Aranui Welcomes The New Year With 2020 Schedule
Departing from Papeete, Tahiti, the 13-day cruise is a complete vacation experience with visits to Fakarava and Rangiroa in the Tuamotu Archipelago, Bora Bora in the Society Islands, as well as Nuku Hiva, Ua Pou, Hiva Oa, Fatu Hiva, Tahuata and Ua Huka in the Marquesas Islands.
The 2020 schedule includes the following travel dates:
Feb. 6 – Feb. 18 Feb. 22 – March 5 March 12 – March 24
March 28 – April 9 April 11 – April 23 April 30 – May 12
May 16 – May 28 June 4 – June 16 June 20 – July 2
July 9 – July 21 July 25 – Aug. 6 Aug. 8 – Aug. 20
Aug. 22 – Sept. 3 Sept. 10 – Sept. 22 Sept. 26 – Oct. 8
Oct. 15 – Oct. 27 Oct. 31 – Nov. 12 Nov. 14 – Nov. 26
Nov. 28 – Dec. 10 Dec. 17 – Dec. 29
On this once-in-a-lifetime adventure, passengers will be fully immersed in the Polynesian culture. The Aranui 5 voyage includes shore experiences such as awe-inspiring hikes, visits to sacred ritual sites, encounters with local artisans, a visit to French artist Paul Gauguin’s grave, snorkeling in the translucent waters of the atolls, on-island picnics and restaurant lunches featuring local food, a visit to a pearl farm and more.
The cruise includes three meals daily with complimentary wine for onboard lunches and dinners, guided excursions as outlined in the itinerary, picnics and meals on shore. Optional excursions such as scuba diving, horseback riding and fishing are available for an additional charge.
Prices for a 2020 Aranui 5 vacation start at $3,321. Aranui offers a seasonal 10% discount for the Feb. 6 and Feb. 22 voyages. Seniors (ages 60+) will also receive a 10% discount for the Sept. 10 cruise.
Voyage 5, a one-off specialty Pitcairn Island cruise, has limited availability on cabins. The exclusive sailing will depart from Papeete, Tahiti, following a 13-day itinerary to Adamsto wn in the Pitcairn Islands, Anaa and Amanu in the Tuamotu Archipelago, Mangareva and Aukena in the Gambiers, and Raivave and Rapa in the Austral Islands.
The 254-passenger ship offers comfortable, air-conditioned accommodations specially designed with added space for passengers’ comfort and pleasure. Travelers booking a stay aboard the Aranui 5 can choose from eight different cabin categories – Presidential Suite, Royal Suite, Premium Suite, Junior Suite (with or without a balcony), Superior Deluxe, Deluxe, Stateroom and Class C – each providing diverse room configurations.
Public areas on the Aranui 5 include a reception area, casual restaurant, four bars, including the Sky Bar with sweeping panoramic views, two conference rooms, two lounges, library, boutique, outdoor swimming pool, fitness room and spa. The ship also features air conditioning in all passenger areas and indoor public spaces as well as two elevators onboard.