Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland is located on the north island of New Zealand, situated between two magnificent harbours, the Waitemata and the Manukau. It is the largest city in NZ and is often referred to as the ‘City of Sails’ due to the large number of yachts which travel in its waters.

Auckland city has a great range of shops including designer boutiques, markets and stalls. It is also home to many fine galleries and museums including the Auckland Museum and the Auckland City Art Gallery. Restaurants in the waterfront suburbs such as Mission Bay or St Heliers and the inner city specialise in local seafood delicacies. There are also a number of attractive public gardens and reserves surrounding the city.

The large Polynesian population in Auckalnd include Maori, Samoan, Cook Island and Tongan people whom all contribute to the city's vibrant culture. Local markets and churches in particular provide an insight to the local cultures.

Things to see and do

* Art galleries & museums
* Kelly Tarlton's Antarctic Encounter and Underwater World
* Sky tower & casino
* Cruise the harbor or climb the Auckland Harbor Bridge
* Otara flea market

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – NZ Dollar (NZ$)
Language – English & Maori
Land Area – 1,086 km²
Population – 1,300,000 approx
Electricity – 2 angled pins and 1 flat pin centred below Australian style
Time – GMT plus twelve hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 64

Port Location – The port of Auckland is located in downtown Auckland.

Transport Links – Auckland International Airport, New Zealand's largest airport, is located in the southern suburb of Mangere on the shores of the Manukau Harbour. Auckland can also be accessed by bus and train from other NZ cities.

There are a variety of ways to get around Auckland including bus, train, ferry, taxi, shuttle and hiring your own car.

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Cruises from Auckland, New Zealand

