Cruising becomes discovering in Tahitian waters where you can embark on a voyage to explore these mystical South Pacific isles. Here, the ports-of-call are uncrowded and charming, the ships are smaller and luxurious, the neon-blue waters within the lagoons are calm, and the ocean journey between the islands is short. On these voyages, each island stopover will become your next favorite idyll and unforgettable memory.
The Paul Gauguin, a historic and elegant 5-star cruise ship, has criss-crossed the South Pacific since 1998. Carrying up to 332 passengers on a Tahiti to Bora Bora cruise that includes a visit to the private island of Motu Mahana, a voyage on the Paul Gauguin brims with romance and adventure. With spacious and comfortable cabins, personalized service (2 crew members for 3 passengers), a cultural program with local flavors, and an almost unlimited range of activities the award-winning Paul Gauguin offers one of the best Tahiti cruises.
You haven’t seen French Polynesian islands until you’ve seen it with Windstar Cruises. Under the billowing white sails of the 4-mastered Wind Spirit you will visit one legendary Tahitian island after another. Go beyond the ordinary and experience dinner and fire dancers under the stars on a private motu dinner, swim in a colorful coral reef, kayak in crystal clear lagoons, and sail off the ship’s Water Sports Platform. With just 148 guests, and 101 crew, spacious suites, sumptuous dining and highly personal, award-winning service, this is a French Polynesia cruise that’s 180 degrees from ordinary.
Oceania Cruises is the world’s leading culinary- and destination-focused cruise line. The line’s seven small, luxurious ships feature the finest cuisine at sea and destination-rich itineraries that span the globe. Expertly curated travel experiences aboard the designer-inspired, small ships call on more than 450 marquee and boutique ports across Europe, Alaska, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, New England-Canada, Bermuda, the Caribbean, the Panama Canal, Tahiti and the South Pacific in addition to the epic 180-day Around the World Voyages.
Variety Cruises is one of the leading small ship cruise lines worldwide and owns and operates a fleet of 8 Small Ships, including upscale Mega Yachts and premium Motor Sailers, with capacities ranging from 34-72 passengers. Their philosophy is that their small boats provide for an authentic and intimate travel experience, focused in the destination and the local cultures, while experiencing a “ boutique” cruise concept.
More than a means of transportation, on the Aranui 5 you will live aboard an exceptional ship on a South Pacific cruise that features shared adventures learning about the Polynesian lands and ancestors. As soon as you set sail on the Aranui 5, you will be completely immersed in Polynesian life on a 14-day adventure that departs from Papeete, Tahiti and travels through warm waters to idyllic islands. This ship, baptized in December 2015, was designed to accommodate 254 passengers with 30 spacious rooms, 40 nicely appointed standard cabins and a dormitory for 24 passengers.
An authentic cruise aboard a freight mix (freight and passengers) is both reliable, comfortable and affordable. Travel by sea to the remote Austral Islands on the Tuhaa Pae IV and discover the lush emerald mountains and pristine azure seas for which the The Islands of Tahiti are known for. No other Tahiti cruises offer the chance to explore the Austral Islands. Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience on a South Pacific cruise aboard the Tuhaa Pae IV!
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