8 day, 7 night Tahiti & Society Islands South Pacific luxury cruise sailing roundtrip Papeete, Tahiti aboard the recently renovated m/s Paul Gauguin. This itinerary is perfect for those who want a core Polynesian experience. Call on Raiatea and its reef-bound lagoon and Taha’a, it’s companion island, where you’ll enjoy a full day of exploration. Then sail to Bora Bora, and her siren sister, Moorea. There’s a reason these islands are world-renowned – their beauty is unmatched.
On this 7-night itinerary, big discoveries await you in “Little Tahiti” (Tahiti Iti), the smaller of the two landmasses that comprise the island of Tahiti. Come sail the waters of French Polynesia and let Paul Gauguin Cruises give you an unparalleled, comprehensive view of the real Tahiti. This brand-new itinerary also features Bora Bora, Moorea, Huahine, and our own private paradise off the coast of Taha’a.
11 day, 10 night Society Islands & Tuamotus South Pacific cruise sailing roundtrip Papeete, Tahiti aboard the recently renovated m/s Paul Gauguin. Visit the gracious Society Islands, including Huahine, with its stunning crystalline lagoon. The Tuamotu Archipelago awaits you next. Comprised of very low-lying atolls, none of the chain’s many islets rise more than ten feet above sea level. Visit Rangiroa, home to the second-largest lagoon in the world. It is noted for its fantastic diving – you may see rays, sharks, dolphins, and myriad small reef fish. Go on to call at legendary Bora Bora, Taha’a, and Moorea.
12 day, 11 night Cook Islands & Society Islands South Pacific cruise sailing roundtrip Papeete aboard the recently renovated m/s Paul Gauguin. Discover the isle of Huahine. Then experience the unique majesty of the Cook Islands. Arid Aitutaki is virtually flat, sitting in sharp contrast to sister island Rarotonga’s jagged peaks and deep valleys. Rarotonga’s fertile slopes of red earth and sparkling aquamarine lagoon call to mind the classic Victorian ideal of paradise, which the island was called by its first European explorers. Return to the Society Islands for days in alluring Bora Bora, Taha’a, Moorea, and Papeete.
15 day, 14 night Marquesas, Tuamotus & Society Islands South Pacific cruise sailing roundtrip from Papeete, Tahiti aboard the recently renovated m/s Paul Gauguin. First call at the breathtaking isle of Bora Bora. Then it’s on to the Tuamotus, specifically Fakarava, an atoll known for its pristine beaches, rare wildlife, and exceptional diving. Next, explore the mist-covered Marquesas, where you’ll discover the islands of Fatu Hiva, Hiva Oa, Ua Huka, and Nuku Hiva. On these wild islands you’ll find waterfalls, wild stallions, tiki sculptures, and an arboretum, among other delights. More enjoyment awaits on Taha’a (Motu Mahana), our own private motu, and a day at spectacular Moorea.
Over the course of 13 unhurried nights, The Gauguin allows you to discover the South Pacific’s most storied, beautiful, and culturally vibrant islands, towns, and cities. No matter what kind of experience you seek, from soaking in the sun on the Society Islands’ white-sand beaches to immersing yourself in the unique cultures of Fiji and Tonga, when you follow in the wake of the world’s most famous explorers in the South Pacific, there are treasures to discover at every port.
Calling upon ports in four very different South Seas archipelagos, this exciting 12-night journey offers a window into the cultures and natural beauty of this diverse and verdant corner of the world. From Fiji’s colonial charms to the white-sand beaches of Bora Bora, to the coral reef-enclosed lagoon of Aitutaki, this is an experience you won’t soon forget.