Tahiti & the Society Islands (Paul Gauguin)

Tahiti & the Society Islands (Paul Gauguin)

From AUD $4,350

Description

Discover your own island inspiration in the destination that enchanted painter Paul Gauguin, author James A. Michener, and countless others. In one wonderful week, you’ll explore the best of the South Pacific, with stops in lush Huahine, beautiful Bora Bora, and postcard-perfect Moorea. Once you’ve made these islands your home—even if just for a week—they’ll always be calling for you to return.

Trip Name
Tahiti & the Society Islands (Paul Gauguin)
Days
8
Overview
Vessel Type: Luxury Expedition Length: 504 feet, 153.6 meters Passenger Capacity: 332 Designed specifically to glide through the shallow seas of the South Pacific, The Gauguin is a small-ship cruiser’s dream. She delivers travelers to intimate ports inaccessible to larger cruise ships, all the while providing an onboard experience that is nothing short of luxurious. Guests aboard luxury cruises enjoy spacious suites and staterooms (more than 70% with private balconies), an onboard watersports marina, three dining venues, an extensive spa, and five-star service. Life onboard also reflects the beauty and rich cultural heritage of the islands she calls upon, with a warm, friendly feel, informal setting, and even a beloved troupe of Gauguines and Gauguins—local Tahitians who serve as cruise staff, entertainers, and storytellers. Ship Features All oceanview accommodations, nearly 70% with balconies, measuring from 200 to 500 sq. ft., including balcony Butler service, in-suite bar setup, and iPod® music system in suite/stateroom category B and above A choice of three dining venues Complimentary 24-hour room service, including selections from L’Etoile restaurant during regular dining hours Complimentary beverages, including select wines and spirits, beer, soft drinks, bottled water, and hot beverages Onboard gratuities for room stewards, dining and bar staff Full entertainment program including Polynesian artists, musical entertainment, a pianist, and a professionally operated casino with slot machines Spa and beauty services, including hand and foot treatments, body treatments, facials, and spa programs Optional PADI SCUBA diving program and certification Watersports marina for complimentary kayaking and paddleboarding, and Zodiacs® for optional dive excursions Fully-equipped fitness center Presentations by local naturalists and a variety of special guests Spacious outdoor decks and pool La Boutique duty-free shop Book library (open 24 hours a day) Wi-Fi hot spots throughout the ship to cover most suites/staterooms and common areas, as well as guest-accessible computers, available 24 hours a day for a nominal fee Laundry services available Certified medical services 166 suites/staterooms on Decks 3-8, including one wheelchair-accessible stateroom and select staterooms that can accommodate three guests

Itinerary



Day 1 - Day 1 – Embark the m/s Paul Gauguin in Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands
The islands of Polynesia are a gorgeous collection of volcanic atolls strewn across the grand Pacific Ocean, and the island of Tahiti is the largest of all 118. Explore the dynamic dining, nightlife, and shopping in the capital city of Papeete before embarking on The Gaugu
Day 2 - Day 2 – Huahine, Society Islands
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 - Day 3 – Taha'a (Motu Mahana), Society Islands
Embark on your choice of exciting shore excursions today, or spend your whole day relaxing on Motu Mahana, our very own private islet. Enjoy swimming, snorkeling, and kayaking, or simply lounge on the beach with a chilled beverage from our floating bar. Les Gauguines will also be on hand to provide musical entertainment and demonstrate traditional Polynesian crafts. A delicious barbecue lunch is provided.
Day 4 - Day 4 & 5 – Bora Bora, Society Islands
Immediately recognizable by Mount Otemanu rising from the ocean, this half-atoll, half-mountain is surrounded by a spectacular lagoon and a series of smaller islands. Ancient Polynesians called it Parapora, or “firstborn,” because they thought it was the first island created after Raiatea.
Day 5 - Day 5 – Moorea, Society Islands
Vibrant colors abound on Moorea, in everything from fresh fruits and flowers to multi-hued lagoons, and from spectacular mountain peaks to palm-fringed beaches. Shop for local handicrafts, embark on an optional dolphin-watching expedition with a marine biologist, and sample the local pineapples, said to be the most delicious in all of French Polynesia.
Day 6 - Day 6 – Moorea, Society Islands
Vibrant colors abound during the leisurely days in Moorea, in everything from fresh fruits and flowers to multi-hued lagoons, and from spectacular mountain peaks to palm-fringed beaches. Shop for local handicrafts, embark on an optional dolphin-watching expedition with a marine biologist, and sample the local pineapples, said to be the most delicious in all of French Polynesia.
Day 7 - Day 7 – Moorea, Society Islands / Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands
Vibrant colors abound on Moorea, in everything from fresh fruits and flowers to multi-hued lagoons, and from spectacular mountain peaks to palm-fringed beaches. Shop for local handicrafts, embark on an optional dolphin-watching expedition with a marine biologist, and sample the local pineapples, said to be the most delicious in all of French Polynesia.
Day 8 - Day 8 – Disembark in Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands
Tahiti’s capital city of Papeete welcomes you back with emerald hillsides, sapphire waters, and warm breezes. If you’re not ready for your South Pacific vacation to end, spend a few days here experiencing resorts, spas, restaurants, nightlife, and shopping.
Day 9 - Please Note:
Itineraries are subject to change.

