Melissa Martinez Topic: Bora Bora General Purpose: To inform Specific Purpose: To inform the class about fun things to do in Bora Bora. Thesis Statement: Fun things to do and attractions to visit in Bora Bora. Organizational Patterns: Spatial Pattern Introduction I. Attention Getter A. I’m pretty sure everyone wants to visit somewhwere they can call paradise, I know I do and the place I would love to visit one day is Bora Bora. II. Central Idea: I’m going to share with you fun things you can do while on your trip at Bora Bora.
Credibility Statement: I never heard of Bora Bora untill I watched Keeping up with the Kardashians as they took a family trip there and they did many fun things I would like to try. IV. Preveiw: Bora Bora Island which is part of the Society Islands of French Polynesia is located in the Southern Pacific Ocean. It is approximately 160 miles northwest of Tahiti and about 2,600 miles south of Hawaii.
Something intresting to know about Bora Bora is that after the bombing of Pearl Harbor the United States entered World War II and the U. S. hose Bora Bora as a South Pacific military supply base, and an oil depot, airstrip, seaplane base, and defensive fortifications were constructed. Known as “Operation Bobcat”, it maintained a supply force of nine ships, 20,000 tons of equipment and nearly 7,000 men. Seven massive naval cannons were set up at strategic points around the island to protect it against potential military attack.
Transition: Now I will share with you the fun things you can do in Bora Bora. Body I. Reef Discovery Bora Bora A. What is Reef Discovery? It’s another way to discover the nature of Bora Bora!
You follow your professional guide through unforgettable snorkelling at the best coral gardens, a little walk on a beach of an unspoiled islet and the amazing barrier reef. They also offer whale watching during the summer season from July to September. The tour is usually three to four hours long and you can have up to 6 people on the tour with you. 1. Bora Bora You get to discover the beauty of Bora Bora with a complete lagoon tour by boat, providing different stops for pictures and explanations about the island formation, the lagoon, the reef and its evolution. . Coral Garden After your tour of Bora Bora you go to the Coral Garden for snorkleing. You get to interact with many tropical fish. And what’s nice about it is that your tour guide takes amzing photos of you and who ever you go with and give you a copy of your pictures in a CD. 3. The Aquarium During the second snorkeling tour, located on the south of Bora Bora, you will swim in the middle of a natural pool of turquoise and clear water and be surrounded by hundreds of tropical fish. It is the famous aquarium of Bora Bora. 4.
Reef and Motu During the tour, you will stop in a beautiful bay surrounded with hundreds of coconut trees and discover the untouched nature of the motus. Your guide will take you for a short walk through an endemic thick forest. From there you will reach an unspoiled beach covered with white sand and corals facing the ocean and the island of Taha’a. The experience will finish with a short walk on the unique reef of Bora Bora. Transition: There are other ways to look at tropical fish such as looking at them by a submarine. II. Bora Bora Submarine A. Dive and cruise in total immersion along the outer side of the Bora Bora barrier reef.
Down at 100 feet, you get to discover the reef and it’s nearly 700 species of tropical fish. Transition: My last activity is shrk and ray feeding. III. Shark and Ray Feeding A. Experience the thrill of watching the reef sharks and rays being fed by hand. Board a motorized outrigger canoe, and depart for a memorable experience in the blue lagoon of Bora Bora. Encounter Black Tip Reef Sharks and discover the wonders of the underwater world of the “Lagoon of Bora Bora” by snorkeling near the barrier reef. You will encounter the famous Black Tip Reef Sharks of Bora Bora.
Your guide will jump in the water to attract and feed the reef sharks with his bare hands. You may watch this show either underwater or from the boat. Watch this fascinating and unique experience through your snorkel mask. Transition: Now I will summarize the three activites you can do in Bora Bora. Conclusion I. First is the Reef Discovery, second its Bora Bora submarine, and lastly it’s the shark and ray feeding. Year-long pleasant weather and stunning scenic beauty make Bora Bora the ideal destination for families and couples. If you are lookin for an electrifying beach experience. Bora Bora is your answer.