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Tahiti & the Society Islands aboard Luxury Paul Gauguin

Tahiti & the Society Islands aboard Luxury Paul Gauguin

From AUD $7,660

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 aboard Luxury 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
16-07-202223-07-2022AUD $7,660Porthole Stateroom
16-07-202223-07-2022AUD $8,050Window Stateroom
16-07-202223-07-2022AUD $10,960Balcony Stateroom. From
16-07-202223-07-2022AUD $14,480Veranda Stateroom
16-07-202223-07-2022AUD $17,780Veranda Suite
16-07-202223-07-2022AUD $23,670Grand Suite
16-07-202223-07-2022AUD $24,620Owner's Suite. From
23-07-202230-07-2022AUD $14,480Veranda Stateroom
23-07-202230-07-2022AUD $17,780Veranda Suite
23-07-202230-07-2022AUD $23,670Grand Suite
23-07-202230-07-2022AUD $24,620Owner's Suite. From
23-07-202230-07-2022AUD $7,660Porthole Stateroom
23-07-202230-07-2022AUD $8,050Window Stateroom
23-07-202230-07-2022AUD $10,960Balcony Stateroom. From
13-08-202220-08-2022AUD $7,660Porthole Stateroom
13-08-202220-08-2022AUD $8,050Window Stateroom
13-08-202220-08-2022AUD $10,960Balcony Stateroom. From
13-08-202220-08-2022AUD $14,480Veranda Stateroom
13-08-202220-08-2022AUD $17,780Veranda Suite
13-08-202220-08-2022AUD $23,670Grand Suite
13-08-202220-08-2022AUD $24,620Owner's Suite. From
20-08-202227-08-2022AUD $7,660Porthole Stateroom
20-08-202227-08-2022AUD $8,050Window Stateroom
20-08-202227-08-2022AUD $10,960Balcony Stateroom. From
20-08-202227-08-2022AUD $14,480Veranda Stateroom
20-08-202227-08-2022AUD $17,780Veranda Suite
20-08-202227-08-2022AUD $23,670Grand Suite
20-08-202227-08-2022AUD $24,620Owner's Suite. From
17-09-202224-09-2022AUD $7,660Porthole Stateroom
17-09-202224-09-2022AUD $8,050Window Stateroom
17-09-202224-09-2022AUD $10,960Balcony Stateroom. From
17-09-202224-09-2022AUD $14,480Veranda Stateroom
17-09-202224-09-2022AUD $17,780Veranda Suite
17-09-202224-09-2022AUD $23,670Grand Suite
17-09-202224-09-2022AUD $24,620Owner'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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