Day 1 - October 6, 2021
Embark ship at Papeete
Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant along the shoreline as your luggage is loaded onto the ship and ready for your embarkation. Welcome to the m/s Paul Gauguin. The ship will start cruising to Huahine after you have had your welcome dinner and met the staff you will be sailing with.
Day 2 - October 7, 2021
Huahine, Society Islands
Lush with rainforests and sacred sites, Huahine is an explorer's dream island. Here you have the choice to go on land to explore with a local guide in a traditional vehicle Le Truck or explore the lagoon.
Day 3 - October 8, 2021
The iconic Bora Bora! Wake up to dramatic mountain tops surrounded by crystal clear waters in the Lagoon. That huge spike of rock covered in greenery is Mount Otemanu. You have two days here!
Day 4 - October 9, 2021
Ensure to enjoy the private beach available only to Paul Gauguin Cruisers! A BBQ lunch, cocktails on sandy white beaches - this is the way to relax.
Day 5 - October 10, 2021
Today you skip over to the Tuamotus archipelago. Comprised of 75 atolls you will land on Rangiroa, the largest of the islands on the Tuamotus. Experience the simple, quiet, and peaceful life on these islands by participating in the daily activities of the Paumotu people.
Day 6 - October 11, 2021
As a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve here you will have the opportunity to see many rare marine and plant species. Be awestruck by beautiful coral in Garuae Pass and enjoy the charming villages on land.
Day 7 - October 12, 2021
It is your only full day at sea onboard the Paul Gauguin, so make sure you make the most of it. Enjoy reading a book on your balcony, sip on a cocktail and participate in the onboard programming provided by the La Gauguin and Les Gauguine.
Day 8 - October 13, 2021
In Taha'a Paul Gauguin has an exclusive beach area - Motu Mahana. Here you can swim, snorkel or relax in the beautiful Tahitian sun. Enjoy the BBQ for lunch and a wide drink selection, even in the water. Alternatively take a cultural tour on the island.
Day 9 - October 14, 2021
Anchored in an inlet, the mountains will tower above and call you to explore. Moorea provides ideal climate for growing produce and here they grow pineapple and other citrus fruits. Take a botanical tour around the island or rent a vehicle and explore on your own. As the only island serviced by ferry from the island of Tahiti, you will find this island more vibrant than those you have visited.
Day 10 - October 15, 2021
Soak in your last day of unbelievable hospitality onboard and enjoy the beauty that surrounds you. A morning shore excursion to the reef to see the coral and marine life is just the start you need. When back onboard the ship, kayak from the marina after a scrumptious lunch.
For more details, connect with Bronwen, a Paul Gauguin Specialist. She can share with you her experience and let you know exactly what to expect on this journey!