Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa
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... a Polynesian lunch. Remember, Mom loves boats!
It's a cloudy morning with the extinct volcano top hidden in the morning mist. We were told last night that no tender tickets were needed this morning since service was already underway but an announcement this morning contradicts that. So we go for out tickets and find no line and ticket numbers are optional. We take two anyway and have breakfast. Now they start ...
As we sailed close to Bora Bora we saw a whale and a few dolphins close to the ship. We dropped anchor just before 7am. It looked beautiful a small settlement surrounded by lush rain forest and edged by blue water all enclosed in a reef.
We got the tender about 9am and at the dock found a cruise with snorkeling we had to go and get some money from the ATM then we boarded a boat. ...
... and lots of fish again. Whilst Theo loves snorkelling, he said he didn’t enjoy this experience as much as he would have liked and it was probably aimed more for the novice snorkeller. He would have preferred to explore further out to sea and not be fenced in, but the fence was there to protect us from the dangerous sharks. There were sharks in our enclosure, but they were not people eaters only lemon sharks, black tipped reef sharks, grey nurse ...
... blue to nearly transparent.
Patrick (see picture) joined our canoe to sing and play his ukulele on the way to our second stop. We have been learning how the Tahitians and Hawaiians are related, but that is another long story. We stopped in shallow clear waters this time. I stayed in the canoe, but could see the black tip sharks and manta rays coming to visit. Patrick and Moana held the gentle mantas for the swimmers to touch. One pregnant ...
... watching a huge ballet of eagle rays as they just hovered below us in perfect formation. Eagle rays are just as majestic and magnificent as I expected them to be and this experience well and truly made up for the 'Finding Nemo’ stop.
Although it was windier and rougher than we had hoped, Bora Bora was still magical thanks to the eagle rays, definitely somewhere that I would love to return when we win the lottery. ...