© Lionel Gouverneur –  Tahiti Tourisme

Aranui 5

General information

  • Boat type : mixed passenger/cargo (126 m)

  • Number of cabins : 103

  • Cruise duration : 13 days / 12 nights

We like

  • The special athmosphere of a mixt cargo

  • The magical itinirary accross splendid landscapes

An original stay is waiting for you aboard the Aranui 5.

This Cruise-cargo ship, will welcome you in the pure Polynesian tradition for a cruise full of discoveries and magical encounters.

The Marquesas Islands, The men land, territory of mysteries and natural marvels, shelters the most incredible stopovers of this itinerary. Follow Paul Gaugin and Jacque Brel’s steps and admire from you comfortable cabin these incredible landscapes.

Nature and beauty will be you daily routine for this timeless holiday.

In addition to the Marquesas Islands, Aranui will offer in 2020 a cruise to Pitcairn and many special cruises in 2021: the Gambier Islands and Pitcairn in January, the Society Islands and Tuamotu in May, the Austral and Cook Islands in September and the Arts Festival in Fatu Hiva in December.

Cabin categories

Presidential Suite

Exterior cabin (41 sqm) with private outdoor balcony (12 sqm)

AUD $13,562.00 per pers.
in double cabin

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Royal Suite

Exterior cabin (22 sqm) with private outdoor balcony (9,5sqm)

AUD $10,732.00 per pers.
in double cabin

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Premium Suite

Exterior cabin (18 sqm) with private outdoor balcony (4sqm)

AUD $9,834.00 per pers.
in double cabin

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Junior Suite

Exterior cabin (18sqm) without balcony

AUD $9,449.00per pers.
in double cabin

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Superior Deluxe

Exterior cabin (14,5sqm) with private outdoor balcony (4sqm)

AUD $9,130.00 per pers.
in double cabin

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Deluxe

Exterior cabin (13sqm) with private outdoor balcony (4sqm)

AUD $8,466.00 per pers.
in double cabin

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Stateroom

Exterior cabin (11sqm) with porthole

AUD $7,259.00 per pers.
in double cabin

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Dorm

8 passengers dormitory
2 shared bathroom

AUD $4,562.00 per pers.

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Rates :

The rates are per person and include :

  • The 13 days/12 nights cruise with all meals
  • Guidded excursions
  • Ports and touristic taxes

Cancellation fees :

  • For all cancellation after confirmation : US$115 per pers.
  • Between 90 – 61 days prior to departure : 25% cancellation fees
  • Between 60 – 45 days prior to departure : 33% cancellation fees
  • Between 44 – 30 days prior to departure : 66% cancellation fees
  • 30 jours et moins avant l’embarquement : 100% cancellation fees (no refund)

Payment policy :

  • 25% deposit upon reservation
  • Full payment 90 days prior to departure

Low season discount (2020 & 2021) : 

  • 10% discount on all cabins. Valid on 12-night cruise only

Senior cruise (2020 & 2021) : 

  • 10% discount on all cabins for Senior passengers (+60 yrs).  Valid on 12-night cruise only

Repeater passengers (2020 only) :

  • 10% discount on all cabins for repeater passengers (past invoice must be presented upon reservation)

MARQUESAS 2020 (departures on Thursday)*

Day 1 – Tahiti
Day 2 – Tuamotu Islands – Fakarava
Day 3 – at sea
Day 4 – Marquesas Islands – Hiva Oa (Puamau)
Day 5 – Marquesas Islands – Nuku Hiva (Taiohae-Hatiheu-Taipivai)
Day 6 – Ua Pou (Hakahau)
Day 7 – Hiva Oa (Atuona) & Tahuata (Vaitahu)
Day 8 – Fatu Hiva (Omoa – Hanavave)
Day 9 – Ua Huka (Vaipaee – Hane – Hokatu)
Day 10 – at sea
Day 11 – Tuamotu Islands – Rangiroa
Day 12 – Society Islands – Bora Bora
Day 13 – Tahiti

*This itinerary differs slightly for departures in 2020 on Saturday, and for 2021 cruises also.

