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Tahiti (Papeete) Cruise Reviews

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Tahiti (Papeete)

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88 Tahiti (Papeete) Cruise Reviews


Captain Povey avatar

Captain Povey

3 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

An enjoyable cruise marred by the disappointing food

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We are experienced cruisers and have tried a number of different cruise lines over many years. Overall, we enjoyed this cruise despite the disappointment of missing Raratonga due to the poor weather and conditions ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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rpramuka

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary. The service on the ship was great. The food was great.

Choose this cruise because it is Regent. Also the itinerary matched what we were looking for and the timing was great. Great itinerary. The service on the ship was great. The food was great. The people were ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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teamflames

25 Reviews Written

167 Helpful Votes

Pt 2 of B2B thru South Pacific - great itinerary

This was the 2nd leg of our 30 days from Hawaii to Australia which was an amazing itinerary with great weather. I covered most of the detail in part 1 of my review. A third of passengers were back to back so the ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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terran_explr

15 Reviews Written

172 Helpful Votes

Beautiful, relaxing scenery from Tahiti to Cook Islands to Tonga to Fiji

The purpose of my review is to give you some insight on cruising with Paul Gauguin cruises and to offer some tips to make your vacation more enjoyable. I talk about the good and the bad, so that you can be a ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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new2this1888

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Good cruise to see Tahiti Islands

No longer a 5 star ship but now a 4 star ship. The cabin was very spacious. l'occitane was not provided in the room. They use a big bottle of local shampoo and conditioner. I was expecting this but they no ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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terzlover

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Excellent way to visit South Pacific but not without compromises

This was my 6th cruise on everything from a converted fishing trawler to a mega ship. We chose this cruise because we wished to visit a variety of South Pacific islands (Cook and Society). I'd give the cruise a B+ ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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davidspence

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great food, shore excursions and transfers overpriced

This cruise went from Papeete, Tahiti, to Lima, Peru, with stops at Bora Bora, Fakarava, Pitcairn Island and Easter Island. At Pitcairn the local inhabitants (descendants of the Bounty mutineers) come on board to ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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brendahawtin

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

A wonderful way to cruise and see the Society Islands in the South Pacific.

We chose this cruise over others , first ,balconies, a must while cruising the South Pacific. Second ,reputation. We were not disappointed, from start to finish, the crew of the Paul Gauguin take care of your every ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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tomhiker

5 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Southseas and New Zealand

I like to go to places that I have not been to, I like to go at a good price and on a good ship. This cruise delivered all three. Papeete to Auckland for 26 days. Papeete is a loooooong way from Philadelphia but ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Nomad18

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Onboard Medical Competency a Concern

We chose this cruise to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary. Having been to a few of the ports before we were excited about the prospect of visiting Norfolk Island. However we were not able tho stop at Norfolk ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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abdnz

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Heading Home

This was the second part to our cruise. Only about 800 to 900 on this section. We kept the same cabin 574 Main Deck and the same great crew looking after cabin. The ship as usual was kept clean and tidy. ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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abdnz

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Holland America first timers French Polynesian Islands

We thought that we would get away to some sunshine and this was the first part of our 28 day cruising the Pacific visiting islands that one would not normally visit. We enjoyed the smaller ship which only had ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Cjsaunder

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Yes it was a great cruise (best if you are American) but...

As the other reviews will tell you, this is a top-class ship, not too large, with excellent cabins, good choice of included wines and cocktails, and luxurious amenities. The head waiter was especially helpful in ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Gisha

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Fabulous cruise

This was our first time cruising on the Oceania. We chose this cruise because it started in Papeete and ended in LA, so we only had one long distance flight. Overall, all transfers, flights, the ship, ports of ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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sparck

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Interesting Cruise

Hi folks. We were on the Feb.24, 11 day cruise with Paul Gauguin from Tahiti . the cruise itself was very nice. I have both Pro' s and cons from the cruise...... Pro's = only 320 people, ....Best ever, on and ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Pita4cruises

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

The weather made it that much harder to like.

Based on comments from others who had been on PG we anticipated not having to lift a finger and all our needs would be anticipated or met. Or something like that. It started off badly when we paid significant funds ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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cynalan

5 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise but Expected More

Visiting the South Pacific has always been a dream of mine. As my wife was approaching her 60th birthday we decided to make this dream a reality and chose Paul Gauguin cruises. First, we are ardent cruisers ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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rhnaks

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Amazing Crew and Service

This was our first cruise aboard the Paul Gauguin and to the French Polynesia. We want to start by saying that the whole crew, from housekeeping, excursions, waiters, deckhands to entertainment staff were simply ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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flipper314

2 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Great, well-run cruise; one negative

There are so many positive things to say about this cruise. At the risk of repeating previous reviews, the ship is good-looking, in good shape, and well-run; the staff is superlative (all knew our names by the ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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maeley

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

A once in a lifetime cruise to remember

Even though I lived in Hawaii, the French Polynesian islands offer a different experience in understanding what Hawaii was like before tourism took over. PG ship was much smaller than other cruise ships we have ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Acmcneil

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great time, poor reservation experiences

We really enjoyed our WindSpirt Cruise. The staff and crew was 5 star all the way. The only thing I would caution about is that there are no elevators. The sleeping decks are on decks 1 and 2. Breakfast is on ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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philippi666

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great Dining and Service - Rest Below Expectations

My wife and I took the 10 night South Pacific Cruise from Papeete to Papeete. The embarkation process was a breeze, with smiling and helpful crew members guiding us all the way. We had to kill time in the buffet ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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elroble62

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise/Horrible Air Arrangements by Oceania

Excellent cruise, super food, great bridge instructor and games, superior service by cabin attendants (Mia and Liane), and a great opportunity to meet like-minded travelers. The size of the ship (~600 guests) makes ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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u7mg0

3 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Lovely trip with a few bumps

We arranged a group of 10 of us to celebrate some birthdays in Tahiti for a 10 day cruise on the Sirena. We chose Sirena due to its itinerary as it went from Papeete to other Leeward islands. We are Diamond Plus ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Jeffsyl

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Bathrooms old and dated

Picked the ship up at Papapette ,which is a bit of a dump. However stayed in a really nice resort, ships recommendation, hung around there for three days which was nice and boarded the ship. Found the ship a ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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