Customer reviews for Columbia Bora Bora™ II Booney

Columbia Bora Bora™ II Booney

You don’t have to be reeling ’em in in Bora Bora to enjoy the benefits of this ultra-breathable Omni-Shade® hat—but no complaints if you are, right?
Overall rating:
4.59 / 5
4.6
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36 out of 39(92%)customers recommend this product.
Customer reviews for Bora Bora™ II Booney
Review 1 for Bora Bora™ II Booney
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Light, Cool, Comfortable

PostedJuly 21, 2014
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DarylB
Location: Florida
Outdoor Experience: Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
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Runs Very Small
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
As an avid kayak fisherman, I need as much protection as possible from the South Florida sun. I typically wear a baseball cap with a buff but it isn't always comfortable to wear the buff all day. So I was looking for something with a brim to keep the sun off my face, and especially my ears. This Booney is perfect for the job.
It is super lightweight and very comfortable and I had no problem wearing it all day. When the sun gets really hot, I can poor some cold water on it without it getting heavy and soggy. I love it.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 2 for Bora Bora™ II Booney
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3 / 5
3 / 5

Too thin on the top

PostedJune 16, 2014
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Welia
User Rated Sizing: 
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3 / 5
3 / 5
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4 / 5
4 / 5
I like this hat, fit good, and comfortable. But the top of the hat is too thin, way too thin. I don't think this is going to last for long.
I do not recommend this product.
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Review 3 for Bora Bora™ II Booney
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Safari Hat

PostedApril 17, 2014
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Risting
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Outdoor Experience: Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee: No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
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Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Fit good. Lightweight. Great chin strap that worked on Safari :)
I would recommend this product.
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Review 4 for Bora Bora™ II Booney
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Great for all outdoor activities

PostedMarch 17, 2014
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Docshark
Location: Wernersville, PA
Outdoor Experience: Professional Thrill Seeker (outdoors 53+ days a year)
Employee: No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
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True to Size
Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
I have one of these hats which I used last summer for hiking, nature photography, leading trail tours and kayak lake tours. I decided to purchase another this season in a different color. Very light but quite rugged. It packs very easily when I do photography trips. The brim does not get in my way when I'm looking through the viewfinder like a baseball hat. I would recommend this hat to anyone doing most any outdoor activity. When it gets windy you can cinch it down and change the size with the bungie cord in the hatband. A great product but then it's Columbia. Enough said!
I would recommend this product.
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Review 5 for Bora Bora™ II Booney
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5 / 5
5 / 5

..Great sun protection

PostedMarch 17, 2014
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Karinagail
Location: Melbourne,FL
Outdoor Experience: Professional Thrill Seeker (outdoors 53+ days a year)
Employee: No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
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Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
I love this hat. It is lightweight and adjusts to fit any size head. The under chin tie is important on those extremely windy days. I have not had trouble with sunburn on my face since I started using the hat. I still apply sunblock as a precaution since I am very fair skinned. There is really nothing negative to say about the Bora Bora.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 6 for Bora Bora™ II Booney
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Great sun hat

PostedJanuary 7, 2014
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Ulhuru
Location: Corvallis, OR
Outdoor Experience: Occasional Explorer (outdoors 0-19 days a year)
Employee: No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
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Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
I've been testing this style for years, looking for one that fit me and provided good protection. This is the first time I have found one that fit and provided good quality and fit.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 7 for Bora Bora™ II Booney
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Very Functional hat

PostedDecember 13, 2013
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Skidmark60
Location: Xenia, Ohio
Outdoor Experience: Occasional Explorer (outdoors 0-19 days a year)
Employee: No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
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Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
I had been looking for a hat of this nature. I have a big brimmed cotton hat that is way to hot for summer use. This one is so light that you hardly notice it. In 2002 I had skin cancer removed from forehead and was even more pleased to see the SPF 50 rating. I look forward to many years wearing this hat and the protection it provides.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 8 for Bora Bora™ II Booney
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3 / 5
3 / 5

Odd Design, Hope it Works

PostedDecember 1, 2013
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tinman2
Location: Ohio
Employee: No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
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Runs Very Large
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3 / 5
3 / 5
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3 / 5
3 / 5
This hat was purchased to be part of my gardening wardrobe. It replaces a Columbia hat that no longer appears to be available, and which served me well for many years. Come Spring we'll see how it works. It is certainly oddly designed, and the fabric may not be as stout as it's predecessor.
I do not recommend this product.
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Review 9 for Bora Bora™ II Booney
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Perfect Fit

PostedOctober 25, 2013
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digdug1958
Location: New Orleans
Outdoor Experience: Occasional Explorer (outdoors 0-19 days a year)
Employee: No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
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Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
This hat fits my big head just perfectly! I normally wear an extra large and this one is comfortable. Great Quality!
I would recommend this product.
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Review 10 for Bora Bora™ II Booney
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Great Coverage

