French Polynesia

11 nights sailing from Papeete (French Polynesia) on cruise ship Paul Gauguin

Itinerary: Sailing from Papeete (French Polynesia), visiting Huahine (French Polynesia), Aitutaki Cook Islands (New Zealand), Rarotonga (Cook Islands), Bora Bora (French Polynesia), Bora Bora (French Polynesia), Tahaa, So
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11 nights sailing from Papeete (French Polynesia) on cruise ship Paul Gauguin

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Cruise Itinerary

Full Itinerary
Day 1 Papeete (French Polynesia) Embarkation | Departure: 18:00H
Day 2 Huahine (French Polynesia) Arrival time: 08:00H | Departure: 16:00H 8 hours in destination
Day 3 at sea
Day 4 Aitutaki Cook Islands (New Zealand) Arrival time: 08:00H | Departure: 18:00H 10 hours in destination
Day 5 Rarotonga (Cook Islands) Arrival time: 07:00H | Departure: 17:00H 10 hours in destination
Day 6 at sea
Day 7 Bora Bora (French Polynesia) Arrival time: 08:00H | Departure: 23:59H 15 hours in destination
Day 8 Bora Bora (French Polynesia) Departure: 23:00H
Day 9 Tahaa, Society islands Arrival time: 08:00H | Departure: 17:00H 9 hours in destination
Day 10 Moorea Island Arrival time: 08:00H | Departure: 23:59H 15 hours in destination
Day 11 Moorea Island Departure: 17:00H
Day 11 Papeete (French Polynesia) Arrival time: 19:30H | Departure: 23:59H 4 hours in destination
Day 12 Papeete (French Polynesia)
French Polynesia Cruise itinerary  - Paul Gauguin

French Polynesia

11 nights Cruise on Paul Gauguin. Sailing from Papeete (French Polynesia), visiting Huahine (French Polynesia), Aitutaki Cook Islands (New Zealand), Rarotonga (Cook Islands), Bora Bora (French Polynesia), Bora Bora (French Polynesia), Tahaa, Society islands, Moorea Island, Moorea Island, Papeete (French Polynesia), ending in Papeete (French Polynesia).

French Polynesia Cruise itinerary  - Paul Gauguin
French Polynesia Cruise itinerary  - Paul Gauguin

Papeete (French Polynesia)

Papeete is the capital of the French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the Pacific Ocean. The commune of Papeete is located on the island of Tahiti. Admire the Point Venus view where Captain Cook settled in Tahiti. Visit the busy port of Papeete before venturing to the waterfalls and black sand shores. Don't forget your camera to take back special memories of the helicopter ride.

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Huahine (French Polynesia)

Located among the Society Islands in French Polynesia, Huahine is made of 2 islands, Huahine Nui (Big Huahine) and Huahine Iti (Small Huahine). The islands are surrounded by coral reef. Lush landscapes, white sandy beaches and deep lagoons await visitors. Lac Fauna Nui (Lac Maeva) is filled with a wide variety of marine life and is all that remains of the ancient atoll lagoon while the village of Maeva boasts fascinating archeological sites

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Aitutaki Cook Islands (New Zealand)

Aitutaki, also traditionally known as Araura, Ararau and Utataki, is one of the Cook Islands, north of Rarotonga.. Aitutaki is the second most visited island of the Cook Two of Aitutakis 15 islets (motus) are also volcanic. The rest are made of coral. Aitutaki is famous for its turquoise central lagoon, uninhabited islands and palm-fringed beaches. Another advantage is that until now it has been spared by mass tourism. Noteworthy also are an old church (the oldest in the Cook Islands) and some gigantic Banyan trees (Ficus prolixa). Tapuaetai (One Foot Island), a small islet in the south-east of the lagoon, is often said to be the most important attraction. It is regarded as providing the visitor with the best views of the Aitutaki lagoon and, depending on the tide, one is able to walk on a sandbank a decent distance away from Tapuaetai. The trip to this island is the most frequented trip available on Aitutaki.

