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Paul Gauguin Cruise Review to South Pacific

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall rating:

4.6 out of 5
Paul Gauguin

14 Night Marquesas Tuamotus & Society Islands (Papeete Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 26, 2019

Ship: Paul Gauguin

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 422

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

A must cruise ship for an older person or first time cruiser. The level of attention and care of the elderly guest was extremely personable


5 out of 5
It was fast.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Food was excellent. It was like dining at a 5star restaurant every night

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Crafts local dance with natives. Cultural events


4 out of 5
Musicians need to change. Not to the level of the ship

Children's Programs

No children

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Waiters were very personable. Room steward work very hard to ensure my room look like my first day twice a day

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Awesome 320 cabins. Staff over 700

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Super. Sleeped like a baby for 13 nights. Comfortable impecable room

Ship tip

Wait until two hours to disembark. The dinning room its set up to welcome guest two hours after everyone had to disembark

Ports of call

Papeete, Tahiti

4 out of 5

Fakarava, Tuamotu Archipelago

5 out of 5

Fatu Hiva, Marquesesas

3 out of 5
Same as previous stop.

Atuona, Hiva Oa, Marquesas

3 out of 5
Same. Just different local dancers

Tahuata, Marquesas

5 out of 5

Nuku Hiva, Marquesas

4 out of 5
Ok. Same as previous port. If you want to experience the Paul Gauguin. A seven or 10 day cruise skips the redundancy of the Marquesas

Huahine, French Polynesia

4 out of 5

Taha'A, Society Islands

5 out of 5
Spectacular Island

Bora Bora, French Polynesia

5 out of 5
Been there five time. Every time I do different activities

Moorea, French Polynesia

5 out of 5
Lots of outdoor activities


5 out of 5
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