Tuhaa Pae IV
TUHAA PAE IV Freighter
Discover the Remote Austral Islands
Tuhaa Pae IV Freighter Cruise In Tahiti
The ship departures from Tahiti. During your tour, you’ll be able to forget about city life, enjoy watching waves and listening to seagulls. Go on adventures with the Tuhaa Pae IV ship and discover the remote Austral Islands.
The Tuhaa Pae IV ship will bring you to the Austral Islands. During the trip, you’ll visit multiple islands and enjoy interesting adventures. The Austral Islands are the most remote places on Earth that only a few people choose to visit.
You will travel on the freight ship and will be able to see the crew at work. The friendly staff of the ship will meet and provide you with a warm welcome. While onboard, you’ll watch their daily life on the craft. Together with experienced sailors, you’ll have an unforgettable tour to the distant Austral Islands.
The Tuhaa Pae IV freighter cruise will give you a memorable travel experience unlike any other. You’ll be able to discover the amazing Austral Islands located in Southwestern French Polynesia. While traveling you’ll see places visited by very few people in the world.
The Austral Islands were discovered by Europeans in the 18th century. The islands are located 600 km south of Papeete, the capital of Tahiti. The archipelago includes seven islands, five of which are inhabited. These islands are Tubuai, Rurutu, Rimatara, Rapa, Raivavae. Maria and the Marotiri Rocks are very small and uninhabited islands. The mysterious and untouched land of the islands has so many hidden treasures waiting for you to discover them. The Australs offer a unique and memorable travel experience.
The Austral Islands are very diverse. However, they still have one thing in common – their amazing traditions. Polynesian culture is preserved in the Austral Islands. The ancient people who lived on the islands were very smart and highly trained woodcarvers. Today, the replicas and remnants of their fabulous works of art can be found on the islands. You can travel and see those remarkable items with your own eyes! This journey would be unforgettable for a real adventurer!
The Austral Islands are famous for their breathtaking landscapes. The pristine beauty of the mountains, valleys, and plains will make a deep impression on every traveler. The caves and cliffs of the islands were used as burial grounds in distant past. However, things have changed since that time. Today, these areas are a place to watch humpback whales. These marvellous creatures travel thousands of kilometers to give birth in the turquoise waters of this archipelago. It usually happens from July to October each year.
The Austral Islands are known for being historic sites. The islands have a long and rich history that dates back to the 18th century. It’s interesting to know that the islands were annexed by France until the 1990s. And of course, you’ll have an opportunity to explore the history of the Austral Islands during your trip.
During your travel to the Austral Islands, you’ll see amazing works of the local craftsmen. The local craftsmanship comes in a vast variety. These works in the region of French Polynesia are very beautiful. If possible, try to visit villages during the day of religious worship on Sunday. In this case, you are likely to be highly impressed with a vast variety of arts and crafts. You’ll see the large collections of bags, hats and many other types of crafts.
The Polynesian has a well-developed agricultural industry. The reality is the local climate and soil conditions allow local farmers to achieve good harvests. Agriculture is a key part of the region’s economy. The agriculture sector on the Austral Islands is very diverse. During your travel to the islands, you’ll be able to see the volcanic plains. Different types of fruits and vegetables are growing around them.
Different types of Tuhaa Pae IV cabins are available for passengers. We offer AMIRAL cabins, VICE-AMIRAL cabins, GRAND LARGE cabins as well as LAGON cabins.
AMIRAL cabin comes with a bathtub, bathroom, desk, and large double bed.
VICE-AMIRAL cabin comes with a bathtub, bathroom, desk, and double bed.
GRAND LARGE cabin comes with a bathroom, 2 single bunk beds, and a double bed.
LAGON cabin comes with a bathroom and 4 single bunk beds (2 × 2).
It’s also important to note that all cabins are equipped with air conditioners. A comfortable way to travel in French Polynesia.
The prices on the Tuhaa Pae IV are different. We offer two types of tours such as the Classic Tour and Grand Tour. The price of a tour depends on many different factors including the type of a cabin, type of a tour, the number of travelers and the age of a passenger.
Children under 3 years are allowed to travel for free.
You have to pay 33% of the price for a child of 3 – 11 years old.
You have to pay 50% of the price for a child of 12 – 17 years old.
For more details about the prices on our marine tours, contact us today.
French Polynesia Tuhaa Pae IV Freighter Cruise
Get ready for the most memorable journey of your life. You have a unique opportunity to join us aboard the Tuhaa Pae IV and visit the Austral Islands in French Polynesia. Due to this marvelous cruise, you will be able to see the vibrant life of the Pacific Islands. The Austral Islands are a remote place of exquisite beauty, pride, and serenity. Traditions flourish in this distant corner of the world. Here, past and present ideals combine in peaceful harmony. The islands are located over 300 miles below Tahiti. So, the climate is slightly cooler here. Tubuai is the largest island. It is also the capital. Rurutu is the most accessible island. Rimatara is the smallest one. Rapa island is the farthest while Raivavae is known to be the prettiest island. Plus, the Austral Islands include two small uninhabited islands – Maria and the Marotiri Rocks. These amazing islands will mesmerize you and leave unforgettable impressions in your memory!
Discover the Austral Islands and its authentic people with our wonderful cruise. This cruise will take you on a 6 day and 7 night trip from Tahiti, the largest island in French Polynesia to Rimatara, the smallest island of the Austral archipelago. Rimatara has a particular charm with so many hidden beauties. Then you will visit Rurutu, the island well- known as a refuge for whales. After getting acquainted with this beautiful island, you will sail to Tubuai and its fabulous lagoon with crystal-clear water. Finally, you will get to Raivavae island. It is a real paradise with beautiful landscapes, fresh climate, and hospitable people. Returning to Papeete, the capital of Tahiti will mark the end of your exciting journey. Our cruise makes 2 trips per month.
If you are a true sailing enthusiast, you will want to visit Rapa, the most distant island in French Polynesia. We offer a 9-day and 10-night cruise. Our passengers will have a great opportunity to explore the pristine nature of this mountainous island, meet local people, see fortresses and ancient ruins. The Tuhaa Pae IV ship makes 12 voyages to this island per year. Become a real adventurer and see the most unbelievable things with our cruise!
The moment you get aboard our ship, you plunge into the warm and welcoming atmosphere. Get ready to have fun during the whole trip! Our crew members are very friendly people, who will never let you feel bored. You will have an opportunity to cook your meal and enjoy it under the intriguing starry sky. We also provide a variety of whale watching tours. Our day usually starts with a substantial meal. The passengers will be able to disembark at 9 a.m. Keep in mind that you will need to get back to the ship at 4.30 p.m.