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The Paul Gauguin Relax poolside on the Paul Gauguin Paul Gauguin's Le Grille dining area. Paul Gauguin's La Veranda dining area. Paul Gauguin's casino area. Paul Gauguin's La Palette lounge. Kayaking around the Paul Gauguin. Paul Gauguin's sun deck and pool.
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Paul Gauguin sits outside Bora Bora.
$6,995
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Cook Islands & Society Islands

12 Day Itinerary aboard Paul Gauguin
  • Snorkel in Bora Bora
  • Spend a relaxing day on Motu Mahaha
  • Visit the famous Aitutaki lagoons
  • Experience the Cook Islands
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Helicopter Tour, Hiking, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Spa & Relaxing, Stand Up Paddle Board, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this South Pacific cruise, the region's incredible diversity of scenery is front and center. Discover the isle of Huahine, renowned for its spectacular rainforests. Then experience the unique majesty of the Cook Islands. Arid Aitutaki is virtually flat - so much so that you can spot the …
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Enjoying a day of snorkeling.
$8,145
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Fiji, Tonga, Cook & Society Islands

13 Day Itinerary aboard Paul Gauguin
  • Visit Lautoka, the Sugar City
  • Explore fascinating Suva
  • Enjoy Tongan culture and food
  • Discover dramatic Bora Bora
Activities:
Helicopter Tour, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Spa & Relaxing, Stand Up Paddle Board, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Calling upon ports in four very different South Seas archipelagos, this exciting 13-day journey offers a window into the cultures and natural beauty of this diverse and verdant corner of the world. From Fiji’s colonial charms to the white-sand beaches of Bora Bora, to the coral reef-enclosed …
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Explore the landscape of French Polynesia.
$7,745
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Marquesas, Tuamotus & Society Islands

15 Day Itinerary aboard Paul Gauguin
  • Visit the remote island of Fakarava
  • Explore the island of Hiva Oa
  • Look for humpback whales
  • Snorkel in stunning Bora Bora
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Spa & Relaxing, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this two-week South Pacific cruise, first call at the breathtaking isle of Bora Bora. Then it's on to the Tuamotus, specifically Fakarava, an atoll known for its pristine beaches, rare wildlife, and exceptional diving. Next, explore the mist-covered Marquesas, where you discover the islands …
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Beautiful beaches of Bora Bora.
$4,645
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Society Islands & Tahiti Iti

8 Day Itinerary aboard Paul Gauguin
  • Visit Huahine - the Garden Island
  • Swim & snorkel at Taha’a
  • Discover Bora Bora
  • Admire Moorea's vibrant colors
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Helicopter Tour, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Spa & Relaxing, Stand Up Paddle Board, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Big discoveries await you in “Little Tahiti” (Tahiti Iti), the smaller of the two landmasses that comprise the island of Tahiti. No other cruise line offers you the opportunity to explore this region of wild coastline, ancient petroglyphs and temples, and pockets of authentic Polynesian …
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Experience the abundant marine life in the South Pacific
$6,495
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Society Islands and Tuamotus

11 Day Itinerary aboard Paul Gauguin
  • Enjoy two full days in Bora Bora
  • Explore Fakarava, a UNESCO site
  • Spend a day relaxing on Motu Mahana
  • Visit the Tuamotu Archipelago
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Helicopter Tour, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Spa & Relaxing, Stand Up Paddle Board, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Visit the gracious Society Islands on this South Pacific cruise, including Huahine, with its stunning crystalline lagoon. The Tuamotu Archipelago awaits you next. Comprised of very low-lying atolls, none of the chain's many islets rise more than ten feet above sea level. Visit Rangiroa, home to …
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Women wearing traditional dress of the South Pacific.
$8,295
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Society Islands, Cook Islands, Tonga & Fiji

