Cheap flights to Bora Bora for Australians in January 2022
Compare fares to paradise with these top deals and quick tips for flights to Bora Bora (BOB).
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Bora Bora is a hop, skip and jump away from Australia, almost quite literally. To get to this land of paradise, you'll need to transfer at least twice, but the final destination is well worth the journey.
With these flight deals and tips, you'll be able to book your dream trip to Bora Bora for a bargain.
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How much is a flight to Bora Bora from Australia?
It costs $1,980 on average to fly to Bora Bora from Australia, according to August 2021 data from Cheapflights.
When is the cheapest time to fly to Bora Bora?
We hate to say it, but Bora Bora is a destination that's not often cheap to fly to from Australia. Expect to pay at least $1,000-$1,500 for the journey no matter what time of year you're travelling.
You're most likely to find cheaper fares during Bora Bora's off-season between October and May. Unfortunately, this is not the best time to go to the island as it does tend to rain more.
How far in advance should I book my flight to Bora Bora?
We checked various dates throughout the year and found that prices didn't fluctuate too much between booking your flights 2 months or 10 months in advance.
That said, you should try to avoid booking tickets too last minute, as flight prices do rise significantly the closer to the departure date you get, no matter what destination you're travelling to.
Frequently asked questions about flights to Bora Bora
How long does it take to fly to Bora Bora?
There aren't any direct flights to Bora Bora from Australia, and you'll need to change planes at least twice to get there.
Below are the fastest flight times with connections that we were able to find from major cities in Australia.
- Melbourne: 14.5 hours (two stops)
- Perth: 17.5 hours (two stops)
- Sydney: 19 hours (two stops)
- Adelaide: 19 hours (three stops)
- Brisbane: 19.5 hours (two stops)
Which airlines fly to Bora Bora from Australia?
There are no direct flights to Bora Bora from Australia and none of the Australian airlines fly there. Air Tahiti is the only airline that flies to Bora Bora Airport, which you can connect to via Papeete Airport.
Where is the airport in Bora Bora?
Bora Bora Airport is on Mute Island. It's not connected to any resorts or other islands/islets by road and is only accessible by boat.
If you're staying on the main island of Vaitape in Bora Bora, there is a complimentary ferry service offered by Air Tahiti to get you there.
If you're staying on another island nearby, most resorts will offer a transfer service, whether included in your nightly rate or as an additional fee. You can also book transfers online through sites like Viator.
How long does it take to get to and from the airport in Bora Bora?
The ferry from Bora Bora Airport to the main island, Vaitape, takes about 20 minutes. From there, you can transfer by car to your hotel. The island is small, and even getting to the opposite side of the island only takes about 20 minutes.
Do I need a visa to travel to Bora Bora with an Australian passport?
If you're staying in Bora Bora (which is part of French Polynesia) for less than three months, then you do not need to get a visa. The same goes for anyone travelling with a passport from New Zealand, the UK, the US and the EU.
Am I required to book an onward or return flight to Bora Bora?
It's recommended that you have a ticket for your next destination after Bora Bora as you may be asked to prove that you will be leaving the country before the visa exemption period expires.
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