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Scenes from the Marquesas, Tuamotus & Society Islands Voyage

Virtually undiscovered for centuries, the remote Marquesas afford a true glimpse of the Polynesia of the old. Paul Gauguin Cruises’ one-of-a-kind, 14-night itinerary charts a course to four of these islands, along with the diving mecca of the Tuamotus archipelago and the majestic beauty of the Society Islands.
 

Moana Mini Swim Marathon

On the first of May, we held an amazing event in beautiful Golfo di Aranci during our Roundtrip Rome voyage.  Located on the northeast coast of Sardinia, overlooking the Gulf of Olbia, this colorful, Italian fishing village attracts visitors from around the world to its many white-sand beaches, where crystal-clear waters invite diving.  It was also the perfect place for an m/v Tere Moana mini swim marathon.

Experience Our Fiji & Australia Itineraries Aboard the m/s Paul Gauguin

The m/s Paul Gauguin is charting a course to new destinations this year, venturing across wider seas. Our Fiji & Australia sailings highlight marine life, culture, natural wonders, and World War II history. These distinctive voyages aboard The Gauguin include remote islands with colorful and rich histories as colonial trading hubs and World War II sites, rarely explored Papua New Guinea, the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, and exotic Fiji.  

Taste of Tahiti & Society Islands On Board the Luxurious m/s Paul Gauguin

Journalist Christine Germyn shares her experience aboard the m/s Paul Gauguin sailing the 7-night Tahiti & the Society Islands itinerary.

Taste of Tahiti & Society Islands On Board the Luxurious m/s Paul Gauguin

Holiday Helping

Each year, staff from the Bellevue office of Paul Gauguin Cruises volunteers and donates to local charities.

We held our annual food drive, collecting boxes of food for Northwest Harvest—Washington’s statewide hunger relief agency. The agency distributes food to area food banks, shelters, and meal programs.

New Hinerava Fall Collection of Tahitian Jewelry Debuts on the m/s Paul Gauguin

Tahitian jewelry designer Kelly Hinerava Bailey of Hinerava unveils her new fall collection, which is now available in La Boutique on The Gauguin.  Known for one-of-a-kind “island-chic” designs, Hinerava’s fall collection showcases fall colors that were inspired by irregular and natural beauty as expressed through baroque pearls and organic diamond-slice jewelry.

Kelly, pictured with Dennis Quaid, shows off the new collection.  

A Turtle Release During the m/s Paul Gauguin’s Australs & Society Islands Voyage

On our recent Australs & Society Islands voyage, a turtle release was conducted in the waters off Moorea outside Cook’s Bay. The event was led by Cécile Gaspar, president of Te Mana O Te Moana, and Jean-Michel Cousteau, president of Ocean Futures Society, with the help of the m/s Paul Gauguin’s Captain Mirkovic and one of the ship’s Zodiacs®.

The Gems of Turkey and Greece

7-night Istanbul to Athens Voyage Aboard the m/v Tere Moana

Cooking with Chef Alan Wong – Master of Hawaii Regional Cuisine

Recently, we had the pleasure of having Hawaii’s Chef Alan Wong, President of Alan Wong’s Restaurants, cruise with us aboard the m/s Paul Gauguin’s  7-night Tahiti & the Society Islands itinerary. 

Voyage Spotlight: Athens to Rome on the m/v Tere Moana - Part VII

Day 7: Friday, June 21, 2013, Sorrento, Italy

 

The magical town of Sorrento is famous as the gateway to the spectacular Amalfi Coast—and deservedly considered a scenic gem in its own right.