14 Day Itinerary aboard Paul Gauguin
  • Discover Motu Mahana beach
  • Tour Fiji's capital city, Suva
  • Experience unique Tongan culture
  • Snorkel one of the largest reefs
Activities:
Helicopter Tour, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Spa & Relaxing, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Follow in the wake of explorers on this comprehensive 14-day South Pacific cruise. Discover the South Pacific’s most storied, beautiful, and culturally vibrant islands, towns, and cities.No matter what kind of experience you seek, there are treasures to discover at every port.Live the life …
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Beautiful beaches of Bora Bora.
$4,645
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Tahiti & the Society Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Paul Gauguin
  • Spend a relaxing day on Motu Mahana
  • Explore stunning Bora Bora
  • Visit the island of Moorea
  • Experience Tahiti's capital Papeete
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Helicopter Tour, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Spa & Relaxing, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
In 1891, when Paul Gauguin arrived in Tahiti, he captured the charm, culture, and languid grace of the natives in oils. You won't find his paintings here, but the original models still call this piece of French Polynesia home. This 8-day South Pacific cruise is perfect for those who want a core …
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2020
EmbarksDays 
Oct 318Tahiti & the Society Islands
Nov 1111Society Islands and Tuamotus
Nov 2115Marquesas, Tuamotus & Society Islands
Dec 198Society Islands & Tahiti Iti
Dec 268Tahiti & the Society Islands
2021
EmbarksDays 
Jan 028Society Islands & Tahiti Iti
Jan 098Tahiti & the Society Islands
Jan 168Tahiti & the Society Islands
Feb 0311Society Islands and Tuamotus
Feb 138Tahiti & the Society Islands
Feb 208Society Islands & Tahiti Iti
Feb 278Tahiti & the Society Islands
Mar 068Society Islands & Tahiti Iti
Mar 1315Marquesas, Tuamotus & Society Islands
Mar 2712Cook Islands & Society Islands
Apr 0711Society Islands and Tuamotus
Apr 178Tahiti & the Society Islands
Apr 248Society Islands & Tahiti Iti
May 018Tahiti & the Society Islands
May 088Society Islands & Tahiti Iti
May 158Tahiti & the Society Islands
May 2214Society Islands, Cook Islands, Tonga & Fiji
Jun 0513Fiji, Tonga, Cook & Society Islands
Jun 1611Society Islands and Tuamotus
Jun 268Tahiti & the Society Islands
Jul 038Tahiti & the Society Islands
Jul 108Society Islands & Tahiti Iti
Jul 1712Cook Islands & Society Islands
Jul 2811Society Islands and Tuamotus
Aug 078Tahiti & the Society Islands
Aug 148Tahiti & the Society Islands
Aug 218Society Islands & Tahiti Iti
Aug 2815Marquesas, Tuamotus & Society Islands
Sep 118Tahiti & the Society Islands
Sep 188Society Islands & Tahiti Iti
Sep 2512Cook Islands & Society Islands
Oct 0611Society Islands and Tuamotus
Oct 238Tahiti & the Society Islands
Oct 308Society Islands & Tahiti Iti
Nov 068Tahiti & the Society Islands
Nov 138Tahiti & the Society Islands
Nov 2015Marquesas, Tuamotus & Society Islands
Dec 158Society Islands & Tahiti Iti
Dec 228Tahiti & the Society Islands
Dec 298Tahiti & the Society Islands
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Max Passengers: 332
Ship Type: Luxury Expedition Ship

The Paul Gauguin was designed specifically to sail the shallow seas of Tahiti and French Polynesia, visiting small ports that larger ships can’t reach and effortlessly blending into the stunning natural beauty of the South Seas.

She offers an extension of the informal, relaxing environment of the islands, coupled with five-star service, comfort and luxury. Spacious suites and staterooms (more than 70% with private balconies), an onboard watersports marina, a choice of three open-seating dining venues and an extensive spa are among her luxurious attributes.

The atmosphere aboard ship radiates warmth, informality, and Polynesian flair. And the beloved troupe of Gauguines — a local Tahitian group who serve as cruise staff, entertainers and storytellers — add the unique personality of Tahiti to every cruise.

