The main attraction of Bora Bora is the lagoon with its still intact underwater world. By glass bottom boat, diving and snorkeling, you can explore the reef with thousands of colorful coral fish. In the deep lagoon there are barracudas and sharks that you can feed during guided diving excursions.
What does Bora Bora offer?
Bora Bora is famous for its spectacular watersports, especially scuba diving. But even if you are not scuba certified and are not willing or able to invest the time to learn to dive, you can still enjoy the beauty of Bora Bora's underwater world with the help of Aqua Safari and their unique diving helmet.
What lives in Bora Bora?
So the only land animals here are the ones brought in by people: horses, cows, pigs, chickens, sheep, goats, dogs and cats. Snakes or dangerous land animals do not exist in this tropical paradise. Walking around the island you might see big holes in the ground. These are created by crabs.
Why is Bora Bora special?
It's the most beautiful island in the world Bora Bora's unique geography provides the perfect location for a once in a lifetime adventure. The island's volcanic past has left a dramatic peak, known as Mt Otemanu, surrounded by a large turquoise lagoon and a string of coral motus (little islands) around its reef.
Is Bora Bora a rich country?
The economy of French Polynesia is one of a developed country with a service sector accounting for 75%. French Polynesia's GDP per capita is around $22,000, one of the highest in the Pacific region
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Where does the sewage go in Bora Bora?
Bora Bora is the only Polynesian municipality to have a wastewater treatment system – including in the “motu” (small islands) connected by undersea pipes.
What is it like to live in Bora Bora?
Bora Bora has a very relaxed atmosphere with a fairly tame nightlife scene. While other tropical islands are known for their nightlife Bora Bora is a bit behind the times, though it is not impossible to find. About 4,000 people inhabit the island of Bora Bora.
Are there sharks in Bora Bora waters?
Mainly, the sharks in Bora Bora are not dangerous. They live under the green lagoons and are used to the presence of people. The most common type you'll see is Blacktip reef sharks. They're not aggressive, so you can easily get close to them.
Which is the bluest ocean?
Story by Kathryn Hansen, based on text by Joaquín Chaves-Cedeño. Some of the clearest, bluest ocean waters on Earth are found in the South Pacific.
Why is Hawaii water so blue?
The reason the ocean is blue is due to the absorption and scattering of light. The blue wavelengths of light are scattered, similar to the scattering of blue light in the sky but absorption is a much larger factor than scattering for the clear ocean water.