- What’s so special about Bora Bora?
- How safe is Fiji?
- Is Fiji or Bora Bora better?
- What country is Bora Bora part of?
- Where is Tahiti?
- Can you drink the water in Bora Bora?
- How much would a trip to Fiji cost?
- What airlines fly to Bora Bora?
- Which is better Seychelles or Mauritius?
- Is Bora Bora LGBT friendly?
- Where is Bora Bora?
- What language do they speak in Bora Bora?
- What country is close to Bora Bora?
- Is there Zika virus in Bora Bora?
- What is the best time to go to Bora Bora?
What’s so special about Bora Bora?
Bora Bora is world-famous for its glinting turquoise lagoon, dazzlingly white sandy stretches of beach and luxurious resorts.
With such a dreamlike setting, this magical island is, unsurprisingly, a great spot to decompress.
But there’s much more to do than simply sipping a cocktail on your chaise..
How safe is Fiji?
Fiji is generally a safe place to travel. However, visitors to Fiji may fall victim to petty crimes such as theft or ATM skimming. Avoid walking alone at night in urban areas, particularly downtown Suva, lock your car if you have one and keep expensive valuables out of sight.
Is Fiji or Bora Bora better?
When it comes to planning your South Pacific Island trip, there are many things to consider. When it comes to cost and other worldly scuba diving, Fiji is the most effective choice. However, if you want overwater bungalows and adventure on the island, Bora Bora is a great choice.
What country is Bora Bora part of?
French PolynesiaBora-Bora, volcanic island, Îles Sous le Vent (Leeward Islands), in the Society Islands of French Polynesia. It lies in the central South Pacific Ocean, about 165 miles (265 km) northwest of Tahiti.
Where is Tahiti?
Tahiti and The Islands of Tahiti are located in the southern part of the Pacific Ocean. They are just as much south of the equator as Hawaii is north of that line, and they are roughly the same distance from California as they are from Australia.
Can you drink the water in Bora Bora?
Drinking water: You can drink tap water in Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora and in all the international resorts. It is usually fine in family hotels and in the other islands but we recommend that you ask your hosts for confirmation.
How much would a trip to Fiji cost?
As a general guide, you’ll need around FJD$360 (AUD$226) per person per day in Fiji if you’re on a budget. For a midrange trip, you could be looking at FJD$360-800 (AUD$226-$501). For a luxury-style trip, aim for at least FJD$800 (AUD$501) per day.
What airlines fly to Bora Bora?
United, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Air France, French Bee, LAN and Hawaiian Airlines all fly into Tahiti. From Papeete, Air Tahiti flies to 47 island air-strips. In the Society Islands it’s hubs are at Raiatea and Bora Bora Airport.
Which is better Seychelles or Mauritius?
Mauritius offers a rich cultural blend of Africa and India, all found on a very visitor-friendly volcanic island with the world’s third largest coral reef. Meanwhile, Seychelles is an archipelago country made up of 115 islands, offering utmost seclusion, and a fantastic array of undisturbed wildlife.
Is Bora Bora LGBT friendly?
In terms of checking into resorts, you’ll have no problems enjoying a gay honeymoon in Bora Bora. The laws are favourable and gay marriage has been legal in Bora Bora and its neighbouring islands since 2013. The Maldives are slightly trickier in terms of being gay-friendly, but that shouldn’t deter you.
Where is Bora Bora?
French PolynesiaBefore discussing the island’s safe and dangerous places, it’s worth answering one common question: “Where is Bora Bora?” The answer is that it’s in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean, part of the Society Islands archipelago of French Polynesia. It’s less than an hour’s flight from Papeete, Tahiti.
What language do they speak in Bora Bora?
FrenchThe main languages in Bora Bora are French and Tahitian, but you’ll find that many people also speak English, especially resort employees.
What country is close to Bora Bora?
Bora Bora may feel worlds away, but this South Seas splendor is well within reach. Where is Bora Bora, exactly? The island lies just northwest of Tahiti, less than an hour away by plane from Papeete. The airport is located on a small, separate part of the island known as Motu Mete.
Is there Zika virus in Bora Bora?
French Polynesia has a history of previous Zika Virus transmission. There is currently no evidence of an ongoing Zika Virus outbreak. However, there is limited information available and there may be delays in detecting and reporting new cases. Take meticulous anti-mosquito bite measures during the daytime.
What is the best time to go to Bora Bora?
The best times to go to Bora Bora are November and April. These short shoulder seasons offer fine weather with temperatures in the mid-70s to mid-80s. High season runs from May to October when rain showers are isolated and the number of tourists swells.