Aranui Marquesas Ultimate Cruising

Special! Explore the Marquesas Islands with the Aranui 5 freighter on board this 16 night fly/cruise package!

Discover the fascinating history, culture and scenic beauty of Tahiti’s remote Marquesas Islands with the working freighter, Aranui 5.  This ruggedly beautiful archipelago has inspired many artists including Paul Gauguin and they remain uncommercialised and naturally stunning.  Custom-built for this destination, the Aranui 5 takes freighter cruising to a whole new level offering more passenger space and superior facilities, a higher level of comfort and more balcony suites than its predecessors.  Our fly/cruise package, starting from $9899pp share twin, suits those looking for soft adventure and an unforgettable journey!

16 night packages from NZD$9899* per person twin share ex Auckland. (+$300 CHC/WLG)

Senior Specials also available - please ask for details.

17 night package - 12 night cruise plus 5 nights pre/post accommodation


16 night package - 12 night cruise plus 4 nights pre/post accommodation



This vacation package includes
  • Return economy class airfares to Papeete ex Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch
  • Transfer from Papeete Airport to Manava Suite Resort Tahiti
  • 3 nights accommodation at Manava Suite Resort Tahiti
  • Transfer from Manava Suite Resort to wharf
  • 12 night Aranui 5 Marquesas Islands Cruise
  • All meals on board including wine with lunch and dinner
  • Shore excursions
  • Transfer from wharf to Manava Suite Resort
  • 1 night accommodation at Manava Suite Resort Tahiti
  • Transfer from Manava Suite Resort to Papeete Airport
  • All prepayable taxes
  • Bonus! Includes complimentary chauffeur driven luxury car transfers to/from your nearest international airport (within 35km)
  • Please ask about other departures and prices.
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* Prices are per person, twin share in NZ Dollars. See terms and conditions below. *Conditions apply. Valid only for the departure dates shown. Valid for sale till 31 Dec 2020 or until flights/cruise space sold. Offer may be sold out or withdrawn at any time.  Availability is limited. Price subject to change at any time without notice. Advertised price is valid for Special on selected departures - other specials, including Earlybird Specials and pre-winter specials also apply on other departures.  Please contact us for full details.  See for full terms and conditions.  Lic No. 2TA003131 ABN:24 003 026 369 Disclaimer: Air Tahiti Nui is not responsible for the content posted on the Air Tahiti Nui website by its Partners and Tour operators, nor is Air Tahiti Nui responsible for the transmission of any data, text, message, computer file, image or other material that infringes and/or violates any right of a third party or any domestic or international law, rule, or regulation, including but not limited to: (a) copyright, patent, trademark, or other proprietary rights; (b) right of privacy (specifically, you must not distribute another person’s personal information of any kind without their express permission) or publicity; or (c) any confidentiality obligation