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Duration

14 Days 13 nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English, French

About this tour

‚ú®Embark on an 11-day odyssey through the enchanting waters of French Polynesia with Paul Gauguin Cruises! ūüöĘ Departing from Papeete aboard Le Paul Gauguin, immerse yourself in the unrivaled beauty of this tropical paradise. Explore the pristine atolls and islands of the Tuamotus, where Rangiroa beckons with its famed black pearls and vibrant underwater life. Dive into the UNESCO-recognized wonderland of Fakarava Atoll, where nature thrives in abundance. Journey onward to the Society Islands, where lush rainforests, crystalline lagoons, and iconic palm trees await. Discover the cultural richness of Huahine, the legendary allure of Bora Bora’s volcanic majesty, and the timeless charm of Raiatea. Don’t miss the highlight of your voyage: Motu Mahana, a secluded haven perfumed with vanilla and surrounded by azure waters. Your adventure concludes amidst the pineapple-dotted landscapes and majestic peaks of Moorea, leaving you with memories to cherish forever. ūüĆī

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For Enquiry of this Tour, please contact Direct Flights
Kindly send us your email to: bookings@directflights.com.au

Package expires at on 30th, November 2024

Highlights

  • ūüĆä Set sail from Papeete aboard Le Paul Gauguin.
  • ūüŹĚ Explore the pristine atolls of the Tuamotus, including Rangiroa and Fakarava.
  • ūüź† Dive into the mesmerizing underwater world of vibrant fish, rays, and friendly sharks.
  • ūüĆļ Discover the lush rainforests and crystal-clear lagoons of the Society Islands.
  • ūüóŅ Immerse yourself in the original Polynesian culture on the legendary island of Raiatea.
  • ūüŹĚ Experience the secluded paradise of Motu Mahana, infused with the aroma of vanilla.
  • ūüĆÖ Marvel at the breathtaking beauty of Bora Bora's distinctive volcanic silhouette.
  • ūüćć Conclude your journey amidst the pineapple-covered hillsides and luxurious peaks of Moorea.

Included/Excluded

  • 2 nights at Te Moana Tahiti Resorts - 3* (2 night pre cruise)
  • 10 night cruise on board M/S Paul Gauguin ‚ÄúSociety Islands & The Tuamotus‚ÄĚ in a Stateroom (Category F)
  • Airport Meet & Greet with Flower Lei
  • Shared Transfer Tahiti International Airport to Te Moana Tahiti Resorts
  • Shared Transfer Te Moana Tahiti Resorts to Paul Gauguin Cruise Terminal
  • Shared Transfer Paul Gauguin Cruise Terminal to Tahiti International Airport
  • All shipboard meals on Paul Gauguin
  • All shipboard entertainment on Paul Gauguin
  • All onboard gratuities on Paul Gauguin
  • Domestic airfares and taxes, unless otherwise specified in our holiday package
  • Local City Taxes (where applicable - payable locally on check in)
  • Visa expenses, processing and issuance fees
  • Meals other than as specified in our holiday package i.e. mandatory festive dinners
  • Travel Insurance or expenses of a personal nature (mini-bar, phone call, laundry, etc.),
  • Tips or gratuities to guides, drivers, porters, hotel, restaurant or boat staff, etc.
  • Or any other travel expense that has not been included in our holiday package

Itinerary

Arrive at Tahiti International Airport where our representative will welcome and escort you to your transfer to InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa located a short 5 minutes drive from the airport. Overnight stay in Tahiti at Te Moana Tahiti

Spend today at leisure enjoying the wonderful accommodation and facilities at InteContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa. Enjoy a great array of activities, from sports, such as tennis and volleyball, to water-based activities and cultural pursuits. With a luxury spa, fitness centre and two superb infinity pools, the InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa is the quintessential island escape, with everything you need for a true French Polynesian getaway. Enjoy relaxing by the infinity sandy bottom pool or sipping delicious cocktails by the swim up pool bar.  Perhaps take the time to explore the stunning island of Tahiti with a Tahiti Island Half Day Afternoon Tour (optional extra). Overnight stay in Tahiti at Te Moana Tahiti

Spend a relaxing morning at the Te Moana Tahiti.¬†Once you have checked out of the hotel our representative will be there to transfer you to the Paul Gauguin¬†Cruise¬†Terminal which is located in town a nice 10¬†minutes drive from InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa. Receive a warm welcome onboard the Paul Gauguin from the crew and sail towards Huahine. The day is spent getting to know crew and fellow guests while exploring the vessel that will be ‚Äėhome‚Äô for the next 11¬†days. Meet¬†Les Gauguins & Les Gauguines, Tahitian hosts and entertainers that bring the spirit¬†of Polynesia to life on every Paul Gauguin voyage. Capital of French Polynesia, the city of¬†Papeete¬†is on the north-west coast of the island of Tahiti. You‚Äôll find a¬†relaxed atmosphere¬†here,where urban buzz combines with the legendary laid-back Polynesian lifestyle. Culture is not lacking. You can enjoy sites narrating the history of the archipelago, including the colonial cathedral and the¬†Maison de la reine Marau.¬†The¬†Vaipahi¬†public gardens will win you over by their abundant plant-life. The large municipal market offers local specialities: fresh fruit, spices and all kinds of fish abound on their stalls.

