Society Islands, Cook Islands, Tonga & Fiji - 13-night Cruise

Overview

Follow in the wake of the world's most famous explorers in the SouthPacific. Over the course of 13 unhurried nights, you'll discover theregion's most storied, beautiful, and culturally vibrant islands, towns,and cities. Begin in the Society Islands-the waters that The Gauguin callshome. From there, continue on to the stunning Cook Islands beforecrossing the International Date Line en route to Tonga, which pairs rawnatural beauty with a unique culture. Then, make a stop in friendlyLautoka, the heart of Fiji's sugar industry.

Highlights

  • View manta rays gliding effortlessly through the underwater world whenyou take a diving excursion during your cruise-it's the best time ofyear to see them.
  • Explore Tonga, the last remaining Polynesian monarchy and only South Pacific nation never colonized by Europeans.
  • Call upon two beautiful Fijian ports-the bustling capital city of Suva,which effortlessly combines Polynesian flair with Europeansophistication, and Savusavu, called the "Hidden Paradise of Fiji."

    Itinerary

    Day 1 - Embark the m/s Paul Gauguin in Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands

    Theislands of Polynesia are a gorgeous collection of volcanic atollsstrewn across the grand Pacific Ocean, and the island of Tahiti is thelargest of all 118. Explore the dynamic dining, nightlife, and shoppingin the capital city of Papeete before embarking on The Gauguin.

    Day 2 - Moorea, Society Islands

    Vibrantcolors abound on Moorea, in everything from fresh fruits and flowers tomulti-hued lagoons, and from spectacular mountain peaks to palm-fringedbeaches. Shop for local handicrafts, embark on an optionaldolphin-watching expedition with a marine biologist, and sample thelocal pineapples, said to be the most delicious in all of FrenchPolynesia.

    Day 3 - Taha'a (Motu Mahana), Society Islands

    Embark on your choice of exciting shore excursions today, or spend your whole day relaxing on Motu Mahana,our very own private islet. Enjoy swimming, snorkeling, and kayaking,or simply lounge on the beach with a chilled beverage from our floatingbar. Les Gauguines will also be on hand to provide musical entertainmentand demonstrate traditional Polynesian crafts. A delicious barbecuelunch is provided.

    Day 4 - Bora Bora, Society Islands

    Abucket list destination for many, stunning Bora Bora welcomes you fortwo full days of exploring lush peaks, white-sand beaches, colorfulcoral reefs, and romantic lagoons. Experience the natural beauty of theisland with an optional snorkeling excursion, sunset jetboat ride, or ahelicopter tour that flies you over Bora Bora's iconic Mount Otemanu.

    Day 5 - At Sea

    Spend the day enjoying The Gauguin'sPolynesian ambiance: casual, leisurely, and graceful. Perhaps you'lltake in a lecture by one of our special guests, and then reflect on yourday over classic French cuisine at L'Etoile.

    Day 6 - Aitutaki, Cook Islands

    Whilethe island of Aitutaki may be small, it's big on beauty, thanks to itscoral reef-enclosed lagoon. Witness its splendor up-close with aleisurely beach visit. Don't forget to save time to venture into thevillage of Arutanga, where you'll find the oldest church in the Cooks,which dates from 1829.

    Day 7 & 8 - At Sea / Cross International Date Line

    The next two days will be at sea, which affords you plenty of time to relax and enjoy the amenities and entertainment onboard The Gauguin, like the award-winning spa, casino, and lectures by onboard experts.

    Day 9 - Vava'u, Tonga

    Tonganculture takes center stage here, undoubtedly because of the country'sstatus as the only South Pacific nation that was never colonized by theEuropeans. Enjoy a Polynesian cultural show, sample traditional Tonganfood, and marvel at a lagoon so clear, you can see to a depth of 130feet.

    Day 10 - At Sea

    Takea day to enjoy shipboard life: relax poolside, watch the South Pacificpass by, play some table tennis, or learn about our next port in theReading Gallery.

    Day 11 - Savusavu, Vanua Levu, Fiji

    Aday spent in Savusavu is a trip to a charming, unspoiled paradise.Known as the "Hidden Paradise of Fiji," this beautiful town is tuckedaway on the largely undeveloped northern Fijian island of Vanua Levu.Explore at your leisure, or join one of many available shore excursions,including a visit to a black pearl farm, a Fijian village, or aplantation.

    Day 12 - Suva, Viti Levu, Fiji

    Thecapital of Fiji since 1883, Suva is the largest urban area in the SouthPacific, outside of Australia and New Zealand. Spend your day exploringthe fascinating mix of modern and colonial ambience in thissophisticated city, which is perched on a hilly peninsula between twopicturesque harbors.

    Day 13 - Beqa Island, Fiji / Lautoka, Viti Levu, Fiji

    Locatedabout six miles off the coast of Fiji's main island, Viti Levu, BeqaIsland measures less than six square miles in territory-yet it loomslarge among those seeking a paradise by the sea. Surrounded by one ofthe largest barrier reefs in the world, the island offers exceptionalsnorkeling at high tide, with an abundance of colorful tropical fishteeming among the coral blooms. Or bask on a golden-sand beach shadedfrom an azure sky by swaying palms.

    Day 14 - Disembark in Lautoka, Viti Levu, Fiji

    Fromthe port in Lautoka, venture to Koroyanitu National Heritage Park,where you can wander through beautiful native forests, enjoy lush viewsof the lowlands, and experience traditional villages firsthand.

