Bora-Bora, French Polynesia
The perfect 6 days itinerary

Bora-Bora is a small South Pacific island northwest of Tahiti in French Polynesia. Surrounded by sand-fringed motus (islets) and a turquoise lagoon protected by a coral reef, it’s known for its scuba diving. It's also a popular luxury resort destination where some guest bungalows are perched over the water on stilts. At the island's center rises Mt. Otemanu, a 727m dormant volcano.

What to do in Bora-Bora?

This 6 days itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to see in Bora-Bora. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: Arrival and Relaxation

Morning

Arrive at Bora-Bora Airport and transfer to your resort. Settle in and relax after your journey.

Afternoon

Explore the resort and its amenities. Take a dip in the pool or relax on the beach.

Evening

Enjoy a welcome dinner at the resort's restaurant, sampling local Polynesian cuisine.


Day 2: Exploring the Lagoon

Morning

Take a lagoon tour. Swim with the colorful fish, rays, and sharks in the crystal-clear waters.

Afternoon

Visit the Coral Gardens, a shallow reef teeming with marine life. Snorkel to see the vibrant coral and fish up close.

Evening

Return to the resort and enjoy a beachfront dinner under the stars.


Day 3: Island Tour

Morning

Take a 4x4 tour of the island. Visit the WWII cannons, ancient marae (temples), and enjoy panoramic views from various lookout points.

Afternoon

Visit the Bora-Bora Turtle Centre and learn about the conservation efforts for these magnificent creatures.

Evening

Enjoy a Polynesian show at the resort, complete with traditional music and dance.


Day 4: Water Sports and Relaxation

Morning

Try out water sports like jet skiing, paddleboarding, or kayaking.

Afternoon

Relax on the beach or get a massage at the resort's spa.

Evening

Enjoy a private beach dinner, complete with a personal chef and waiter.


Day 5: Scuba Diving Adventure

Morning

Take a scuba diving trip to the outer reef. See the amazing marine life, including sharks, rays, and a variety of fish.

Afternoon

Visit the Lagoonarium, a natural aquarium where you can swim with turtles, rays, and sharks.

Evening

Enjoy a sunset cruise with a romantic dinner on board.


Day 6: Departure

Morning

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the resort. Take a final dip in the lagoon or relax on the beach.

Afternoon

Check out from the resort and transfer to Bora-Bora Airport for your departure.


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