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S.Y. Star Flyer
Return to the Golden Age of Sail aboard the S.Y. Star Flyer, an impeccably crafted barkentine. Guests are accommodated in 85 tastefully appointed staterooms equipped with private marble bathroom facilities, air conditioning, television, audio system and safe. All meals are served in a single open seating in the dinning room, where skilled chefs specialize in savory international cuisine featuring fresh, local ingredients. The ship's public areas include an indoor-outdoor bar, piano bar, library with Internet, boutique and two dipping pools. A highly trained crew offers personalized and attentive service in an intimate and casual atmosphere.

Tahiti & French Polynesia


Tahiti & French Polynesia                        this trip can be booked
March 15 - 23, 2009
                        with Australia & New Zealand

Experience the sublime paradise of the South Seas aboard the incomparable S.Y. Star Flyer, an intimate sailing vessel that calls to mind the sleek, swift clipper ships that plied the waters of the Pacific during the 19th century. Following in the wake of Captain James Cook, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Paul Gauguin, immerse yourself in the beauty of Tahiti and French Polynesia and discover the legendary warmth and hospitality of their people. View the ancient stone temples on tranquil Huahine; explore the cultural legacy of the Polynesians on the "Sacred Island" of Raiatea; savor the seductive charm of Bora Bora, " the Pearl of the Pacific"; and visit the Moorea, the tropical eden that inspired James Michener to write the Tales of the South Pacific. To enhance your travel experience, this program features exclusive lectures by a local expert on the culture and ecology of French Polynesia and opportunities for swimming and snorkeling in the pristine waters of idyllic lagoons.







Sail the legendary azure waters of the South Pacific for seven nights aboard the intimate, exclusively chartered S.Y. Star Flyer clipper. Immerse yourself in the incomparable beauty of these untouched isles and experience the legendary warmth and hospitality of their people.

This unique Gohagan & Company itinerary represents the most competitive value in the marketplace for travel to the South Pacific and was extremely successful in 2008, as each departure sold out within weeks.

Exclusive enhancements include the Village Forum, where island residents share candid insights into the distinctive culture of French Polynesia, and a special series of lectures by historian and environmental expert Frank Murphy.


Cost  Special Tulane pricing is from approximately $2795 per person, plus airfare and based on double occupancy.

Booking  For booking information please contact Thomas P. Gohagan at 800-922-3088, or  Tulane Alumni Travel at 877-488-5263.

Specific trip details (itinerary, meals, sightseeing & accommodations) will be published in the brochure.

Alumni Relations, Tulane University, 6319 Willow Street, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5901