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Stewards Of Nature

A Incredible Program for Kids and Families, in Partnership with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)

The South Pacific is not only a bucket list destination, it is also incredible experience where families can create meaningful memories that will last a lifetime!

Paul Gauguin Cruises offers and amazing way for families to experience this magnificent destination with a joint program with the Wildlife Conservation Society. On a few select sailings the Stewards of Nature program, is offered aboard the m/s Paul Gauguin and allows guests to discover and explore nature with a hands-on and interactive experience for children and teens ages 7-17, as well as their family members.

There is a combination of naturalist-led island and/or beach excursions, science activities, crafts, games, and other adventures each day of the cruise. Learning and exploraiton opportunities might include learning about underwater life while snorkeling, observing the ocean and the stars through binoculars or an onboard telescope, learning about all the different kinds of aquatic life and their habitats, reinforceing all they have discovered by playing Ocean Trivia or Oceanopoly, expreience a dolphin-watching expedition, swimming with sharks and rays, playing beach games and raceing hermit crabs, enjoying a dance performance or a movie and a pizza party on board, and learning what it means to be a Steward of Nature.

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Here is one of the itineraries offered with the program!


Departure Date:

December 22, 2018

Ship: m/s Paul Gauguin

Discover your own island inspiration in the destination that enchanted painter Paul Gauguin, author James A. Michener, and countless others. In one wonderful week, you’ll explore the best of the South Pacific, with stops in lush Huahine, beautiful Bora Bora, and postcard-perfect Moorea. Once you’ve made these islands your home—even if just for a week—they’ll always be calling for you to return.


  • Spend a relaxing day on Motu Mahana, our very own private islet, complete with white-sand beaches, swaying palm trees, a barbecue lunch, drinks served in coconuts, and a floating lagoon bar.
  • Explore Bora Bora your way—visit our exclusive white-sand beach with volleyball, snorkeling, kayaking or paddleboarding, or opt for an optional four-wheel-drive safari, aquabike excursion, or glass bottom boat ride.
  • Enjoy an overnight in Moorea, giving you plenty of time to marvel at mountain peaks, lounge near blue lagoons, and sample the fresh, local cuisine.

Terms, conditions and restrictions apply; pricing, availability, and other details subject to change and/ or apply to US or Canadian residents. Please confirm details and booking information with your travel advisor.

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