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Paul Gauguin • South Pacific Cruises

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One of the best ways to explore French Polynesia and beyond

Paul Gauguin Cruises operates the highest-rated and longest continually-sailing cruise ship in the South Pacific, the renowned m/s Paul Gauguin, designed to explore the pristine lagoons of these islands, while our proud team of local Tahitians extend genuine Polynesian hospitality.

Artful onboard features include luxurious, ocean view accommodations with balconies in select staterooms, gourmet dining curated by award-winning chef Jean-Pierre Vigato, a lavish spa offering signature treatments, an expansive deck and outdoor pool, fitness center, a boutique, and a lounge with live entertainment introducing you to Polynesia’s vibrant cultures. The Gauguin also offers a watersports marina for kayaking, paddle boarding, and PADI SCUBA diving programs. Only with Paul Gauguin Cruises can you visit our private island of Motu Mahana (off the coast of Taha’a) where food, drink, and live music await as well as our exclusive beach retreat in Bora Bora.

Special Incentives Information for Paul Gauguin

My Exclusive inclusions:
It will vary depending on the Itinerary & Cabin Class.

All New Bookings for 2021 to 2023
You will receive an After Voyage Thank You Gift Card sent from me directly to you after your return from your Trip. Value of the Gift Card will start at $50 up to $1000, pending on the total booking.

Included on all Paul Gauguin journeys:

• Roundtrip airfare from Los Angeles
• Roundtrip airport/pier transfers
• All shipboard meals, in your choice of venues
• Complimentary beverages, including select wines and spirits, beers
• Use of the white-sand beach in Bora Bora
• A day on our private islet, Motu Mahana

please note, that most Shore Excursions are an additional cost.

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Save 50% plus Included Roundtrip Airfare from Los Angeles

Save 50% plus Included Roundtrip Airfare from Los Angeles
50% off standard cruise fares and included roundtrip airfare from Los Angeles on all sailings aboard The Gauguin. Take advantage of this special offer on all our Tahiti, French Polynesia and the South Pacific voyages.

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Virtuoso Voyages Information for Paul Gauguin South Pacific Cruises

Most of the Paul Gaugin itineraries are part of my Virtuoso Voyages offerings, make your booking through me I am able to offer the additional amenity:

$100 USD Shipboard Credit Per Person
Credit will be applied to your shipboard account. Restrictions apply, please see Terms & Conditions for details. 1st & 2nd Person in room, per person, based on double occupancy.

Special Sailings and Itineraries Information for Paul Gauguin South Pacific Cruises

M/S Paul Gauguin is continually sailing through French Polynesia year round, offering several Trademark Itineraries and a special yearly Tahiti to Fiji and back journey.

Trademark Itineraries
   • Tahiti & the Society Islands (7 nights)
   • Society Islands & Tuamotus (10 nights)
   • Cook Islands & Society Islands (11 nights)
   • Marquesas, Tuamotus & Society Islands (14 nights)

Itineraries That Go Beyond French Polynesia
   • Fiji, Tonga, Cook & Society Islands – offered once a year (12/13 nights one way)

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Paul Gauguin South Pacific Cruises Tahiti the Society Islands

Tahiti & the Society Islands
7–night Journey

Best of the Society Islands and a great introduction to French Polynesia. And with 2 Private Beach experiences, not a typical cruise line offering.

Map of Tahiti & the Society Islands

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Paul Gauguin South Pacific Cruises Marquesas Tuamotus Society Islands

Marquesas, Tuamotus & Society Islands
14-night Journey

An exceptional voyage to four of the islands in the Marquesas on a special itinerary that also encompasses the diving mecca of the Tuamotus archipelago, and some of the most legendary ports in the Society Islands.

Map of Marquesas Tuamotus Society Islands

Fleet and Craft Information for Paul Gauguin South Pacific Cruises

M/S Paul Gauguin South Pacific Cruises

M/S Paul Gauguin

Year Built: 1997
Last Refurbishment: 2012
Ship Length: 504 ft
Tonage: 19170 gt
Country of Registration: Bahamas

Total Cabins / Suites: 160
All-suite ocean view accommodations, each with private terrace

Maximum Guests: 332
Staff & Crew: 199

Dining Options:
3 dining venues
3 open seating and lounge venues

In 1997, the vessel entered service for RSSC-Radisson Seven Seas Cruises (in 2006 renamed Regent Seven Seas Cruises). In 2009, the cruise liner was acquired by Pacific Beachcomber (French Polynesia luxury hotels and resorts operator). The ship was refurbished in 2012 for USD 7 million.

The liner was specifically designed for navigation in the shallow seas of French Polynesia. Boat’s low draft allows visiting small seaports. The onboard experience is marked by the informal and relaxing environment, 5-star hotel amenities, premium service and luxury.

M/S Paul Gauguin South Pacific Cruises

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page updated: December 2020

images courtesy: Paul Gauguin Cruises

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