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12 Paul Gauguin First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

K2Saunders avatar


1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Trip of a lifetime!


Tahiti and the PG have been a bucket list trip since we got married 18 years ago. Finally decided to go and brought the kids (15 and 13 yo) as the Ambassador of the Environment program was being offered and Jean ...
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Sail Date June 2016

TXTravelingAdventurer avatar


2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Very Small Cruise Ship; Terrific Service, Food, Entertainment, and Guest Services

The Paul Gaugin is not what you think of as a traditional cruise ship. It’s much larger than a large sailboat and much smaller than what you usually see in Princess, Disney or other very large cruise ships. The ...
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Sail Date December 2015

Harlech1000 avatar


1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Paul Gaugin and Tahiti

Had to to stay at the Intercontinental Resort Tahiti for two nights which sadly did not live up to the image and 5 star status. Word of advice - if you drink tea and coffee take your own and the alcohol prices are ...
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Sail Date October 2015

Lenzinger avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Six Star Cruise

We had cabin 813 on the top deck. It came with a butler. The cabin was great,,a king size bed and all the closet space we needed. The veranda was large with sufficient room to have butler delivered breakfast served ...
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Sail Date May 2015

gchampagne avatar


1 Review Written

Our very high expectations were more than fulfilled

This was our first cruise ever and we initially wanted our destination to be Hawaii. We asked a friend of ours who works as a travel agent if he could suggest a good cruise line. He had heard of Paul Gauguin cruises ...
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Sail Date May 2015

RaynJen avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The Experience of a Lifetime

The cruise was incredible. We were able to visit 6 islands plus Tahiti having the opportunity to experience much of the diversity of the Society and Tuamotus(the atolls). I was reluctant to take a cruise as my wife ...
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Sail Date March 2015

pteet1 avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Best Cruise for a First Timer!!

My husband and I have never cruised before as my husband is a kite-boarder and didn't like the idea of being at sea with nothing to do. My sister-in-law and brother-in-law had cruised on the Paul Gauguin two years ...
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Sail Date March 2015

vjr avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful honeymoon!

We did the 7 night Society Islands cruise for our honeymoon in December and it was perfect! We booked a pre-cruise hotel package through Paul Gauguin at the Intercontinental Thalasso in Bora Bora (we actually got ...
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Sail Date December 2014

sandraann avatar


1 Review Written

The Most Wonderful Vacation Ever!

My husband treated me to this cruise for our 20th anniversary. We travel to Europe and the Caribbean every year. We are not cruise people. This was our first cruise. We chose to take this cruise because it was a ...
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Sail Date October 2013

prissy1 avatar


1 Review Written

Wow, What a Cruise!

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. ...
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Sail Date June 2011

seashell123 avatar


1 Review Written

No rating

Tahiti 7 Nights

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 ...
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Sail Date June 2011

Rugby_Nut avatar


1 Review Written

Returned from 10 night Society & Tuamotus Islands Cruise.

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 ...
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Sail Date May 2011

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