Bora Bora, French Polynesia by Arnie Papp .... Bora Bora is an atoll in the Society Islands, part of French Polynesia, located northwest of Tahiti, about 260 km northwest of Papeete. It has an area of 29.3 square kilometers and consists of an extinct volcano surrounded by a lagoon separated from the sea by a reef. The highest point is Mount Otemanu to 727 meters. The island is surrounded by motus, which are small elongated islands which usually have a certain width and vegetation. One of the...