Paul Gauguin Cruise Review by memeswim: Luxury and relax !
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Luxury and relax !
Embarcation : fast , easy, staff was very nice with us an it is the better ship if you want a fluid embarcation.
The cruise boat is small so not too much things to do on when it is rainning an you dont have excursion. If you like to do a lot of things on a boat you are on the wrong boat. If you like to relax an have luxury boat it is for you.
The reataurants are nice, it is good like the other compagny I went on but not realy more then the other. The prsentation of the meal is the best for sure !
The breakfeast no much choice an I give a 2/5 . If you want to eat after 2 pm an before 4pm forget it ! nothing everythings is close. Maybe you can order I dont know. For the price of this cruise I think it is expensive, you have luxury an personnal service that all . For me Oasis of the seas or Allure of the seas was better why : entertaimnents , activities on the ship an many things to do. The price is aft of this one an you have both of the two wold. More
FABULOUS VIEW !!! FOR THE POLYNESIEN ISLES WOAW!!!
Papeete: We where there for 4 days before the cruise an we where very please to look around because If you just arrive before youre cruise you want be able to visit a lots but you will have the day you will arrive till 11h00 pm .
Raiatea: I dont know why but the ship go on this day ( sunday) an every shops are close so what do you thinks to go on a motu on sunday an go to raiatea on another day wno everythings will be open. It is the town with probably most store on the port an it's close... We went to Faaaroa river an Island exploration by 4x4 it was fun an e lean a lot of things about population, fruits etc... a nice tour to take.
Taha'a: wat a nice place small but realy nice. We went on snorkel an black pearl farm an this is the place to learn about how to do pearl en everythings about that an the snorkel as nice too this was a nice tour to go an enought time to swim with many fish woaw! If you want to buy vanilla it is the place. People on the ship who leave on Papeete said Vanilla = Taha'a no where else. The name of this island is vanilla island so this it it !!
The motu Mahana woaw! everythings on beauty an it is the better place
Bora bora: take the lagoon cruise en polynesian feast ( with Nono tour) woaw! you do everythings, see an snorkel with the fish,rays an sharks yes sharks it is the bettre activities I did. The where the best place to swim with fish for sure many an many kinds !!! after that you will swim on coral reef an at the end the buffet ooooooo woaw! the best place to eat polynesian feast for sure. We try coco fish at many place an it was the better taste on this tour! On the ship you can eat that it is good but it is not good as this tour for sure. We went on Tapuna safari!! with Joshua best guide , tour best view , best excursion on the road you cant beet it !!! we went to a shop on the mountains an there you can buy the best pareo at the better price, do by hands( attention many place sale pareo but it produce in Indonesia...) not there an it is 38$ euro dollars.If you like to have a tattoo Marama tattoo is the better artist to do one he won the better artist of the year many year before an in the lonely planet book an on other book it said it is the better place to go. Clean an professionnal ! go for it! Bora Bora is the most expensive Island so for sometings who is the same on other Island choose to buy on another Island.
On Moorea days: They cancelled my excursion because not enough people so we decided to rent a car an do the Island tour. Nice view !
On Papeete, we rent a car too an we went to the roulotte for dinner it is on the port try it it is fun an good. Less
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Cabin review: Paul Gauguin 314
The cabin is perfect, the porthole was big ( two) there are many space on closet in this cabin ( compare with three other compagny I Was on. This is the best cabin at all for luxury. No noise at all. This cabin was one cabin beside the place to go ashore so we appeciate.. We had a bath an not a lots of cabins on other compagny have a big bath like home or almost like home... we had everythings in the cabins, for the shower an the bathrobe etc..., Occitane products woaw! big space in the bathroom too. Fruits an refrigirator always full for the cabin 5/5
Port and Shore Excursions
4WD Island Tour
Joshua guide was fun an it was an interactive excursion an we learn a lot more !!! the view indescritible ooooo woaw!!! the better view for sure ! we went to a familial peint pareo who was nice an cost not to much money go for it. People who are affraid of high an bumpy road be careful because it is a very bumpy road but the conductor was perfect He know where to go.
Nice an clean, not many fish to see in snorkling. The beach is small.
Shark & Stingray Encounter
You all in one excrusion, it is the place to see more fish, snorkel with rays an sharks go to the coral reef an a polynesian feast woaw! the better !!! go for it go !
Island tour by car , factory juice an lyce agricole d'Opunohu , Belvedere view an nice tour Island do.
Nice we learn a lots about fruits an many things about the tradition temple etc... the guide do it in french so it was nice for us because we are french people.
We rent car an see a lots of things all around on this Island . Before we went on the tourist desk peoples gave us all interest points to go an they where very helpful.
Museum of Tahiti
Nice experience a must see !
A nice view , we rent a car an we went there.