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BORA BORA CRUISES IS NOT CURRENTLY OPERATIONAL, AND NO CRUISES ARE SCHEDULED FOR THE MOMENT, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

"TU MOANA" vessel

This name is drawn from the native Tahitian language, a Polynesian dialect. Whilst the word "Moana" is the universal Polynesian word meaning 'the sea', "Tu" means 'to stand erect, to be upright or straight' and 'to fit, agree, answer the purpose'. Thus, the Yacht's name literally means 'comfortably upright in the sea'.
This mono-hull cruise yacht is 69,1 mts. long, and offers a high-speed of 16 knots, and an easy cruising speed of 12 knots.

Optional Excursions:

Bora Bora Cruises' unique experiences as included above are supplemented by an especially selected and recommended range of optional excursions. These include the ubiquitous shark feeding and ray encounter; island tours, four-wheel drive safaris; outrigger canoe tours; bicycle rides; champagne picnics; on -board massages and beauty treatments; wave-runner excursions; game-fishing; and, of course, scuba diving.

Common spaces for guests:

In Bora Bora Cruises, there is plenty of space for relaxing, spots for leisure, get-togethers, all key-features taken into account for the design of the vessel's common spaces.

Deck by deck:

Anapa (Sundeck)
Jacuzzi, Sunset Bar, Sun Loungers, Semi-covered area for up to 40 people.

Vavau (Bridge Deck)
1 "Te Ari'i" Suite, Bridge, Exterior Guest Lounge and Seating Area - solarium.

Uporu (Upper Deck)
2 "Taha'a" Suites (50 m²).
4 "Bora Bora" Suites (35 m²).
"Hava Nui" Bar & Terrace for more than 50 people. DVD lounge.
Library, Jacuzzi, Seating Area and Sunpad are located in the prow.

Havai (Main Deck)
9 Guest cabins (18 m²).
Front Desk "Fare Maeva".
"Ra'a Here" Restaurant & Terrace (for 68 people inside, 24 outside).
Gym Suite.

Tumama (Lower Deck): Crew Cabins, Storage, Marina Platform, Tender/Watersports 'Garage'.

Gym and Fitness Suite
They're located in the main deck, next to the front desk (Fare Maeva).
Open daily from 7:00 to 21:00.

Gym is equipped with the following:
Adjustable weightlifting machine - Adjustable feet press - Fixed adjustable bycicle - Programable rowing machine - Weights.

Cabins' interior description:

Cabins - Superior Design

Spacious rooms and cutting edge decoration by the the latest fanciest designers.

The cruise counts with 16 cabins (between standard "Raiatea" cabins and suites) laid out in 3 different deck.

Each Raiatea cabin has a size of 18 square meters (or 193 square feet).

Suites vary in size, between 35 and 100 square meters (376 and 1076 square feet respectively).

Both type of cabins count with luxury amenities and accesories.

Each cabin is equipped with:

Mini-bar - Flat screen LCD television - Hand-blown glass fruit-bowl - Individual DVD/CD player - Cotton BBC bathrobes - Writing desk and stationery - Telephone - Individually controlled air-conditioning - Under-bed baggage storage area - Personal combination lock safe - Phillipe Starck design basin - Fitted hairdryer - Adjustable shower-head with temperature control - Quality European bedding and linen - BBC exclusive hypo-allergenic bathroom amenities including:
Natural tiare-perfumed coconut soap; Monoi moisturizing & soothing body lotion; Monoi satin vitamin enriched oil for skin nourishment & protection; Tiare-perfumed conditioning shampoo.



 
     
     

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Itineraries

a) 7 days / 6 nights: Bora Bora - Taha'a - Raiatea - Huahine - Bora Bora – Embarking on monday mornings, disembarking on sunday afternoons.

b) 5 days / 4 nights: Bora Bora - Taha'a - Raiatea - Bora Bora - Embarking on monday mornings, disembarking on friday afternoons.

Example of a 7 days / 6 nights itinerary

Monday - Bora Bora - Lagoon Hues

Morning is consecrated to receiving the new guests in Motu Mute Airport, in Bora Bora. A motu is a little islet on the coral reef which surrounds the island of Bora Bora. This is the time for getting comfortable aboard the yacht which will be home for a week. Guests will be received with fresh fruits and will then have lunch while cruising Bora Bora's lagoon. Relax in the afternoon, while tea and refreshments are served. NOMADE SPA treatments are recommended (at an additional fee). In the evening, two hours of open-sea navigation to reach the island of Taha'a.

Tuesday - Taha'a - Vanilla Scents

Early in the morning, arrival in Taha'a, the small island thet shares her lagoon with Raiatea, her neighbor. Breakfast will b served in Motu Puhe'e's beach. Pillows, towels, chairs and snorkeling equipment will be put at guests' disposal. Lunch while navigating towards Potoru to anchor in Apu Bay. In the afternoon, scuba diving, jet-skiing or a 4WD safari excursion in the main island (activities with an additional cost). Entertainment on-board with Tavita, the polynesian tattoo specialist. Night in Apu Bay.

Thursday - Huahine - Tropical Colours

Huahine, the authentic, greets us at dawn. Disembarkation takes place in the coastal village of Fare for a bicycle ride. Lunch will be served on board while sailing towards Vaiorea to anchor in Bourayne Bay. In the afternoon the choice is up to each guest's taste. Relax on board or organize an activity with guest relations manager: kayak tour of a motu, snorkelin or a land excursion (additional fees apply).

Thursday - Huahine - Mythical Island

Navigation through the bay to anchor in the beautiful and magical site of "Hana Iti". In the beach, chairs, towels, pillows, kayaks and snorkeling equipment will be at the guests' disposal. NOMADE SPA face & body care also available on the beach (additional fee). Lunch on board. In the afternoon, tea and refreshments will be served on the beach or on board. Wave runners or jeep safaris may be arranged at additional cost. Later, there will be a delightful evening under the stars in Anapa Deck sky lounge.

Friday - Raiatea - Local Flavors

Early morning arrival in Opoa, in the island of Raiatea, after a 2-hour open-sea navigation. Visit of a vanilla plantation, andthe historical and sacred site of Marae Taputapuatea afterwards (cradle of polynesian civilization). In the afternoon, navigation along the beautiful wild coast of Raiatea to anchor in front of Motu Nao Nao to enjoy a wonderful snorkeling session in this natural aquarium.

Saturday - Raiatea - Cradle of Culture

The morning will be spent in Faatemu, where walking treks can be done along the natural polynesian landscape to discover River Vaiiaterau. Relaxing afternoon. NOMADE SPA treatments are recommended (at an additional cost). Sunset cruise at dusk.

Sunday - Bora Bora - Island Sunday

Early morning navigation towards Bora Bora, to drop anchor behind Motu Toopua, home of the polynesian god Hiro. Transfer service to Vaitape (main village in Bora Bora) or the airport are available.

 

 
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