Getting to and around
Bora Bora is within the same island chain as Tahiti
and Moorea and is easily reached with regular flights.
Bora Bora is served by Air Tahiti with frequent 45-minute
flights from Papeete and Moorea, and 20-minute flights
from Huahine and Raiatea. Air Tahiti also has regular
flights to the Tuamotu Atolls and a weekly flight
to the Marquesas.
The airport, built on a beautiful motu, is accessible
only by a short ferry ride to the port village of
Vaitape. Resort transport is either by private motorboats
from the airport operated by some of the luxury resorts
or by shuttle from Vaitape. Also, helicopter transfer
is available from Bora Bora airport for reserved guests
of Le Taha'a Island Resort and Spa.
Transport to your resort should be arranged in advance
by your preferred Travel Company or resort.
Bora Bora has few taxis and operates the public transit
systems, Le Truck. In the evenings, some restaurants
provide transportation to and from your resort. The
roads can be explored through hired excursion or rental
car while the lagoon can be navigated by motorboat
and outrigger canoe. Helicopters can also be hired
for island tours.