Society Islands, Cook Islands, Tonga & Fiji - 14-night Cruise

Over the course of 13 unhurried nights, The Gauguin allows you to discover the South Pacific's most storied, beautiful, and culturally vibrant islands, towns, and cities. No matter what kind of experience you seek, from soaking in the sun on the Society Islands' white-sand beaches to immersing yourself in the unique cultures of Fiji and Tonga, when you follow in the wake of the world's most famous explorers in the South Pacific, there are treasures to discover at every port.

Highlights

  • Two separate Fijian ports showcase an intriguing juxtaposition: the sophisticated capital city of Suva and the unspoiled beauty of Savusavu, called the "Hidden Paradise of Fiji."
  • Surrounded by one of the largest barrier reefs in the world, you can see an abundance of tropical fish and beautiful coral blooms while visiting tiny Beqa Island.
  • Live the life idyllic with a memorable day on Motu Mahana, our own private slice of paradise. On this exclusive islet, treat yourself to sand between your toes, the shade of swaying palm trees, a sumptuous barbecue lunch, and, of course, drinks sipped from coconuts.

    Detailed Itinerary

    Day 1 - Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands
    The largest of French Polynesia's 118 islands, Tahiti and it's capital city of Papeete are the perfect place to begin (and/or end) your South Pacific sojourn. The Gauguin waits patiently in the harbor, a vibrant and bustling market across the street and in the evenings roulottes (food trucks) line the nearby square offering tasty local fare.

    Day 2 - Moorea, Society Islands
    Step into a vibrant, colorful world in bright and beautiful Moorea, which welcomes you with azure lagoons, impossibly fresh tropical fruits, stunning mountain peaks and palm-fringed beaches. Commune with nature on an optional dolphin-watching excursion with an expert marine biologist. Afterwards, spend some time getting to know the local residents while shopping for handmade crafts.

    Day 3 - Taha'a, Society Islands
    As the day unfolds in front of you, where will you go? Exciting shore excursions await, but so does Motu Mahana, Paul Gauguin Cruises' own private islet. Choose from swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, or simply lounging on the beach with a cold drink from our floating bar. Les Gauguines are also on hand to share musical entertainment and Polynesian crafts.

    Day 4 - Bora Bora, Society Islands
    Explore lush peaks, wander white-sand beaches, and marvel at the iconic views of Mount Otemanu. Take the plunge with a SCUBA excursion to see the island's colorful coral reefs, enjoy a sunset jetboat ride, or spend a lazy afternoon on our private beach. Like a priceless Paul Gauguin painting come to life, storied Bora Bora is colorful and unforgettable. The landscape alone will have you searching for adequate adjectives, especially once you see the lagoon-"turquoise" just doesn't do it justice.

    Day 5 - Sea Day
    Have you met Les Gauguins and Les Gauguines yet? Our onboard hosts are at the ready to share their Polynesian culture, with Tahitian dance lessons, hands-on traditional craft demonstrations, and an array of activities for all ages. The day is yours to make what you will of it. Perhaps you'll take in a lecture by one of our special guests or take part in cooking lessons with the executive chef. Or maybe you'll unwind poolside or treat yourself to a visit to the Deep Nature Spa... or why not both? A day at sea offers ample time to relax and plan your next adventure.

    Day 6 - Aitutaki, Cook Islands
    A wealth of cultural tradition, Aitutaki's inhabitants keep their history alive through song, dance, legends and crafts. If you're looking to spend time on land, consider taking the easy hike to the highest peak on the island, Maunga Pu, where you'll be rewarded with 360-degree views. But if you're interested in an excursion, a trip out to One Foot Island in Aitutaki's stunning blue lagoon will take your breath away.

    Day 7 - International Date Line
    Indulge in two tranquil days at sea. It may be worth setting down that tropical cocktail, putting a bookmark in whatever you're reading, and taking notice for one key reason - you'll be crossing the International Date Line, something most travelers can't say they've done.

