Variety Cruises

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  • Papeete - Tahiti, Society Islands, French Polynesia

Welcome to Variety Cruises

Variety Cruises is one of the leading small ship cruise lines worldwide and owns and operates a fleet of 8 Small Ships, including upscale Mega Yachts and premium Motor Sailers, with capacities ranging from 34-72 passengers. Our philosophy is that our small boats provide for an authentic and intimate travel experience, focused in the destination and the local cultures, while experiencing a “ boutique” cruise concept. Furthermore our small ships reach destinations and ports no other ship can reach and a look at our programs will demonstrate this.

Our mission is to provide with life-enriching, authentic experiences at sea. Our Vision is to create a Better World at Sea.

Variety Cruises operating all year round cruises in Tahiti and its islands in 2023-2024, roundtrip from Papeete, Tahiti, on board the 25-cabin/49-passenger MOTOR SAILER PANORAMA II.

The size of the boat and passenger capacity, our crew to guest ratio, our immersive experiences on shore and on board, and our 50+ years of experience in small ship cruising worldwide are some of the few highlights of this island-hopping adventure.

1. Tahiti and the Pearls of French Polynesia: a 7 night / 8-day Tahiti – Tahiti visiting all but one Society Islands including Bora Bora, Huahine and Moorea to name a few.

2. Tahiti, the Society and Tuamotu Islands: a 10 night / 11-day Tahiti – Tahiti cruise.
This program explores the islands included in the 7-night program before crossing over to the lesser known but even more exotic and magnificent Tuamotu Archipelago islands including Tikehau, Makatea, Tetiaroa and world famous Rangiroa.

The 25-cabin/49-guest sail cruiser PANORAMA II is sailing this new program in Tahiti. The 50-meter/164-ft M/S Panorama II features 25 cabins ocean-view cabins spread across three decks and four categories. The M/S Panorama II is the perfect small ship to explore these idyllic islands, easily accessing the islands crystal clear lagoons through passes and taking just 40 passengers average to shore via zodiac landings. Our programs feature as always optional excursions in most islands visited, many of which will allow to discover the Historical and Cultural heritage of French Polynesia and its unique underwater life and treasures, sometimes straight from our swimming platform. At last, both programs can be easily combined with pre or post land programs in French Polynesia; Tahiti, Moorea or Bora Bora..

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