Bora Bora Island

Bora Bora Island

Bora Bora Island

The sheer beauty of Bora Bora Island is something you’ll never forget – this paradise on earth deserves its reputation as “the most beautiful island in the world.” Possessed of a unique natural beauty, and one of the world’s most stunning lagoon. It’s wonderful motus are … » Bora Bora island information

Bora Bora Events

Bora-Bora lagoon

A calendar of Bora Bora events, festivities, activities and Bora Bora attractions.  Red Hot  Insider Tips:  Hawaiki Nui Va’a – World’s greatest ocean outrigger canoe race. Don’t miss this one! Bora Bora – Are You Joking??? – absolute “MUST READ” for those coming … » See Bora Bora Events & Whats on in Bora Bora

Cuisine & Dining

Bora Bora cuisine, restaurants & dining

Culinary Bora Bora reflects how different cultures & traditions have impacted on Bora Bora, giving the island a mixture of local cooking, French cuisine, Italian flair & to a lesser extent Japanese influences. Fish remains the staple diet for Tahitians. Poisson cru is an extremely popular dish with… » Bora Bora cuisine

Bora Bora Island Attractions

Bora Bora Island Activities & Events

Molokai Hoe: “At least we could see the Tahitians this time.”

Molokai Hoe: “At least we could see the Tahitians this time.”

The Molokai Hoe, the world’s longest running outrigger canoe race having first started in 1952 & regarded as…

Maraamu Surf Ski Race 2014

Maraamu Surf Ski Race 2014

The Maraamu Surf Ski Race, a major event on the World Surf Ski Championship circuit, gathers the very…

Coconut Tree Climbing Championship Of The World

Coconut Tree Climbing Championship Of The World

Coconut tree climbing championship backgound. Over 2000 years ago the coconut was an essential component of the great…

Bora Bora Petanque Championships – 2014

Bora Bora Petanque Championships – 2014

Pétanque is a form of bowls played with metal boules (“balls”) where the goal is to throw the balls as…

2019 Taurua Varua

2019 Taurua Varua

The 2019 Taurua Varua is well underway with a full night at Anau where in excess of 800…

Na Wahine O Ke Kai

Na Wahine O Ke Kai

The Na Wahine O Ke Kai was first run in 1979 when 10 va’a competed ….. it had…

hISTORY OF bORA bORA iSLAND

Molokai Hoe – The “Professionalism” of Tahiti

Molokai Hoe – The “Professionalism” of Tahiti

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The 64th running of the Molokai Hoe would see a remarkable achievement in Tahiti’s “Shell Va’a” winning their 10th Molokai Hoe & an equally remarkable response in the suggestion from…

Bora Bora – Politics & Tourists

Bora Bora – Politics & Tourists

COMMENT – June 2017 For a destination for which tourism is it’s economic motor, where the majority of visitors are English speaking & to a large extent Americans used to…

Otu Motoï – Bora Bora’s “Motu of Circumcision”

Otu Motoï – Bora Bora’s “Motu of Circumcision”

OTU MOTOÏ background… In a meeting of Bora Bora’s Municipal Council just last month (May 2016) it was moved by councillor Ato Tinorua – to whom I am grateful for…

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