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Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin Cruises’ m/s Paul Gauguin was designed specifically to sail the shallow seas of Tahiti, French Polynesia, visiting small ports that larger ships can’t reach and effortlessly blending into the stunning natural beauty of the South Seas. She offers an extension of the informal, relaxing environment of the islands, coupled with five-star service, comfort, and luxury.

Paul Gauguin Cruises’ m/s Paul Gauguin was designed specifically to sail the shallow seas of Tahiti, French Polynesia, visiting small ports that larger ships can’t reach and effortlessly blending into the stunning natural beauty of the South Seas. She offers an extension of the informal, relaxing environment of the islands, coupled with five-star service, comfort, and luxury.

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  • Paul Gauguin Cruises

Travel with Paul Gauguin Cruises’ to reap the benefits of the customised Paul Gauguin ship designed specifically to sail the shallow seas of Tahiti, French Polynesia, visiting small ports that larger ships can’t reach and effortlessly blending into the stunning natural beauty of the South Seas. She offers an extension of the informal, relaxing environment of the islands, coupled with five-star service, comfort, and luxury.

If you’re looking for an experience like no other in travelling through Tahiti, then riding on the Paul Gauguin ship from Paul Gauguin Cruises might be exactly what you’re looking for. Their flagship has been tailored for navigating the shallow waters of Tahiti and other islands in French Polynesia, which enables it to dock at the smaller ports that larger ships can’t fit into. It’s unique aesthetic matches the atmosphere of the area perfectly.

The Paul Gauguin ship feels like a resort on the water, with five-star service, comfort, and luxury, while still providing a relaxing, comfortable experience. Some of the features of the Paul Gauguin Cruises’ ship include spacious suites and staterooms (more than 70% with private balconies), an onboard watersports marina, a choice of three open-seating dining venues, and an extensive spa are among her luxurious attributes.

The atmosphere aboard the recently renovated ship radiates warmth, informality, and Polynesian flair and the troupe of Gauguines (local Tahitians who serve as cruise staff, entertainers, and storytellers) add the unique personality of Tahiti to your Paul Gaugin cruise experience.

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Tahiti & the Society Islands | 7-night cruise

  • Day 1 Embark the m/s Paul Gauguin in Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands
    Begin your voyage through paradise in the capital of Tahiti, the largest and most populated of the French Polynesian islands. Here you'll embark the luxurious yet casual m/s Paul Gauguin. With an endless choice of things to do, from relaxing poolside with a book to playing the slots in the casino, you will never be bored.
  • Day 2 Huahine
    Today, you'll call on Huahine, known as the “Garden Island” for its lush rainforests and dramatic terrain. While here, you might explore the island’s sacred sites and legendary landmarks that are among the best-preserved archaeological remains in French Polynesia. Enjoy snorkeling or SCUBA diving in the expansive lagoon. Or picnic on the beach.
     
  • Day 3 Taha'a (Motu Mahana)
    Motu Mahana, an islet adjacent to Taha'a, is our very own South Seas paradise, featuring white-sand beaches with swaying palms, crystal-clear waters, and gentle breezes. As an exclusive Paul Gauguin Cruises event, you will spend a full day on this idyllic island, pursuing your own pleasures from swimming, snorkeling, and kayaking in the turquoise lagoon to playing volleyball, learn Tahitian cooking secrets, or simply relaxing on the beach. Also included is a delicious barbecue lunch and Polynesian entertainment featuring strolling musicians and singers.
     
  • Day 4 Bora Bora
    Pulitzer Prize-winning author James Michener called Bora Bora “the most beautiful island in the world.” Dominated by towering Mount Otemanu and surrounded by a lagoon protected by low-lying coral reefs, this is indeed a spectacular destination. You’ll have two days to discover this quintessential Pacific paradise. Perhaps you’ll explore its exquisite lagoon on a snorkeling tour or underwater walk, enjoy a bird’s-eye view on a helicopter tour, or thrill to a sunset tour by jetboat. A romantic overnight at the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa is also available.
     
  • Day 5 Bora Bora
    Explore more of this magical isle on your own or on a choice of optional shore excursions. Choose from several, such as a jitney tour on “Le Truck,” a 4-wheel-drive safari, or a glass-bottom boat ride. As The Gauguin sets sail before dinner, enjoy beautiful views of the island, followed by a relaxing evening on board.
     
