For an adventure you won’t find in the average guide book, embark on a voyage across the South Pacific for Pitcairn Island. In 2019 Aranui is heading south to remote Pitcairn Island. Following in the footsteps of the famed Bounty mutineers, Aranui 5 is offering a special cruise to Pitcairn via some of the most beautiful and untouched islands across three French Polynesian archipelagos.
DAY 1 DEPARTURE
Papeete – Tahiti
DAY 2 ANAA (TUAMOTU)
Try your hand at traditional javelin throwing and handicrafts. Anaa is also home to a sustainable fishing program.
DAY 3 AMANU (TUAMOTU)
Enjoy this idyllic atoll with palmfringed crystal-clear lagoons and a village visit to see local handicrafts.
DAY 4 AT SEA
DAY 5 MANGAREVA (GAMBIER)
The Gambiers were the cradle of Catholicism in Polynesia; visit the renovated St Michael’s catholic church where the altar is inlaid with iridescent mother-of-pearl shell.
DAY 6 ADAMSTOWN (PITCAIRN)
Walk in the footsteps of the Bounty settlers from the landing at Bounty Bay to Adamstown and Christian’s Cave. Meet the descendants of the mutineers at the curio market, visit the grave of the last surviving mutineer John Adams, learn about an earlier Polynesian civilisation and view artefacts from the Bounty at the Museum.
DAY 7 DEPART PITCAIRN
DAY 8 AUKENA (GAMBIER)
Home to pristine lagoons that are perfect for black pearls, visit a pearl farm, do some sightseeing and enjoy a beach barbeque.
DAY 9 AT SEA
DAY 10 RAPA (AUSTRAL)
Visit a cave and agricultural centre and enjoy arts and crafts and a barbeque in the village.
DAY 11 DEPART RAPA
DAY 12 RAIVAVAE (AUSTRAL)
After being welcomed by villagers, explore archaeological sites on an island circle tour before a swim at the beach.
DAY 13 ARRIVAL
Papeete – Tahiti
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