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what day(s) does the cruise ships dock at Bora Bora ?

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what day(s) does the cruise ships dock at Bora Bora ?

Do the cruise ships come often to Bora Bora during the week ?

I was just wondering when the crowds would be

in town thanks

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1. Re: what day(s) does the cruise ships dock at Bora Bora ?

The Paul Gauguin stops once a week in Bora Bora. The town is teeny tiny and can be walked in about ten minutes. Most cruise people pop into town, get a car for 1/2 day, see the island and some go on excursions. It's not really crowded anywhere in Bora Bora ever. Other cruises such as the Tahitian Princess also cruises in Bora Bora. No worries, it's not like it is going to be swarming with tourists. Hope this reassures you.

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shully

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2. Re: what day(s) does the cruise ships dock at Bora Bora ?

Thanks Shully -

I have been on many cruises & always enjoyed the different island stops. On the other hand I have stayed for week or so on different islands & am amazed what the 'traffic' from the ships can bring to 'my' island (HA) when I am there....

I know that sounds selfish, or hypocritical....but I am glad to read your comment. I just wanted a heads up on what day to avoid the crowds (if any)

Hope I haven't offended any cruisers - I didn't mean to

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3. Re: what day(s) does the cruise ships dock at Bora Bora ?

Look up Paul Gauguin & the Tathitian Princesses itineries on the computer for the period you are visiting you will find the exact dates . They are not like the big ships like in the Carribean The T/p holds 400 passengers & the P/G less. I know what you mean .I needed a T/shirt to cover my Granddaughters legs (from burning) a plain white one was $18.Why because there was 6 ships in at once. I 'll be visiting Bora Bora next week on the T/P So I won't mind sharing your Island for a few hours.I suggest you give Bloody Mary's

A wide birth though.

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4. Re: what day(s) does the cruise ships dock at Bora Bora ?

My pleasure to help! It'll be fine. The only impact is really usually the car rentals as they don't have enough when the cruisers come ashore. BOB is a very small island. No worries...most people staying on BOB don't spend alot of time in Viatape anyway. It's a teeny tiny little town and once you've walked it's length you've seen it.

Most people are busy out in the lagoon! All the best to you!

sunny regards,

shully

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5. Re: what day(s) does the cruise ships dock at Bora Bora ?

Good suggestions winnyd & thanks to you & Shully for your help.

ps Have a wonderful cruise winnyd !

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6. Re: what day(s) does the cruise ships dock at Bora Bora ?

Where do the cruise ships dock in Bora Bora and Taha'a? We are at the Thalasso and Le Tahaa and am wondering if we will actually see these boats?

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7. Re: what day(s) does the cruise ships dock at Bora Bora ?

Travcarib. Our cruise docks in Utora Raitai April 13th& 14th In BoraBora we anchor off shore close to Vaitape on the 12th &13th. Ours is the Tahitian Princess.

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8. Re: what day(s) does the cruise ships dock at Bora Bora ?

The Paul Gauguin also is offshore on the Viatape side. There is no dock big enough for these two ships ON the island. So they anchor offshore and tender guests in on small boats. No worries, the Thalasso is on the other side of the island.

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9. Re: what day(s) does the cruise ships dock at Bora Bora ?

When the cruise ships are in Viatape, do vendors set up little stands to sell things in the area where the cruise ship tender arrives?

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