The Toast Of Tahiti - Fly Cruise & Stay

S-CODE: CT

  • Departs from Papeete, Tahiti
  • On 18th Mar 2019 for nights
  • Onboard Le Soleal
  • Prices from AU $9,985*

Pricing per person

Please note, while prices and inclusions are accurate at time of loading they are subject to change due to changes in cruise line policies and pricing and due to currency fluctuations. Currency surcharges may apply. Please check details of price and inclusions at time of booking. Please ask for child and infant pricing if applicable.


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Balcony
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Special Inclusions

From Papeete to Honolulu, the most beautiful islands in the Pacific are on the agenda during your 16-day PONANT cruise. You will sail aboard Le Soleal for an unforgettable journey to discover a wild and exotic world. Between pearl farms and white sandy beaches, French Polynesia will reveal its many mysteries to you. Surrounded by superb lagoons of translucent waters edged by exceptional coral reefs, the islands of Polynesia are undoubtedly some of the most beautiful in the world and home to an astonishing and rich wildlife. At the heart of the Tuamotu Islands, you will spend some time in the magnificent Fakarava Atoll, a pristine environment that is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. A little more to the east, discover the unique charms of the Marquesas Islands, whose volcanic landscapes are home to turquoise lagoons and secluded bays. You will then chart a course towards Hawaii. The Hawaiian Islands will delight you with their world-renowned idyllic beaches as well as their exuberant nature, a succession of rainforests, waterfalls and volcanic lands.

HIGHLIGHTS:
• Unesco sites: From Hilo, Volcanoes National Park; Biosphere Reserve of Fakarava in the Tuamotu Archipelago
• Visit exceptional ports of call in the heart of the Marquesas Islands, whose volcanic landscapes are home to secluded bays and abundant wildlife
• Beach, swim and snorkelling in the crystal-clear waters of French Polynesia
• Visit the small village of Atuona, considered to be the island`s capital, and discover the tombs of Paul Gauguin and Jacques Brel, as well as two small museums dedicated to their life and work
• Lecturer on board, specialist in French Polynesia
• Possibility of diving and/or snorkeling with an experienced instructor on board

Single Deluxe Balcony from $13,965*

THE TOAST OF TAHITI Fly, Cruise & Stay package includes:
- One way economy class airfare** from Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne to Papeete, Tahiti inc. tax
- Private car transfer from airport to hotel, Papeete
- 2 nights accommodation at the Le Meridien hotel Papeete
- Private car transfer from hotel to port, Papeete
- 15 night `French Polynesia and Hawaii` cruise aboard Le Soleal from Papeete to Honolulu including: All meals while on board the ship (from dinner on the day of embarkation to breakfast on the day of disembarkation) | Captain`s welcome cocktail and gala dinner | Open Bar (pouring wines, house champagne | alcohol except premium brands...list available upon request) | Port taxes | Room service 24h (special selection)
- One way private car transfer from Honolulu port to hotel
- 2 nights accommodation at the iconic Royal Hawaiian Hotel (A luxury collection hotel) in a Historic room
- BONUS! Free sightseeing tour in Honolulu including: Round trip transfer from most Waikiki hotels, admission fees to the Arizona Memorial, Punchbowl National Cemetery & Pearl harbour tour with expert narration
- One way private car transfer from Honolulu hotel to airport
- One way economy class airfare** from Honolulu to Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne inc. tax

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*Conditions Apply: All prices shown here are per person share twin (unless stated as single) in AUD, based on best available cruise fare at time of publication (14Sep17). All prices based on cash payment - credit card fees may apply. **All airfares/taxes are based on 2018 rates and dates and are subject to change until bookable approx 10 months prior. Once booked, all airfare/taxes will be due in full 24 hours from reservation and strict cancellation/change fees apply. Visitors to the United States must complete an online ESTA application prior to arrival which is not included and is the guests responsibility. Cruise deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions apply. Travel agent service fees may apply. Special conditions apply - please ask for full details at time of enquiry. All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia. Prices in this package are based on a 25% Ponant bonus fare which is subject to change without notice by cruise line at anytime. Twin prices: Ocean view based on cat SP3, Balcony based on cat DEL deluxe Balcony, Suite based on cat PS5 Prestige Suite. We reserve the right to correct errors without penalty. Offer ends 31Dec17 or until sold out/withdrawn from sale and is subject to availability at time of booking.

Cruise Details

15 Night Cruise sailing from Papeete to Honolulu aboard Le Soleal.

From Papeete to Honolulu, the most beautiful islands in the Pacific are on the agenda during your 16-day PONANT cruise. You will sail aboard Le Soléal for an unforgettable journey to discover a wild and exotic world.

Between pearl farms and white sandy beaches, French Polynesia will reveal its many mysteries to you. Surrounded by superb lagoons of translucent waters edged by exceptional coral reefs, the islands of Polynesia are undoubtedly some of the most beautiful in the world and home to an astonishing and rich wildlife.

At the heart of the Tuamotu Islands, you will spend some time in the magnificent Fakarava Atoll, a pristine environment that is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

A little more to the east, discover the unique charms of the Marquesas Islands, whose volcanic landscapes are home to turquoise lagoons and secluded bays.

You will then chart a course towards Hawaii. The Hawaiian Islands will delight you with their world-renowned idyllic beaches as well as their exuberant nature, a succession of rainforests, waterfalls and volcanic lands.

From Hilo, a small island of lush green hills, you will visit the Volcano National Park, the only site in Hawaii listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Map of Cruise

Pre-Cruise Itinerary

Date Activity
17/03/19 Fly Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne to Papeete
16/03/19 Arrive Papeete on the 16th of March, Transfer to hotel
17/03/19 Papeete at leisure
18/03/19 Transfer to ship, embark Le Soleal cruise

Cruise Itinerary

Date Activity Arrive Depart
18/03/19 Papeete, Tahiti 09:00PM
19/03/19 Moorea, French Polynesia 07:00AM 06:00PM
20/03/19 Fakarava, French Polynesia
21/03/19 At sea - -
22/03/19 Fatu Hiva, Marquesa Islands, France
23/03/19 Hanavave (French Polynesia)
24/03/19 Atuona (French Polynesia)
25/03/19 Nuku Hiva, Marquesa Islands Cruising
26/03/19 Taiohae (French Polynesia)
27/03/19 At sea - -
28/03/19 Date Line Crossing
29/03/19 At sea - -
30/03/19 At sea - -
31/03/19 At sea - -
01/04/19 Hilo Hawaii 10:00AM 06:00PM
02/04/19 Honolulu, Hawaii 09:15AM

Post-Cruise Itinerary

Date Activity
02/04/19 Transfer to hotel, Honolulu at leisure
03/04/19 Free* Pearl Harbour tour
04/04/19 Transfer to airport, Fly Honolulu to Australia
05/04/19 Arrive Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne
Itinerary may vary by sailing date and itineraries may be changed at the cruise lines discretion. Please check itinerary details at time of booking and before booking other travel services such as airline tickets.