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Paul Gauguin Cruises Offers A Unique Voyage In French Polynesia’s Australs & Society Islands

July 1, 2013 Cruise No Comments Email Email

Paul Gauguin Cruises (, operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 90-guest m/v Tere Moanawhich cruises Europe, the Caribbean, and Latin America, offers an 11-night Australs & Society Islands voyage on The Gauguinthis fall that visits prime locations for humpback whale viewing. 

On this unique cruise, two opportunities will be available for whale watching: Moorea in the Society Islands and Rurutu, an island in the rarely visited Australs chain. Distinguished marine biologist Dr. Scott Baker; Cecile Gaspar, President of Te Mana O Te Moana, a nonprofit conservation organization; and renowned oceanographer and environmentalist Jean-Michel Cousteau enhance the experience with their expertise through a series of lectures during the voyage.

The 11-night Australs & Society Islands sailing departs September 21, 2013, from Papeete, Tahiti, and visits Huahine, Bora Bora, Taha’a (Motu Mahana), Raiatea, and Moorea in the Society Islands along with Rurutu in the Australs Islands. Cruise fares start from $5,395 per person and include airfare from Los Angeles.

For reservations, contact a Travel Professional, call 1-800-848-6172, or visit

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