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57 Paul Gauguin Luxury Cruise Reviews

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trav25
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
213 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2013
Glad we didn't listen to the first reviews and cancel, which we were contemplating doing.We had the best vacation of our lives. We loved going to French Polynesia on the Paul Gauguin too. For our itinerary, it was a port everyday (except ... Read more
jaimebrochu
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
7 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2013
After leaving my heart in Tahiti with the Paul Gauguin and its crew, I was anxiously awaiting the arrival of the new PG ship, the Tere Moana. Although so many reviews deemed it the "Terrible Moana", I was confident that DH and I could ... Read more
Alberta Couple
Member Since 2010
1 review
79 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This review is meant to be critical with a purpose. I hope that PG cruises make the appropriate changes so that you get what you paid for, that I can return on a different itinerary and that they succeed as a company. To qualify my review ... Read more
Alfsdril
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2013
Would like to say this is our second Paul Gauguin cruise in 2 years and will probably be our last. I want to say on our first Paul Gauguin cruise, everything was great. Service, food, staff were all fabulous so this is why we decided to go ... Read more
skyhoosier
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
While cruising on Paul Gauguin in January, 2011, we heard that an itinerary featuring whale watching, and in some cases getting in the water with humpback whales was being developed for September 2012. Humpback whales make the trip from ... Read more

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Phlyn
Member Since 2012
6 reviews
5 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Having always wished to visit French Polynesia we took the opportunity to take the 14 night cruise of the Tuamotu Islands, the Marquesas and Society Islands on the Paul Gauguin out of Papeete, Tahiti. The return flight from Los Angeles ... Read more
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justmeindustland
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
105 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We are not cruisers with the only one that we had done before was over 20 years ago. But we love the South Pacific and had been to FP 5 times before. For this trip we had wanted to see some of the smaller islands that we had not visited ... Read more
wappaw
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We are repeat clients of Paul Gauguin Cruises and first sailed in August 2010. That cruise was exceptional & faultless so we decided to book again on the PG and recently returned from the South Pacific Discovery Cruise with 5 other ... Read more
twin123185
Member Since 2001
14 reviews
3,348 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2012
This was my 2nd PG cruise - 1st was January 2010 and if I wasn't lazy I would have written a proper review and would have it rated all areas the highest possible. It was fantastic. This was also my 5th time traveling to French Polynesia ... Read more
melodyrg
Member Since 2006
1 review
88 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband and I had been dreaming about taking a cruise on the Paul Gauguin for years, but it was just so expensive. Then after my husband was diagnosed and beat cancer, we knew we could not wait a moment longer. Having never sailed on ... Read more

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honumaui
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
163 forum posts
0 helpful votes
You may get sticker shock when first looking at PG Cruises but when you realize what is all included it is well worth the difference.......from the moment you step on board & are greeted by one of the lovely Gauguines ( PG's Tahitian ... Read more
mikenbob
Member Since 2006
1 review
163 forum posts
0 helpful votes
There is absolutely no comparable experience to being on the m/s Paul Gauguin in the South Pacific. This was our third time back onboard...and certainly not our last. Thanks to our wonderful travel agent, we were upgraded to the Paul ... Read more
hapster222
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
401 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Review of Paul Gauguin Cruise from August 27 to September 10, 2011 We stayed at the Intercontinental Hotel for a two-night precruise packaged purchased through PG Cruises. Some people have written that this hotel is tired. Well, ... Read more
dukeblue1
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
27 forum posts
0 helpful votes
First, let me say I delayed writing this review for several weeks while I wanted to allow time to slip back to reality. There is no way to really capture the experience on the Paul Gauguin in words. Suffice it to say this is much more than ... Read more
PalmLady
Member Since 2012
1 review
113 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2011
SUMMARY---The Paul Gauguin was a bucket-list cruise for me. We were able to afford to go on this cruise because of the offers of 2-for-1 cruise fare (drinks and gratuities included, free air from Los Angeles, and $250 per person on board ... Read more

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Sight2See
Member Since 2007
1 review
8 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Who are we?: We took a much deserved family trip on board the Paul Gauguin. Our group consisted of me, my husband, my sister (all mid-30s) my mother (mid-50's) and our 15 year old daughter. What sold us on this trip?: We are warm ... Read more
jaimebrochu
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
7 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Let me start by saying, I cannot wait to book another cruise aboard the MS Paul Gauguin. The boat, service, ports of call, and atmosphere were everything I hoped they would be and so much more. My group consisted of myself and husband ... Read more
prissy1
Member Since 2010
1 review
67 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2011
My mother and I departed from Los Angeles on Air Tahiti Nui(ATN) on an over night flight. We exchanged about $150 USD for XPF at the LA airport for a $6 charge. We wanted to pay cabs and food upon arrival in XPF. You can exchange money on ... Read more
seashell123
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Not rated Sailed June 2011
My husband and I took a 7 day cruise on the m/s Paul Gauguin. We truly had an amazing time. This was our first time on a cruise! We took a direct afternoon flight from LAX to Papeete. The flight was fine going to Tahiti, but coming ... Read more
Rugby_Nut
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
After a very comfortable flight at the pointy end of the plane from Los Angeles to Papeete on Air Tahiti Nui, we spent 3 nights in the Intercontinental Papeete in a Panorama room overlooking the sand bottomed swimming pool - We just could ... Read more

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flycarrie
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We just returned home from a 7 day Society Island Cruise on the Paul Gauguin. After reading all the great reviews my expectations were high, and I wish that my review could be as great as some of the others, but our overall feel for for ... Read more
trav25
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
213 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2011
Just our two cents but this was the best cruise we have ever been on. Criticism comes from people who are really looking for it. This was so good we said we could do it again and we never repeat trips.Started by flying red-eye on Air ... Read more
travelthroughmyeyes
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Hello i am 45 and my husband is 46 i consider my self well traveled and hope to help you in your choice of cruising with the Paul Gauguin. We had been wanting to go the French Polynesia for about 20 years now but could never seem to be ... Read more
elmwood
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
267 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Not rated Sailed December 2010
The South Pacific has always been on our list of places we wanted to visit, so when Paul Gauguin offered a deal where the third person in the cabin sailed for free, we decided to go. Our teenage son accompanied us and had a wonderful time, ... Read more
pacaduli
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
276 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We took this luxury cruise vacation with high expectations, due to the many reviews on this board. For the most part it was a wonderful, exotic experience that I am so glad we were able to add to our list! HOWEVER, just as a previous ... Read more

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