We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
most fun

Was not sure what to expect, but when a black tip shark swam by my leg less than 6 inches away it... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Mary C
,
Greensboro, North Carolina
The stingrays are west of Toopua

Unless you're trying to navigate there on your own, it really doesn't matter, but there seems to be... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
pv_dan
,
Los Angeles
Read all 76 reviews
65
All photos (65)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sandy spot”(2 reviews)
“shallow water”(3 reviews)
“black tip”(2 reviews)
About
Located at the southern tip of Bora Bora, this dive site features excellent viewing of the giant Manta rays and other marine life due to its white sandy bottom.
Contact
French Polynesia
Website
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Bora Bora
from US$74.60
More Info
from US$254.60
More Info
from US$180.60
More Info
from US$163.40
More Info
Reviews (76)
Filter reviews
47 results
Traveller rating
33
9
5
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
33
9
5
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewssandy spotshallow waterblack tiptrenchesraysswimglidedocileoutriggersnorkelingboatislandfeet
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 47 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Was not sure what to expect, but when a black tip shark swam by my leg less than 6 inches away it was just the coolest thing to happen. The sharks also circled like you see in the movies it was all surreal. Then I...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Unless you're trying to navigate there on your own, it really doesn't matter, but there seems to be some confusion here. We saw the stingrays on the reef west of Toopua. There's another spot in the channel east of the south end of Toopua, which...More

1  Thank pv_dan
Reviewed 23 March 2018

As part of the stop of any of the water tours, you get to snorkel in waist deep water to play with the rays and sharks (docile and they don't bite).

Thank Pepe G
Reviewed 16 March 2018

When we were on Bora Bora we went on a boat trip out to see the stingrays, What an experience getting in the water and they nuzzle up to you. they are smooth to touch, The boatman told us that it was the female rays...More

Thank Harry R
Reviewed 13 December 2017

If this si the first time you've had an experience like this it probably will seem wonderful. We sail around the world and so had seen much better even in the other French Polynesian Islands. The water in Bora Bora was cloudy and there were...More

3  Thank Allgoodthyngs
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We had a day at Bora Bora from the ship, Celebrity Solstice. We negotiated a small group (12) outrigger tour around the island for 4 hours ($us60) with Maui, a lovely young man who runs a business with his Dad. We putted to a perfect...More

1  Thank jennifer G
Reviewed 8 October 2017

If you have never done this before it is something you won't want to miss. Not a lot of places in the world where you can get up close and personal with a Ray.

Thank Tina571
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The only bad thing about this tour location is that we went there on our first day. This spoiled us on the snorkeling scene for the rest of our trip. Our guide was very friendly and helpful, not to mention funny. He was quite the...More

1  Thank RDWNG1
Reviewed 11 May 2017

great snorkeling location with superb wildlife to observe. We only saw a couple of rays but I was told sometime that you can see up to 15 rays in a single drift. There are some patch reefs to see as well.

Thank Aurelien P
Reviewed 28 February 2017

There are many options for seeing this natural wonder. There are many boat companies and resorts that will take you to the Leopard Ray Trench. We did this as part of a three dive trip and this specific dive was by far our favorite dive....More

1  Thank Nick C
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Leopard Rays Trench staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines