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Natura Discovery 4WD Safari - Half day

Excursion shared Tropical Wonders (shared)
Bora Bora

Discover the rich historic past and archaeological treasures of Bora Bora, unknown sites reachable via private roads only, such as the site of "Ofai Honu", "the turtle stone" in Tahitian, a rock embeded with petroglyphs representing the king and his sons; the private marae Hau Puni surrounded by an arboretum and medicinal plants. Without missing WW2 remaining cannons and bunkers and a stop at mama Ruta's pareo workshop. A unique tour to learn more about Bora Bora unknown cultural sites and history aboard a very comfortable 4WD.

74 USD per adult

Highlights

A circle island tour of Bora Bora with 5 main stops that will show you a sample of Bora Bora island's rich culture:

Ofai Honu: the "Turtle stone" in Tahitian, located on a private property mountainside in Povai Bay. This stone is embeded with petroglyghs representing turtles and symbolizing the princes of Bora Bora.

Marae Hau Puni: made of several platforms, this huge property is surrounded by an arboretum and medicinal plants. Ancient objects were found on site during the restoration.

WW2 remains: cannons and bunkers dating from World War II located on the top of a hill, guns are facing Bora Bora's unique pass. This is also a great viewpoint on Vaitape pier and Bora Bora's lagoon.

Mama Ruta's Pareo workshop: this is the opportunity to learn how pareos are tinted and patterns printed. You can also buy on choosing your colors and this will be delivered to your hotel a few days later. Season fresh fruits sampling and restrooms available.

Last stop is at "Hiro's rock": learn about the legend about this imposing rock like coming out of nowhere. 2 other cannons are also accessible from this point via a path with a panoramic view on Raiatea and Tahaa.

Many other small sites to be visited and details about Bora Bora's history and culture to learn during the tour.

Rates

- 74 USD per adult

- 37 USD per child

Practical info

Inclusions - Guided tour; Spring water during the tour; Fresh fruits sample

Schedules (transfer time from hotels not taken into account) - Morning tour 08h30 - 12h00 ; Afternoon tour 13h30 - 17h00

PIck-Up / Drop-Off - All Hotels & Guest Houses with meeting point on main island, (property(ies) below with extra charge). Four Seasons - Roundtrip boat transfer for a pick up at Anau (shared transfer). Motu Hotels - Roundtrip transfers fees Motu/main island to be paid on site or through our agency. Motu Guest Houses - Roundtrip transfers fees Motu/main island to be paid on site.

Spoken Languages - English, French. On request: Spanish, Japanese, Chinese.

Vehicle Info - 4WD Land Rover Defender or Toyota Land Cruiser - 5 or 8 passengers seats

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