Aranui on Raw Travel

ARANUI 5 ADVENTURE CRUISE TO BE FEATURED ON INTERNATIONALLY SYNDICATED RAW TRAVEL TV SAN MATEO, CA (May 4, 2018) – Travelers, historians, and culture-enthusiasts can tune in to Raw Travel TV this weekend (May 5 – 6) to see an incredible journey to some of the world’s most remote island paradises. The Aranui 5 (http://www.aranui.com), […]

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Special Jacques Brel Cruise

In 1975, Belgian singer, songwriter, actor and director Jacques Brel, dropped anchor in Atuona Bay at the island of Hiva Oa in the Marquesas archipelago. Looking to withdraw from public life following a cancer diagnosis, he had embarked on a sailing trip around the world. As the painter Paul Gauguin had done nearly 80 years […]

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Aranui 5 in the Top List for Signature Luxury Travel Australia’s "Four-Star Ship, Five-Star Experience"

We are proud to be one of the Winners in the Expedition: Four-star ship, five-star experience by the Signature Luxury Travel & Style Magazine. —– Signature Luxury Travel & Style magazine unveils the Best-of-the-Best Luxury Cruise Awards winners  Australia’s first awards dedicated solely to luxury cruising  The Cruise Issue of Signature Luxury Travel & Style […]

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21 Best Cruises in the World by National Geographic

Goto Slide 10 via this link. http://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/top-10/top-21-cruises-best-ships/ MARQUESAS Half cruise ship, half freighter, the Aranui 5 spotlights its friendly local crew on its 14-day voyage to this remote South Pacific archipelago. They share family stories while leading trips to ancient tiki sites and tropical gardens. PHOTOGRAPH BY JAMES D. MORGAN, GETTY IMAGES

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Half-cruise, half-cargo ships provide authenticity in place of cocktails and casinos

By Rosemary McClure. This is a LA Times Article http://www.latimes.com/travel/la-tr-freighter-20170129-story.html No one would call the Aranui 5 a thing of beauty. Half cruise ship and half freighter, it has a cockeyed profile that only its maker could love. It may not look like much, but it manages to sail to some of the most beautiful islands in […]

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