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Society and Tuamotu Islands

2021 - Example 12 Day Cruise aboard Aranui 5
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Sail the crystal waters of the South Pacific reef system
Highlights
  • Snorkel and dive in the largest atoll of French Polynesia
  • Get your tans done in the stunning paradise of Bora Bora
  • Witness the beauty of unspoiled and virgin islands of Society and Tuamotu
  • Swim in the pristine white beaches
Places Visited
  • South Pacific
  • Tahiti
  • Bora Bora
  • Fakarava
  • French Polynesia
  • Huahine
  • Makatea
  • Moorea
  • Oceania
  • Papeete
  • Polynesia
  • Raiatea
  • Society Islands
  • Tuamotu Islands
Trip Type:
  • Small Ship
Activity Level: Relaxed
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Full Itinerary

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Day 1: Papeete, Tahiti | Embark

  • Ship
  • 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Start your voyage across the unspoiled beauty of the Tuamotu and Society Islands by embarking on Aranui 5 at Papeete, Tahiti.

Day 2: Rangiroa, Tuamotu

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Arrive at the largest atoll in French Polynesia, Rangiroa or "huge sky." This endless lagoon is abundant with marine life suitable for snorkeling and scuba diving. It is also the home to shimmering pearls in all shades and the local artisans are known for their fine shell jewelry.

Day 3: Fakarava, Tuamotu

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The abundance of untouched marine resources hailed Fakarava as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Enjoy this day in a remarkable tropical setup of the second largest atoll in French Polynesia which boasts its turquoise-colored clear water and pristine white beach.

Day 4: Makatea, Tuamotu

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Arrive this day at Makatea, Tuamotu.

Day 5: Raiatea, Society Islands

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Enjoy the first destination in the Society Islands - Raiatea. 

Day 6: Tahaa, Society Islands

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Relish this day at Tahaa, Society Islands.

Day 7: Maupiti, Society Islands

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Spend this day on another part of Society Islands - Maupiti.

Day 8-9: Bora Bora, Society Islands

  • Ship
  • 2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners
It is such a thrill to get your tans done in the world-renowned and picture-perfect island paradise of Bora Bora. It showcases a stunning lagoon in myriad shades of blues and greens. You will enjoy two days in this dream destination for many. While the crew prepares another delicious picnic lunch featuring Tahitian specialties, try out the different optional excursions available which include the circle island tour by boat or bus, helicopter ride, a 4WD off-road tour or one of the most popular, shark and ray feeding. In this afternoon, you will have time at your leisure.
 

Day 10: Huahine, Society Islands

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Bask in the sun and have fun at Huahine, Society Islands.

Day 11: Moorea, Society Islands

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The last stop before heading back home is at Moorea of the Society Islands. Be sure to make the most of it and create a lot of memories to cherish for a lifetime.

Day 12: Papeete, Tahiti | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Disembark at Papeete, Tahiti with your fun-filled memories and beautiful tans.

Photo Gallery

Scuba diving on coral reef Sail the crystal waters of the South Pacific reef system Diving among the reef and marine life Lagoon of Bora Bora, French Polynesia Woman snorkeling in clear water in Bora Bora

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Ship/Hotel

Aranui 5

The Aranui 5
Aranui 5 Reception
Aranui 5 Veranda Bar

Dates & Prices

Per person starting at
$3,220
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Regular Stateroom - Obstructed
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Royal Suite - Obstructed
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Single Stateroom
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Class C
Approx. 135 sq. ft. and 285 sq. ft. Dormitory style accommodations, with two lower and two upper berths or four lower and four upper berths, porthole, one or two private bathroom with shower, wardrobe, sitting area.
Regular Stateroom aboard the Aranui 5
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Regular Stateroom
Approx. 120 sq. ft. Exterior cabin with one double bed or two twin beds, one bathroom with a shower, desk, one flat screen TV, and safe.
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Deluxe
Approx. 140 sq. ft. + 45 sq. ft. balcony. Exterior cabin with one double bed or two twin beds, one bathroom with a shower, make up table, desk, wardrobe, one flat screen TV, safe, under counter refrigerator, hair dryer.
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Superior Deluxe
Approx. 160 sq. ft. + 45 sq. ft. balcony. Exterior cabin with one double bed or two twin beds, one bathroom with a shower, make up table, desk, wardrobe, one flat screen TV, safe, under counter refrigerator, hair dryer.
Junior Suite aboard the Aranui 5
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Junior Suite
Approx. 200 sq. ft. Exterior cabin with a double bed or two twin beds, two windows that cannot be opened, one bathroom with a shower, make up table, desk, wardrobe, one flat screen TV, sofa bed, safe, under counter refrigerator, hair dryer.
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Premium Suite
Approx. 200 sq. ft. + 45 sq. ft. balcony. Exterior cabin with double bed or two twin beds, semi private day room with decorative screen and sofa bed, one bathroom with a shower, make up table, desk, wardrobe, flat screen TV, safe, under counter refrigerator, hair dryer.
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Royal Suite
Approx. 240 sq. ft + 100 sq. ft. balcony. Exterior cabin with a double bed or two twin beds, living room with sofa bed, semi-private bedroom with decorative screen, wardrobe, one bathroom with a shower, make up table, one flat screen TV, safe, under counter refrigerator, hair dryer.
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Presidential Suite
Approx. 440 sq. ft + 130 sq. ft. balcony. Exterior cabin with a double bed or two twin beds, living room with sofa bed, mini bar, walk-in closet, two bathrooms with a shower, make up table, desk, two flat screen TV, safe, under counter refrigerator, hair dryer.

Notes

Cruise fare includes:
  • 11 nights accommodation in selected cabin type aboard the freighter/passenger ship Aranui 5
  • 3 meals with complimentary wine on board
  • Meals on shore are either picnics or at local restaurants
  • Guided tours

Cruise fare does not include:
  • Port, cruise and tourist taxes. Total will vary by departure and cabin type selected (please contact us for rate schedule)
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Optional excursions such as scuba diving, fishing, horseback riding, and helicopter tours
  • Any airfare
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities and personal expenses

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