More Society Islands & Tahiti - 7-night cruise

This immersive exploration of the idyllic Society Islands is everything you imagine when you dream of French Polynesia: A return to Raiatea, a sacred isle with a revered UNESCO site; the serenity of Huahine, known as the Garden of Eden; an overnight beneath the iconic peaks of Bora Bora; and the dazzling lagoons of Moorea. Come discover paradise in living color ' its azure waters, swaying coconut palms, and sun-kissed beaches are especially captivating when enjoyed on our own private motu.

Highlights

  • Discover the cultured history of Raiatea, homeland of the Maori people and the UNESCO-listed Marae Taputapuatea archaeological site. Explore its rich landscape of waterfalls and fertile valleys in search of the mythical Tiare Apetahi, a rare flower that grows only here.
  • Relish an overnight in Bora Bora, French Polynesia's leading lady known for her legendary lagoon and the iconic peaks of Mt. Otemanu.
  • Fall in love with Motu Mahana - our very own private islet in the midst of Tahaa's brilliant lagoon. Gently kissed by the sun, this exclusive paradise is graced with swaying palms, pristine sands, and crystalline waters - effortlessly enjoyed with tropical drinks, a sumptuous barbecue, and an invitation to relax.

    Detailed Itinerary

    Day 1 - Tahiti, Society Islands
    The largest of French Polynesia's 118 islands, Tahiti and it's capital city of Papeete are the perfect place to begin (and/or end) your South Pacific sojourn. The Gauguin waits patiently in the harbor, a vibrant and bustling market across the street and in the evenings roulottes (food trucks) line the nearby square offering tasty local fare.

    Day 2 - Huahine, Society Islands
    Don't be fooled by the vibe of this laid-back, secluded island. Many treasures are hidden among the lush rainforest and dramatic terrain. With a bit of exploration, you'll uncover some of the best-preserved archeological sites in French Polynesia. Underwater treasures await as well, with a snorkel excursion in the lagoon.

    Day 3 - Raiatea, Society Islands
    Blanketed in a lush landscape dotted with waterfalls, fertile valleys, and the cloud-capped Mt. Temehani, Raiatea is Polynesia's most sacred island; it was from here that the earliest migrations set forth to settle in Hawaii, New Zealand, and beyond. The island boasts a rich Maohi history'it is home to the UNESCO-listed Marae Taputapuatea archaeological site'verdant mountains ideal for hiking, and a stunning lagoon perfect for snorkeling, swimming, and soaking up the heavenly tranquility.

    Day 4 - (Motu Mahana) Taha'a Island, Society Islands
    As the day unfolds in front of you, where will you go? Exciting shore excursions await, but so does Motu Mahana, Paul Gauguin Cruises' own private islet. Choose from swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, or simply lounging on the beach with a cold drink from our floating bar. Les Gauguines are also on hand to share musical entertainment and Polynesian crafts.

    Day 5 - Bora Bora, Society Islands
    Explore lush peaks, wander white-sand beaches, and marvel at the iconic views of Mount Otemanu. Take the plunge with a SCUBA excursion to see the island's colorful coral reefs, enjoy a sunset jetboat ride, or spend a lazy afternoon on our private beach. Like a priceless Paul Gauguin painting come to life, storied Bora Bora is colorful and unforgettable. The landscape alone will have you searching for adequate adjectives, especially once you see the lagoon''turquoise' just doesn't do it justice.

    Day 6 - Bora Bora, Society Islands
    Explore lush peaks, wander white-sand beaches, and marvel at the iconic views of Mount Otemanu. Take the plunge with a SCUBA excursion to see the island's colorful coral reefs, enjoy a sunset jetboat ride, or spend a lazy afternoon on our private beach. Like a priceless Paul Gauguin painting come to life, storied Bora Bora is colorful and unforgettable. The landscape alone will have you searching for adequate adjectives, especially once you see the lagoon''turquoise' just doesn't do it justice.

    Day 7 - Moorea, Society Islands
    Step into a vibrant, colorful world in bright and beautiful Moorea, which welcomes you with azure lagoons, impossibly fresh tropical fruits, stunning mountain peaks and palm-fringed beaches. Commune with nature on an optional dolphin-watching excursion with an expert marine biologist. Afterwards, spend some time getting to know the local residents while shopping for handmade crafts.

    Day 7 - Tahiti, Society Islands
    The largest of French Polynesia's 118 islands, Tahiti and it's capital city of Papeete are the perfect place to begin (and/or end) your South Pacific sojourn. The Gauguin waits patiently in the harbor, a vibrant and bustling market across the street and in the evenings roulottes (food trucks) line the nearby square offering tasty local fare.

    Day 8 - Tahiti, Society Islands
    The largest of French Polynesia's 118 islands, Tahiti and it's capital city of Papeete are the perfect place to begin (and/or end) your South Pacific sojourn. The Gauguin waits patiently in the harbor, a vibrant and bustling market across the street and in the evenings roulottes (food trucks) line the nearby square offering tasty local fare.

  • Call (630) 469-0511 for more information or to book today! Mention code 16813844

    Cruise Line
    Paul Gauguin Cruises
    Offer
    Offer valid through 12/31/2022
    Duration
    8 Days
    Cruise Ship
    m/s Paul Gauguin

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    DayPortArriveDepart
    Day 1Tahiti 6:00 PM
    Day 2Huahine8:00 AM5:00 PM
    Day 3Raiatea8:00 AM11:59 PM
    Day 4Motu Mahana8:00 AM5:00 PM
    Day 5Bora Bora12:01 AM 
    Day 6Bora Bora 6:00 PM
    Day 7Moorea8:00 AM5:00 PM
    ContinuedTahiti7:30 PM 
    Day 8Tahiti  
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    07/20/2024$4,270.00* (USD) / F Porthole StateroomQuote
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    • More Society Islands & Tahiti - 7-night cruise

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      Destination: South Pacific/Australia/New Zealand
      Ship: m/s Paul Gauguin
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