Ship Information
- Most luxurious ship to sail in Tahiti on a year-round basis
- Crew to guest ratio of 1 to 1.5
- All oceanview accommodations, nearly 70% with balconies
- All onboard gratuities included
- Complimentary beverages including fine wines and premium spirits, soft drinks, bottled water, coffee and tea served throughout the ship
- Butler service in categories B and above, including in-suite bar setup and SoundDock® for iPod®
- In-suite mini-bar replenished daily with soft drinks, beer and bottled water
- State-of-the-art retractable Watersports Marina
- Onboard dive program
- Onboard lecture program
- Two elegant restaurants and one pool-side grill, all with open-seating dining
- Well-being and vegetarian selections and special dietetic menus upon request
- Deep Nature Spa
- Casino & Piano Bar, Le Grand Salon and La Palette Lounge for evening entertainment
- WiFi hotspots throughout the ship
- Complimentary 24-hour room service
- Complimentary in-room dining
- Complimentary in-room movie channels and movies available

Suites and Staterooms
All oceanview staterooms and suites – nearly 70% with private balconies, feature temperature control, queen-size bed (a limited number can have twin-bed configuration) bathroom with full–size bathtub and shower, bathrobes, slippers, hair dryer, TV, CD/DVD player, personal safe, a refrigerator stocked with soft drinks, and more! There is one wheelchair accessible stateroom, and select staterooms can accommodate three or four guests by adding cribs or roll-aways.

Services
Personal service is a hallmark of the Paul Gauguin. You’ll know it as soon as you step aboard. With one crew member for every 1.5 guests, you’re assured the highest level of personal attention. The staff’s rigorous dedication to your comfort and well-being is gracefully expressed in a hundred thoughtful acts. The way the maitre d’ remembers your name or which table you prefer. In the extra personal attention the dive master gives every participant in the ship’s onboard SCUBA program. And in the warmth of your stewardess’ smile as she places a perfect ripe mango in your fruit basket. Yet, surprisingly, the staff expects no gratuities. They are included in your cruise fare.

Services include:
- 24 Room Service
- Butler Service
- Laundry, Dry Cleaning & Pressing Services
- Telephone calls direct from suite or stateroom
- Fax abilities
- Nine computers and a printer
- Internet and Wireless access
- 24-hour Medical Services

Watersports Marina
Watersports are a highlight of the Polynesian experience, and the Paul Gauguin is constructed to take full advantage of these irresistible waters, with accessibility to ports and adventures that other ships can't offer. The ship's small footprint enables it to navigate lagoons that larger ships would never dare to enter. And the retractable, onboard Watersports Marina brings guests down to sea level, where they can hop aboard a windsurfer, launch a kayak, or embark on a Zodiac for optional diving adventures.

SCUBA aboard the Paul Gauguin
Even for guests who have never been diving, take advantage of the onboard SCUBA lessons. The Paul Gauguin is the only luxury ship in French Polynesia to offer PADI certification onboard for novice divers as well as classes at all levels, from snorkeling to advanced scuba diving techniques, supervised by the personal staff of PADI dive masters. For the convenience of guests, all necessary equipment, including an air compressor to refill scuba tanks, is onboard.
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Cabin
Porthole Stateroom (F)
14 staterooms, 200 sq feet, two portholes
Paul Gauguin's Window Stateroom (E).
Window Stateroom (E)
37 staterooms, 200 sq feet, picture window. Some have a loveseat convertible for third guest accommodations.
Paul Gauguin's Balcony Stateroom D.
Balcony Stateroom (D)
26 staterooms, 202 sq feet with 37 sq feet veranda. Some have a loveseat convertible for third guest accommodations.
Paul Gauguin's Balcony Stateroom C.
Balcony Stateroom (C)
63 staterooms, 202 sq feet with 37 sq feet veranda. Some have a loveseat convertible for third guest accommodations.
Paul Gauguin's Veranda Suite (B).
Veranda Stateroom (B)
17 staterooms, 249 sq feet with 56 sq feet veranda. Butler service. Can accommodate a third guest with a rollaway.
Paul Gauguin's Veranda Suite (A).
Veranda Suite (A)
5 suites, 300 sq feet with 58 sq feet veranda. Butler service, can accommodate 4 guests by adding two rollaways.
Paul Gauguin's Grand Suite.
Grand Suite
2 suites, 332 sq feet with 197 sq feet veranda. Butler service, can accommodate 4 guests by adding two rollaways.
Paul Gauguin's Owner's Suite.
Owners Suite
2 suites with 437-531 sq feet and a 57-77 sq feet veranda. Butler service, separate dressing area, can accommodate 4 guests by adding two rollaways.
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