Paul Gauguin Cruises (subsidiary company of Ponant since 2019 and operator of MS Paul Gauguin) introduced its 2020 Tahiti, French Polynesia, Fiji and the South Pacific brochure. The 82-page brochure features unique destinations to celebrate Polynesian cultures.
The program highlights popular itineraries as well as a special 16-night Fiji to Bali itinerary, 12- and 13-night Fiji, Tonga, Cook and Society Islands voyages.
- The 16-night Fiji to Bali voyage sets sail on April 11, 2020, from Lautoka and after a sea day calls at Espiritu Santo, Guadalcanal, Samarai Island, Port Moresby, Thursday Island, Dili, Komodo Island, and Benoa, Bali, with fares from US$7,945 per person.
- The 12-night and 13-night Fiji, Tonga, Cook and Society Islands cruises follow in the wake of explorers, encompassing the Society Islands, home waters of Gauguin, and the Cook Islands with its exquisite lagoons and unique culture. Other highlights include cruising across the International Date Line, the paradisiacal Fijian islands, and a visit to the Kingdom of Tonga. Ports of call include Papeete, Moorea, Taha’a (Motu Mahana), Bora Bora, Aitutaki, Vava’u, Savusavu, Vanua Levu, Suva, Beqa Island (13-night sailing only), Lautoka, Viti Levu. The 13-night cruise departs on March 28, 2020, with fares from US$7,895 per person, and the 12-night departs on June 6, 2020, with fares from US$7,795 per person.
Signature cruises are also highlighted that showcase warm Polynesian culture along with a host of exquisite islands, white-sand beaches, and aqua lagoons.
The itineraries include 7-night Tahiti and the Society Islands; 7-night Society Islands and Tahiti Iti; 10-night Society Islands and Tuamotus; 11-night Cook Islands and Society Islands; 14-night Marquesas, Tuamotus and Society Islands.