    Day 8 - Sea Day
    Have you met Les Gauguins and Les Gauguines yet? Our onboard hosts are at the ready to share their Polynesian culture, with Tahitian dance lessons, hands-on traditional craft demonstrations, and an array of activities for all ages. The day is yours to make what you will of it. Perhaps you'll take in a lecture by one of our special guests or take part in cooking lessons with the executive chef. Or maybe you'll unwind poolside or treat yourself to a visit to the Deep Nature Spa... or why not both? A day at sea offers ample time to relax and plan your next adventure.

    Day 9 - Sea Day
    Have you met Les Gauguins and Les Gauguines yet? Our onboard hosts are at the ready to share their Polynesian culture, with Tahitian dance lessons, hands-on traditional craft demonstrations, and an array of activities for all ages. The day is yours to make what you will of it. Perhaps you'll take in a lecture by one of our special guests or take part in cooking lessons with the executive chef. Or maybe you'll unwind poolside or treat yourself to a visit to the Deep Nature Spa... or why not both? A day at sea offers ample time to relax and plan your next adventure.

    Day 10 - Vava'u, Tonga
    Enjoy a Polynesian cultural show, sample traditional Tongan food, or climb to the top of Mt. Talau, the highest point on Vava'u. You'll be rewarded with unparalleled views of the surrounding islands. And, while the activities on land are sure to impress, you won't want to miss the underwater show, either. The island's crystal-clear lagoon is home to more than 100 species of tropical fish, plus dolphins, rays, and more.

    Day 11 - Sea Day
    Have you met Les Gauguins and Les Gauguines yet? Our onboard hosts are at the ready to share their Polynesian culture, with Tahitian dance lessons, hands-on traditional craft demonstrations, and an array of activities for all ages. The day is yours to make what you will of it. Perhaps you'll take in a lecture by one of our special guests or take part in cooking lessons with the executive chef. Or maybe you'll unwind poolside or treat yourself to a visit to the Deep Nature Spa... or why not both? A day at sea offers ample time to relax and plan your next adventure.

    Day 12 - Savusavu, Vanua Levu, Fiji
    Tucked away on the largely undeveloped northern Fijian island of Vanua Levu, Savusavu lets you experience the South Seas of centuries gone by before the area was colonized by Europeans. Visit a black pearl farm, immerse yourself in a Fijian village, or spot colorful native birds in the pristine Waisale Reserve.

    Day 13 - Suva, Viti Levu, Fiji
    Suva is the largest urban area in the South Pacific, outside of Australia and New Zealand. It's been the capital of Fiji since 1883 and offers a unique mix of modern and colonial ambiance, making it a great place for history and architecture buffs to explore on foot. More interested in the views? Suva is perched on a hilly peninsula between two postcard-perfect harbors.

    Day 14 - Beqa Island, Fiji
    While it may only be six square miles, Beqa Island packs every inch with natural beauty. Spend your day snorkeling among the coral blooms, strolling golden-sand beaches, or discovering a hidden waterfall.

    Day 15 - Lautoka, Viti Levu, Fiji
    Once you arrive in Lautoka (known as "Sugar City" for the green-gold sugarcane that surrounds the city), there's much to explore. Stroll its palm-lined streets, experience everyday life in a traditional village, or hike in Koroyanitu National Heritage Park.

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    Cruise Line
    Paul Gauguin Cruises
    Offer
    Offer valid through 12/31/2022
    Duration
    15 Days
    Cruise Ship
    m/s Paul Gauguin

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    DayPortArriveDepart
    Day 1Papeete 11:59 PM
    Day 2Moorea8:00 AM6:00 PM
    Day 3Taha'a9:00 AM5:00 PM
    Day 4Bora Bora8:00 AM6:00 PM
    Day 5At Sea  
    Day 6Aitutaki8:00 AM6:00 PM
    Day 7International Date Line  
    Day 8At Sea  
    Day 9At Sea  
    Day 10Vava'U8:00 AM5:00 PM
    Day 11At Sea  
    Day 12Savusavu8:00 AM6:00 PM
    Day 13Suva8:00 AM6:00 PM
    Day 14Beqa Island8:00 AM5:00 PM
    Day 15Lautoka9:00 AM 
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    09/24/2022$7,790.00* (USD) / F Porthole StateroomQuote
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