Boating & Sailing
Bora Bora Voile. Bora Bora Voile offers circle island, two-hour, sunset, and full-day cruises on the catamaran Taaroa III. It carries 10 to 16 passengers depending on the type of cruise and is also available for charter excursions. Anau, Bora Bora, Leeward Islands. 67–64–30. www.boraboraexcursion.com.
Manu Taxi Boat. Manu Taxi Boat operates hourly, half-day, and full-day boating trips on the lagoon. It also rents out its four boats for personal use. Licenses may be required for vessels larger than 27 feet. Vaitape, Bora Bora, Leeward Islands. 67–61–93. [email protected].
Moana Adventure Tours. Moana Adventure Tours offers glass-bottom boat tours, snorkel safaris on a 68-passenger catamaran, shark and ray safaris for 12 people, and champagne Blue Lagoon Cruises for just six passengers. Paofai Bay, Bora Bora, Leeward Islands. 67–61–41. www.moanatours.com.
Moana Jet Boat. Moana Jet Boat offers a 2½-hour trip aboard a speedboat that includes snorkeling and feeding the stingrays; maximum of 12 passengers allowed. Vaitape, Bora Bora, Leeward Islands. 67–68–10. www.moanajetboat.com.
Shark Boy. Shark Boy offers lagoon excursions to feed rays and sharks and snorkel on a choice of four motorboats, a canoe for 12 people, a long boat, or a catamaran. Vaitape, Bora Bora, Leeward Islands. 67–60–93. [email protected].
Sunsail Tahiti. Sunsail Tahiti, an Australian charter company, is based in Raiatea but cruises the areas around Bora Bora, Huahine, and Tahaa. Sailors must have skippered a charter yacht before to qualify. There are 10 luxury yachts and four catamarans in the fleet. Uturoa, Raiatea, Bora Bora, Leeward Islands. 60–04–85. www.sunsail.com.au.