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Address: French Polynesia
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This jagged remnant of an ancient volcano rises up sharply more than 2,400...

This jagged remnant of an ancient volcano rises up sharply more than 2,400 feet from the surface of a sparkling, turquoise lagoon.

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An everchanging experience

This view is incredible, but it is constantly changing. It would be clean and then in a few minutes it would be cloudy or even fogged in. It was our view from our overwater... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Miami
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Miami
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This view is incredible, but it is constantly changing. It would be clean and then in a few minutes it would be cloudy or even fogged in. It was our view from our overwater bungalow and it was incredible. You just keep staring at it.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're in Bora Bora, you can't miss it. We had an amazing view of Mt. Otemanu from our bungalow and took a lagoon tour and got various views of it. We did not try to hike it, but I would love to do so if I'm lucky enough to go back.

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Berlin, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What can I say? I was waiting to see King Kong coming down the mountainside. It is straight out of the movies. Stunning!

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The Woodlands, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mt Otemanu defines Bora Bora and it looks great in photographs. However, it is nearly impossible to safely summit the very top. You can reach the cave by hiking and climbing. See passages below I found. It is disappointing that hiking safely to the top was not an option. "So steep is the final assault that those lucky enough to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It makes a beautiful backdrop to the spectacular lagoon. Lush and green. Also accessible by 4wd safari. There is an old canyon up there as well. Amazing view from the top.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

easily viewed from all aspects of the island. although some obviously better than others. not hard to see.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

beautiful views but it's best viewed from the motus where the real beauty is with the crystal clear waters and white sands

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Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

We paid for a jet ski tour around the island. Most AMAZING azure blue waters. Something only to be found in dreams. So in love with the pristine waters here. The mountain is commanding respect. We did not climb it but viewed it's majesty every morning.

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Hudson, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We took a jeep tour out of the Four Seasons. The terrain was challenging, but the views were amazing!

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Malmo, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Took a 4x4 tour to the top of the mountain through the forest. The driver is a hero. I would never dare to drive on the steep mountain. It was challenging even as a passenger but the trip was well worth it when you get to see the unparalleled views from the top.

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