PAUL GAUGUIN CRUISE – Society Islands & Cook Islands

Visited Countries: French Polynesia

This 11 nights odyssey takes you across the South Pacific aboard the M/S Paul Gauguin, a small luxury ship of understated elegance. Pristine white sand beaches and peaceful lagoons, the highlights of this cruise are the Cook Islands, a true landmark of South Sea culture. The largest of the 15 Cook Islands, Rarotonga is lush. Its mountains are rugged and is surrounded by silken sand like sugar. Aitutaki, triangular, is known to have one of the most beautiful lagoons in the world. M/S Paul Gauguin awaits you for this quintessential tropical getaway combining the precious Cook Islands and mystical French Polynesia.

 
Updated February 8, 2021.

day 1
TAHITI: EMBARCATION

Boarding of the M/S Paul Gauguin begins at 3:00pm. Welcome aboard for the next 7 nights. The M/S Paul Gauguin is a luxurious vessel with understated elegance and a relaxed atmosphere, will warmly welcome you and be your home for the next 8 days, while offering you an endless choice of activities & entertainment. (D)

day 2
HUAHINE

Arrival in Huahine in the morning. Known as The Garden of Eden, it is the most sensual but the most mysterious of the Society Islands. Its wild and attractive nature flourishes on unspoiled beaches, deserted coves or on motus, paradisiacal islets. It also hosts the most extensive archaeological remains in Polynesia. You will leave Huahine at the end of the afternoon sailing towards the Cook Islands. (B, L, D)

day 3
DAYATSEA

This day spent sailing towards the Cook Islands, visited several times by the famous navigator James Cook between 1773-1779. Treasure of the Pacific Ocean it is made up of 15 islands, themselves made up of 9 volcanic origin and 6 coral atolls. (B, L, D)

day 4
AITUTAKI (COOK ISLANDS)

Renowned for its fine sandy beaches and its turquoise lagoon, located 225 km northwest of Rarotonga, it is one of the most beautiful islands in the South Pacific. This 16.8 km2 atoll, consisting of a main island and 15 motus (islets), has become one of the main tourist destinations of the Cook Islands, thanks to the warm and sincere welcome of its people. (B, L, D)

day 5
RAROTONGA (COOK ISLANDS)

Located in the southern part of the archipelago, Rarotonga is the largest and highest island of the Cook Islands, offering its visitors volcanic peaks, ridges, and rainforest. Its 31 kilometers in circumference, covered with lush vegetation and thick evergreen scrub, is home to the magical Takuvaine Valley and its beautiful jungle landscape. Its capital, Avarua, is home to more than half of the Cook Islands’ population, or more than 10,000 inhabitants. (B, L, D)

day 6
DAYATSEA

Day and night of navigation to the Society Island Archipelago, made up of the Windward Islands and the Leeward Islands of French Polynesia. This archipelago is a set of high, tropical, and lush islands, surrounded by turquoise and translucent lagoons. Sail towards Bora Bora. (B, L, D)

day 7
BORA BORA

In the morning, arrival on one of the most beautiful lagoons in the world. It is in Bora Bora, the most romantic of the islands, that you will spend your next two days. The pearl of the Pacific, so named by Captain Cook, carries with it the magic of the most beautiful islands of Polynesia. The green colors of this island contrast with the sapphire, jade and turquoise shades of the lagoon that surrounds it. (B, L, D)

day 8
BORA BORA – TAHA’A

Renowned for being one of the most beautiful islands in the world, the lagoon of Bora Bora is a multicolored natural swimming pool which offers the possibility of experiencing: diving, sailing, jet ski or discovering the island by outrigger canoe. Enjoy relaxing on the white sand beach of Matira Point or on one of the motus scattered around the crystal clear water of the lagoon. Departure for Taha’a at the end of the day. (B, L, D)

day 9
TAHA’A(MOTUMAHANA) –MOOREA

Arrival in Taha’a in the morning. Taha’a shares the same lagoon as its sister island, Raiatea. Enchanting paradise with an emerald lagoon surrounded by motus. A “Polynesian day” on motu Mahana Paul Gauguin’s own private islet, explore this idyllic island and its turquoise lagoon, enjoy swimming, snorkeling, and kayaking, or simply lounge on the beach with a chilled beverage from the floating bar. A delicious BBQ lunch with local tastes, will be served. Les Gauguines will also be on hand to provide musical entertainment and dances which you will surely be invited to participate! Demonstration of traditional Polynesia crafts. At the end of the afternoon, you will sail towards Moorea. (B, L, D)

day 10
MOOREA

Arrival in Moorea in the morning. The famous Cook and Opunohu Bays frame Mount Rotu’i, where the tasty and delicious island pineapples are grown for which Rotui fruit juices are famous. The view from the Belvedere lookout is breathtaking with the two bays on either side. Take a 4×4 jeep excursion to explore the interior of the island and taste delicious pineapples or watch and swim with the dolphins in the company of a marine biologist. The ship will be moored overnight. (B, L, D)

day 11
MOOREA – PAPEETE (TAHITI)