PostedOctober 23, 2013
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dempsey2004jr
Location: Apollo Beach Florida
Outdoor Experience: Professional Thrill Seeker (outdoors 53+ days a year)
Employee: No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
Runs a Little Small
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Runs Very Large
Runs a Little Small
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Runs a little small but I have a real big head so maybe that factor in overall a great hat thats not a heavy bulky one
I would recommend this product.
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Review 11 for Bora Bora™ II Booney
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4 / 5
4 / 5

Bora hat

PostedSeptember 2, 2013
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WACSadv
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Outdoor Experience: Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
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User Rated Sizing: 
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Great hat for hot summer days. Lightweight, drawstring works great to accommodate different sized heads. Great sun protection.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 12 for Bora Bora™ II Booney
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4 / 5
4 / 5

Sits a little low

PostedAugust 17, 2013
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zford79
Location: Tahoe Region
Outdoor Experience: Professional Thrill Seeker (outdoors 53+ days a year)
Employee: No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
Runs a Little Large
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Runs Very Large
Runs a Little Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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4 / 5
4 / 5
Great hat, lots of shade, and seems to have good airflow. It keeps my head cool and keeps the sweat out of my eyes. It does seem to sit a bit low on my head. I have tried adjusting the elastic band, but for some reason it always ends up resting on the top of my ears.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 13 for Bora Bora™ II Booney
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Excellent product

PostedAugust 6, 2013
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yehuda
Location: The State of Israel
Outdoor Experience: Professional Thrill Seeker (outdoors 53+ days a year)
Employee: No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
Runs Very Large
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Runs Very Large
Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Quality material, good brand, size just right, fits the picture, and radiation shield.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 14 for Bora Bora™ II Booney
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Great Hat

PostedJuly 25, 2013
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Anonymous
Location: Honolulu
Outdoor Experience: Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee: No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
Runs a Little Large
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Runs Very Large
Runs a Little Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
I bought this hat a year ago and never wore it because I have another hat that I love from REI. Then I wore it while doing stand up paddle boarding, fell in the water, and I couldn't believe how well it held up while wet. I was so impressed, I bought 2 more, a 2nd one for me in another color, and one for my husband. It's now my go-to hat for water activities. It's one size, but quite adjustable..
I would recommend this product.
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Review 15 for Bora Bora™ II Booney
Overall Rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5

Perfect Father's Day Gift

PostedJuly 7, 2013
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LetsMotor
Location: Greenville, Ohio
Outdoor Experience: Professional Thrill Seeker (outdoors 53+ days a year)
Employee: No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
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Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
My Dad loved this gift. Just right for yard work around the home. Size is adjustable via draw string which make this hat stand out among others. Great Quality and very comfortable to wear.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 16 for Bora Bora™ II Booney
Overall Rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5

Bora Bora

PostedJune 30, 2013
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Anonymous
Outdoor Experience: Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
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User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
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Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Excellent hat. I have a gigantic head no baseball cap can fit, yet this fits perfectly at the largest setting. It really does fit all. The shipping was quick and the sunburn on my neck is grateful for the new protection.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 17 for Bora Bora™ II Booney
Overall Rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5

Good sun blocker

PostedJune 28, 2013
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RidgeWalker
Location: Arizona
Outdoor Experience: Professional Thrill Seeker (outdoors 53+ days a year)
Employee: No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
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Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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4 / 5
4 / 5
This hat has a comfortable band and provides excellent ventilation. Arizona sun is extreme and this hat does the job.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 18 for Bora Bora™ II Booney
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Great Hats

PostedJune 26, 2013
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CHIdallas
Location: Dallas, TX
Outdoor Experience: Professional Thrill Seeker (outdoors 53+ days a year)
Employee: No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
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Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
we love these hats - we are a landscape design/build and maintenance company in dallas, TX - and we give these to our crews to wear throughout the spring/summer/fall - they love them! they shade their necks and are lightweight and cool! the quality is great - we usually give out a new one each year, but the guys are wearing them every single day for at least 4-5 consecutive months - doing some pretty dirty work, during some very hot weather!
I would recommend this product.
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Review 19 for Bora Bora™ II Booney
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5 / 5
5 / 5

You did it again !

PostedJune 22, 2013
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RVH1234
Location: Northern Illinois
Outdoor Experience: Professional Thrill Seeker (outdoors 53+ days a year)
Employee: No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
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True to Size
Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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4 / 5
4 / 5
A hat that stays on at speed on the water, and keeps me dry.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 20 for Bora Bora™ II Booney
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Cape Cod Lacrosse summer staff hats!!

PostedMay 29, 2013
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capecodlax
Location: Cape Cod, USA
Outdoor Experience: Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee: No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
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True to Size
Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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All hail the ultimate Boonie!!! I put my entire staff in this lightweight, breathable hat to keep them cool and safe from harmful UV rays.
I would recommend this product.
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