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Tahiti (Papeete) Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
Tahiti (Papeete)

Traveler rating

Excellent

98

Very Good

11

Average

10

Poor

4

Terrible

6

Cruise type

Luxury Cruises

223

Romantic Cruises

129

Senior Cruises

43

Family Cruises

33

First-Time Cruisers

17

129 Tahiti (Papeete) Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews


stephensjw avatar

stephensjw

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

What a great trip!

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Idahospud48

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Absolutely Delightful

We spent our 25th anniversary on Moorea 27 years ago and decided it was time to revisit our memories. We had never been on a smaller ship and decided this was the way to see the other islands. It didn't ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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chipper1234

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Gone downhill in service and quality

We chose the cruise for the itinerary and the fact that we had been on the Mariner before and had liked it. This time however we were sorely disappointed. The captain seemed to have difficulty communicating with the ...
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Sail Date March 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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HamiltonLovebirds

10 Reviews Written

48 Helpful Votes

Polynesian Heaven

Aranui 5-February 14-26, 2019. Papeete was a bustling hub of activity. The night before our Aranui 5 cruise, we lodged at the Hotel Tiare Tahiti on the Main Street (Boulevard Pomare) facing the harbour: ...
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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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laurajofrog

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing views

The food and service on this cruise were fabulous. I could really not have asked for more or better. I was sad that we missed stopping in Huahine because of a heavy rain but that could not be avoided and I ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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JacquieAlex

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Cruise of a life time!

Air fare from Los Angeles is included in the price. Everything was handled to perfection. The ship and its staff was beyond our expectations and we felt like royalty. Food was incredible, and the ports visited were ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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tammlynn

15 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Opportunity of A Lifetime to see a Dream Destination!

We chose this cruise for the itinerary! I have never seen such a low cost for a 28 day cruise that included such dreamy South Pacific Island ports. It was an opportunity I had not seen before on my favorite cruise ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Petoonya

3 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

Magical Wind Spirit in French Polynesia

17 nights on Wind Spirit in French Polynesia was the cruise of our lifetime. The ship, food, staff and amenities were perfection, and our clothes were wet with tears having to disembark. The staff literally knock ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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eagleshighltd

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Once and done with Holland America

We chose this cruise due to the itinerary and the supposed reputation of Holland America being a classy cruise line. It was to be a continuation of a seven night cruise that we took on the Paul Gauguin. We were ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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terry1311

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great First Cruise

We have never been on a cruise prior to this trip, we chose this PG because the boat was comparatively small and it was in Tahiti. Tahiti is a very expensive holiday destination and the cruise seemed fairly priced. ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Humpbackgal

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Excellent service, exquisite destination

We have wanted to return to Tahiti since our last cruise there in 2001. It was the perfect relaxing getaway in a most spectacular destination. French Polynesia has such dramatically beautiful islands. Perfect ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Mando0155

1 Review Written

30 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise!

Before going on our cruise, I spent countless hours reading reviews - mostly from cruisecritic - and they were so incredibly helpful that I feel like I have to now return the favor as some of the advice I read was ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Radmum

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Old and tired.

I had heard it was luxurious and a once in a lifetime experience. Wrong. The ship is 20 years old and showing every day of it. For the price we paid and the fact that it was an exclusive French ship, I expected ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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2 Fun Canadians

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

For many years we dreamed of taking this cruise - it exceeded our dreams!

We chose 11 nights to really make it worthwhile (Tahiti is a long way from Canada). We were so pleased to be able to visit the Cook Islands as well as the Society Islands. The magical pristine beauty of the islands, ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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