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65 Paul Gauguin Luxury Cruise Reviews

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lady in blue
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I was leading a Spanish group. What a great experience on that intimate small cruise ship! Great service, very friendly team. the room lady and the "chef de rang" was able to remember our names. We visited Taha'a private ... Read more
bajadenny
Member Since 2010
11 reviews
204 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We booked a 10 day cruise with PG because the itinerary was the most extensive one we found. Seven islands and some multiple day stays on some islands. It was a specially arranged cruise for cruisers who are repeat customers of the Paul ... Read more
wendidiver
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2014
This ship and crew are outstanding . We sailed August 31 2014 for a 12 night cruise, from the Port of Lautoka Fiji through to Tahiti taking in several south pacific islands on the way. The sea conditions were good, with only a small swell ... Read more
gibsonsgolfer
Member Since 2008
5 reviews
89 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2014
Paul Gauguin - 2014-03-10 - 11 days - Society and Cook Islands This is a somewhat difficult review to write as myself and my wife (64,60) experienced some highs we have never had on a cruise before, and some things we would never have ... Read more
barnabys
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2013
I have taken over 35 cruises, different sizes, destinations, etc. This was my second time on the Paul Gauguin and after having such a wonderful cruise the 1st time I was afraid that the second time wouldn't live up the what I expected. It ... Read more

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Welsh Gordon
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2013
Having been on 4 cruises with Seadream including the epic Amazon trip and never feeling disappointed with all the boat had to offer .....we were recommended the Paul Gauguin as a real alternative comparison to see a part of the world that ... Read more
Act 3
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2013
We recently returned from a 10 day land cruise tour offered by Paul Gauguin, and can honestly say it was the most enjoyable trip we have taken to date. The hardest part was the long (8 1/2 hour) flight from LAX to Tahiti. Coach class is ... Read more
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skywatch
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The Tere Moana is not the Paul Gauguin! Many expect the same ship and service... I agree on same service but not the ship. The Paul Gauguin carries four times the passengers the TM can bring....So, it is impossible to have the same space ... Read more
trav25
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
215 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
1 helpful vote
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

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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
2 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
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

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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
3,450 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
1 helpful vote
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
honumaui
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
164 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

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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
123 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
Sight2See
Member Since 2007
1 review
8 forum posts
1 helpful vote
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

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