Paul Gauguin Cruises offers luxurious, small- ship voyages in Tahiti, French Polynesia, Fiji, and the South Pacific, on the award-winning, 332-guest m/s Paul Gauguin. Seven- to 17-night voyages are offered, highlighting exquisite islands, Polynesian culture, and stunning scenery.
The Gauguin features luxurious, oceanview accommodations with nearly 70 percent offering a private balcony; superior service distinguished by true Polynesian hospitality; gourmet dining highlighting culinary creations of celebrity chef Jean-Pierre Vigato; complimentary beverages including select wines and spirits; shipboard entertainment; and onboard gratuities. A spa, fitness center, pool, expansive outdoor decks, a watersports marina with kayaking, windsurfing, paddleboarding and an optional PADI certification scuba diving program are also featured.
On French Polynesia sailings, guests receive complimentary access to Paul Gauguin Cruises’ two exclusive retreats. Off the coast of Taha’a lies the islet of Motu Mahana, where guests can enjoy a day of watersports, Polynesian activities, a sumptuous barbecue feast, and cocktails from a floating bar. In Bora Bora, guests can relax on a private, white-sand beach and enjoy refreshments, a game of volleyball, and snorkeling in crystal-clear waters.
Experts in the fields of art, the culinary arts, music, magic, wine, marine biology, and Polynesian life and culture, provide lectures, performances, and demonstrations on select voyages of The Gauguin.
Paul Gauguin Cruises’ partnership with the Wildlife Conservation Society offers two interactive, educational programs on select sailings. Stewards of Nature invites children ages 7 to 17, and their families, to discover and value nature through hands-on interactive learning. The Wildlife Discovery Series is a lecture program presented by some of the world’s most fascinating conservationists, scientists, and oceanographers.
In 2018, Paul Gauguin Cruises will be the first cruise line to visit the port city of Vairao in Tahiti Iti, which is the smaller of two landmasses that comprise the island of Tahiti and offers a wild coastline, ancient petroglyphs, marae (temples), Polynesian culture, and surfing fame. Tahiti Iti is scheduled on 7-night Society Islands & Tahiti Iti voyages and a special sailing of the 10-night Society Islands & Tuamotus itinerary.
The Gauguin will also be showcasing its most sought-after itineraries in 2018: the 7-night Tahiti & the Society Islands; 7-night Tahiti, the Society Islands & Tuamotus; 10-night Society Islands & Tuamotus; 11-night Cook Islands & Society Islands; and 14-night Marquesas, Tuamotus & Society Islands.
On all 2018 sailings, guests also receive complimentary access to Paul Gauguin Cruises’ two exclusive retreats. Off the coast of Taha’a lies the islet of Motu Mahana, where guests can enjoy a day of watersports, Polynesian activities, a sumptuous barbecue feast, and cocktails from a floating bar. In Bora Bora, guests can relax on a private, white-sand beach and enjoy refreshments, a game of volleyball, and snorkeling in crystal-clear waters.
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Ask your travel agent about the Ensemble Amenity dates in 2017 and 2018. Enjoy a $100 per person Shipboard Credit or Ensemble Hosted Cruise with exclusives such as: company of an Ensemble agent host, private cocktail party and complimentary Ensemble Experience shore event.
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