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Beautiful beaches of Bora Bora.
$4,295
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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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Paul Gauguin sits outside Bora Bora.
$6,395
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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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Cabanas silhouette  on a Bora Bora cruise
$8,360
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French Polynesia: Beyond the Postcard

French Polynesia - 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 the people and islands on a personal level. Explore the historic ceremonial …
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Explore Easter Island
$5,900
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Easter Island and Polynesia

Hanga Roa to Papeete - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Discover the famous Moai statues
  • Scuba dive in the South Pacific
  • Visit Saint Michel’s Cathedral
  • Learn about Orongo culture
Starts/ Ends in:
Hanga Roa / Papeete
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Spa & Relaxing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 13-day cruise will start in Hanga Roa, Easter Island where you will discover its famous wooden tablets called ‘Rongorongo’ and theMoai, or ‘walking statues’. You will then sail through the clear waters of the South Pacific to thePitcairn Islands, an unspoiled …
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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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Experience the abundant marine life in the South Pacific
$6,195
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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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Sunset on Easter Island
$5,260
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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 tropical adventure cruise 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 …
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Sunset on Easter Island
$12,780
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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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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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Woman snorkeling in clear water in Bora Bora
$3,200
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Classic Marquesas Cruise

2021 Thursday Departures - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Aranui 5
  • Snorkel the lagoons of Rangiroa
  • Take a stroll in the villages
  • Dive and snorkel in Tuamotu atoll
  • Explore Fakavara
  • Taste Marquesan cuisine
  • Swim in the lagoon of Bora Bora
Starts/ Ends in:
Papeete / Papeete
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
A Polynesian legend tells that the gods created the Marquesas Islands to be the roof of French Polynesia. Onboard the Aranui 5, travelers are taken to the heart of Polynesian culture and traditions, to islands that have remained untouched and where time seems to have stopped. In this 13-day classic …
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Cabanas silhouette  on a Bora Bora cruise
$3,200
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Classic Marquesas Cruise

2021 Saturday Departures - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Aranui 5
  • Explore Fakavara
  • Swim in the lagoon of Bora Bora
  • Dive and snorkel in Tuamotu atoll
  • Snorkel the lagoons of Rangiroa
  • Taste Marquesan cuisine
  • Take a stroll in the villages
Starts/ Ends in:
Papeete / Papeete
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Helicopter Tour, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Local Market, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
A Polynesian legend tells that the gods created the Marquesas Islands to be the roof of French Polynesia. Onboard the Aranui 5, travelers are taken to the heart of Polynesian culture and traditions, to islands that have remained untouched and where time seems to have stopped. In this 13-day classic …
Cruise Details
Moai hillside on Easter Island
$1,143
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Easter Island

5 Day Itinerary
  • Visit the most important Moai sites
  • Wander Anakena Beach
  • View the quarry where Moai were cut
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Land
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Travel to the world's most isolated bit of land - Easter Island. A tiny pinprick in the great Pacific, the island is actually a mound of consolidated lava and ash from three submarine volcanoes. Fly from Santiago, Chile, and spend 5 days discovering the ancient history and traditions of Easter …
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Moai of Easter Island
$20,680
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Tahiti to Easter Island: Marquesas, Tuamotus & Pitcairns

20 Day Itinerary aboard Island Sky (ZE)
  • Take pictures of Marquesas
  • See the giant volcanic stone
  • Meet the locals of Pitcairn Island
  • Bird-watching for endemic pigeon
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this island excursion as Island Sky takes you on the 20-day cruise from Tahiti to Easter Island. Start the trip by learning about Tahiti through the different arts available in the museum. Visit Tuamotus Island, which is comprised ofthe world's largest atoll chain. Due to a low volume of …
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Snorkel the vibrant waters of the South Pacific
$3,670
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Austral and Cook Islands

2021 - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Aranui 5
  • Learn about sustainable fishing
  • Try traditional javelin throwing
  • Admire the works of art and craft
  • Enjoy the amenities of Aranui
Starts/ Ends in:
Papeete / Papeete
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Spa & Relaxing, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
During this 13-day cruise, exploreand marvel in the beautiful landscapes ofthe Austral and Cook Islands while aboard the Aranui 5.Feel the warm welcome of the local community and have a glimpse of their rich culture. Come explore the enchanting Austral and Cook Islands on what is often referred to …
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Snorkel the vibrant reef system in the pristine atolls
$3,830
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Pitcairn, Gambier and Tuamotu Islands

2021 - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Aranui 5
  • Visit the grave of John Adams
  • Explore archaeological sites
  • Learn about Polynesian civilization
  • Visit the Gambier Islands
Starts/ Ends in:
Papeete / Papeete
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The tiny far-flung island of Pitcairn which is only accessible by sea is located in the dazzling blue waters between Tahiti and Easter Island. The modern freighter ofAranui 5 offers a stylish and comfortable journey towards this isolated island. Get the chance to visit the part of Britain's …
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Guanaco in Torres del Paine
$12,724
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South America Grand

34 Day Itinerary
  • Observe toucans and macaws
  • Snorkel among Galapagos marine life
  • Watch water flood over Iguazu Falls
  • Hike to the spires of El Paine
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Biking, Cooking Class, Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, Land, Local Market, Rainforest Exploration, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Urban Exploration, Village Visit, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This epic 34-day South America tour begins in Ecuador and crosses the continent ending in Chile. Swim with sea lions on a Galapagos cruise, experience the wilds of the Amazon, and visit the mysterious ruins of Machu Picchu. Explore the dynamic cities of Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires,and Santiago. …
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