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Tahiti (Papeete) to the South Pacific Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
South Pacific
Tahiti (Papeete)

Traveler rating

Excellent

20

Very Good

2

Average

4

Terrible

3

Cruise type

Luxury Cruises

201

Romantic Cruises

121

Senior Cruises

33

Family Cruises

29

First-Time Cruisers

16

29 Tahiti (Papeete) to the South Pacific Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


terran_explr avatar

terran_explr

15 Reviews Written

172 Helpful Votes

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

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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


coastcashier avatar

coastcashier

8 Reviews Written

66 Helpful Votes

Over priced and food terrible

The price was considerable compared to the value. The food was always cold with only one choice smothered in French creamy Sauces. Plaster was the only offering six days in a row. Eggs were not available every ...
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Sail Date June 2019


Shivlink avatar

Shivlink

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Indian food

We had the pleasure of attending a private Indian wedding as set up on this cruise The Indian food menu was “out of this world” and the chef-Nilesh -truly went above and beyond to present us with delicious ...
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Sail Date December 2018


Nicole G avatar

Nicole G

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Excellent Service

It was an excellent service aboard the PG. No matter if maid or waiter, all super nice and very friendly. The cabin had a normal size, fine wood furniture. We had a porthole cabin and it was adequate, since you are ...
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Sail Date December 2018


Hawaii1007 avatar

Hawaii1007

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Another Amazing Adventure!

This was our 2nd cruise on the Paul Gauguin but this time we travelled with three generations- us, the grandparents, our daughter and her spouse, and our grandchildren, ages 10 and 11! It was so much fun with every ...
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Sail Date July 2018


Fangantha avatar

Fangantha

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Ultimate cruise - wish we were still there

Incredible 5* service, lovely people, beautiful destination, ship perfect in every way... this cruise will ruin you for all other cruises!! We will return!! It was the best week ever. Everything from Check in to ...
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Sail Date June 2018


ignatz avatar

ignatz

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Too Expensive for an Average Cruise Experience

Wanted to give a heads up warning to anyone considering cruising on the Paul Gauguin that you will be paying Regent prices without receiving the quality experience you may expect. There are many friendly ...
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Sail Date March 2017


rjukkola avatar

rjukkola

4 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Fun Cruise of Wonderful Itinerary

Windstar cruise line offered an interesting opportunity to see more than Tahiti and Moorea by taking a week long cruise on the Wind Spirit. The itinerary included the additional Society Islands of Bora Bora, Taha'a, ...
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Sail Date February 2017


gdlamberth avatar

gdlamberth

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Itinerary and Good Weather Made This a Great Family Trip

We were a group of 9 family and friends traveling together. My DH and I had been to French Polynesia before but the others had not. We chose this itinerary because we're avid snorkelers and family members like to ...
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Sail Date February 2017


Bobby- Jan avatar

Bobby- Jan

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

Price point for service/experience provided does not match. Destination (Polynesia) outstanding. Ship experience did not measure up, not a luxury experience. PG had better hope it does not get much competition in ...
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Sail Date July 2016


rannynm avatar

rannynm

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Even better than I imagined!

Fabulous experience. Took a one week cruise from Tahiti to Tahiti through the Society Islands and loved every minute of it. Love that the cost is all inclusive so drinks, either alcoholic or soft drinks are ...
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Sail Date July 2016


pauline P avatar

pauline P

1 Review Written

25 Helpful Votes

WASTE OF MONEY

I will start with this was the worst vacation i ever went on.From the time we got onto boat.First we went up to lunch,what a joke,my buffet in florida blew away 95% food served on this boat.very sad with the money ...
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Sail Date July 2016


seanpowers avatar

seanpowers

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

WORST TRIP WE EVER TOOK

Worst trip ever.Let me start with the staff was 100%.We saved for two years14,0000.00 plus travel, and expected the best food and beaches every day.They dont tell you that their are no swimable beaches in Marquesas ...
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Sail Date July 2016


kp3 avatar

kp3

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Luxurious adventure of a lifetime

We picked this cruise line and itinerary because we needed to go during the summer, and wanted to go to the south pacific (only 2 cruise lines do this in the summer). Celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary. ...
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Sail Date July 2016


K2Saunders avatar

K2Saunders

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


BSinPNS avatar

BSinPNS

21 Reviews Written

64 Helpful Votes

First Time PG Cruiser Does Tahiti and the Tuamotus

We spent three nights prior to the cruise in Moorea and took the 3 PM Arameti ferry to Papeete along with several other cruisers. It was a short walk (800 feet maybe) from where we reclaimed our baggage to the end ...
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Sail Date May 2016


zenukone avatar

zenukone

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Once in a Lifetime Trip

This was a wonderful cruise. My husband, self and three children 17,19, 21 loved every minute of this cruise. We have cruise the Meditteran and Asia and this was the best. The ship was top notch with superb ...
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Sail Date August 2015


coastcashier avatar

coastcashier

8 Reviews Written

66 Helpful Votes

What a way to see Tahiti!

We embarked at Papeete. Cruised for 7 days Moorea,Tahaa, Raiatea, Bora Bora two days, and Huahine. This is a magnificant Sailing Yacht. It is by far the best cruise we have done in 22 cruises. We have been on 6 star ...
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Sail Date July 2015


MiMiT avatar

MiMiT

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

First time on Windstar - hopefully not the last

My husband and I recently returned from our first Windstar cruise celebrating our 45th Anniversary. From start to finish, we can not say enough good about our experience. The staff and crew on the Wind Spirit were ...
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Sail Date August 2014


coappleby1 avatar

coappleby1

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

French Polynesia

We flew from Denver to Los Angeles a day early because of a winter storm predicted for Denver the next day - and it arrived. Got to LAX early and to wait all day for our midnight flight to Papeete. COuld not check ...
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Sail Date October 2009


tunaslam avatar

tunaslam

1 Review Written

Cruising in style on the Pacific Princess in Tahiti and Hawaii!

This was our first experience on a Princess Cruise and our 7th cruise overall. My wife Sheryl and I (married 45 years this November) did our first cruise some 40 years ago on a Royal Caribbean Cruise line. Way back ...
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Sail Date April 2014


Jenlwarren avatar

Jenlwarren

1 Review Written

Paradise in Tahiti!

This was our 4th cruise having previously been on Holland, Carnival and Celebrity. First off, the ship is really small compared to any of the previous ones. But knowing that ahead of time, we didn't have a problem ...
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Sail Date January 2013


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Sight2See

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

11-Night Cook & Society Islands Cruise

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 ...
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Sail Date June 2011


jaimebrochu avatar

jaimebrochu

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Paul Gauguin:The luxuriously thinkless way to explore Tahiti

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 ...
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Sail Date June 2011


HACKT avatar

HACKT

17 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

Aloha Tahiti!

My wife and I cruised French Polynesia (aka Tahiti) on the Pacific Princess from 9 to 19 October 2009 for our 30th Anniversary. We loved Tahiti but did not enjoy the ship as much as other ships we'd been on (9 ...
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Sail Date October 2009


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