Cruising on the Aranui cargo ship is a one-of-a-kind experience. It’s not just a chance to visit the remote Marquesas Islands; it’s about being part of the vital delivery of goods to this archipelago and understanding the lives of the islanders.
Have you ever dreamt of venturing off the beaten path and taking the road less travelled? Explore the wild beauty of the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia aboard a unique Aranui cruise. Starting from Tahiti, you’ll sail north to the outer archipelagos of the Pacific on the Aranui cargo ship, with lovely cabins and fantastic food.
On this trip you’ll discover what Tahiti was like 50 years ago, visiting the six inhabited Marquesas Islands. This castaway group of islands is rich in history, culture and breathtakingly beautiful landscapes. Wherever you go in the Marquesas, the proud and friendly people will welcome you to their homes. You’ll end the holiday with a few days relaxing in an overwater bungalow in Moorea. If you’re looking for the perfect of culture, relaxation and exploration, this journey is definitely for you!
All of Travel Nation's holidays are entirely tailor-made to suit your requirements. We're experts in the South Pacific islands and many of our team have visited several the different islands, so we can help you combine Tahiti with the Cook Islands, New Zealand, the USA, Japan or other destinations - ask for advice.
- Per person. Includes all flights, transfers, Aranui cargo ship cruise and overwater bungalow stay