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Paul Gauguin Cruises has announced its 2018 itineraries in Tahiti, French Polynesia and the South Pacific.
In 2018, Paul Gauguin Cruises will be the first cruise line to visit the port city of Vairao in Tahiti Iti, which is the smaller of two landmasses that comprise the island of Tahiti and offers a wild coastline, ancient petroglyphs, marae (temples), Polynesian culture, and surfing. Tahiti Iti is scheduled on seven-night Society Islands & Tahiti Iti voyages and a special sailing of the 10-night Society Islands & Tuamotus itinerary.
The Paul Gauguin will also offer its most popular itineraries in 2018: the seven-night Tahiti & the Society Islands; seven-night Tahiti, the Society Islands & Tuamotus; 10-night Society Islands & Tuamotus; 11-night Cook Islands & Society Islands; and 14-night Marquesas, Tuamotus & Society Islands.
On all 2018 sailings, guests also receive complimentary access to Paul Gauguin Cruises’ two private destinations. Off the coast of Taha’a lies the islet of Motu Mahana, where guests can enjoy a day of watersports, Polynesian activities, a barbecue, and cocktails from a floating bar. In Bora Bora, guests can relax on a private, white-sand beach and enjoy refreshments, a game of volleyball, and snorkeling.
Again in 2018, Paul Gauguin Cruises’ partnership with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) offers two interactive, educational programs. During the summer months and holiday season, Stewards of Nature is offered and invites children ages seven to 17, as well as their families, to discover and value nature through hands-on interactive learning. The Wildlife Discovery Series is an onboard lecture program focusing on the environment and wildlife presented by conservationists, scientists, and oceanographers.
To launch its 2018 voyages, Paul Gauguin Cruises is offering savings of 50 percent off standard cruise fares on all voyages, plus included airfare from Los Angeles.