Paul Gauguin anchored in Bora Bora, Tahiti
Paul Gauguin, Dolphins playing in wake
Paul Gauguin sailing, Tahiti

Paul Gauguin Tahiti Cruises | Tahiti & the Society Islands
Papeete to Papeete - 7 nights


Discover your own island inspiration in the destination that enchanted painter Paul Gauguin, author James A. Michener, and countless others. In one wonderful week, you’ll explore the best of the South Pacific, with stops in lush Huahine, beautiful Bora Bora, and postcard-perfect Moorea. Once you've made these islands your home—even if just for a week—they’ll always be calling for you to return.

Cruise Information: Tahiti & the Society Islands - 7 Nights

View of Bora Bora from ship balcony

XTahiti & the Society Islands cruise map

Cruise Itinerary: Paul Gauguin Tahiti & the Society Islands

Cruise Schedule Cruise Port Description
Day 1: Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands (EMBARK) Explore the dynamic dining, nightlife, and shopping in the capital city of Papeete before embarking on The Gauguin.
Day 2: Huahine, Society Islands Known as “The Garden Island,” Huahine’s lush rainforests and dramatic terrain surround sacred sites and legendary landmarks that are among the best-preserved archeological sites in French Polynesia.
Day 3: Taha'a, 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 floating bar.
Day 4: Bora Bora, Society Islands A bucket list destination for many, stunning Bora Bora welcomes you for two full days of exploring lush peaks, white-sand beaches, colorful coral reefs, and romantic lagoons.
Day 5: Bora Bora, Society Islands Continue your stay in Bora Bora as you experience the natural beauty of the island with an optional snorkeling excursion, sunset jetboat ride, or a helicopter tour that flies you over the iconic Mount Otemanu.
Day 6: Moorea, Society Islands Vibrant colors abound during the leisurely days in Moorea, in everything from fresh fruits and flowers to multi-hued lagoons, and from spectacular mountain peaks to palm-fringed beaches.
Day 7: Moorea, Papeete, Society Islands Vibrant colors abound on Moorea, in everything from fresh fruits and flowers to multi-hued lagoons, and from spectacular mountain peaks to palm-fringed beaches.
Day 8: Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands Tahiti’s capital city of Papeete welcomes you back with emerald hillsides, sapphire waters, and warm breezes. If you’re not ready for your South Pacific vacation to end, spend a few days here experiencing resorts, spas, restaurants, nightlife, and shopping.

Why Sail with Paul Gauguin Cruises?

  • Paul Gauguin Cruises ranked as the "#3 Midsize-Ship Ocean Cruise Line" in Travel & Leisure's 2021 World's Best Awards
  • Condé Nast Traveler recognized Paul Gauguin Cruises on its Gold List for The World’s Best Cruises 2021
  • Paul Gauguin was named the "World's Best Cruise Ship for Romance" at the 2021 World Cruise Awards
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