Based on recent success with our Founders' Journeys series, we have decided to extend our invitation to the public to join one of our founders, Jackie Harris onboard the Paul Gauguin in March 2019.

m/s Paul Gauguin:
11 nights Cook Islands & Society Islands 
Round-trip Papeete, Tahiti

Depart from 09 March 2019

Fare from USD 4,076 per guest
(cruise-only, does not include airfare and other charges)

The South Pacific puts on quite a show, and the region's incredible diversity of scenery is front and center on this 11-night journey through the Cook and Society Islands. From the rugged terrain of Rarotonga and coral reef-lined lagoon of Aitutaki to the jaw-dropping beauty of bucket-list mainstays Bora Bora and Moorea, you'll be hard pressed to pick your favorite port. 

Warm local hospitality and thought-provoking cultures complete this wonderful trip.

Interested parties please email us at cruise@charlottetravel.com.hk  or call +852 2110 6070

  • Day 01

    Embark the m/s Paul Gauguin in Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands

    The islands of Polynesia are a gorgeous collection of volcanic atolls strewn across the grand Pacific Ocean, and the island of Tahiti is the largest of all 118. Explore the dynamic dining, nightlife, and shopping in the capital city of Papeete before embarking on The Gauguin. 

  • Day 02

    Huahine, Society Islands

    Known as “The Garden Island,” Huahine’s lush rainforests and dramatic terrain surround sacred sites and legendary landmarks that are among the best-preserved archeological sites in French Polynesia. If Huahine’s expansive lagoon is calling your name, enjoy a SCUBA diving excursion or picnic on the beach. 

     

  • Day 03

    At Sea

    Spend the day enjoying The Gauguin’s Polynesian ambiance: casual, leisurely, and graceful. Perhaps you’ll take in a lecture by one of our special guests, and then reflect on your day over classic French cuisine at L’Etoile.

  • Day 04

    Aitutaki, Cook Islands

    While the island of Aitutaki may be small, it’s big on beauty, thanks to its coral reef-enclosed lagoon. Witness its splendor up-close with a leisurely beach visit. Don’t forget to save time to venture into the village of Arutanga, where you’ll find the oldest church in the Cooks, which dates from 1829.

  • Day 05

    Rarotonga, Cook Islands

    Rugged Rarotonga is the most mountainous of all the Cook Islands, and time here is best spent exploring its natural beauty. Snorkel in Muri Lagoon, wander the lush Takitumi Conservation Area, or take a hike into the island’s dense interior with Pa, a local naturalist. 

     

  • Day 06

    At Sea

    The time you spend onboard The Gauguin offers endless opportunities for relaxation and enjoyment, whether that means sampling gourmet cuisine, indulging in a spa treatment, watching the sunset from a chaise lounge on the sun deck, or simply making the most of your in-room amenities. 

  • Day 07 & 08

    Bora Bora, Society Islands

    A bucket list destination for many, stunning Bora Bora welcomes you for two full days of exploring lush peaks, white-sand beaches, colorful coral reefs, and romantic lagoons. Experience the natural beauty of the island with an optional snorkeling excursion, sunset jetboat ride, or a helicopter tour that flies you over Bora Bora’s iconic Mount Otemanu. You can also spend time at our private beach which offers volleyball, snorkeling, kayaking and paddleboarding.

  • Day 09

    Taha’a (Motu Mahana), Society Islands

    Embark on your choice of exciting shore excursions today, or spend your whole day relaxing on Motu Mahana, our very own private islet. Enjoy swimming, snorkeling, and kayaking, or simply lounge on the beach with a chilled beverage from our floating bar. Les Gauguines will also be on hand to provide musical entertainment and demonstrate traditional Polynesian crafts. A delicious barbecue lunch is provided. 

  • Day 10

    Moorea, Society Islands

    Vibrant colors abound during two leisurely days in Moorea, in everything from fresh fruits and flowers to multi-hued lagoons, and from spectacular mountain peaks to palm-fringed beaches. Shop for local handicrafts, embark on an optional dolphin-watching expedition with a marine biologist, and sample the local pineapples, said to be the most delicious in all of French Polynesia. 

  • Day 11

    Moorea, Society Islands / Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands

    Vibrant colors abound on Moorea, in everything from fresh fruits and flowers to multi-hued lagoons, and from spectacular mountain peaks to palm-fringed beaches. Shop for local handicrafts, embark on an optional dolphin-watching expedition with a marine biologist, and sample the local pineapples, said to be the most delicious in all of French Polynesia. 

  • Day 12

    Disembark in Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands

    Tahiti’s capital city of Papeete welcomes you back with emerald hillsides, sapphire waters, and warm breezes. If you’re not ready for your South Pacific vacation to end, spend a few days here experiencing resorts, spas, restaurants, nightlife, and shopping. 

    Your cruise adventure may be over, but we know you'll enjoy the memories you've made for years to come. 

Details

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Cruise Line: Paul Gauguin Cruises

Cruise Ship: m/s Paul Gauguin

Designed specifically to glide through the shallow seas of the South Pacific, Paul Gauguin Cruises is cruiser’s dream. She delivers travelers to intimate ports inaccessible to larger cruise ships, all the while providing an onboard experience that is nothing short of luxurious.
Crew: 217
Guests: 332
Passenger decks: 7

Price - Discounted Cruise Fare (15% off) if you book with Charlotte Travel:
Fare from USD 4,076 per guest (cruise-only, does not include airfare and other charges)

Route details
Round-trip Papeete Tahiti

Dates (11 nights)
09 March, 2019 to 19 March, 2019

Inclusion:

  • All shipboard meals, in a choice of venues
  • Complimentary room service
  • All beverages, including select wines and spirits
  • Onboard gratuities for room stewards and dining staff
  • Complimentary watersports
  • Day at private islet, Motu Mahana
  • Access to private beach in Bora Bora

Charlotte Travel Exclusives

  • Early Bird Savings
  • Private Welcome Reception
  • Special Single Occupancy Rate
  • Shipboard Credits

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