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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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Travelers getting ready to scuba dive.
$4,295
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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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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
  • 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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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
  • 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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Paul Gauguin sits outside Bora Bora.
$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: 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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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: 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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Enjoying a day of snorkeling.
$7,045
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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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Women wearing traditional dress of the South Pacific.
$7,195
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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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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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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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