This second day in Moorea will allow you to continue your discovery of the island. At the end of the afternoon, you will sail back to the port of Papeete (Tahiti), where you will be moored for the night. (B, L, D)

day 12
PAPEETE

After breakfast you will disembark the Paul Gauguin with great souvenirs of the magic of French Polynesia. (B)

B BREAKFAST / L LUNCH / D DINNER

More information about Tour PAUL GAUGUIN CRUISE – Society Islands & Cook Islands

Departure Dates

Price per person, $CDN, based on 2 people/room Prices subject to change
Dates Airline Lowest Price Notes Regular Price Details
From 27 mar. to 07 avr. 2021 cruise only 7449 $

Cabin cat. F (Porthole – Deck 3)

7449 $ View details
From 27 mar. to 07 avr. 2021 cruise only 7899 $

Cabin cat. E (Window – Deck 4)

7899 $ View details
From 27 mar. to 07 avr. 2021 cruise only 10149 $

Cabin cat. D (Balcony – Deck 6)

10149 $ View details
From 27 mar. to 07 avr. 2021 cruise only 10399 $

Cabin cat. C (Balcony – Deck 7)

10399 $ View details
From 27 mar. to 07 avr. 2021 cruise only 13099 $

Cabin cat. B (Veranda – Deck 8)

13099 $ View details
From 27 mar. to 07 avr. 2021 cruise only 16149 $

Cabin cat. A (Suite Veranda – Deck 7)

16149 $ View details
From 27 mar. to 07 avr. 2021 cruise only 7749 $

Cabin cat. F (Porthole – Deck 3)

7749 $ View details
From 27 mar. to 07 avr. 2021 cruise only 8149 $

Cabin cat. E (Window – Deck 4)

8149 $ View details
From 27 mar. to 07 avr. 2021 cruise only 10399 $

Cabin cat. D (Balcony – Deck 6)

10399 $ View details
From 27 mar. to 07 avr. 2021 cruise only 10899 $

Cabin cat. C (Balcony – Deck 7)

10899 $ View details
From 27 mar. to 07 avr. 2021 cruise only 13649 $

Cabin cat. B (Veranda – Deck 8)

13649 $ View details
From 27 mar. to 07 avr. 2021 cruise only 16649 $

Cabin cat. A (Suite Veranda – Deck 7)

16649 $ View details
From 25 sept. to 06 oct. 2021 cruise only 7749 $

Cabin cat. F (Porthole – Deck 3)

7749 $ View details
From 25 sept. to 06 oct. 2021 cruise only 8149 $

Cabin cat. E (Window – Deck 4)

8149 $ View details
From 25 sept. to 06 oct. 2021 cruise only 10399 $

Cabin cat. D (Balcony – Deck 6)

10399 $ View details
From 25 sept. to 06 oct. 2021 cruise only 10899 $

Cabin cat. C (Balcony – Deck 7)

10899 $ View details
From 25 sept. to 06 oct. 2021 cruise only 13649 $

Cabin cat. B (Veranda – Deck 8)

13649 $ View details
From 25 sept. to 06 oct. 2021 cruise only 16649 $

Cabin cat. A (Suite Veranda – Deck 7)

16649 $ View details

CANADIAN RESIDENT PROMOTION INCLUDED: 10% OR 20% REDUCTION (SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME)

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT ON REQUEST

Our price includes :

  • 11 nights cruise on the M/S Paul Gauguin departing from Tahiti in the category of your choice
  • All meals and gratuities during the cruise for room stewards, dining, and bar staff
  • Preselected wines and spirits (except Sommelier’s Carte, Grands Crus and Vintage Wines) as well as all drinks
  • Minibar is replenished daily and free of charge with non-alcoholic drinks, mineral water, and beer
  • Complimentary 24 hour room service including choices from the menu of the Etoile Restaurant for dinner
  • Non motorized water sports: kayaking and paddle boarding
  • Entertainment on board: Polynesian artists, live music in the evening, presentations by experts and invited guest speakers
  • Port charges : $ 365

Our price does not include :

  • International flight
  • Transfers
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned
  • Optional excursions

 

Pre and post options available on request.