Cruises from Auckland
Auckland, one of New Zealand's most populous cities, is located on the North Island of New Zealand. Auckland, known as Tamaki Makaurau, is based around twin harbours called Waitemata and Manukau Harbour extending up to volcanic hills to the west. Auckland has so much to offer when you combine an urban environment, stunning diverse landscapes and warming polynesian culture. Whether you want to tantalise your tastebuds with world-class produced food and wine, test your adventure side with an edge walk on the iconic sky tower, or discover and dive into the Maori culture at the Auckland Museum, there’s no wonder why Auckland is New Zealand’s largest and most diverse city.
The city centre of Auckland is perfect for shopping, discovering New Zealand arts, culture and challenging your adventure side. Wander through The New Zealand Maritime Museum or Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki. Sky Tower is a must-do, where you can experience 360 degree views on the SkyWalk or go for it and attempt the SkyJump! View Auckland’s most iconic volcano!
Just a 25 minute ferry ride to Rangitoto Island. Surrounded by the luscious parklands, the island is perfect for hikers and picnics. Wynyard Quarter is your next stop to experience! Just a short 10 minute drive and you’ll be at the Auckland Fish Market. Offering 8 eateries from delicious traditional flavours to lobster buns and fresh seafood! Paired with live music, it's a great lively atmosphere to sit back, relax and take in the sights and sounds. Auckland has subtropical weather which offers a moderate climate throughout the year. In the Summer months of December to February, the temperatures average around the mid-20s. In the Winter months of June to September, the temperatures average around early teens, cold, windy and wet. The best time to travel would be the Autumn (March-May) and Spring (September-November) as these months offer the most comfortable temperatures. Auckland has one main cruise terminal located at Princes Wharf, Waitemata Harbour. Close to the city centre and very accessible. Princes Wharf is home to a mixture of bars and hotels offering beautiful views of the harbour.