Enchanting Marquesas Islands

Enchanting Marquesas Islands – On board the Aranui 5

A most unique way of exploring the French Polynesian Islands!

March 9 – March 24, 2018


Come explore the enchanting Marquesas Islands aboard the latest incarnation of the famed ships. The new Aranui 5 represents the crowning jewel of a 30 year long pursuit of the ultimate passenger freighter.

The Aranui 5 was custom built with passenger comfort in mind. You will embark on a voyage of discovery following the paths of Paul Gauguin, Robert Louis Stevenson, Thor Heyerdahl and Jacques Brel. The Polynesian staff and crew will welcome you to these exotic, captivating islands they call home.

The Aranui 5 continues the relaxed, friendly tradition with space to meet new friends in the bars and lounge or while relaxing on the deck or by the pool, as the islands seem to float by.

Aranui 5 is a new custom-built, dual-purpose passenger/freighter that sails from Tahiti to the Marquesas, Tuamotu and Society Islands in French Polynesia on a 14 day all-inclusive cruise. Designed to offer all of the comforts of a cruise liner, while operating as a supply ship, Aranui 5 is classified as a small vessel, accommodating approximately 254 passengers and 103 cabins.

The ship features a restaurant where all the meals onboard are served in a casual setting, 2 lounges, 2 conference rooms, where guest lecturers will offer presentations on various topics related to the Marquesas, 4 bars, including the Sky Bar with sweeping panoramic views, an outdoor pool, a boutique, a massage room and a gym.

Passenger accommodations range from Premium exterior staterooms, more than 90 percent with a private balcony, to Standard exterior staterooms with a picture window or porthole.


The Early Reservation Bonus for this journey has expired.

These journey fares include the current known fuel surcharges. Additional charges may apply at final payment date. All fares are for departure from Toronto. Other air gateways available.

Included Highlights

All features listed above

First Class Accommodation – Aranui 5, 14 nights



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