To truly experience the awe of The Islands of Tahiti, nothing beats approach them from the sea. Feel the transition from the deep, untamed rolling waves of the Pacific to the welcoming hues of a quiet lagoon.
EMBARK ON A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY
With 1% of land versus 99% of ocean spread over a territory comparable to the United States or Western Europe, both sophistication and adventure await in one of the safest places on Earth.
Cruising and sailing turns to discovery in Tahitian waters where you can embark on a voyage to explore the mystical South Pacific islands and atolls. Here, the portsof- call are uncrowded and charming, the ships are smaller and luxurious, the neon-blue waters within the lagoons are calm, and the ocean journey between the islands is short. On these voyages, each island stopover will become your next favorite idyll and unforgettable memory.
SEE NATURE FIRST HAND AND BON APPÉTIT
Cruise beautiful lagoons through the natural deep passes of the various islands, discover the friendly local people and their love for their amazing Polynesian culture, dive and snorkel world class pristine spots and enjoy the finest dining with a touch of French, Asian and Tahitian cuisine in a high end resort. Indulge yourself with a local spa treatment, shop for your preferred Tahitian cultured pearls and love the barefoot luxury of a private picnic on a desert white sandy beach.
Discovering The Islands of Tahiti aboard The Haumana, has something indescribable and magical. The emblematic yacht of the Polynesian lagoons, offers weekly mini-cruises of three nights between Bora Bora, Raiatea and Taha’a. This 12-cabin ship remains faithful to Polynesian culture and offers its passengers a true human experience in an intimate and friendly setting. On the program, sail and discover the Polynesian flavours and various nautical and cultural activities. Proud of their culture and history, the crew members are keen to offer you all their attention to make this cruise a unique moment of sharing. With them, you will taste the Polynesian lifestyle in a preserved and friendly atmosphere.
PAUL GAUGUIN CRUISES
The Paul Gauguin, historic and elegant five-star ship, has criss-crossed the Polynesian waters since 1998. Carrying its 332 passengers to interarchipelago cruises, The Paul Gauguin has found the ideal recipe to satisfy visitors, spacious and comfortable cabins, personalised service (two crew members for three passengers), a cultural program with local flavors and an almost unlimited range of activities.
- The Islands of Tahiti welcome an average of 50 super yachts every year.
- Local super yacht experts will assist throughout the process of logistics and planning, whether you are chartering or sailing privately.
- Visit a pearl farm or a plantation of vanilla, a valley or spend a day lazing.
FRENCH POLYNESIA CRUISING, BY NUMBERS
- 118 Islands
- 1000+ Cruise Ships Stopovers
- 99% water versus 1% land