The gardens were impressive and just before that we swam with the sharks. Cannot beat that. The coral was colorful and it was easy to snorkel in the reef. Get a tour that includes the sharks, coral gardens, and a beach barbecue.
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About Coral Gardens
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Ok, so even people native to Bora Bora call different things the "Coral Gardens". It is kind of a catch all phrase. This post is here to clarify what is what in Bora Bora - they are ALL worth visiting, but they are each different....More
This is an amazing snorkel site with lots of fish and beautiful coral. One of the best areas we have ever snorkelled around the world.
We were excited to snorkel in Bora Bora. The fish were awesome, but the coral has not been taken care of. We saw so many people standing on the reef, it was very sad!!
Stayed at the Sofitel Private Island and went Kayaking from the resort here to the Coral Gardens which are essentially around the corner. There are many fish all around and even sharks and sting-rays.
Just came back from Bora Bora last month and overall love the snorkeling in Bora Bora, but I must point out that this TA listing is very misleading because both the reviews and the pictures are from various places in Bora Bora. Some are referring...More
We rented a boat and took it over to the Coral Garden. There were only 2-3 other small boats there and maybe 10 other people over a relatively large space. I am not the biggest fan of snorkeling. I don't know why. I used to...More
The reef is every shallow and t=water flows in with a steady flow. My mind imagined a conveyor belt of coral with me still. Lots of fish. CLEEAAR water. Get a reliable dive boat. Dont worry about floating. ITs tough to sink. If need be...More