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Tahiti (Papeete) Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
Tahiti (Papeete)

Traveler rating

Excellent

136

Very Good

40

Average

25

Poor

16

Terrible

3

Cruise type

Luxury Cruises

223

Romantic Cruises

129

Senior Cruises

43

Family Cruises

33

First-Time Cruisers

17

223 Tahiti (Papeete) Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews


BetsyT avatar

BetsyT

5 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Lovely, comfortable ship, excellent service and wonderful ports

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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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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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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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matthewbowen1966

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Disappointing cruise and cruise ship on a very overrated cruise line!

Let me start with the most positive and that is the staff especially waiting, bar and housekeeping. They are truly amazing and the best I have found on a cruise ship. I'm not gonna bother going into detail about ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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rjeffb

3 Reviews Written

57 Helpful Votes

The Voyage of “No”

Summary: the islands and waters of French Polynesia are beautiful, exotic, and clean. The towns and roads are populated by people who are friendly, charming, inviting, and helpful. And I highly recommend you visit ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Kareni

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Differently not a luxury cruise!

My husband and I were looking forward to this luxury cruise on Paul Gauguin. We have cruised many times in our 36 years of marriage and do not have an alliance with any cruise line. We are most interested in the ...
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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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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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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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LWalber

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

What a mistake!

We wanted to try a new line (we've cruised more than 20 times on Celebrity/Azamara) and Oceania had a cruise from French Polynesia to Peru. The selling point was a stop at Easter Island and then a post-tour of Machu ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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PM1225

9 Reviews Written

94 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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Esther P.

6 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Easter Island to Papeete; Papeete to Honolulu

The South Pacific is a bucket-list destination and the back-to-back cruises on Le Soleal hit all the high spots. I generally like expedition-style cruises, but the itinerary captivated me: Cruise #1: Easter ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Bjbrohm

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

A Great Way To See French Polynesia

A friend took this cruise and I liked that it was a smaller, more intimate atmosphere. We added two days at the front of the trip to stay in a bungalow in the lagoon at the intercontinental hotel. We flew Air Nui ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Ericmalinee

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Ripped off

We travelled on 30 January for a 10 day Polynesian cruise on the ms marina and what should have been the trip I dreamed off turned completely bad due to incompetent staff. I like to warn future travelers to have a ...
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Sail Date January 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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slcdann

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

The most rewarding cruise experience

I have never been on Oceania before (only Princess, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Holland America and Regent) and after the experience I had, I am going to try and limit my cruise experiences to Oceania, if at all ...
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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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caribbean52010

4 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Regent is the Best

We sailed From Tahiti to Sydney, Australia and this is a top notch cruise. We have cruised many times in the past and this was an excellent cruise. It was a small ship and that we liked. We did a sail on a ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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mountainclimber1

6 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

Best cuisine at sea?

Yes, Oceania has the best cuisine at sea, unless you are health conscientious. Overweight and obese passengers were in pig heaven on Marina. We personally found the food way too salty, too heavy with too much butter ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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drreena

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

We are not new to cruising as this was our 15th cruise but the first with Oceania. We were attracted to Oceania because of the French Polynesia itinerary as well as its reputation for good service and food. We ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Flyingirl

4 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fabulous

Honestly, our best cruise yet. We had a concierge level cabin and it was worth the splurge . The food was awesome in every restaurant and the main dining room. The ship was awesome as in being the right size and not ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Catitude2

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Absolutely the best cruise I've ever been on!

For the middle-aged and older crowd, this cruise was amazing! We arrived in Papeete a day early to insure we made the ship on time in case of any flight/weather issues. We stayed at the Intercontinental on Tahiti, ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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