The unique experience of a cruise onboard the Haumana
An authentic way of life
As soon as you will board the ship, you will be welcomed with colourful flower lei. You will be immediatly charmed by the legendary polynesian hospitality as the crew will sing traditional songs and play ukulele to celebrate your arrival.
Live a polynesian experience
Living on a boat will allow you to have an easy access to our sublime underwater environement. Meet the sting rays or the lagoon sharks (harmless) or take a kayak or a paddle board and admire the cristal clear waters. The discovery of Taha’a would not be complete without a land excursion. We will show you around a pearl farm and a vanilla plantation. You will then be able to understand the origins of these famous and sought products. Finally, you will have the opportunity to enjoy desert islets for privileged relaxing moments during the day or for a festive evening by a campfire.
All the crew members are proud of their traditions and culture. They will teach you ancestral technics during the cruise et you will also be able to express your creativity with cultural animations such as leaves weaving, traditional dancing or painting on pareos…
During evenings, dances, songs and traditional drums will take place for joyful moments. You will be gathered around the crew to share the polynesian way of life and cheer their deep attachment to happiness and respect.
The discovery of tropical blends
The chef will create for you refined menus based on fresh and local products. A wine selection will be served to suit perfectly the different “saveurs”.
The polynesian gastronomy is very rich and the famous “polynesian raw fish” is one of the most famous meal. The chef will make you taste all the local specialities and may share with you his favorite recipes…
On board, fresh fruits coming from our islands will be daily served: pineapple, mango, pawpaw, the epicurians will enjoy an explosion of tropical tastes.
Meals will be served in the restaurant in a polynesian atmosphere or on a motu. Upon request, romantic dinners will be organized on the sundeck for an intimate moment under the starry sky.
The 13 crew members are 100% polynesian. They will be at your entire disposal and will look after all your needs. They have been chosen for their attention to details in order for you to live exceptionnal moments onboard. The 13 vahine and tane will be happy to share with you their traditions and secrets, bringing Polynesian culture to life on board. You will delight in traditional songs onboard or enjoy dance and handicrafts demonstrations shown by our crew members. Every cruise offers something different, as our crew members have many talents that they’re proud to showcase. On certain evenings, they don’t miss the opportunity to take their instruments and start a proper tahitian “bringue” (party).
The Haumana can welcome up to 24 guests in 11 cabins and 1 panoramic suite, allowing the intimacy of small ships. The facilities onboard have been arranged to allow you high comfort during your cruise. The ship boasts one dinning room, 2 outdoor areas : the sundeck and the bar on the top deck, a large lounge to relax or watch movies, and a hydraulic platform for an easier access to the lagoon. You will enjoy exciting experiences thanks to our kayaks, paddle boards or sorkeling equipment or simply indulge yourself reading a book chosen from the onboard library.