Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, has announced that world-renowned oceanographer and environmentalist Jean-Michel Cousteau will guest host four sailings on the m/s Paul Gauguin in 2013.
Mr Cousteau is a diplomat for the environment, educator, author and film producer communicating his passion and concern for the Earth’s oceans. For more than 60 years, he, his father - the legendary Jacques Cousteau - and his family have been part of the greatest exploration of the oceans in all of history. In 1999, Mr Cousteau founded the Ocean Futures Society to explore global oceans, inspiring and educating people throughout the world to act responsibly for their protection, documenting the critical connection between humanity and nature, and celebrating the ocean’s vital importance to the survival of all life on our planet. For more information on Mr. Cousteau and the Ocean Futures Society, visit www.oceanfutures.org.
During four voyages on the m/s Paul Gauguin, Mr Cousteau will offer a series of lectures with videos of his work in the world’s oceans and accompany guests on several dives.
2013 Voyages Featuring Guest Host Jean-Michel Cousteau:
· 2nd February: 14-night Marquesas, Tuamotus & Society Islands Cruise – prices from £5,370 per person
· 26th June: 10-night Society Islands & Tuamotus Cruise – prices from £4,472 per person
· 21st September: 11-night Australs & Society Islands Cruise – prices from £4,757 per person
· 2nd November: 11-night Cook Islands & Society Islands Cruise – prices from £4,757 per person
Prices include return scheduled flights, overseas transfers and accommodation in an ocean view stateroom with all meals, soft drinks, selected alcoholic beverages and gratuities.
Also available in 2013 is Mr Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment Youth Programme which introduces young travellers (ages 9-17) to the natural wonders of French Polynesia through interactive, hands-on experiences with island ecosystems. The programme is available on sailings from June through August and on select holiday cruises for a nominal fee of $299 per child.
For further information and reservations call 020 7434 0089 or visit www.pgcruises.com