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Overnight flight from London to Los Angeles with Air New Zealand. (N)Day 2: Fly to Papeete, Tahiti
Fly from Los Angeles to Papeete with Air Tahiti Nui. On arrival transfer to the InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa. (N)Day 3: Papeete
Board the MS Paul Gauguin this evening in the capital of Tahiti and begin your 7-night cruise. (D)Day 4: Huahine
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)Day 5: Motu Mahana
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)Day 6: Bora Bora
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, DDay 7: Bora Bora
Day at leisure in Bora Bora, with optional excursions including a 4×4 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)Day 8: Moorea
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)Day 9: Moorea • Papeete
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)Day 10: Papeete
Disembark the MS Paul Gauguin in Papeete this morning. You will be transferred to the InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa for an overnight stay. (B)Days 11-13: Fly home via Los Angeles
Transfer to the airport this evening and fly home via Los Angeles. (N)Meal basis
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important Information Non-exclusive cruise
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.Booking conditions
Cox & Kings is acting as an agent on behalf of Paul Gauguin Cruises and its cancellation conditions apply.*Optional Bora Bora hotel stay
Subject to availability, it may be possible to pre-book the night of day 6 at the InterContinental Resort & Thalasso Spa Bora Bora.Other cruise options
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.Luxury tour
Featuring some of the most luxurious accommodation throughout the tour. Prices are based on the standard category, unless indicated otherwise.Single supplemenet
From £2,645pp.Tailor-made travel
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 enquire online.
The MS Paul Gauguin offers an extension of the relaxed environment of the islands, coupled with 5-star service, comfort and luxury. The atmosphere on board this recently renovated ship radiates warmth, informality, and Polynesian flair. A crew of Gauguines - local Tahitians who serve as cruise staff and entertainers - add the unique personality of Tahiti to every sailing. All cabins and suites have ocean views, twin or queenbeds, en suite bathroom and more than 70% have private balconies. Features: 122 cabins, 3 open-seating dining venues, spa, gym, outdoor swimming pool, Wi-Fi . Cabin amenities: Television, DVD player, sitting area, ocean views.
InterContinental Tahiti Resort has been landscaped around private beaches in exotic tropical gardens, offering a welcome oasis of relaxation and spectacular sunset views over the volcanic peaks of Moorea. Rooms are Polynesian in style, each graced with casual elegance and offering superb views from the private balcony. For ultimate seclusion, the resort offers intimate overwater bungalows encircling a small private island or set on the deep lagoon. The restaurant has an authentic Tahitian ambience and unsurpassed views of the pool, waterfalls and mountains. The open kitchen creates fresh fish specialities and serves specially selected meats from New Zealand. On show nights, guests fill amphitheatre-style seating to watch traditional dance performances at the water's edge. Features: 246 rooms & bungalows, 2 restaurants, 2 outdoor pools, Wi-Fi, sauna, tennis courts. Room amenities: Television, air conditioning, minibar, tea & coffee facilities.
Flexible Prices & Itineraries
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Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.
*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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