  • Day 6 Moorea
    Graced with an abundance of fresh fruits and flowers, spectacular mountain peaks, peaceful multi-hued lagoons, and palm-fringed beaches, Moorea boasts an awesome beauty that is unsurpassed. During your visit, you might wish to shop for local crafts, embark on a dolphin-watching expedition with a marine biologist and witness these fascinating animals in their amazing natural habitat, or try out some of the local pineapples, said to be the most delicious in all of French Polynesia. An overnight here affords us two full days to explore the gorgeous island.
  • Day 7 Moorea/Papeete (Tahiti)
    Graced with an abundance of fresh fruits and flowers, spectacular mountain peaks, peaceful multihued lagoons, and palm-fringed beaches, Moorea boasts an awesome beauty that is unsurpassed. During your visit, you might wish to shop for local crafts, embark on a dolphin-watching expedition with a marine biologist and witness these fascinating animals in their amazing natural habitat, or try out some of the local pineapples, said to be the most delicious in all of French Polynesia. Late this afternoon, The Gauguin cruises to Papeete, docking for the night.
  • Day 8 Disembark in Papeete
    Cap off your epic journey where it all began. You won't be the same as when you first set sail – these exotic isles are said to touch people in magical ways. If you want to explore more of this side of paradise, perhaps you will choose our pre- and post-cruise hotel programs in Bora Bora, Moorea, Taha'a, and Papeete.

 

 

Society Islands & Tuamotus | 10-night cruise

  • Day 1 Embark the m/s Paul Gauguin in Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands
    The islands of Polynesia are a gorgeous collection of volcanic islands and atolls strewn lazily across the grand Pacific Ocean. The island of Tahiti proper is the largest of the 118 islands and atolls that comprise French Polynesia. Papeete, the modern capital of Tahiti and her islands, contains government offices, hospitals, banks, and many other services dedicated to serving the islands, as well as guests who come here for a life-enriching experience. You'll embark The Gauguin here this afternoon and have time to settle into your cabin before dinner on board later in the evening. The ship will set sail tonight.
  • Day 2 Huahine
    Your first port of call is Huahine, known as “The Garden Island” for its lush rainforests and dramatic terrain. While here, you can cruise the expansive lagoon, explore the island's culture, or picnic on the beach.
  • Day 3 Bora Bora
    Pulitzer Prize-winning author James Michener called Bora Bora “the most beautiful island in the world.” Dominated by towering Mount Otemanu and surrounded by a lagoon protected by low-lying coral reefs, this is indeed a spectacular destination. You'll have two full days to discover this quintessential Pacific paradise. Perhaps you’ll explore its exquisite lagoon on a snorkeling tour or underwater walk, enjoy a bird’s-eye view on a helicopter tour, or thrill to a sunset tour by jetboat. A romantic overnight at the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa is also available.
  • Day 4 Bora Bora
    Enjoy another full day to revel in the delights of Bora Bora. Embark on an off-road safari that offers breathtaking island views. Glide over crystalline waters on a glass-bottom boat to see the island’s famous marine life without getting wet. Or simply spend a few hours basking and snorkeling on our own private beach on a motu off the coast.
  • Day 5 Rangiroa, Tuamotus
    Rangiroa is the largest atoll of the Tuamotu Archipelago, which comprises 78 coral atolls scattered over several hundred miles of the eastern Pacific Ocean. Life on these remote atolls is simple, quiet, and peaceful. In the small villages, you can discover the true flavor of the Tuamotu, often participating in the daily activities of the Paumotu people. The interior lagoons are a haven for black pearl farms, fish breeding farms, snorkeling, and SCUBA diving.
  • Day 6 Fakarava
    Known in the days before modern navigation as the “Dangerous Archipelago” for its shallow passages, the Tuamotus islands are a diver's paradise. You'll call next on Fakarava, whose diverse ecosystem has earned it the designation of a UNESCO-Classified Nature Reserve. There are two massive passes on the island where experienced divers can descend up to 130 feet into a world of cauliflower coral, gray sharks, and fish schooling by the thousands. Or stay on land and explore the island's charming villages, ancient temples, and 19th-century coral church.
  • Day 7 At Sea
    Spend the day enjoying The Gauguin's Polynesian ambiance: casual, leisurely, and graceful. Perhaps you'll take in a lecture by one of our special guests, then dine in the evening over classic French cuisine at L'Etoile.
  • Day 8 Taha'a (Motu Mahana), Society Islands
    Motu Mahana, an islet adjacent to Taha'a, is our very own South Seas paradise, featuring white-sand beaches with swaying palms, crystal-clear waters, and gentle breezes. As an exclusive Paul Gauguin Cruises event, you will spend a full day on this idyllic island doing exactly as you please. Relax in the shade of a palm tree … engage in a game of volleyball … snorkel in the motu's turquoise lagoon … and enjoy a delicious al fresco barbecue lunch with Polynesian entertainment.
  • Day 9 Moorea
    Covered in an abundance of fresh fruits and flowers, spectacular mountain peaks, peaceful multi-hued lagoons, and palm-fringed beaches, Moorea features a magnificent beauty that is unsurpassed. White-sand beaches lapped by the translucent shimmering lagoon water and shaded by palm, coconut, and ironwood groves stretch for miles. During your visit, you might wish to take an optional coach ride around the island to admire the stunning views.
  • Day 10 Moorea/Papeete, Tahiti
    Perhaps today you will try an optional SCUBA diving excursion among the sea turtles and staggering amount of fish species that call Moorea's waters home. Or simply relax and revel in the island's natural splendor. Late this afternoon, the ship casts off for Tahiti's capital, where you'll enjoy a final overnight.
  • Day 11 Disembark in Papeete

 

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