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Rarotonga (Cook Islands)

Rarotonga is the largest of the 15 Cook Islands in the central South Pacific. The interior of the country is characterized by volcanic peaks, mountain ridges and rainforests. A 20-mile (32 km) strait runs around the island, which is lined with beaches, coastal lagoons, and reefs with popular diving and snorkeling spots. Crossing rugged terrain, the Cross-Island Track passes the 650m peak of Te Rua Manga, also known as "The Needle".

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Bora Bora (French Polynesia)

One of the most famous island in Polynesia, the magnificent turquoise waters and endless blue skies, Bora Bora is a place of remarkable beauty, luxury and relaxation. There are remnants of an extinct volcano rising to two peaks, Mount Otemanu and Mount Pahia in the center of the Island. The main attractions of Bora Bora are scuba diving, lagoon which Is fantastic for swimming, snorkeling, horse riding and outrigger canoe trip from Bora Bora beach.

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Bora Bora (French Polynesia)

One of the most famous island in Polynesia, the magnificent turquoise waters and endless blue skies, Bora Bora is a place of remarkable beauty, luxury and relaxation. There are remnants of an extinct volcano rising to two peaks, Mount Otemanu and Mount Pahia in the center of the Island. The main attractions of Bora Bora are scuba diving, lagoon which Is fantastic for swimming, snorkeling, horse riding and outrigger canoe trip from Bora Bora beach.

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Tahaa, Society islands

Tahaa is the sister of the nearby Raiatea, located in the archipelago of the Society Islands in the French Polynesia. Both islands are surrounded by coral reefs, that once could be one one island. Tahaa has few beaches on its coast. Most of the beaches on these island form smalles isles called motus. Tahaa has a beautiful blue lagoon very rich on marine life where you can practice some water sports as diving, windsurf and canoeing. The waters that surround both islands are also known all over the world for the many oportunities offered to navigate on sail boats. Another name for Tahaa is Vanilla Island, due to its constant vanilla scent. In fact, the island produces the 80% of vanilla of Tahiti. Both islands have several pearl factories, known for their quality and value.

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Moorea Island

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Moorea Island

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Papeete (French Polynesia)

Papeete is the capital of the French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the Pacific Ocean. The commune of Papeete is located on the island of Tahiti. Admire the Point Venus view where Captain Cook settled in Tahiti. Visit the busy port of Papeete before venturing to the waterfalls and black sand shores. Don't forget your camera to take back special memories of the helicopter ride.

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French Polynesia Cruise itinerary  - Paul Gauguin

Papeete (French Polynesia)

Papeete is the capital of the French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the Pacific Ocean. The commune of Papeete is located on the island of Tahiti. Admire the Point Venus view where Captain Cook settled in Tahiti. Visit the busy port of Papeete before venturing to the waterfalls and black sand shores. Don't forget your camera to take back special memories of the helicopter ride.

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The ship: Paul Gauguin

The m/s Paul Gauguin underwent renovations during dry dock in Singapore February of 2021. The vision: elegant Polynesian bespoke style visualized through a chic, modern lens. 

The m/s Paul Gauguin was designed specifically to sail the shallow seas of Tahiti, French Polynesia, and Southeast Asia, visiting small ports that larger ships can´t reach and effortlessly blending into the stunning natural beauty of the South Seas. The atmosphere aboard the recently renovated ship radiates warmth, informality, and Polynesian flair. And the beloved troupe of Gauguines, local Tahitians who serve as cruise staff, entertainers, and storytellers, add the unique personality of Tahiti to every sailing.

Year renovated 2021
Beam 22 m.
Length 156.5 m.
Tonnage 19200 tn.
Occupancy 330
Crew 217
Ratio passenger / crew Luxury 2:1
Ratio tonnage/passengers Excellent 58:1
Number of decks 7
Number of staterooms 165
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