Bora Bora Whale Watching

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From $167.46

18 reviews   (4.83)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 3 hours

Departs: french polynesia, french polynesia

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Go whale watching during your stay in Bora Bora aboard a 26 feet brand-new inflatable boat. Get up close to Humpback whales as they swim in the waters around Bora Bora from July to November during their annual migration. The boat is equipped with a hydrophone and speakers for listening  whale songs. There are two crew on board which may even allow to you have the unique and exhilarating opportunity to swim with the whales, accompanied by one of your experienced guide, One crew member will snorkeling with you, the second remaining on board for safety.

What's Included

Bottled water

Hotel pickup and drop-off


Light refreshments

Live commentary on board

Professional guide

Use of Snorkelling equipment

What's Not Included

Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)


Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 6 - 99

Additional Info

  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • A maximum of 10 people per booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Public transportation options are available nearby

Cancellation Policy


The best whale watching experience with a marine biologist
Pradera M, 15-10-2021
Amazing boat trip to see whales outside the reef of Bora Bora. The boat is well equipped, clean and comfortable (snorkeling gear, towels and refreshing included).
Our guide/marine biologist Virginie was really friendly and explained us about whale lifestyle and how to respect them while we were observing them. Thanks to Virginie and our captain Chris. I recommend !
Fantastic experience, knowledgable whale "watcher", great pilot
vorsoni, 17-10-2019
If you go to Bora and it is whale season you have to do this! And choose these guys at Bora Bora Whale Watching as they do an amazing job.
Of course there is never a guarantee when you go whale watching but we were lucky to see them on our first try though we did not jump into the water because of their rapid swim (too fast for us!) but on the second try yeahhhhhhhhh we go to swim with these big guys!
Virginie, our whale watching guide, was super knowledgable about whale behaviors and general info. She went beyond what was expected of her to find whales, wether moms and their babies or "dating" couples. She used an underwater mic to spot singing males and truly was almost happier than us when we go to see the whales!
Robert, the pilot, did a fantastic job at surfing the waves to give us a feeling of a flat surface when it was not.

If you are thirsty or hungry fear not as those guys have thought about it all :)
Best time ever
David_M, 12-10-2019
could't have asked for a better time whale watching. Captain and mate did all they could to find whales including using the hydrophone to listen for them. find them they did a mom and her calf. got to swim with them.
Best experience of my life!!
kahay006, 02-10-2019
Where do I start!. We actually booked last minute through the hotel and could not have been happier with this group. Virginie was amazing and had so much knowledge of the whales. We actually where the only 2 on the afternoon tour. We were about an hour in and she located a male whale singing. We got in the water and swam for about an hour watching the whale breach every 20 minutes. I cannot begin to tell you how great Virginie is. We had such good conversation about the whales on the way back to the hotel. She really tried hard to locate a whale/whales, so that she could make your experience memorable. We know it is never guaranteed but it was well worth it for us. We had the time of our lives. The waves were strong but we are great swimmers and it could not have been better for us. Virginie and Robert always tried hard to make our trip comfortable and provided everything we needed. This is the best company to experience this tour with. They are very kind and patient with everyone. Virginie's enthusiasm about the whales was infectious. You will not go wrong by booking with Bora Bora Whale Watching... This is the best tour group ever!!!! She speaks french and pretty good English and tries hard to accomodate every one. I cannot express enough about this group. AMAZING!!
lindasW9471XP, 01-10-2019
My husband and I booked this last minute after hearing other guests at our resort describe their experience on this tour. It turned out to be the most amazing thing ever! Our guide was very knowledgable and we learned so much about these beautiful creatures. The boat was comfortable and it was especially nice having a cover for shade. The two-person team (a guide and boat driver) took great care to find the whales and instruct us how to swim with them respectfully when we slipped into the water. We were thrilled when a calf swam directly below us, then circled back with his mom underneath. It was an epic experience and even our guide was excited about seeing the baby so close. Highly, HIGHLY recommend this tour with Aquabike Adventure.

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