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Tahiti (Papeete) Cruise Reviews

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Tahiti (Papeete)

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391 Tahiti (Papeete) Cruise Reviews


Flying Coyote avatar

Flying Coyote

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Chance of a lifetime

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We chose this cruise for 2 reasons: the exotic ports it was calling on AND the unusual design of the ship- 1/2 Cargo and 1/2 Cruise ship. The food, was always flavorful. Everyone receives the same entree. ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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BetsyT

5 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Lovely, comfortable ship, excellent service and wonderful ports

We chose this cruise because we were interested in seeing the South Pacific and New Zealand and the package deal we got included airfare, unlimited internet and trip insurance (important, as my husband and I are in ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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petal06

4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Fine Dining every night with endless cocktails

I wanted to experience Regent and I love the tropical waters. This was a first class experience. The Dining is First Class - anything you can possibly imagine. The cocktails were only restricted by my ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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helena and paul

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

FANTASTIC - South Pacific Island Hopper - 10 Ports of Call !

I have been cruising since I was a kid because my Mom loved crusing - so she started us off young! I took my son on his first cruise when he was 5 - and he said it was better than Disneyland! I must concur. This ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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waggie1856

3 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

17 Days in Paradise

Quick back round. This was our 37 cruise, the 6th to Tahiti, once on Princess, 2 on Oceania, 1 on Wind Star and 1 on Holland America. This 17 days on Wind Spirit were far and away the best for the following ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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stephensjw

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

What a great trip!

Wow, what a fantastic experience! My wife and I had been looking forward to seeing the Marquesas islands for the first time. The Gauguin only makes a few trips to these wonderful islands 3 or 4 times per year. ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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trippingtraveller

12 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

Sublime South Pacific was a beautiful cruise.

I know the Regatta well so it was a pleasure to travel on the newly refurbished ship. Cabin 4056 in category C1 Deluxe outside seemed like it was in a good position so that was my choice for this cruise out of ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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janetglas

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Perfect in every way, except the weather!

Everything about this cruise was perfect except for the weather. December is apparently the rainy season, something I didn't realize when I booked. So be warned. It didn't ruin the experience, but more sun and less ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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PiaItalia

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Good Food, Great Entertainment, Outstanding Service

We chose to cruise because my wife and I have never been to this part of the world (French Polynesia, American Samoa, New Caledonia) and we wanted to see Tahiti & Bora Bora, especially (Tahiti because of its history ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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TallBlindGuy

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Happy Ship on Oceania South Pacific cruise

I am enjoying the cruise and observe many happy guests. The crew has been amazing and Corey Powell is doing a great job as Cruise Director. Very effective and a really nice guy! He and the entertainment staff did ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Ardentown

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Happy Ship on South Pacific cruise

It is Day 14 of our 18 day cruise from Tahiti to Sydney. I am enjoying the cruise and observe many happy guests. The crew has been amazing and Corey Powell is doing a great job as cruise director. In addition to ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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NeedToVacation

18 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

Wonderful service. Relaxing cruise

My husband & I had saved up for our 25th anniversary to go to Tahiti. It was SO worth the wait! No lines anywhere - and they treat you like royalty. The ship is the perfect size. The staterooms are so ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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donpasko

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great cruise to a beautiful location. Tahiti is all you would have imagined

We planned this trip a year in advance to celebrate anniversary and birthday and were not disappointed. We travelled with our favorite traveling companions but also met many wonderful and interesting people from ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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elklemi

12 Reviews Written

52 Helpful Votes

Wonderful

This was my second Wind Star cruise and like most always wanted to experience Tahiti since I was a boy and Mutiny on the Bounty. Luckily I have a friend who lives in San Diego (Carolyn) and she also wanted to go so ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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loripars

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Amazing

My husband has always wanted to go to Bora Bora and our travel agent told us of this spectacular way to see Bora Bora and French Polynesia. We weren’t disappointed. The Wind Spirit ship and crew are equally as ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Ditsyblitzy

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Faultless! A wonderful cruise!

We had been on a cruise with 600 passengers and decided it wasn’t for us. Wind Spirit has only 130 passengers and 100 crew and our experience was so different - we loved it. The crew was charming, helpful, ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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cobre66

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing place and great crew

We have been to Tahiti in the past, but never taken a cruise. We decided to give it a try so we could experience several islands and excursions in a short amount of time, without having to worry about accommodations ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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ilikeanswers

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A comfortable freighter cruise with a focus on culture.

The Aranui ships are not like your normal cruise ship. They take passangers and have cruise like atmosphere but half the ship is a working freighter delivering goods, supplies and some locals between the islands and ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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dgrischo

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Experience of a Lifetime!

Orana, We arrived two days prior to departure to allow our bodies to acclimate to the time change. We chose May as this is the start of the winter season, which means less rain and kids still in school. Time ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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TechSurfer

2 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Once In A Lifetime (Is Enough)

The ship can hold a maximum of 326 or so passengers; there were 260 passengers, 226 crew on our trip. Pretty good crew-to-passenger ratio. Passengers: Mostly English speaking couples, some French, a few Japanese ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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cortbaker

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Magical French Polynesia cruise

We booked this cruise to celebrate our 40th anniversary. This is our third Windstar cruise in the past 5 years and it was amazing. 140 passengers, 102 crew members that spoiled us for 11 days. Our trip included ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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LoveAllInclusive

5 Reviews Written

112 Helpful Votes

Terrific Tahiti, Glad We Sailed It on Windstar

This was our 7th WindStar cruise (over the last 14 years) -- the 4th on one of their sailing ships. We'd talked to lots of fellow cruisers over the years and asked what they'd recommend for seeing Tahiti, and ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Popnz

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fantastic

The windspirit, windstar cruise was brillant. Ive been on about 7 cruises and this surpassed them all. What a great way to see six islands in seven days without hassles of unpacking, travel time and moving. The ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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GLemire

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Beautiful beyond my imagination............

We chose this cruise specifically due to the smaller number of passengers. We like a less crowded experience. We really loved the locals who entertained us and helped with local crafts. What a way to learn! If was ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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PM1225

9 Reviews Written

93 Helpful Votes

Nothing Beats the Owners Suite

We chose the cruise for its itinerary. We wanted to got to French Polynesia and had never cruised across the South Pacific with such exotic locations as the Pitcarin Islands and Easter Island. The flight over ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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