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Ruahatu Lagoon Sanctuary

   
Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Nestled within the grounds of Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora is an inner lagoon teeming with exotic marine life. The Ruahatu (God of the Ocean) Lagoon Sanctuary is more than just a spectacular snorkelling location, but also a research facility and a place where the marine environment not only thrives but grows, furthering the delicate and wondrous ecosystem.

Led by the Resort's marine biologist, the Lagoon Sanctuary offers activities for guests of all ages, including snorkelling, coral grafting discovery, discussions on Polynesian ecology, fish and octopus feeding and more. The sanctuary is home to more than 100 colourful species, including octopus, eagle ray, lizardfish, Picasso trumpet fish, soldier fish, fire fish, unicorn fish, spotted puffer fish, parrotfish, peacock damselfish, clownfish and butterfly fish.

Guided snorkelling tours of the lagoon are offered to guests and the lagoon is always open for guests to explore on their own. There are endless opportunities for guests wanting to learn further about the incredible marine environment at the Resort, and how to contribute to preserving this magical underwater ecosystem.