How to Reach Bora Bora


  • By Air: To reach Bora Bora, you have to first fly to the Tahiti islands. The international airport at Papeete serves flights to and from major destinations in USA, Europe and New Zealand. There are frequent flights from Tahiti to Bora Bora from the airport located on a small Motu (island).
  • By Boat: The hotels and resorts provide transfers from the island. If you fly with Air Tahiti, they provide free shuttle boat transfers from the airport to Vaitape Village in Bora Bora.


  • By Boat:Getting around Bora Bora is mostly dependant on the area that you are staying in. Boat transfers are the best way to get around the major diving and snorkeling sites. These transfers are generally arranged by the hotel that you are staying in or the tour company that you opt for the water sports.
  • By Cycle/Buggy: Alternatively, buggy and bicycles can be rented to get around the land area on the island.
Route Distance Time
Honolulu to Bora Bora 3847.06 km 64 hours 7 mins
Hastings to Bora Bora 4278.49 km 71 hours 18 mins
Noumea to Bora Bora 4686.83 km 78 hours 6 mins
Westlake village to Bora Bora 5205.9 km 86 hours 45 mins
San diego to Bora Bora 5206.96 km 86 hours 46 mins
Long beach to Bora Bora 5212.29 km 86 hours 52 mins
Santa monica to Bora Bora 5212.29 km 86 hours 52 mins
Reseda to Bora Bora 5219.46 km 86 hours 59 mins