Dinner

During your journey at sea, make the most of the many services and activities on board. Treat yourself to a moment of relaxation in the spa or stay in shape in the fitness centre. Depending on the season, let yourself be tempted by the swimming pool or a spot of sunbathing. This journey without a port of call will also be an opportunity to enjoy the conferences or shows proposed on board, depending on the activities offered, or to do some shopping in the boutique or to meet the PONANT photographers in their dedicated space. As for lovers of the open sea, they will be able to visit the ship’s upper deck to admire the spectacle of the waves and perhaps be lucky enough to observe marine species. A truly enchanted interlude, combining comfort, rest and entertainment.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Listed as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Fakarava’s coral ellipsis is a narrow stretch of land sitting on a crystal-clear sea. Travellers here are surprised by the immensity of the lagoon, whose colours evoke an infinite palette. The atoll, renowned for its immaculate beaches and preserved nature, is home to rare bird species, plants and crustaceans. You’ll disembark in front of the Veke Veke guesthouse, where you will be welcomed with garlands of flowers and traditional music. You will then be able to go for a walk along the beach or put on flippers, mask and snorkel to make the most of the warm waters of Fakarava and observe its brightly coloured coral.

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A secluded atoll in the Tuamotu Archipelago,¬†Rangiroa, meaning ‚Äúvast sky‚ÄĚ in Polynesian, is very aptly named. The lagoon of the largest atoll in Polynesia is reminiscent of the heavens, imprisoned by hundreds of islets formed by sand that veers from immaculate white to pink. But the beauty of Rangiroa, classed by Captain Cousteau as¬†one of the most beautiful diving spots in the world, is most evident in its underwater life: you will have the occasion of admiring all the richness of the site on a snorkeling tour or on a glass-bottom boat tour. Rangiroa is also the high seat of¬†Polynesian pearl culture.

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Located less than 200 kilometres north-west of Tahiti, Huahine Island is a secret gem in French Polynesia. You’ll love the mysterious atmosphere emanating from its voluptuous contours, its wild vegetation and stunning remote creeks.   If you explore both parts of the island, la Grande Huahine to the north, and la Petite Huahine to the south, will reveal some of its hidden treasures, as well as some archaeological remains from the Polynesian past. You can meet the local population in the main town of Fare, or in the string of villages along the coast.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Paradisiacal atoll of the archipelago of the Leeward Islands, west of French Polynesia, mythical Bora Bora offers a natural spectacle of captivating beauty. You’ll be won over as much by the white sandy beaches as by its famous lagoon, one of the most beautiful in the world, where colourful fish frolic in waters of incomparable turquoise. The island is covered with tropical vegetation, and dominated by the majestic outline of Mount Otemanu. A promenade through this volcanic landscape will enable you to discover a number of villages and meet local communities.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

A volcanic island located halfway between Huahine and Bora-Bora, Raiatea is like the mother of Polynesia. It was on its rocky flanks that the oldest traces of local habitation were found. According to legend, it was even the cradle of the gods... You can admire several sites that bear witness to this past, including the first Polynesian holy site, the Te-Po religious centre, including the marae Taputapuatea, a sort of altar made of stone and coral. Although beaches are rare on Raiatea, here nature is totally captivating, and the coral islets offer myriads of ravishing creeks.

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Feet in the sand, on the islet of Motu Mahana, our sumptuous little private paradise, you will share a very special experience around an authentic traditional Polynesian barbecue. A veritable jewel in the Taha’a lagoon, pristine atoll of the Society Islands, Motu Mahana offers an infinite palette of shades of turquoise, an idyllic backdrop for observing the majestic ballet of the tropical fish. The volcanic island of Taha’a, dominated by Mount Ohiri and Mount Puurauti, will reveal its fertile and luxuriant nature, ideal for cultivating the magnificent black pearls of French Polynesia, as well as vanilla. This rare spice, greatly in demand by gourmets, is the main economic resource of what is also known as Vanilla Island.

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A part of the Windward Island archipelago just to the west of Tahiti, famous Mo'orea will leave you with a series of unforgettable images and memories. Bask on its heavenly beaches, enjoy a dip in the turquoise waters of its lagoon, and soak up its luscious vegetation and the heady flowers that carpet the inland areas. Get the most out of this natural gem with a trip to the Mo'orea Belvedere. Exceptional views of Mount Rotui unfurl before your eyes, with the Opunohu Bay and its valley to the left, and the famous Cook's Bay, surrounded by notched, cathedral-style peaks, to the right.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Tahiti‚Äôs capital city of Papeete is where we‚Äôll part ways and say ‚Äúuntil we meet again.‚Ä̬†Our representative will be waiting for you as you disembark¬†to transfer you to Tahiti¬†International Airport for your International flight back home.

Durations

14 Days 13 Nights

Languages

English
French

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