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L' Excursion Bleue Day Tours

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Address: Bruno Fabre | BP 123, 98 735, French Polynesia
Phone Number: +689 40 66 10 90
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Terrific Itinerary, But Felt Shortchanged

I had very high hopes for this tour based on the glowing reviews and the email correspondence I had with the owner, Bruno. Unfortunately, I am unable to give this tour the highest... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 October 2016
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Seattle, Washington
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were arriving in Raiatea on a cruise ship and a group of us booked this tour in advance. There were about 11-13 of us. We got there on time, he loaded us on the boat and we proceeded to wait and wait and wait. An hour later a lady shows up with the supplies for lunch, which were loaded... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We are at this moment, on a Windstar cruise and just got to Raiatea. In about 12 hours, we are scheduled with L'Excursion Bleue for an entire day tour of Tahaa. Just now, Bruno emailed me canceling the tour because he doesn't have enough people. This operation is ALL ABOUT PROFIT AND NOT ABOUT INTEGRITY. He could have easily accommodated... More 

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Bruno F, Propriétaire at L' Excursion Bleue Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your attention to our activity. We take immediate steps to ensure that this type of disappointment never happens again. More 

Denver, Colorado, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I had very high hopes for this tour based on the glowing reviews and the email correspondence I had with the owner, Bruno. Unfortunately, I am unable to give this tour the highest rating, based largely on Bruno not being the enthusiastic and knowledgeable tour guide I'd read so much about. He clearly acted like he did not want to... More 

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Bruno F, Propriétaire at L' Excursion Bleue Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for this flattering review for my trip that brought you any satisfaction except insects and my behavior. I think to be attentive and generous with my clients, generous in time because I know that this trip to the heart of their trip is to reward their expectations, I discreetly try not to arrive too late for the meal,... More 

erie, co
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This excursion combines all the most popular excursions into 1 all day adventure! Vanilla plantation, black pearl farm, swim with sharks and rays, drift snorkel, beach lunch and boating throughout French Polynesia. There were 8 of us, we were the only ones who did not speak French. Bruno did an amazing job of interpreting for us at each of our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful snorkel trip. Pear farm visit was nice. Vanilla plantation was not as enjoyable as on our trip last year with George but ok. Bruno was fantastic

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Bruno F, Propriétaire at L' Excursion Bleue Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for thinking of review that makes us much pleasure after appointment initially missed that allowed you to know George I consider someone exceptional. Best regards. Bruno More 

San Clemente, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

We recently went on a week-long cruise with Windstar in June. The shore excursions offered from the cruise were so expensive so we did our research on Trip Advisor. Based on the good reviews, we pre-booked the tour for L'Excursion Bleue. Bruno promptly booked our request prior to the trip with only requiring a deposit of 1500xpf per person. The... More 

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Bruno F, Propriétaire at L' Excursion Bleue Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your message, "good job" as the Americans say .. Thank you also for your rating. I tried to do the best in my absence, I was fortunate to recruit "Arava" our English-speaking guide who is a person who has great qualities. In short I will answer on certain points: Photos: sorry, the camera was forgotten in the... More 

Redlands, Ca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Great outing with a nice boat ride, learning a bit about how they harvest black pearls and grow vanilla. We didn't want to do drift snorkeling, so contented ourselves with doing the above and enjoying a delicious lunch on the motu. Some of us ventured into the water off of the beach, but for great snorkeling I waited until we... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Although this excursion did not take place due to bad weather, I would like to commend Bruno on his professional and ethical handling of the cancellation. Based on feedback on the cruise ship it seemed that everyone had their money refunded by lunchtime that day. If we go to Raiatea, we would definitely book with L'Excursion Bleue again.

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San Jose
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

My wife and I are 62 years old and were on a 2nd honeymoon traveling several islands in French Polynesia on the Wind Spirit. We had a full day to explore Taha'a and Raiatea and chose L'Excursion Bleue to be our tour guide. We met at the Shell station near where our ship was docked. Bruno is a wonderful and... More 

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Elysburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

We booked this tour on-line through Bruno prior to our cruise with no issues. It was nice not having to be tendered for a change and met at the Shell Station to pay per our instructions. The boat ride to the various stops was beautiful! Like previous comments a lot of people at the pearl and vanilla farms but to... More 

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