Trip Dates

StartEndPrice FromRoom Type
09-01-202116-01-2021AUD $4,350Porthole Stateroom
09-01-202116-01-2021AUD $4,830Window Stateroom
09-01-202116-01-2021AUD $6,280Balcony Stateroom. From
09-01-202116-01-2021AUD $8,570Veranda Stateroom
09-01-202116-01-2021AUD $10,860Veranda Suite
09-01-202116-01-2021AUD $13,420Grand Suite
09-01-202116-01-2021AUD $13,980Owner's Suite. From
16-01-202123-01-2021AUD $8,570Veranda Stateroom
16-01-202123-01-2021AUD $10,860Veranda Suite
16-01-202123-01-2021AUD $13,420Grand Suite
16-01-202123-01-2021AUD $13,980Owner's Suite. From
16-01-202123-01-2021AUD $4,350Porthole Stateroom
16-01-202123-01-2021AUD $4,830Window Stateroom
16-01-202123-01-2021AUD $6,280Balcony Stateroom. From
27-02-202106-03-2021AUD $5,180Porthole Stateroom
27-02-202106-03-2021AUD $5,720Window Stateroom
27-02-202106-03-2021AUD $7,260Balcony Stateroom. From
27-02-202106-03-2021AUD $9,340Veranda Stateroom
27-02-202106-03-2021AUD $11,420Veranda Suite
27-02-202106-03-2021AUD $14,250Grand Suite
27-02-202106-03-2021AUD $15,080Owner's Suite. From
17-04-202124-04-2021AUD $6,280Porthole Stateroom
17-04-202124-04-2021AUD $6,910Window Stateroom
17-04-202124-04-2021AUD $8,360Balcony Stateroom. From
17-04-202124-04-2021AUD $10,510Veranda Stateroom
17-04-202124-04-2021AUD $12,650Veranda Suite
17-04-202124-04-2021AUD $16,060Grand Suite
17-04-202124-04-2021AUD $16,960Owner's Suite. From
15-05-202122-05-2021AUD $6,280Porthole Stateroom
15-05-202122-05-2021AUD $6,910Window Stateroom
15-05-202122-05-2021AUD $8,360Balcony Stateroom. From
15-05-202122-05-2021AUD $10,510Veranda Stateroom
15-05-202122-05-2021AUD $12,650Veranda Suite
15-05-202122-05-2021AUD $16,060Grand Suite
15-05-202122-05-2021AUD $16,960Owner's Suite. From
26-06-202103-07-2021AUD $7,120Porthole Stateroom
26-06-202103-07-2021AUD $7,600Window Stateroom
26-06-202103-07-2021AUD $9,470Balcony Stateroom. From
26-06-202103-07-2021AUD $11,820Veranda Stateroom
26-06-202103-07-2021AUD $13,900Veranda Suite
26-06-202103-07-2021AUD $17,640Grand Suite
26-06-202103-07-2021AUD $18,540Owner's Suite. From
03-07-202110-07-2021AUD $7,120Porthole Stateroom
03-07-202110-07-2021AUD $7,600Window Stateroom
03-07-202110-07-2021AUD $9,470Balcony Stateroom. From
03-07-202110-07-2021AUD $11,820Veranda Stateroom
03-07-202110-07-2021AUD $13,900Veranda Suite
03-07-202110-07-2021AUD $17,640Grand Suite
03-07-202110-07-2021AUD $18,540Owner's Suite. From
07-08-202114-08-2021AUD $7,120Porthole Stateroom
07-08-202114-08-2021AUD $7,600Window Stateroom
07-08-202114-08-2021AUD $9,470Balcony Stateroom. From
07-08-202114-08-2021AUD $11,820Veranda Stateroom
07-08-202114-08-2021AUD $13,900Veranda Suite
07-08-202114-08-2021AUD $17,640Grand Suite
