Aranui 5, Nuku Hiva, French Polynesia

Aranui Cruises Tahiti | Explore the Marquesas Islands
Papeete to Papeete - 12 Days


The South Pacific's one-of-a-kind passenger freighter will take you to the far-flung corners of French Polynesia. Explore unspoiled beauty and vibrant culture among these ancient and majestic islands.

Aranui's state-of-the-art freighter sets to bind the islands together, transporting people, delivering goods, and sustaining communities. This 12-day cruise to the Marquesas includes all meals and scheduled excursions. The vessel also features a lounge, pool, gym, three bars and beautiful public areas.

The flagship Aranui 5 accommodates just 230 passengers and offers a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Nearly all the staff and crew are Polynesian, hailing from the islands across the five archipelagos. No other cruise offers such an authentic and traditional slice of Polynesian life, and an exciting, unforgettable adventure.

Cruise Information: Aranui Marquesas Cruise

Aranui 5 anchored in Tahuata, French Polynesia

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Cruise Itinerary: Aranui Marquesas Cruise

Cruise Day Cruise Port
Day 1 Departure from Papeete – Tahiti at 10h00 AM
Day 2 Fakarava – Tuamotu Archipelago
Day 3 At Sea
Day 4 Nuku Hiva (Taiohae – Hatiheu - Taipivai) – Marquesas Archipelago
Day 5 Ua Pou (Hakahau)
Day 6 Ua Huka (Vaipe’e/Hane/Hokatu)
Day 7 Hiva Oa (Puamau) & Tahuata (Vaitahu)
Day 8 Hiva Oa (Puamau) & Tahuata (Vaitahu)
Day 9 Fatu Hiva (Omoa – Hanavave)
Day 10 At sea
Day 11 Rangiroa - Tuamotu Archipelago
Day 12 Arrival in Papeete, Tahiti
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