Cheap flights to Bora Bora

What's Bora Bora like?

Bora Bora has a reputation as one of the most idyllic places on Earth, and it's easy to see why. As soon as your flight comes in to land at the small airport, you'll be transfixed by the view.

The island destination is a popular romantic getaway, with loved-up honeymooners joined by those celebrating anniversaries. A number of over-water hotels with private beaches give the best of privacy and luxury.

Bora Bora isn't cheap – this definitely isn't a destination for backpackers – but it's a place that promises once-in-a-lifetime memories.

Which airlines fly to Bora Bora?

All flights to Bora Bora go through Papeete and often 1 more airport from your starting point in New Zealand.

The last leg is flown by Air Tahiti, while the likes of Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui and Aircalin fly the first leg.

How long is the flight to Bora Bora?

Auckland to Bora Bora

15 hours 40 minutes (1 stop)

Christchurch to Bora Bora

19 hours 10 minutes (2 stops)

Queenstown to Bora Bora

19 hours 40 minutes (2 stops)

Wellington to Bora Bora

18 hours 25 minutes (2 stops)

What is the best time to visit Bora Bora?

Bora Bora has beautiful sunshine throughout the year, with monthly average temperatures within the pleasant and small range of 26°C and 28°C.

Bora Bora gets more rain than most areas of New Zealand. Its wettest months are from December through to March. This time coincides with the most mosquito-heavy months.

Do I need a visa for Bora Bora?

New Zealand passport holders can visit Bora Bora for up to 90 days without the need for a visa.

How expensive is Bora Bora?

Bora Bora is one of the more expensive holiday destinations available, the tropical getaway being most associated with luxurious holidays and extravagant honeymoons. A cheap hotel starts at around $400 a night, and other expenses are in line with people who spend this sort of money on a night's sleep.

Arriving in Bora Bora

Bora Bora Airport (BOB) is a small domestic airport located on the small island of Motu Mute, near Bora Bora proper. The majority of the airport's flights are to and from nearby Papeete Airport.

A boat transfer is required to get to the hotels in Bora Bora, and these are included in your airfare with Air Tahiti. Once you reach the mainland, most hotels will provide a transfer to your accommodation as part of your stay with them.

As a hub for Air Tahiti, it's also possible to fly to 6 other destinations in French Polynesia.

Useful tips about Bora Bora

Find out why Bora Bora made Skyscanner's list of the best island getaways.

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Please note: all information is correct as of January, 2018.

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