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Tahiti (Papeete) Cruise Reviews

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Tahiti (Papeete)

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592 Tahiti (Papeete) Cruise Reviews


Flying Coyote avatar

Flying Coyote

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Chance of a lifetime

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We chose this cruise for 2 reasons: the exotic ports it was calling on AND the unusual design of the ship- 1/2 Cargo and 1/2 Cruise ship. The food, was always flavorful. Everyone receives the same entree. ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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BetsyT

5 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Lovely, comfortable ship, excellent service and wonderful ports

We chose this cruise because we were interested in seeing the South Pacific and New Zealand and the package deal we got included airfare, unlimited internet and trip insurance (important, as my husband and I are in ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Captain Povey

3 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

An enjoyable cruise marred by the disappointing food

We are experienced cruisers and have tried a number of different cruise lines over many years. Overall, we enjoyed this cruise despite the disappointment of missing Raratonga due to the poor weather and conditions ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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petal06

4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Fine Dining every night with endless cocktails

I wanted to experience Regent and I love the tropical waters. This was a first class experience. The Dining is First Class - anything you can possibly imagine. The cocktails were only restricted by my ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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helena and paul

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

FANTASTIC - South Pacific Island Hopper - 10 Ports of Call !

I have been cruising since I was a kid because my Mom loved crusing - so she started us off young! I took my son on his first cruise when he was 5 - and he said it was better than Disneyland! I must concur. This ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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rpramuka

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary. The service on the ship was great. The food was great.

Choose this cruise because it is Regent. Also the itinerary matched what we were looking for and the timing was great. Great itinerary. The service on the ship was great. The food was great. The people were ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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waggie1856

3 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

17 Days in Paradise

Quick back round. This was our 37 cruise, the 6th to Tahiti, once on Princess, 2 on Oceania, 1 on Wind Star and 1 on Holland America. This 17 days on Wind Spirit were far and away the best for the following ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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stephensjw

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

What a great trip!

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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trippingtraveller

12 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

Sublime South Pacific was a beautiful cruise.

I know the Regatta well so it was a pleasure to travel on the newly refurbished ship. Cabin 4056 in category C1 Deluxe outside seemed like it was in a good position so that was my choice for this cruise out of ...
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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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matthewbowen1966

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Disappointing cruise and cruise ship on a very overrated cruise line!

Let me start with the most positive and that is the staff especially waiting, bar and housekeeping. They are truly amazing and the best I have found on a cruise ship. I'm not gonna bother going into detail about ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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teamflames

25 Reviews Written

167 Helpful Votes

Pt 2 of B2B thru South Pacific - great itinerary

This was the 2nd leg of our 30 days from Hawaii to Australia which was an amazing itinerary with great weather. I covered most of the detail in part 1 of my review. A third of passengers were back to back so the ...
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Sail Date November 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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rjeffb

3 Reviews Written

56 Helpful Votes

The Voyage of “No”

Summary: the islands and waters of French Polynesia are beautiful, exotic, and clean. The towns and roads are populated by people who are friendly, charming, inviting, and helpful. And I highly recommend you visit ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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TallBlindGuy

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Happy Ship on Oceania South Pacific cruise

I am enjoying the cruise and observe many happy guests. The crew has been amazing and Corey Powell is doing a great job as Cruise Director. Very effective and a really nice guy! He and the entertainment staff did ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Ardentown

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Happy Ship on South Pacific cruise

It is Day 14 of our 18 day cruise from Tahiti to Sydney. I am enjoying the cruise and observe many happy guests. The crew has been amazing and Corey Powell is doing a great job as cruise director. In addition to ...
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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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Kareni

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Differently not a luxury cruise!

My husband and I were looking forward to this luxury cruise on Paul Gauguin. We have cruised many times in our 36 years of marriage and do not have an alliance with any cruise line. We are most interested in the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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donpasko

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great cruise to a beautiful location. Tahiti is all you would have imagined

We planned this trip a year in advance to celebrate anniversary and birthday and were not disappointed. We travelled with our favorite traveling companions but also met many wonderful and interesting people from ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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terran_explr

15 Reviews Written

172 Helpful Votes

Beautiful, relaxing scenery from Tahiti to Cook Islands to Tonga to Fiji

The purpose of my review is to give you some insight on cruising with Paul Gauguin cruises and to offer some tips to make your vacation more enjoyable. I talk about the good and the bad, so that you can be a ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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elklemi

12 Reviews Written

52 Helpful Votes

Wonderful

This was my second Wind Star cruise and like most always wanted to experience Tahiti since I was a boy and Mutiny on the Bounty. Luckily I have a friend who lives in San Diego (Carolyn) and she also wanted to go so ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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loripars

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Amazing

My husband has always wanted to go to Bora Bora and our travel agent told us of this spectacular way to see Bora Bora and French Polynesia. We weren’t disappointed. The Wind Spirit ship and crew are equally as ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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GTBee

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Nice Trip on Tired, Old Ship

Background:My husband and I traveled from the East Coast to Papeete via Delta and Air France. First visit to French Polynesia and first time on Paul Gauguin (PG). Have cruised many times on other cruise lines. ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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new2this1888

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Good cruise to see Tahiti Islands

No longer a 5 star ship but now a 4 star ship. The cabin was very spacious. l'occitane was not provided in the room. They use a big bottle of local shampoo and conditioner. I was expecting this but they no ...
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Sail Date August 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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