PITCAIRN SPECIAL 2020 (Avril)

Day 1 – Tahiti
Day 2 – Tuamotu Islands – Anaa
Day 3 – Tuamotu Islands – Amanu
Day 4 – at sea
Day 5 – Gambier Islands – Mangareva (Rikitea)
Day 6 – Pitcairn Island – Adamstown
Day 7 – Pitcairn Island – Departing Bounty Bay
Day 8 – Gambier Islands – Aukena
Day 9 – at sea
Day 10 – Austral Islands – Rapa
Day 11 – Departing Rapa
Day 12 – Austral Islands – Raivavae
Day 13 – Tahiti

TUAMOTU, GAMBIER & PITCAIRN SPECIAL 2021 (January)

Day 1 – Tahiti
Day 2 – Tuamotu Islands – Anaa
Day 3 – Tuamotu Islands – Hikeru
Day 4 – at sea
Day 5 – Gambier Islands – Mangareva (Rikitea)
Day 6 – Pitcairn Island – Oneo island
Day 7 – Pitcairn Island – Adamstown
Day 8 – Pitcairn Island – Adamstown
Day 9 – Gambier Islands – Aukena
Day 10 – at sea
Day 11 – Tuamotu Islands – Anaa
Day 12 – at sea
Day 13 – Tahiti

SOCIETY & TUAMOTU SPECIAL 2021 (May)

Day 1 – Tahiti
Day 2 – Tuamotu Islands – Rangiroa
Day 3 – Tuamotu Islands – Fakarava
Day 4 – Tuamotu Islands – Makatea
Day 5 – Society Islands – Raiatea
Day 6 – Society Islands – Taha’a
Day 7 – Society Islands – Maupiti
Day 8 – Society Islands – Bora Bora
Day 9 – Society Islands – Bora Bora
Day 10 – Society Islands – Huahine
Day 11 – Society Islands – Moorea
Day 12 – Tahiti

AUSTRALS & COOK ISLANDS SPECIAL 2021 (September)

Day 1 – Tahiti (Pointe Vénus)
Day 2 – at sea
Day 3 – Cook Islands – Aitutaki
Day 4 – Cook Islands – Rarotonga
Day 5 – Austral Islands – Rurutu
Day 6 – at sea
Day 7 – Austral Islands – Rapa
Day 8 – Austral Islands – Rapa
Day 9 – Austral Islands – Raivavae
Day 10 – at sea
Day 11 – Tuamotu Islands – Anaa
Day 12 – at sea
Day 13 – Tahiti

2020 2021
Voyage 1 – 06/02/2020 to 18/02/2020 – LOW SEASON DISCOUNT
Voyage 2 – 22/02/2020 to 05/03/2020 – LOW SEASON DISCOUNT
Voyage 3 – 12/03/2020 to 24/03/2020
Voyage 4 – 28/03/2020 to 09/04/2020
Voyage 5 – 11/04/2020 to 23/04/2020 – PITCAIRN Special
Voyage 6 –  30/04/2020 to 12/05/2020
Voyage 7 – 16/05/2020 to 28/05/2020
Voyage 8 – 04/06/2020 to 16/06/2020
Voyage 9 – 20/06/2020 to 02/07/2020
Voyage 10 – 09/07/2020 to 21/07/2020
Voyage 11 – 25/07/20 to 06/08/2020
Voyage 12 – 08/08/2020 to 20/08/2020
Voyage 13 – 22/08/2020 to 03/09/2020
Voyage 14 – 10/09/2020 to 22/09/2020 – SENIOR DISCOUNT
Voyage 15 – 26/09/2020 to 08/10/2020
Voyage 16 – 15/10/2020 to 27/10/2020
Voyage 17 – 31/10/2020 to 12/11/2020
Voyage 18 – 14/11/2020 to 26/11/2020
Voyage 19 – 28/11/2020 to 10/12/2020
Voyage 20 – 17/12/2020 t0 29/12/2020
Voyage 1 – 09/01/2021 to 21/01/2021 – GAMBIER AND PITCAIRN 
Voyage 2 – 28/01/2021 to 09/02/2021 – LOW SEASON DISCOUNT
Voyage 3 – 13/02/2021 to 25/02/2021 – SENIOR DISCOUNT
Voyage 4 – 04/03/2021 to 16/03/2021
Voyage 5 – 20/03/2021 to 01/04/2021
Voyage 6 –  08/04/2021 to 20/04/2021
Voyage 7 – 24/04/2021 to 06/05/2021
Voyage 8 – 08/05/2021 to 19/05/2021 – SOCIETY & TUAMOTU ISLANDS
Voyage 9 – 22/05/2021 to 03/06/2021
Voyage 10 – 10/06/2021 to 22/06/2021
Voyage 11 – 26/06/2021 to 08/07/2021
Voyage 12 – 15/07/2021 to 27/07/2021
Voyage 13 – 05/08/2021 to 17/08/2021
Voyage 14 – 21/08/2021 to 02/09/2021
Voyage 15 – 04/09/2021 to 16/09/2021
Voyage 16 – 18/09/2021 to 30/09/2021
Voyage 17 – 07/10/2021 to 19/10/2021
Voyage 18 – 23/10/2021 to 04/11/2021
Voyage 19 – 06/11/2021 to 18/11/2021
Voyage 20 – 27/11/2021 t0 09/12/2021
Voyage 21 – 16/12/2021 t0 28/12/2021 – FESTIVAL OF ARTS