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Explore the beautiful Society Islands aboard the MS Paul Gaugin, a luxury cruise ship designed specifically for sailing the shallow seas of Tahiti, Fiji and the South Pacific. Relax on this scenic journey with international flights, all transfers and a hotel stay both before and after the cruise included.
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Overnight flight from London to Los Angeles with Air New Zealand. (N)
Fly from Los Angeles to Papeete with Air Tahiti Nui. On arrival transfer to the InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa. (N)
Board the MS Paul Gauguin this evening in the capital of Tahiti and begin your 7-night cruise. (D)
The first port of call is Huahine, known as The Garden Island for its lush rainforests. This island is great for snorkelling and home to some of the best-preserved archaeological remains in French Polynesia. (B, L, D)
Motu Mahana is Paul Gauguin Cruises’ private islet, adjacent to Taha’a, which is home to whitesand beaches and crystal-clear waters. On this island paradise a barbecue lunch will be served followed by a performance of Polynesian music and dance. (B, L, D)
Cruise to the romantic islands and lagoons of Bora Bora. Immediately recognisable by Mount Otemanu rising from the ocean, this half-atoll half-mountain is surrounded by a spectacular lagoon and a series of smaller islands. There is an option to stay overnight at the InterContinental Resort & Thalasso Spa Bora Bora*. (B, L, D
Day at leisure in Bora Bora, with optional excursions including a 4x4 safari and a glassbottom boat trip. The ship will set sail this evening, allowing for final views of Bora Bora before dinner. (B, L, D)
Today, you will anchor off the island of Moorea, one of French Polynesia’s most alluring islands. The ship will overnight offshore, with time for optional excursions including an off-road safari, snorkelling and a dolphin-watching expedition with a marine biologist. (B, L, D)
This morning, explore Moorea further as the ship will be moored here until the afternoon. Enjoy the fresh ocean air on the final leg of this cruise as the ship sails to Papeete where it will moor overnight. (B, L, D)
Disembark the MS Paul Gauguin in Papeete this morning. You will be transferred to the InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa for an overnight stay. (B)
Transfer to the airport this evening and fly home via Los Angeles. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
The transfers and excursions relevant to the cruise are operated as a group with other passengers who may or may not be Cox & Kings clients.
Cox & Kings is acting as an agent on behalf of Paul Gauguin Cruises and its cancellation conditions apply.
Subject to availability, it may be possible to pre-book the night of day 6 at the InterContinental Resort & Thalasso Spa Bora Bora.
In addition to the Tahiti & Society Islands cruise, Paul Gauguin Cruises
also operates a number of cruise itineraries in other parts of French Polynesia, Fiji, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea and the Cook Islands.
Featuring some of the most luxurious
accommodation throughout the tour. Prices are
based on the standard category, unless indicated
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
PZF2019: 9 Nights
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