Paul Gauguin Cruise- Society Islands

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Specially designed to sail in Polynesia, the superb and luxurious M/S Paul Gauguin 5H vessel has been sailing since 1998 in the waters of the South Pacific. Much more than a single cruise to an exotic and sunny destination, the M/S Paul Gauguin offers one of the last natural paradise that our planet has to offer with a welcoming and authentic people. These mythical islands that make us dream so much, Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora will amaze you with their exceptional diversity and their beauty. Bon voyage !


  • International flight from Los Angeles to Papeete in economy class with Air Tahiti Nui
  • Welcome with a traditional Polynesian flower lei
  • All transfers
  • Airport and port taxes : $ 855


  • 7 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 hours 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


  • 3 nights accommodation at the Manava Beach Resort & Spa in Moorea in a garden bungalow with private pool
  • 3 breakfasts and 3 dinners in Moorea
  • Round trip ferry crossing from Tahiti to Moorea
  • 1 day use deluxe ocean view room at the Le Tahiti by Pearl Resort in Tahiti available from 11:00am to 7:00pm


  • Flight between Montreal – Los Angeles
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned
  • Drinks at the hotels
  • Optional excursions
  • Tips for guides, drivers and hotel staff
  • City tax payable locally per person and per night, ± $ 3 in Moorea, Bora Bora & Rangiroa, ± $ 10 in Tahiti


DAY 1 & 2

Departure from Los Angeles to Papeete. Welcome and transfer to the port of Tahiti for the ferry crossing to the island of Moorea. Welcome and transfer to your hotel for 3 nights. (S)

DAY 3 & 4

Days at leisure in Moorea. Possibility of taking optional excursions such as a 4×4 jeep safari to experience an expedition to explore the interior of the volcano crater and the incredible landscapes. You will also discovery a pineapple plantation, the agricultural school of Moorea with its vast plantations of vanilla, bananas, grapefruit, lemons… You will go to the Belvedere lookout point to admire Cook’s and Opunohu Bays as well as a visit to a marae (Polynesian temple). (B, D)


Transfer to the port of Moorea for the ferry crossing back to Tahiti. Upon arrival, welcome and assistance with the boarding of the M/S Paul Gauguin. Welcome aboard for the next 7 nights. The Paul Gauguin, a luxury ship 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. (L,D)


Arrival in Huahine in the morning. Called the Garden of Eden, it is the most sensual and mysterious of the Society Islands. Its wild and seductive nature with virgin beaches, deserted coves or motus, small paradisiac islets. It also hosts the most extensive archaeological remains of Polynesia. You will leave Huahine at the end of the afternoon towards motu Mahana in Taha’a. (B, L, D)


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 kaya- king or simply lounge on the beach with a chilled beverage from the floating bar. A delicious BBQ 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 after- noon, you will leave for Bora Bora, the Pearl of the Pacific. (B, L, D)


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)


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 Moorea at the end of the day. (B, L, D)

DAY 10

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

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

After breakfast you will disembark the M/S Paul Gauguin with great souvenirs of the magic of French Polynesia. Pick up at the port by our representative and transfer to the hotel for a day use room. In the evening transfer to the airport for your return flight to Los Angeles. (B)

DAY 13

Arrival in Los Angeles.


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