07-08-202114-08-2021AUD $18,540Owner's Suite. From
14-08-202121-08-2021AUD $7,120Porthole Stateroom
14-08-202121-08-2021AUD $7,600Window Stateroom
14-08-202121-08-2021AUD $9,470Balcony Stateroom. From
14-08-202121-08-2021AUD $11,820Veranda Stateroom
14-08-202121-08-2021AUD $13,900Veranda Suite
14-08-202121-08-2021AUD $17,640Grand Suite
14-08-202121-08-2021AUD $18,540Owner's Suite. From
11-09-202118-09-2021AUD $6,280Porthole Stateroom
11-09-202118-09-2021AUD $6,910Window Stateroom
11-09-202118-09-2021AUD $8,360Balcony Stateroom. From
11-09-202118-09-2021AUD $10,510Veranda Stateroom
11-09-202118-09-2021AUD $12,650Veranda Suite
11-09-202118-09-2021AUD $16,060Grand Suite
11-09-202118-09-2021AUD $16,960Owner's Suite. From
06-11-202113-11-2021AUD $6,280Porthole Stateroom
06-11-202113-11-2021AUD $6,910Window Stateroom
06-11-202113-11-2021AUD $8,360Balcony Stateroom. From
06-11-202113-11-2021AUD $10,510Veranda Stateroom
06-11-202113-11-2021AUD $12,650Veranda Suite
06-11-202113-11-2021AUD $16,060Grand Suite
06-11-202113-11-2021AUD $16,960Owner's Suite. From
13-11-202120-11-2021AUD $6,280Porthole Stateroom
13-11-202120-11-2021AUD $6,910Window Stateroom
13-11-202120-11-2021AUD $8,360Balcony Stateroom. From
13-11-202120-11-2021AUD $10,510Veranda Stateroom
13-11-202120-11-2021AUD $12,650Veranda Suite
13-11-202120-11-2021AUD $16,060Grand Suite
13-11-202120-11-2021AUD $16,960Owner's Suite. From
22-12-202129-12-2021AUD $7,120Porthole Stateroom
22-12-202129-12-2021AUD $7,600Window Stateroom
22-12-202129-12-2021AUD $9,470Balcony Stateroom. From
22-12-202129-12-2021AUD $11,820Veranda Stateroom
22-12-202129-12-2021AUD $13,900Veranda Suite
22-12-202129-12-2021AUD $17,640Grand Suite
22-12-202129-12-2021AUD $18,540Owner's Suite. From
29-12-202105-01-2022AUD $7,120Porthole Stateroom
29-12-202105-01-2022AUD $7,600Window Stateroom
29-12-202105-01-2022AUD $9,470Balcony Stateroom. From
29-12-202105-01-2022AUD $11,820Veranda Stateroom
29-12-202105-01-2022AUD $13,900Veranda Suite
29-12-202105-01-2022AUD $17,640Grand Suite
29-12-202105-01-2022AUD $18,540Owner's Suite. From

Inclusions

    • Spend a relaxing day on Motu Mahana, our very own private islet, complete with white-sand beaches, swaying palm trees, a barbecue lunch, drinks served in coconuts, and a floating lagoon bar.
    • Explore Bora Bora your way—visit our exclusive white-sand beach with volleyball, snorkeling, kayaking or paddleboarding, or opt for an optional four-wheel-drive safari, aquabike excursion, or glass bottom boat ride.
    • Enjoy an overnight in Moorea, giving you plenty of time to marvel at mountain peaks, lounge near blue lagoons, and sample the fresh, local cuisine.

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