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How to Plan an Overwater Bungalow Holiday on Bora Bora

BoraBoraAirNZ_2019There is something about the overwater bungalows on Bora Bora that captures the imagination and causes a little voice in your head to say “I have to go there”.  With world class luxury resorts and flights from Auckland to Tahiti, this idyllic holiday location is right on our doorstep.

Why Bora Bora?

Bora Bora offers that sought-after combination of a close to home destination where you can relax and unwind, and also keep occupied when it’s time to “stretch the legs”. 

As you read through the downloadable flyer (below) you will see reference to culinary excellence (including Bloody Mary’s – a restaurant frequented by Hollywood stars), powdery white sands, swimming with sea turtles, Aqua Safaris, Kite Surfing and more. 

Where Should I Stay?


Some of the most well recognised names in luxury resorts make Bora Bora a very special destination, including:

  • Le Meridien Bora Bora
  • St Regis Resort Bora Bora (pictured)
  • Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora
  • Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island  

All of these properties are sure to impress and you can read more about each property on the downloadable flyer below.  

How To Get TO Bora Bora

From Auckland there are direct flights with Air New Zealand’s Dreamliner (so there is a full selection of Economy, Premium Economy and Business Class) or Air Tahiti Nui to Tahiti’s capital of Papeete.  The flight time is just under 5 hours with Air New Zealand and from Papeete you join a domestic Air Tahiti Nui flight to Bora Bora.  

Depending on the timing of the international flights an overnight stopover may be required in Papeete before joining the onward flight.

You May Have Heard of Tahitian Cruises…


The Tahitian Islands are understandably a popular port of call for the world’s leading cruise lines.  Well known names such as Regent Seven Seas, Silversea, Windstar Cruises (pictured) and Princess Cruises offer itineraries from Papeete.   


cruise holiday with an itinerary that explores the Tahitian Islands and a Bora Bora holiday package is a memorable combination.  

How Much Does a Holiday on Bora Bora Cost?

As an independent travel agency, Fine Travel is fortunate to offer our clients the flexibility to work with New Zealand’s leading travel wholesalers, through accommodation consolidators such as Expedia and directly with the resorts on Bora Bora.