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Coral Gardens

French Polynesia
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Ranked #3 of 9 attractions in Bora Bora
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Type: Reefs
Activities: Snorkeling
Traveler Description: Coral Garden is so filled with tropical fishes that you can sometimes not see the water for all the beautiful creatures surrounding you! It is like... more »
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Loved kayaking out from the Intercontinental Le Moana and seeing the fish and coral reef. This is a must see!

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

Go there by boat with a day tour (if possible day trip around the lagoon). Make sure you bring some bread of fish food to have thousands of fish swimming around you!

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Amityville, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

A must do while in bora bora. It's like swimming in an aquarium. Make sure you bring a good under-water camera. I regret not having one.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

As part of a snorkeling trip we visited the coral gardens, an underwater array of gorgeous coral formations and colors. The water is crystal clear and you can just drift in the current while taking in the glorious underwater sights.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Really worth the visit. Beautiful varieties of fishes and coral. An amazing snorkeling experience for beginners to advanced swimmers and divers.

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Florida
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

All the tours stop at this location and for good reason. The fish are plentiful. The waters are relatively calm. Enjoy

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Manaia, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Snorkelled here as part of EcoTour's full day trip. Just stunning! Take an underwater camera as the amount of fish life is amazing.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

It's like condominium towers of coral, each with its own culture ... different inhabitants and neighbors. It was not a bad swim across to this area from the Maitai, even easier if you are staying at the Sofitel. Worth the effort, truly.

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Trinity Beach, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We went to the Coral Gardens on a day trip and didn't get to see a lot as we got caught in a really strong current and got taken away from the reef itself. Thank goodness our Guide was watching out for us as he had to come around with a boat to rescue us...it was even too strong for... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We went on a trip with David (Reef Discovery). Saw the 3 types of rays. He is a pro and will make you feel comfortable even if you are a first-timer.

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