Raiatea Cruises

Panoramic landscape of Raiatea, Society Islands
Panoramic landscape of Raiatea, Society Islands

Raiatea, which translates to ‘faraway heaven’, certainly lives up to its name. The island boasts breathtaking scenes of lush jungle interiors, volcanic peaks – including 3337ft-high Mount Tafatua and Mount Olympus, where rare and scared Tiare Apetati flowers grow – and extensive coastal lagoons offering stunning seascapes of azure blue waters and coral reefs teeming with colourful flora and fauna.

Beyond the island’s abundant beauty, Raiatea is also rich with cultural and historical importance. It’s believed to be the original birthplace of Polynesia, and where the great Polynesian migration to Hawaii and New Zealand began many centuries ago. Today the island is a pilgrimage for those who wish to retrace the historic steps of their ancestors.

Amongst the awe-inspiring landscapes, many fascinating historical and archaeological treasures await discovery, including Marae Taputapuatea – the largest outdoor temple in French Polynesia – and Hauviri Marae, home of the famous Te-papa-tea-ia-ruea sacred stone.

Cruises to Raiatea

Sydney Harbour, Australia Sydney Harbour with Opera House, Australia View of Sydney Harbor with Opera House and Bridge, Australia

World Cruise from Liverpool to Southampton • S240102

 Liverpool
Borealis
Fri 05 Jan 2024
103 nights
  • Experience the thrill of an around the world voyage on Borealis
  • Discover a mix of cultural, historical and natural wonders 
  • Find paradise at Pacific Islands and explore Sydney, Singapore and Mumbai.
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Garden by the bay, Singapore, Asia Garden by the Bay, Singapore Around the World Voyage

World Cruise • S2402

 Southampton
Borealis
Sun 07 Jan 2024
101 nights
  • Experience the thrill of an around the world voyage on Borealis
  • Discover a mix of cultural, historical and natural wonders 
  • Explore Sydney, Singapore and Mumbai, and evel in the beauty of New Zealand