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About Tohora Bora Bora
Eco Snorkeling Tour: 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. This aquatic hiking, lasting about 4 hours, is intended for experienced swimmers as beginners. Simon, your guide will give special attention to convey his knowledge of the fauna and underwater flora. 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. For reasons of quality and safety we limit the number of participants to 8 people. Whale-watching : 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. The season runs Polynesia from July to November (depending on the year) where they come to give birth and to reproduce. With over 11 years of experience in the approach and the observation of these marine mammals, Simon will be happy to share and convey this passion with the greatest respect for the animal. This tour is led by a guide and captain.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We snorkeled with Simon when we stopped for a day on a cruise, so when we came back we set up several days of snorkeling adventures. The experiences are worth every penny. The first day we went out with several other people and did four...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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tohoraBorabora, Propriétaire at Tohora Bora Bora, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your comment Karyn and Rob, it was a pleasure to be able to welcome you back on my boat and this time for several excursions. Next time if conditions permit we will return to this beautiful spot which is Tupitipiti...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks Simon for an excellent tour not only the snorkeling exceptional but so was the history lesson along with the aftermatch function

Date of experience: January 2019
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tohoraBorabora, Propriétaire at Tohora Bora Bora, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you grant for your review, It has been a pleasure to welcome you and your family for this tour of the lagoon and thank you again for the aftermatch function ! All my best wishes for this year 2019 Simon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simon was an excellent tour guide for the snorkel excursion in the lagoon. He only takes groups of six people or less, fortunately on our tour it was just my wife and I, so it was perfect. His boat is very clean, and fast. Simon...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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tohoraBorabora, Propriétaire at Tohora Bora Bora, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Ivan for your comment. It took organizing to be able to go around with the best weather possible but no worries it always happens. It was a pleasure to share this tour with you two and yes you could benefit from the boat...More

Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Simon is the best. Very knowledgeable and personable and he enjoys his work. This trip made 4 stops and the coral reef was stunningly beautiful. The fish were abundant and the water clarity was amazing. This blows away anything I have seen in Maui or...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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tohoraBorabora, Propriétaire at Tohora Bora Bora, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Roy for you nice review ! The lagoon of Bora Bora is very rich its fauna and its flora are as varied as many it is enough to take its time to discover them. I do not know Maui but Kaui is a...More

Reviewed 11 December 2018

Another amazing day with Simon. He continues to go off the beaten path in Bora Bora offering my clients a very unique, customized experience. Thank you Simon for the time you take to find the dolphins, the mantas, eagle rays and all the cool snorkel...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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tohoraBorabora, Propriétaire at Tohora Bora Bora, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Jennifer thank you for your comment, it is always with pleasure that I welcome you on board with your guests and make them discover our beautiful lagoon. I hope to see you soon with a new group Simon

Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Simon knows Bora Bora inside and out. He’s been there for 15 years and knows all the best spots to experience the in-season wildlife. My wife and I booked Simon to swim with manta rays and he delivered. It was an amazing experience. In addition...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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tohoraBorabora, Propriétaire at Tohora Bora Bora, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Charlie for your comment. We were finally able to do the tour on the day of your departure and we had enough time to observe everything. Thanks again for your patience Simon

Reviewed 6 December 2018

This was the best snorkeling tour of our 17 day Tahiti cruise- by far! Simon is an enthusiastic, exuberant guide who not only teaches but gets you excited about the fish you will see. He made the day. We saw eagle rays, mantas, stingrays, sharks,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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tohoraBorabora, Propriétaire at Tohora Bora Bora, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your comment. I take maximum 06 people to be able to take care of them and especially to listen to them, I also like to take the time to fully discover each spot after the number of stops depends on the time...More

Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

My self and partner absolutely loved this tour. Weve been on many tours but nothing compared to this one. Simon the tour guide is very knowledgable and his love for the marine really shows, which made us love the ocean even more. We saw the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lenche K
tohoraBorabora, Propriétaire at Tohora Bora Bora, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your comment. I'm glad you enjoyed the tour and my work so much. As you said you were only two on board, the private boat trip is also a solution that allows you to really do the tour according to your desires!...More

Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

What an incredible day spend with Simon! We saw everything,the whales were jumping, then we swam with a baby whale and two adults and we finished with a male singing! Probably one of the best day of my life!! Thank you so much for this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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tohoraBorabora, Propriétaire at Tohora Bora Bora, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2018

Thank you for your comment Adelaïde. As I always say no excursion is the same as the other, there are days where luck smiles and others where it's the opposite but it's still rare fortunately. You are part of those lucky ones who had the...More

Reviewed 20 November 2018

My husband and I booked an afternoon whale watching experience with Simon and his colleague and we could not be more happy that we did! We waited patiently and followed Simon's instructions carefully, and quietly, and were able to get in the water with a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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tohoraBorabora, Propriétaire at Tohora Bora Bora, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2018

Thank you for your comment, Being able to swim with a mother and her calf is a unique experience in a lifetime and you are part of those who have lived but for this to be feasible we must respect the whales and try to...More

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cookinmama6
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ia orana, if you book directly by internet it'll be cheaper and i'll give you all the informations you need ! Best regards, Simon
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sorry i just see your question, next time send me an e-mail. i hope you enjoyed Bora Bora Simon
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I am surprised that you can not reach us via our site. The whales have arrived on Bora for a few weeks already, it is a bit early for the season but it is possible to make an excursion. I can not directly send my mail so you... More
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