Paul Gauguin Cruise Bora Bora, R Paperno @ Wikimedia
Paul Gauguin Cruises
Paul Gauguin Cruises is a luxury cruise line that operates one ship – the ms Paul Gauguin. The company and the ship are named after the French artist who took up residence in Tahiti in the late 1800’s. When you refer to Paul Gauguin in French Polynesian, you might be talking about the artist, the cruise company or the ship. The guest profile for Paul Gauguin cruises is older, retired people who can afford a luxury cruise. Children and people who like to party won’t enjoy this cruise.
Paul Gauguin Itineraries
Most Paul Gauguin Cruises start in Papeete, French Polynesia. The most common Paul Gauguin Itinerary is their 7 day Society Islands cruise to Moorea, Tahaa, Huahine and Bora Bora. Cruises for 11 nights add either the Tuamotus (Rangiroa and Fakarava) or the Cook Islands (Aitutaki and Rarotonga). Several ports in the Marquesas are visited on a 14 night cruise. Longer cruises to Fiji, Tonga and other South Pacific destinations are occasionally offered too.
Paul Gauguin Cruise Papeete
Ms Paul Gauguin Cruise Ship
The Paul Gauguin Cruise Ship has a shallow draft of 17 feet, which allows it to easily slip inside many atolls of the South Pacific. The ship accommodates 332 passengers with about 70% of the suites having balconies. Cruises are all inclusive, including alcohol. Bookings have the option to add airfare from Los Angeles, which is a great option as it ensures you get ship transfers too.
Paul Gauguin Dining
Your cruise entitles you to access to all three dining locations.
- La Veranda – seated service for breakfast and lunch
- Le Grill – casual poolside venue for buffet breakfast & lunch favorites. Reservations are required for dinner.
- L’Etoile – main dining room with linens and fine china.