Paul Gauguin Cruises Announces 2023 Voyages

Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, has announced its new 2023 schedule featuring Tahiti, French Polynesia, Fiji and South Pacific itineraries.

Among the itineraries scheduled for 2023 are the seven-night “Tahiti & the Society Islands,” 10-night “Society Islands & Tuamotus,” 11-night “Cook Islands & Society Islands,” and 14-night “Marquesas, Tuamotus & Society Islands.”

The Gauguin will also be returning to Fiji in 2023, offering 13-night “Fiji, Tonga, Cook & Society Islands” itineraries. These comprehensive voyages follow in the wake of explorers, encompassing the Society Islands, home waters of The Gauguin, and the Cook Islands with its unique culture and lagoons. Other highlights include sailing across the International Date Line, a rare visit to the Kingdom of Tonga, and the stunning Fijian islands. Ports of call on the voyages are Papeete, Tahiti; Moorea, Society Islands; Taha’a (Motu Mahana), Society Islands; Bora Bora, Society Islands; Aitutaki, Cook Islands; Vava’u, Tonga; Savusavu, Vanua Levu, Fiji; Suva, Viti Levu, Fiji; Beqa Island, Fiji; and Lautoka, Fiji. A 16-night “Fiji to Bali” (or reverse) voyage from Lautoka, Fiji continues on to visit Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu; Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands; Samarai Island, Papua New Guinea; Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea; Thursday Island (January 21, 2023 sailing only), Australia; Dili, Timor-Leste; At Sea; Komodo Island, Indonesia; and Benoa, Bali, Indonesia.  

The Gauguin underwent an extensive renovation in February 2021. In addition to the ship’s staterooms and suites, Studio Jean Philippe Nuel redesigned the ship’s public spaces including its Le Grand Salon, restaurants, piano bar, La Palette Lounge, spa and salon, fitness center, boutique, pool deck and reception area. A reading nook was also added to Deck 5, while Deck 6 now has a digital museum featuring over 150 of Paul Gauguin’s pieces, as well as updates to the ship’s sound and lighting systems.

Designed specifically to sail the lagoons of these islands, The Gauguin provides an up-close, authentic experience of the South Seas and offers luxurious accommodations, trademark Polynesian hospitality, private beach retreats, and all-inclusive value.

To launch its 2023 voyages, Paul Gauguin Cruises is offering savings of up to 30 percent off standard cruise fares on all voyages. For rates or more information on Paul Gauguin Cruises, call 800-848-6172, or visit

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