Welcome to Bora Bora
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Bora Bora is part of the Leeward Islands of French Polynesia, in the Pacific Ocean. Visitors come for its tropical climate and stay in resorts and over-water bungalows among the multiple islands of the Bora Bora island group. Many visit Bora Bora to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life. There’s one airport, Bora Bora Airport (also known as Motu Mute Airport), and the vast majority of the island’s pleasures, pastimes, and attractions are water-based, though there are some WWII relics on land. Travel to Bora Bora and enjoy the turquoise lagoon and Mount Otemanu, the island’s highest point that’s testament to the volcanic origins of one of Polynesia’s most beautiful locations.
There is no public transport on Bora Bora, so visitors get around by rental car, bicycle or small, two-seater buggies, which are available for hire in Vaitape, the island’s largest city and administrative centre. The main island is small enough to travel around in three hours or so, but the lagoon is significantly bigger. It’s here and on the reef that pastimes like snorkelling, diving, canoeing and cruises take place. This Bora Bora travel guide will provide all you need to know for planning your trip.