ADVENTURE ARANUI CRUISE THROUGH TAHITI

Aranui Cruise Sailing Dates

Join the Aranui 5 on it’s 11 or 12 day voyages through the South Pacific as it offers a unique chance to extensively visit islands in the Marquesas, Society and Austral Islands, The classic voyage will take you on a freight run to the Marquesas Islands while a number of other voyages will take you on a scenic trip to some of the most remote areas of the Pacific.

Aranui 5 Pre & Post Cruise Add-On Options

Are you interested in any pre or post cruise add-on options for the Aranui 5 cruise?

We offer a multitude of additional options for your cruise to give you the best possible travel experience. Add on hotels, sight seeing experiences and more.

Aranui Cruise Itinerary

Join the Aranui 5 on its voyages through the South Pacific. Here you will have a chance to visit the exotic Marquesas Islands.

The Aranui departs from Tahiti then visits islands such as Fakarava, Ua Pou, Nuku Hiva, Hiva Oa, Fatu Hiva, Tahuata, Ua Huka, Rangiroa, Bora Bora and back to Papeete (itineraries may vary).

Aranui Itinerary

Marquesas Classic 12 Day Cruises

2024 & 2025

Austral & Society Islands 2024 (11 Days)

March 30 - April 9 & November 2 - 12, 2024

Austral & Society Islands 2025 (13 Days)

April 5 - 17, September 6 - 18 & November 1 - 13, 2025

You will receive

* Limit 1 Special Offer per trip

Aranui Cruise Cabin Prices: 2024-2025

Please note: US dollar pricing applies to all residents of the United States, Canada and Asia. Aranui prices are per person based on double occupancy. Rates are valid on standard Marquesas sailings. Supplements apply on special itineraries. Rates include 3 meals with complimentary wine, guided excursions, picnic and meals onshore. Optional excursions such as scuba diving, fishing and horseback riding are additional.

Single Cabin Pricing

Presidential Suite

$18,847 (2024)

$18,847 (2025)

440 Square Feet
3 Balconies

Aranui 5 Presidential Suite

Royal Suite

$14,880 (2024)

$14,880 (2025)

240 Square Feet

Balcony Included – $627 Off for Obstructed View

Aranui 5 Royal Suite

Premium Suite

$13,624 (2024)

$13,624 (2025)

200 Square Feet
Balcony Included

Aranui 5 Premium Suite

Junior Suite

$13,069 (2024)

$13,323 (2025)

200 Square Feet
No Balcony

Aranui 5 Standard Cabin

Superior Deluxe Suite

$12,367 (2024)

$12,919 (2025)

160 Square Feet
Balcony Included
Aranui 5 Presidential Suite

Deluxe Cabin

$11,453 (2024)

$12,007 (2025)

140 Square Feet
Balcony Included
Aranui 5 Royal Suite

Single Stateroom

$8,799 (2024)

$8,799 (2025)

Only 2 Onboard
Porthole View
Aranui 5 Premium Suite

Stateroom

$9,400 (2024)

&9,400 (2025)

120 Square Feet

$460 Off for Obstructed View

Aranui 5 Standard Cabin
Double Cabin Pricing

Presidential Suite

$12,692 (2024)

$12,692 (2025)

440 Square Feet
3 Balconies

Aranui 5 Presidential Suite

Royal Suite

$10,047 (2024)

$10,047 (2025)

240 Square Feet
$419 off for Obstructed View

Aranui 5 Royal Suite

Premium Suite

$9,210 (2024)

$9,210 (2025)

200 Square Feet
Balcony Included

Aranui 5 Premium Suite

Junior Suite

$8,840 (2024)

$9,009 (2025)

200 Square Feet
No Balcony

Aranui 5 Standard Cabin

Superior Deluxe Suite

$8,371 (2024)

$8,739 (2025)

160 Square Feet
Balcony Included

Aranui 5 Superior Deluxe Cabin

Deluxe Cabin

$7,762 (2024)

$8,739 (2025)

240 Square Feet
Balcony Included

Aranui 5 Deluxe Suite

Stateroom

$6,393 (2024)

$6,393 (2025)

120 Square Feet
$306 off for Obstructed View

Dormitory

$4,138 (2024)

$4,138 (2025)

Bunkbeds
Shared Washroom

Aranui Dormitory Cabin

Special Promotions

Senior Discount, Childrens Discount, Returning Friends & More

10% Off Promotion

10% off: Jan 20, Feb 3, March 2 and March 16, 2024 sailings. Feb 22 & May 31 (Seniors Only) 2025

 

* Special offer is non-transferable, not valid in the dormitory and cannot be combined with any other offer.

