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Tohora Bora Bora

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Vaitape, French Polynesia
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About Tohora Bora Bora
Snorkeling Lagoon Tour (6 pax maxi): The purpose of this tour is to make you discover all the aquatic resources of our beautiful lagoon For that, we'll take you safely on exceptional sites to meet manta rays, spotted eagle rays and a multitude of tropical fish as well as the discovery of unique coral reefs. is intended for experienced swimmers as beginners. For your comfort, we provide you with all the modern equipment (fins, masks, snorkels and towels) for the practice of this activity. Non-alcoholic beverages will also be available during the tour. Whale-watching Tour (8 pax maxi): Enthusiast(s) by humpback whales, come and share some unforgettable moments to meet these giant of the ocean.The boat is equipped with a directional hydrophone offering exceptional sound quality for listening to their majestic songs. Simon, your guide will give special attention to convey his knowledge of the fauna and underwater flora.
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Whale Watching Tours in Bora Bora

Tohora Bora Bora was the first Bora Bora company to take an interest in making the phenomenon of whale migration known to a large audience and to create the whale watching circuit.

With more than 16 years of experience in approaching and observing these marine mammals, Simon will be happy to share and transmit his passion with the greatest respect for the animal.
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3 hours 30 minutes
from $157.31

Tohora Bora Bora Snorkeling Lagoon Tours

Treat yourself to an unforgettable getaway on the Bora Bora lagoon with an experienced and passionate guide.

During our snorkeling tour, observe manta rays, leopard rays, swim amongst tropical fish, discover unique coral reefs.

In the whale season, Tohora Bora Bora "which means whale in Tahitian" offers to meet them and listen to their majestic songs.
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180 to 210 minutes
from $113.22

Bora Bora Private Lagoon Tours

Discover the natural beauty of the Bora Bora lagoon on a private boat tour just for you and your companions. Look for tropical fish and other marine life while snorkeling, or simply relax and take in the views. As this is a private tour, you can travel at your own pace and see as much or as little as you wish. This is a great way to experience a bit more of Bora Bora away from your hotel.
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3 hours 30 minutes
from $530.33
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Alex B wrote a review Oct 15
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We stayed at the Four Seasons, and decided to book with Tohora instead of the tour company that the FS partners with and we were not disappointed! Simon clearly knew so much about the whales, and we could tell right away that if anyone would get us in the water with the whales, it would be him. Although we saw whales all day, they were moving quickly which made it not possible to swim. However, Simon didn’t give up easily- long after other boats had headed by, we stayed out hoping to get a shot at swimming! lol and behold, we did it! We swam with two whales, and it was wonderful. Honestly, the experience of watching the whales all day would’ve been worth it even if we hadn’t gotten a chance to swim - If we had more time here, we’d book again!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Rupert Runewitsch wrote a review Oct 12
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A once in a life time experience I will never forget. It doesnt feel like a tour or an organised event, it feels like you are involved in someones passion and it was amazing.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from cencier s, Propriétaire at Tohora Bora Bora
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you Rupert for your comment, It's my job but above all my passion and I'm happy to share it with you. We quickly found the whales because hardly I started the breifing that we could see a jump completely out of the water then a few minutes later off Bora Bora I saw a calf jumped; we took the decision to go see this calf and its mother but she didn't want us. During this time two other whales had approached the reef so we went in their direction, we ended up finding a juvenile who was advancing until the moment when she decided to do the show; We had to be patient but it paid off, she came very close which allowed us to observe her well in the water and then she left to play with dolphins. It was a beautiful morning. PS: a big thank you to Alban your Kite surf instructor Simon
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NateJD wrote a review Oct 11
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Excellent experience with Tohora and Simon, we were able to get really close to the whale and listen to his song it was amazing and we appreciate the whole service from the booking to the drop off
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Responded 1 week ago
Thank you NateJD for your comment, We were lucky to find this singing male as soon as we got out of the lagoon, the visibility was not good but with a little perseverance we managed to swim and be able to enjoy his song many times. I did my best to be able to place you before your departure because I had recovered my boat the day before which was in Tahiti for repair but above all thank you to you who were motivated and ready to come because thanks to a last minute cancellation you could have come in the morning instead of the afternoon and it paid off. Welcome back to you and Elena. Simon
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Lee E wrote a review Oct 10
Berlin, Germany187 contributions12 helpful votes
Great experience with Simon and his captain. After a introduction about how to approach and behave next to the whales we got I to the water and found the whale, we were so close I couldn't believe it. Thank you Simon for all the effort to get us on this trip today and the great experience
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from cencier s, Propriétaire at Tohora Bora Bora
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you Lee for your comment, For my part it is important to always give explanations on the whales and the why of their migration in Polynesia but especially how to get in the water and how to swim to go and observe them while making as little noise as possible to disturb them the least possible ; when everyone follows these instructions the chances of enjoying the whales are great; thank you for respecting the instructions as to all participants during this excursion. Simon
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Patti M wrote a review Oct 10
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We spend a great day with Simon, a real professional who pays respect to the wildlife. We feel blessed that we were able to do this trip, and snorkeling next to this phenomenal mammal is by far one of the most exciting experiences ever! I highly recommend Simon and Tohora Bora Bora if you want to feel the chills I felt in the water today hearing a young Male singing and seeing him so close
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from cencier s, Propriétaire at Tohora Bora Bora
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your comment, If we want to do this excursion and allow our customers to experience these exceptional moments that are to be able to observe whales in their environment, we must be passionate and respectful towards them otherwise we are only disturbing them and it is not the purpose of this excursion moreover they are protected so there are laws and rules of approach to be respected anyway if we don't do it we disturb them too much and it is not good for them. It is equally important that all of our clients understand the philosophy of this excursion, that we go looking for wild animals in an environment that is not ours and that sometimes we do not get what we want ; they are the ones who decide but once we have found them at 95% we arrive with patience and respect to swim with them. thank you Simon
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