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Scuba diving on coral reef
$7,690
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Isles, Atolls, and Pristine Corals: Southern Line Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Orion
  • Explore healthy reef systems
  • Follow in Capt. Cook's footsteps
  • Snorkel, dive, and ride zodiacs
  • Visit ancient archaeological sites
  • Visit pristine beaches and lagoons
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling
Activity Level: Relaxed
Discover that the idealized notion of tropical paradise is alive and well—as are some of the world’s best dive and snorkel sites—on an expedition from Rangiroa’s sparkling lagoon to the verdant peaks of Tahiti’s neighbor, Moorea. This compact voyage maximizes your time …
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Snorkel with sea turtles as you cruise the South Pacific
$15,680
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Azure Seas from Tahiti to the Marquesas

15 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Orion
  • Tour the unique Marquesas
  • See ancient stone sculptures
  • Hike remote Fatu Hiva
  • Dive or snorkel Fakarava reefs
Activities: Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Remote and enigmatic, the Marquesas are islands that belong to the past. Some of them virtually untouched since the era of European exploration, their isolation has given way to a proud people whose unique Marquesan dialect is a direct link to the ancient Polynesian language of Maohi. Indeed, it is …
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View unique underwater wildlife
$15,680
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Epic Polynesia: Cook Islands to Tahiti

15 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Orion
  • Ride Zodiacs to sparkling lagoons
  • Snorkel and dive colorful reefs
  • Visit tiny Wallis & Futuna
  • Explore Fiji's marine park
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Embark on a sweeping adventure to the western reaches of Polynesia and explore from the verdant crags of Tahiti to the vibrant reefs of Fiji—plus tropical islands and reefs that few others will ever see. Immerse yourself in Aitutaki’s warm turquoise waters, and experience genuine …
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Cabanas silhouette  on a Bora Bora cruise
$7,690
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French Polynesia: Beyond the Postcard

8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Orion
  • Visit Marae Taputapuatea on Raiatea
  • Snorkel or dive healthy reefs
  • Learn stand-up paddle boarding
  • Navigate Tiputa Pass into Rangiroa
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Biking, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Venture to the heart of Polynesian culture and wildness on this highly immersive expedition where options abound. Choose to kayak, stand-up paddleboard, or take a bike ride for independent exploration and to connect with these people and islands on a personal level. Explore the historic ceremonial …
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Beautiful beaches of Bora Bora.
$3,995
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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
  • Explore Tahiti's capital Papeete
Activities: Adventure Options, Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Spa & Relaxing, 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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Experience the abundant marine life in the South Pacific
$5,545
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Society Islands and Tuamotus

11 Day Itinerary aboard Paul Gauguin
  • Enjoy two full days in Bora Bora
  • Visit Fakarava, a UNESCO site
  • Spend a day relaxing on Motu Mahana
  • Visit the Tuamotu Archipelago
Activities: Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Spa & Relaxing, 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.
$5,895
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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: Adventure Options, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
On this South Pacific cruise, 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 ocean from nearly any point on the island, sitting in sharp contrast to …
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Snorkel the clear waters of Tahiti
$7,100
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Pearls of the Pacific

Papeete, Tahiti to Lautoka - 14 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Explorer
  • See Bora Bora's underwater wonders
  • Relax on beautiful beaches
  • Visit small Melanesian communities
  • Look for colorful reef fish
Activities: Hiking, Snorkeling, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Look for the Pearls of the South Pacific on this 14-day voyage from Papeete to Lautoka. Discover the underwater wonders, blue lagoons and raised coral islands of French Polynesia and Oceania. Board the Silver Explorer in Tahiti and be transfixed by the awe-inspiring beauty of Bora Bora, Cooks …
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Moai of Easter Island
$6,350
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Polynesia and Easter Island

14 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Visit a wood and coral cathedral
  • Explore Mangareva's pearl farms
  • Admire Pitcairn's museum collection
  • Discover the impressive Ahu Tahai
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Local Market, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Village Visit
Activity Level: Relaxed
Join L'Austral on a fantastic 14-day adventure to the heart of the Pacific. Far from the major maritime routes, the Gambier Islands are one of Polynesia’s most unspoiled destinations. Encircled by a large ring of coral, its multicolored lagoons are each more beautiful than the next and …
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Women wearing traditional dress of the South Pacific.
$2,920
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Tuamotu, the Marquesas Islands, & Bora Bora

