Bora Bora

The Pearl of the Pacific

Remember

Be aware that the island has very few rivers and fresh water spots. We recommend that you fill up with water in Raiatea or in Tahaa.

Access

  • Teavanui Pass: North toward the port of Vaitape. Airport on Motu Mute, it is possible to disembark there via a dinghy.

Moorings and marinas

Attention: Except as otherwise provided, in the internal waters of Bora Bora Island, the anchorage of vessels of ten (10) or more meters in length or greater than or equal to twenty-four (24) hours is strictly forbidden outside areas dedicated to authorized anchorage. The anchorage of any vessel, for any length of time, is strictly forbidden in the navigation channels.

  • Access to dedicated areas is permitted for vessels in a state of navigation, as well as for those in danger or damage.
  • Access to dedicated areas by vessels in danger or in damaged condition is only allowed for a limited stay, justified by the circumstances.
  • Access and movement within the areas designated for authorized anchorage shall be carried out in accordance with the rules of navigation, in particular those laid down in the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea.
  • Within the limits of these dedicated zones, the maximum speed of vessels is fixed at 3 knots.
  • Except in the case of force majeure, vessels are only allowed to move within the dedicated zone to access or leave an anchorage point.
  • In the inland waters of the Bora Bora lagoon, there are no-anchor zones to protect the various cables, conduits or submarine outlets (Red Zones on the map below). The prohibition referred to is not opposable to ships and boats anchored on mooring, to those ensuring the maintenance of submerged facilities or public service mission engaged in a relief operation of persons and safeguarding property. It is also not opposable to ships in case of force majeure.

More infos : https://www.service-public.pf/dpam/reglementation-zones-navigation/

 

West Coast

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BP 123 Nunue, Vaitāpē 98730, Polynésie française
15 mooring buoys on Farepiti Point. Dock, water, ice, bathrooms, laundry, free wifi.
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Vaitāpē, Îles Sous-le-Vent, Polynésie française
20 mooring buoys. Dock with 4 to 5 spots, water and ice, bathrooms, free wifi, gourmet restaurant...
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Vaitāpē, Îles Sous-le-Vent, Polynésie française
mooring buoys, restaurant, ice, water, dock.
  • Vaitape: daytime and short time docking, stores, doctor, restaurants.
  • Faanui Bay: deep and sheltered, namely from Southern winds. petroglyphs, marae.

East Coast (maximum draft 2.5 m)

  • Motu Tupe: mooring over sand, 4m. Snorkeling with manta rays on Point Tuiahora, and lagoonarium.
  • SE Platier: snorkeling coral gardenon Motu Piti uu Uta, Faroone Beach, Matira Point access.

To visit

  • snorkeling in the mythical lagoon;
  • Monument Alain Gerbault
  • Paul-Emile Victor’s motu

Useful contacts

Municipale Police Ph : 40 67 70 41

Dispensary Ph : 40 67 70 77

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Nūnu'e, Îles Sous-le-Vent, Polynésie française

Ouvert:

Lundi au Samedi de 8H à 18H
Dimanche et jours fériés de 9H à 11H

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Vaitāpē, Îles Sous-le-Vent, Polynésie française

OPT provides mail, telephone, internet, multimedia and audiovisual services in French Polynesia

HORAIRES D’OUVERTURE

Lundi à jeudi : 07h15 à 15h15 / Vendredi : 07h15 à 14h15 /samedi : 08h00 à 10h00

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Bora-Bora
40 60 58 0040 60 58 00

Bora Bora City Hall

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Vaitāpē, Îles Sous-le-Vent, Polynésie française

mooring buoys, restaurant, ice, water, dock.

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Vaitāpē, Îles Sous-le-Vent, Polynésie française

20 mooring buoys. Dock with 4 to 5 spots, water and ice, bathrooms, free wifi, gourmet restaurant, swimming pool, live music.

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BP 123 Nunue, Vaitāpē 98730, Polynésie française

15 mooring buoys on Farepiti Point. Dock, water, ice, bathrooms, laundry, free wifi.

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Unnamed Road, Vaitāpē, Polynésie française
1818
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Tourism Committee

informer sur l’évenementiel à Bora Bora

Suggestion de prestataires (adhérents au BORA BORA Activités) pour les secteurs suivants :
–  les activités touristiques, terrestres, aériennes, aquatiques, culturelles,
–  les pensions, les hôtels,
–  les restaurants, les snacks,
–  les boutiques, les bijoutiers, les transporteurs

Ouverture : du lundi au vendredi de 9h à 16h00.Exceptionnellement ouvert, le week-end et jour férié pour les croisiéristes.

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Urgences. Centre Opérationnel de la Gendarmerie

COORDONNÉES DU COMMANDEMENT DE LA GENDARMERIE POUR LA POLYNESIE FRANCAISE

Commandement : Colonel Pierre CAUDRELIER

Avenue Pouvana’a O’opa (État major)
☎ : (689) 40 46 74 09 – Fax : (689) 40 46 73 50

Camp de la gendarmerie de Faa’a :
☎ : (689) 40 46 72 72
✉  : SP 91 333 – 00 205 Armées

Centre opérationnel de la gendarmerie :
☎ : (689) 40 50 72 09

 

  • Bora-Bora : 40 60 59 85
  • Raiatea : 40 60 03 05
  • Huahine : 40 60 62 05
  • Tahaa : 40 60 81 05
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