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Tag: Tahiti

The Best Of A South Pacific Cruise Vacation

It is that time- time for the vacation wrap-up post.  My sun-filled South Pacific extravaganza included Tahiti, Fiji, Tonga, New Caledonia, and Australia. With so gorgeous beaches, delicious dinners, and fun activities, the trip was full of highlights but here are the best: Best island: Bora Bora Bora Bora is one place in the world that lives up to the hype. I have never seen water so clear and turquoise. The underwater life is amazing too. The coral reef that surrounds Bora Bora keeps out most of the scary creatures so snorkeling inside the reef is lush with Manta Rays Read More

Bora Bora Scuba Diving

Today I got to go on a 2 tank scuba diving expedition in the crystal clear waters off Bora Bora. This Oceania cruise does not offer scuba diving as an excursion at any port (this first cruise I’ve run into with this problem) so I had to find my own excursion. The company I ended up with is Bora Bora Dive.  After they picked me up by boat in the Viatape port, we went directly to the first dive site.  The first dive was outside of the reef that surrounds Bora Bora so we could see some sharks. Unfortunately that Read More