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    Cruise Line
    Paul Gauguin Cruises
    Offer
    Offer valid through 6/30/2017
    Duration
    14 Days
    Cruise Ship
    m/s Paul Gauguin

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    DayPortArriveDepart
    Day 1Papeete3:00 PM11:55 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 7At Sea  
    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 15Lautoka5:30 AM 
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    Included in rates

  • Roundtrip airfare from Los Angeles
  • Airport/pier transfers
  • All shipboard meals, in a choice of venues
  • Complimentary room service
  • All beverages, including select wines and spirits
  • Onboard gratuities for room stewards and dining staff
  • Complimentary watersports
  • Day at our private islet, Motu Mahana
  • Access to our private beach in Bora Bora

    Owner's Suite 701

    CATEGORY OS 701 - 534 sq. ft.
    Stateroom: 457 sq. ft.
    Veranda: 77 sq. ft.

  • Owner's Suite 701 can accommodate up to 4 guests by adding 2 berths with cribs or roll-aways.
  • Bathroom includes a separate shower and a dressing area.
  • Owner's Suite includes Butler service and complimentary internet.

    Note: Loveseat beds are slightly smaller than a standard twin bed but can comfortably accomodate an average-size adult.

    Owner's Suite 7002

    CATEGORY OS 7002 - 588 sq. ft.
    Stateroom: 531 sq. ft.
    Veranda: 57 sq. ft.

  • Owner's Suite 7002 can accommodate up to 4 guests by adding 2 berths with a queen-sized sofa bed.
  • Bathroom includes a full-size tub and dressing area.
  • Owner's Suite includes Butler service and complimentary internet.

    Note: Loveseat beds are slightly smaller than a standard twin bed but can comfortably accomodate an average-size adult.

    GS Grand Suite

    CATEGORY GS - 529 sq. ft.
    Stateroom: 332 sq. ft.
    Veranda: 197 sq. ft.

  • Two suites available: Paul Gauguin Suite (801), Flora Tristan Suite (802).
  • Grand Suites can accommodate up to 4 guests by adding 2 berths with cribs or roll-aways.
  • Grand Suites includes Butler service and complimentary internet.

    Note: Loveseat beds are slightly smaller than a standard twin bed but can comfortably accomodate an average-size adult.

    A Veranda Suite

    CATEGORY A - 358 sq. ft.
    Stateroom: 300 sq. ft.
    Veranda: 58 sq. ft.

    CATEGORY A 7004 - 349 sq. ft.
    Stateroom: 296 sq. ft.
    Veranda: 53 sq. ft.

  • 4 Suites available: Tahiti Suite (709), Pont Avent Suite (710), Atuona Suite (711), Arles Suite (712).
  • Veranda Suites can accommodate up to 4 guests by adding 2 berths with cribs or a sofa bed.
  • Includes complimentary Butler Service.

    Note: Loveseat beds are slightly smaller than a standard twin bed but can comfortably accomodate an average-size adult.

    B Veranda Stateroom

    CATEGORY B - 305 sq. ft.
    Stateroom: 249 sq. ft.
    Veranda: 56 sq. ft.

    CATEGORY B 7003 - 303 sq. ft.
    Stateroom: 256 sq. ft.
    Veranda: 47 sq. ft.

  • Includes complimentary Butler Service.
  • B Veranda Staterooms can accommodate a third guest by adding a sofa bed.
  • Stateroom 7003 features a shower stall with no tub.

    Note: Loveseat beds are slightly smaller than a standard twin bed but can comfortably accomodate an average-size adult.

    C Balcony Stateroom

    CATEGORY C - 239 sq. ft.
    Stateroom: 202 sq. ft.
    Veranda : 37 sq. ft.

  • Balcony Staterooms ending in 6 or 8 can accommodate a third guest in a loveseat convertible (except 7006 & 766).
  • Stateroom 7006 (stateroom 206 sq. ft. - balcony 37 sq. ft.) features a very small bathroom with shower only

    The following staterooms vary in size and feature shower stall with no tub:

    763 (stateroom 186 sq. ft. - balcony 75 sq. ft.)
    764 (stateroom 188 sq. ft. - balcony 75 sq. ft.)
    765 (stateroom 221 sq. ft. - balcony 74 sq. ft.)
    766 (stateroom 216 sq. ft. - balcony 70 sq. ft.)
    767 (stateroom 229 sq. ft. - balcony 74 sq. ft.)

    Note: Loveseat beds are slightly smaller than a standard twin bed but can comfortably accomodate an average-size adult.

    D Balcony Stateroom

    CATEGORY D - 239 sq. ft.
    Stateroom: 202 sq. ft.
    Veranda : 37 sq. ft.

  • Balcony Staterooms ending in 6 or 8 can accommodate a third guest in a loveseat convertible.

    Note: Loveseat beds are slightly smaller than a standard twin bed but can comfortably accomodate an average-size adult.

    E Window Stateroom

    CATEGORY E - 200 sq. ft.
    Stateroom: 200 sq. ft. with picture window

  • Wheelchair-accessible stateroom (415)
  • Window Staterooms ending in 5, 6, or 8 (except 415) can accommodate a third guest in a loveseat convertible.

    Note: Loveseat beds are slightly smaller than a standard twin bed but can comfortably accomodate an average-size adult.

    F Porthole Stateroom

    CATEGORY F - 200 sq. ft. same as E but features two portholes instead of a window

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