Other Discounts Include:

  • 50% off for children 14 and under (no more than 15 children per sailing).
  • 25% off a 3rd or 4th adult sharing a standard cabin (there are a limited number of 3 or 4 bed cabins).
  • Past passengers qualify for a $250 per person shipboard credit.

Aranui FAQ

Q: Can I connect to the Internet on the Aranui 5?
Answer: There are two ways to regularly connect to the internet. 1) Order a cell tower powered Wifi hotspot routher or 2) Use the onboard wifi. If you want your own wifi hotspot that works off cell towers order a personal wifi hotspot before going to Tahiti. With Tahiti Wifi you will receive a router on arrival at the airport. Enter discount code FARANDAWAYWIFI when ordering to receive 5% off. Onboard the Aranui, two different Internet packages are available while on the Aranui. For 3500 cfp ($35) you will receive 150 megabytes of Internet connectivity and for 300 megabytes the cost is 5000 cfp ($50). Internet connectivity can be slow especially at peak time periods when large numbers of passengers are trying to connect at the same time. Connectivity is not available in staterooms and cabins but it is available in the Verandah Bar, Lounge, Sky Bar, Reception area, Dining Room and Fitness Centre. On some islands internet is also available. This includes villages on Takapoto, Taiohae – Nuku Hiva, Hakahau – Ua Poe, Atuona – Hiva Oa, Omoa – Fatu Hiva and Vaitape – Bora Bora.
Q: When is the best time of year to cruise on the Aranui?

Answer: Unlike many other areas of the South Pacific, the Marquesas Islands have weather patterns which are very consistent year round. There is only a two degrees change in average temperatures from month to month throughout the year. While September to December has about 30% less rainfall than other months, there is only and average of 2.6 to 6.9 inches of rain per month. Visit the weather page of our website for more details on the average weather patterns by month. As far as sea conditions, from September to May you will notice the seas are less rough than June, July and August.

Q: What type of power plugs are found on the Aranui 5?
Answer: European format 220 volt power plugs are located throughout the ship. One North American style 110 low voltage electric razor plug is located in the washroom as well for very low voltage devices. Power adaptors should be brought if your device uses another current. Power adaptors are available for purchase in the gift shop.
Q: Does the Aranui have programs for children?
Answer: Parents take primary responsibility for their children during an Aranui cruise. While daily kids activities may be arranged by Aranui staff (especially during school holidays), these activities are not guaranteed to operate as they may depend on staff resources. Know however that Aranui staff will do their best to make your family holiday exceptional for both children and adults.
Q: What are some of the optional activities?
Answer: Deep Sea Fishing (3 hours) 10,000 xpf, Fakarava: bike rental 1500 xpf, Scuba for certified divers (2 hour) 9900 xpf, Guided Quad tour (1.5 hours) 28,600 xpf, guided jet ski tour (1.5 hours) 15,600 xpf Rangiroa Scuba Diving 9,900 xpf, Glass Bottom Boat 6,000 xpf, and the following for Bora Bora Otemanu Snorkel tour of Bora Bora in a 14 passenger motorized pirogue (canoe) 7,000 xpf (3 hours), A 20 to 60 passenger Shark Boy snorkeling with rays and sharks tour 5,500 xpf (2.5 hours), a guided Island Truck Tour for 15 to 40 people 6,000 xpf (3 hours), Lagoon Island Tour by boat (3.5 hours) 8,500 xpf, Beginner Diver (1 hour) 11,000 xpf, Certified Diver (1 hour) 9,900 xpf

You will receive

* Limit 1 Special Offer per trip