Bora Bora Airport

Cheap Flights to Bora Bora Airport

Bora Bora Airport, also known as Moto Mute Airport, is on an islet near Bora Bora, French Polynesia. A boat transfer is required to get to the main island. Skyscanner helps travellers find the cheapest flights to Bora Bora by searching multiple flights from different destinations on several days.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Bora Bora

July and August are the prime times to visit Bora Bora. July is the busiest month due to the Heiva Nui Festival (Celebration of Life). August, a traditional French vacation month, is also a busy time. May, June, September, and October are the months with the best combination of available hotel rooms and prime weather. The four-day Bora Bora Liquid Festival in December celebrates all things water-related and is a popular off-season festival.

Airlines That Fly to Bora Bora

Air Tahiti is the only airline that flies to Bora Bora, and the runway only accommodates luxury private planes as well as small Air Tahiti twin-engine aircraft. Air Tahiti typically offers 6 to 8 flights to Bora Bora per day, and flights are out of Faa'a International Airport in Papeete, the capital of Tahiti. The flight takes 50 minutes. Air Tahiti also offers direct flights out of Bora Bora to several islands.

Airport Facilities

The runway is 1,500 metres long, so only smaller planes can land here. Boarding and disembarking is directly on the tarmac, and umbrellas are available if it is raining.

Things to See and Do in Bora Bora

People who want to see the aquatic life native to the island will want to visit the Bora Bora Lagoonarium. Travellers can swim with lemon sharks in a large pool, take a boat ride in the lagoon, see sharks and rays up close, and go snorkeling.

Mount Otemanu, a dormant volcano, has several hiking trails. The ancient crag rises more than 700 metres, but cannot be summited due to the rugged terrain. Known as a beautiful place to watch the sun rise, Mount Otemanu is an island vantage point. Dune buggy tours are available.

Bora Bora is known for its pearl markets, and shopping for pearls is a popular pastime for tourists. The Tahiti Pearl Market is in Vaitape, and black pearls are popular at this waterfront store. The shop also has a build-your-own-piece option featuring pearls of several colors and sizes.

Several 4x4 tours are available, as well as tours of the island via various aquatic vehicles. Dolphin and whale watching is also popular, as is a submarine tour.

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Travellers arriving in Bora Bora need to take a boat to Vaitape on the island of Bora Bora. A free public shuttle and several resort-run boats take vacationers directly to their resort. The boats are clearly marked, so navigation is easy. Bora Bora does not have security lines, so the airport has a mellow vibe and friendly staff. There is an Avis car/scooter rental near the marina.

 Who flies to Bora Bora

 Airport Contact Details

Bora Bora Airport

Bora Bora,

Tel:+689 677014

 Location Details

Longitude:151° 44' 53'' W
Latitude:16° 26' 35'' S

 Airport Location

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