14 Day Itinerary aboard Aranui 5
  • Tour the cathedral in Taiohae
  • Hike from Omoa to Hanavave
  • Explore the ruins of Puamau
  • Snorkel the lagoons of Rangiroa
  • Taste Marquesan cuisine
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
From the moment you set sail on the Aranui 5 and through this 14-day experience, be fully immersed in all things Polynesian — from the warmth of its people, to the richness of its history and culture, to the sights and sounds of its majestic islands. Explore the enchanting Marquesas Islands, …
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Explore the landscape of French Polynesia.
$7,395
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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: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Spa & Relaxing, 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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Colorful fish
$17,580
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Tahiti to Easter Island: Marquesas, Tuamotus & Pitcairns

19 Day Itinerary aboard Caledonian Sky
  • Photograph the exquisite Marquesas
  • View Easter Island's moai statues
  • Meet the residents of tiny Pitcairn
  • Visit all four Pitcairn Islands
  • Enjoy excellent snorkeling & diving
  • Step ashore to exuberant welcomes
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Sail the beautiful waters of the South Pacific on this 20-day Tahiti to Easter Island cruise. For many, Polynesia is the definition of paradise: palm-fanned beaches, turquoise lagoons, and friendly islanders. Begin in the legendary Tahiti and head east across the ocean, stopping to explore …
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Sunset on Easter Island
$9,100
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South Pacific Islands Expedition

Easter Island to Papeete - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Explorer
  • Meet the locals of Pitcairn Island
  • Swim and snorkel at remote reefs
  • Explore the spectacular Bora Bora
  • Visit St. Michael's Cathedral
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Helicopter Tour, Hiking, Snorkeling, Village Visit
Activity Level: Relaxed
Join a 15-day journey that reverses part of the odyssey of the mutineers of the Bounty. Board the Silver Explorer in the magnetic Easter Island, stop at the Pitcairn Islands before exploring the Gambier and Austral Islands, Bora Bora and Tahiti. Enjoy the opportunity to see rare endemics birds and …
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South Pacific shoreline
$14,980
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Faces of Polynesia: Fiji to Tahiti

15 Day Itinerary aboard Caledonian Sky
  • Enjoy Polynesian hospitality
  • Witness Tonga's unique heritage
  • Search for rare and endemic birds
  • Snorkel or dive nearly every day
  • Photograph lush islands & beaches
Activities: Beach Time, Expedition Cruises, History, Rainforest Exploration, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Village Visit
Activity Level: Relaxed
Journey to the South Pacific aboard the Caledonian Sky. Enjoy exuberant welcomes from traditionally clad dancers and experience warm hospitality as you are invited to join kava rituals and sample local delicacies.Witness the unique cultural heritage of Tonga, the oldest and last remaining …
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The mountainous island chain of Tahiti
$17,990
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Easter Island to Tahiti: Tales of the Pacific

18 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Orion
  • Dive or snorkel stunning reefs
  • Trace the legend of the HMS Bounty
  • Explore unusual Henderson Island
  • Examine the moai at Easter Island
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling
Activity Level: Relaxed
Following in the wake of early Polynesian navigators, this voyage takes you to the farthest reaches of Oceania. As you sail from mysterious Easter Island to Tahiti, interact with the locals of small villages and discover some of the secrets and traditions of the islands. Walk the length of …
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Sunset on Easter Island
$6,350
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Polynesia and Easter Island

14 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal (CDP)
  • Visit a wood and coral cathedral
  • Explore Mangareva's pearl farms
  • Admire Pitcairn's museum collection
  • Tour the Ahu Tahai complex
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Local Market, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Village Visit
Activity Level: Relaxed
Enjoy a delightful 14-day adventure aboard Le Boreal and explore the heart of the Pacific. Far from the major maritime routes, the Gambier Islandsare one of Polynesia’s most unspoiled destinations. Stop in the small village of Rikitea, where Saint Michael’s Cathedral stands proudly, …
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