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Photo courtesy of Paul Gauguin Cruises

Award Winning Luxury Small Ship

Photo courtesy of Paul Gauguin Cruises

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Owned by Pacific Beachcomber S.C., the leader in French Polynesia luxury destination resorts, Paul Gauguin Cruises operates the award-winning luxury cruise ship, The Gauguin, providing a luxury cruise experience tailored to the unparalleled wonders of Tahiti, French Polynesia and the South Pacific. 

Paul Gauguin Cruises operates The Gauguin, the renowned, award-winning, 5+-star, luxury cruise ship built specifically to sail the waters of Tahiti, French Polynesia and the South Pacific. Since its maiden voyage in 1998, The Gauguin has been the longest continually operating year-round luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific. No other luxury ship in history has offered this level of single-destination focus and expertise on a year-round basis for such an extended period of time.

Choose your perfect voyage from one of our wide-ranging selection of carefully tailored itineraries featuring hidden lagoons, historic gems, balmy trade winds, colourful cultures and cuisines - and plenty of relaxing downtime. And as you sail, enjoy exquisite, personalised service from our attentive crew, as well as luxurious amenities such as gourmet cuisine, an onboard pool, and a pampering spa. Paul Gauguin guests say it is the hospitality and superb attention to detail they remember most about their stay onboard.

SAILING WITH PAUL GAUGUIN                                                

Intimate, small-ship ambience with no more than 332 guests                       

1:1.5 crew to guest ratio                                                            

70% of suites with private balcony                                                

Exclusive Motu Teta Private Island and beach days                                     

Onboard marina with complimentary windsurfing, kayaking and paddleboarding.                           

Nightly Entertainment                                                                   

Presentations by local naturalists and a variety of special guests

Optional PADI dive program with certification for novices, refresher courses and diving excursions


All shipboard meals – choice of three dining options

Complimentary 24 hour room service

Complimentary beverages: select wines and spirits,beer, soft drinks, bottled water, and hot drinks served throughout the ship

Refrigerator replenished daily with soft drinks, beer  and bottled water. 

All shipboard entertainment

With over 25 years of experience in the French Polynesian tourism market, Pacific Beachcomber is the country’s largest luxury hotel and cruise operator in the region. In addition to the The Gauguin luxury cruise vessel, Pacific Beachcomber opened ‘The Brando’, an award winning luxury eco-resort on the island of Tetiaroa, on July 1st 2014.