There are 118 islands and atolls that make up Tahiti, spreading over 2 million square miles of the South Pacific Ocean and traversing five archipelagos, according to Tahiti Tourisme. Literally spoilt for choice, how do you know which island you should call home?
Verdant mountains rising up from turquoise coral… Read the rest
“I’m not really a water baby, I wonder whether I will enjoy this…” were my initial thoughts when I first considered the opportunity of sailing around the Tahitian islands in a small cruise ship. “This trip may be wasted on you then, Monica” was the response I got from my… Read the rest
Come explore the enchanting Marquesas Islands aboard the latest incarnation of our famed ships. Setting sail in the Winter of 2015, the new Aranui 5 represents the crowning jewel of a 30 year long pursuit of the ultimate passenger freighter.
Redesigned and custom built with passenger comfort in mind, you… Read the rest
Join us for a journey that reverses part of the odyssey of the mutineers of the Bounty when they were looking for a new home in what today is French Polynesia. Starting on Easter Island we will get to see all four of the Pitcairn Islands before heading over to… Read the rest
In partnership with National Geographic Expeditions
PONANT invites you to enjoy an unforgettable experience with our team of naturalists, discovering atypical destinations in the heart of the Pacific. From Papeete to Hanga Roa, you will sail aboard Le Boréal for an exceptional 14-day expedition cruise.
The first stop on this… Read the rest
Sail from French Polynesia to Fiji via Wallis and Futuna, us aboard Le Soléal for a 13-day cruise in the South Pacific Ocean.
PONANT brings you an exceptional itinerary of idyllic beaches, turquoise waters, and encounters with little-known cultures.
After a first stop in Bora Bora, with its unmistakable volcanic… Read the rest
Explore some of the lesser-known islands of striking French Polynesia.
What better way to experience one of the world’s most stunning archipelagos than on a small ship cruise? This 12-day adventure around Tahiti, the Society Islands and Tuamotu showcases some of the most pristine parts of the world – from… Read the rest
Experience the vibrant natural landscapes and relaxing pace of French Polynesia.
It might sound like a cliché, but the crystal blue waters, colourful coral and lush green islands of French Polynesia are anything but boring. Snorkelers and swimmers will be in their element, with abundant marine life, stunning lagoons and… Read the rest