Auckland

New Zealand

Cruises from Auckland

Surrounded by tranquil golden beaches, lush forests and dramatic coastal trails, Auckland is a nature lover's paradise. The 48 volcanic cones that dot the surrounding area provide stunning panoramic views of the city and harbour. New Zealand's largest city is also a shopper's paradise offering everything from top designers to local open-air markets. Learn about the indigenous Maori and take home some native art pieces or jewellery. The fine, locally produced woolens also make excellent gifts.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Ports of Auckland
    Ship will DEPART from this port.
  • Time Zone
    New Zealand Standard Time NZST
    UTC/GMT +12 hours
  • Language
    English is one of three official languages.
  • Currency & Shopping
    New Zealand Dollar (NZD) ATMs are widely available. Duty-free shopping is available.
    • Famous For
      Visit the famed Waitomo Glowworm Caves and their fantastic formations. Head to the coast and the crashing surf, seeing a gannet colony and sheep farms on the way.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Learn about Maori, with their own language, a rich mythology, distinctive crafts, performing arts and warrior culture.
    • Fun Fact #2
      Shop for fine woolens, crafts, Maori art, jewellery and wine.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      Enjoy this beautiful city, its enormous parks and spectacular views from Mount Eden, or visit an area vineyard or one of 60 volcanoes.

Auckland TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Waitomo Glowworm Grotto

Since Victorian times, the Waitomo Glowworm Caves have attracted visitors from around the world. This full day excursion...

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Auckland Countryside

Enjoy the rare opportunity to view one of the few mainland gannet bird colonies in the world, followed by a tour of a wo...

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West Auckland Wineries

Tour two regional wineries and sample some of the distinct vintages that have helped vault New Zealand into internationa...

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Devonport & North Shore

Escape the bustle of Auckland in nearby Devonport, a historic waterfront village that exudes charm and celebrates its sl...

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Featured Auckland CRUISE ITINERARIES

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Imagine docking in beautiful Wellington Harbour.

14-Day Australia & New Zealand from Sydney

Say g’day to an amazing journey in Australia & New Zealand. | Itinerary features an overnight in breathtaking Auckland.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Sydney (Australia);
Dunedin (Port Chalmers) (New Zealand); Akaroa (New Zealand); Marlborough (Picton) (New Zealand); Wellington (New Zealand); Napier (New Zealand); Tauranga (New Zealand); Auckland (New Zealand);
DISEMBARK Sydney (Australia);
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Soak up the serenity of tranquil Mt. Maunganui.

16-Day Australia & New Zealand from Sydney

Cross Australia and New Zealand off your bucket list. | 2 overnights and 7 stops in New Zealand.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Sydney (Australia);
Eden (Australia); Burnie (Tasmania) (Australia); Melbourne (Australia); Dunedin (Port Chalmers) (New Zealand); Akaroa (New Zealand); Wellington (New Zealand); Napier (New Zealand); Tauranga (New Zealand); Auckland (New Zealand);
DISEMBARK Sydney (Australia);
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Hike or bike New Zealand’s verdant Te Mata Peak.

12-Day Australia & New Zealand from Sydney

Get to know New Zealand with 9 consecutive port stops.
SHIP Norwegian Jewel
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Sydney (Australia);
Auckland (New Zealand); Tauranga (New Zealand); Napier (New Zealand); Wellington (New Zealand); Akaroa (New Zealand); Dunedin (Port Chalmers) (New Zealand);
DISEMBARK Sydney (Australia);
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