Travelling in a 4WD vehicle, explore the beauty and World War II history of Bora Bora on this half day tour with Tekura Tahiti Travel. Bora Bora is considered the jewel of the south seas and as you travel around the island you will find many vantage points to admire the dormant volcano at the heart of the island as well as the numerous sandy beaches that edge around the motus (islets) and the spectacular turquoise lagoon beyond.
But during World War II, the island paradise became a military supply base for the United States. During the war the island was known as "Operation Bobcat" and was frequented by many ships and nearly 7,000 military personal occupied the island. To support the war a lot of infrastructure and defense fortifications were built. This included at least eight guns which are still remain on the island today. Your tour will visit some of these sites.
Before the tour concludes, visit Mami Ruta's Pareo house see how local handmade pareos are made and taste some fresh season fruits.
Departs: 8.30 am or 1.30 pm
Duration: approximately 4.5 hours
Children: 3-11 years are charged at the adult rate.
Transfers: If required, please ask your consultant for transfer costs ex your Bora Bora Hotel at time of booking
Note: Please inform your consultant if you have any infants, persons with a disability, suffer a back problem or pregnant women travelling on the tour. Don't forget to pack your camera, wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes, bring additional cash, hat, insect repellent, sunscreen, sunglasses and a drinking water. Tour and visited sites are subject to change without notice and are dependent on weather conditions and other circumstances beyond Tekura Tahiti Travel control.
Operated by: Tekura Tahiti Travel