popular, as there are abundant opportunities to swim with dolphins. Parasailing and deep-sea fishing are also popular activities. Shops have developed on the island to accommodate the incoming tourists, with local crafts and jewelry becoming popular purchases.
Great things to do on Bora Bora:
Dive along the island's barrier reef to see all kinds of aquatic life
Rent a bicycle and explore the island at your own pace
Swim with dolphins
Shop for jewelry made from local black pearls, or try making your own
Hike up one of the two peaks of the island's extinct volcano
Try out kitesurfing if you're feeling adventurous
Go for a cruise to see whales, sharks and rays
Enjoy the view as the sun sets over the lagoon
Take a jeep tour and see the ruined bunkers from World War ll
Rent a boat to explore the many islets around Bora Bora
Enjoy some much needed pampering in one of the island's spas
Take a helicopter ride for stunning views of the island chain
Airports in Bora Bora
While there is an airport on the island, visitors won't be able to find direct flights to Bora Bora. All will have to fly to Tahiti's Faa'a International Airport and then take a connecting flight to Bora Bora Airport. There are around 5 of these flights per day.
It is located 5km to the southwest of Papeete, Tahiti's main city.
Air Tahiti operates flights to Bora Bora. As Bora Bora Airport is actually on the small islet of Motu Mute, transportation to Vaitape on Bora Bora proper is by ferry. There is little public transport on the island and a taxi is the best way for visitors to reach their hotels.
Frequently asked questions about flights to Bora Bora
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How long before a flight to Bora Bora should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Bora Bora, you should get to the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs, and boarding the airplane can take some time. At eDreams, you can find the best deals for flights to Bora Bora departing from over 5 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Bora Bora with eDreams you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
What is the name of Bora Bora’s airport?
Bora Bora is served by 1 airport[s]. MOTU-MUTE operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 5 cities, such as Papeete, Los Angeles and Minneapolis, the most popular routes.
How far is Bora Bora’s airport from the city centre?
Bora Bora’s airport MOTU-MUTE is located 5 miles from the city centre.