On MS Paul Gauguin voyages, Tahitian hosts, Les Gauguins and Les Gauguines, showcase Polynesian culture through dance, songs, and hands-on demonstrations.

Couples travelling can even partake in a Polynesian blessing ceremony, ideal for honeymoons or anniversaries. The Moana Explorer Program engages children aged 7-15 in interactive activities teaching the region’s rich culture and is offered on select holiday sailings. Deck 6 features the Algotherm Dermo Ocean Spa for marine cosmetics treatments, a fitness centre, and a boutique offering Tahitian black pearl jewellery and souvenirs.

La Palette lounge bar on Deck 8 provides a social atmosphere, while the pool and pool bar offer relaxation with panoramic views for guests to enjoy. Deck 9’s Sun bar – Solarium invites sunbathing and is the perfect location to watch the sun sink into the Polynesian horizon. The piano bar on Deck 5 provides a calm atmosphere, and the Grand Salon theatre hosts Polynesian shows. The marina on Deck 3 offers various nautical leisure activities, such as kayaking, paddle boarding or scuba diving, all easily accessible from the marina access point. and a library with movies, themed conferences, and the Fare Tahiti Museum celebrate Polynesian culture onboard.