Cruise Date Duration
Golden, New Zealand Cruise ex Auckland Return 16/12/19 13 nts
Muse, Voyage 6932 ex Auckland to Sydney 20/12/19 14 nts
Muse, Voyage 6932A ex Auckland to Melbourne 20/12/19 11 nts
Noordam, Australia & NZ Holiday ex Auckland to Sydney 21/12/19 14 nts
Explorer Dream, New Zealand Adventure III ex Auckland Return 22/12/19 7 nts
Majestic, Australia and New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 27/12/19 12 nts
Ruby, New Zealand Getaway ex Auckland Return 27/12/19 3 nts
Golden, New Year's Getaway ex Auckland to Melbourne 29/12/19 4 nts
Explorer Dream, New Zealand Adventure III ex Auckland Return 29/12/19 7 nts
Ruby, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 30/12/19 14 nts
Explorer Dream, New Zealand Adventure III ex Auckland Return 05/01/20 7 nts
Encore, New Zealand Splendors ex Auckland Return 06/01/20 14 nts
Encore, Jewels of the South Pacific ex Auckland to Sydney 06/01/20 30 nts
Viking Orion, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 10/01/20 14 nts
Explorer Dream, New Zealand Adventure IV ex Auckland Return 12/01/20 7 nts
Jewel, Australia and New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 13/01/20 10 nts
Explorer Dream, New Zealand Adventure V ex Auckland Return 19/01/20 7 nts
Regatta, Tasman Sea Traveler ex Auckland to Sydney 20/01/20 14 nts
Encore, New Zealand & Australia ex Auckland to Sydney 20/01/20 16 nts
Maasdam, New Zealand Navigator ex Auckland Return 20/01/20 14 nts
Voyager, Koalas & Komodo Dragons ex Auckland to Benoa 21/01/20 22 nts
Voyager, Exotic Adventures ex Auckland to Hong Kong 21/01/20 40 nts
Voyager, Ancient Landscapes ex Auckland to Tokyo 21/01/20 52 nts
QE, New Zealand & Tasmania Cruise Q003E ex Auckland Return 21/01/20 16 nts
QE, New Zealand Cruise Q003D ex Auckland to Adelaide 21/01/20 7 nts
QE, New Zealand Cruise Q003C ex Auckland to Melbourne 21/01/20 5 nts
Voyager, ex Auckland to Sydney 21/01/20 9 nts
Le Laperouse, Best of New Zealand ex Auckland to Dunedin 24/01/20 9 nts
Explorer Dream, New Zealand Adventure VI ex Auckland Return 26/01/20 7 nts
Muse, Voyage 6003 ex Auckland to Sydney 01/02/20 17 nts
Muse, Voyage 6003A ex Auckland to Melbourne 01/02/20 13 nts
Explorer Dream, New Zealand Adventure II ex Auckland to Sydney 02/02/20 7 nts
Maasdam, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 03/02/20 13 nts
Jewel, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 04/02/20 10 nts
QE, New Zealand Cruise Q005B ex Auckland to Melbourne 06/02/20 9 nts
QE, New Zealand Cruise Q005C ex Auckland to Sydney 06/02/20 11 nts
Viking Orion, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 07/02/20 14 nts
Journey, New Zealand & Australia ex Auckland to Sydney 08/02/20 15 nts
Arcadia, Western Circumnavigation Sector JLH ex Auckland to Southampton 15/02/20 57 nts
Regatta, Stunning South Pacific ex Auckland to Papeete 17/02/20 18 nts
Solstice, New Zealand Cruise ex Auckland to Melbourne 17/02/20 12 nts
Regatta, Polynesian Escapade ex Auckland to Papeete 17/02/20 28 nts
Sereneity, New Zealand Natural Wonders ex Auckland to Sydney 19/02/20 13 nts
Columbus, Round the World Cruise 2020 Sector ex Auckland to Amsterdam 19/02/20 77 nts
Columbus, Round the World Cruise 2020 Sector ex Auckland to Tilbury 19/02/20 76 nts
Columbus, Round the World Cruise 2020 Sector ex Auckland to Singapore 19/02/20 44 nts
Columbus, Round the World Cruise 2020 Sector ex Auckland to Hong Kong 19/02/20 33 nts
Columbus, Round the World Cruise 2020 Sector ex Auckland to Sydney 19/02/20 6 nts
Encore, Golden Austral Autumn ex Auckland to Sydney 21/02/20 30 nts
Encore, Wellness In Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 21/02/20 16 nts
Europa, South Sea Dreams & Hawaiian Wonders ex Auckland to San Francisco 23/02/20 27 nts
Maasdam, South Sea Sampler ex Auckland to Papeete 01/03/20 15 nts
Maasdam, South Seas, South Pacific Crossing & Hawaii ex Auckland to San Diego 01/03/20 34 nts
Viking Orion, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 06/03/20 14 nts
Viking Orion, Grand Pacific Explorer ex Auckland to Vancouver 06/03/20 92 nts
Journey, New Zealand & Australia Cruise ex Auckland to Sydney 09/03/20 15 nts
Solstice, New Zealand Cruise ex Auckland to Sydney 10/03/20 10 nts
Le Laperouse, Best of New Zealand ex Auckland to Dunedin 12/03/20 9 nts
Navigator, Tahitian Traditions ex Auckland to Papeete 13/03/20 15 nts
Muse, Voyage 6006 ex Auckland to Sydney 17/03/20 14 nts
Muse, Voyage 6006A ex Auckland to Melbourne 17/03/20 12 nts
Bremen, Vanuatu & New Caledonia ex Auckland to Noumea 18/03/20 16 nts
Noordam, Australia & NZ ex Auckland to Sydney 19/03/20 14 nts
Le Laperouse, Treasures of the Pacific Expedition ex Auckland to Honiara 30/03/20 12 nts
Solstice, South Pacific Fiji and Tonga ex Auckland Return 01/04/20 13 nts
Ruby, Hawaii Tahiti & South Pacific ex Auckland to Vancouver 12/04/20 27 nts
Ruby, Hawaii Tahiti & South Pacific ex Auckland to Los Angeles 12/04/20 21 nts
Pacific Aria, Discover Vanuatu ex Auckland Return 12/04/20 10 nts
Solstice, New Zealand Cruise ex Auckland to Sydney 14/04/20 11 nts
Golden, Hawaii Tahiti & South Pacific Crossing ex Auckland to Los Angeles 15/04/20 22 nts
Pacific Aria, Fiji Encounter Cruise ex Auckland Return 22/04/20 8 nts
Pacific Aria, Napier Cruise ex Auckland Return 30/04/20 4 nts
Pacific Aria, Fiji Encounter Cruise ex Auckland Roundtrip 04/05/20 8 nts
Sea, World Cruise 2020 ex Auckland Return 08/05/20 106 nts
Sea, World Cruise 2020 Sector ex Auckland to Dover 08/05/20 55 nts
Pacific Aria, Tongan Discovery ex Auckland Return 12/05/20 10 nts
Pacific Aria, Comedy Cruise ex Auckland Roundtrip 22/05/20 3 nts
Pacific Aria, Fiji Encounter Cruise ex Auckland Roundtrip 25/05/20 8 nts
Pacific Aria, Discover Vanuatu Cruise ex Auckland Return 02/06/20 10 nts
Pacific Aria, Comedy Cruise ex Auckland Roundtrip 12/06/20 3 nts
Pacific Aria, Fiji Encounter Cruise ex Auckland Roundtrip 15/06/20 8 nts
Pacific Aria, Tongan Explorer ex Auckland Return 23/06/20 11 nts
Sun, Asia & Australia 2020 ex Auckland to Tokyo 27/06/20 26 nts
Pacific Aria, Fiji Encounter Cruise ex Auckland Roundtrip 04/07/20 8 nts
Pacific Aria, Discover Vanuatu Cruise ex Auckland Return 12/07/20 10 nts
Pacific Aria, Bounty Adventure ex Auckland Return 22/07/20 14 nts
Pacific Aria, Discover Vanuatu ex Auckland Roundtrip 05/08/20 10 nts
Pacific Aria, Fiji Encounter Cruise ex Auckland Roundtrip 15/08/20 8 nts
Pacific Aria, Fiji Adventure ex Auckland Return 23/08/20 12 nts
Pacific Aria, Comedy Cruise ex Auckland Roundtrip 04/09/20 3 nts
Pacific Aria, Discover Vanuatu Cruise ex Auckland Return 07/09/20 10 nts
Sun, Hawaii Tahiti & South Pacific 2020 ex Auckland to Sydney 09/09/20 31 nts
Pacific Aria, Fiji Encounter Cruise ex Auckland Roundtrip 17/09/20 8 nts
Pacific Aria, Pacific Island Hopper ex Auckland Roundtrip 25/09/20 9 nts
Pacific Aria, Fiji Encounter Cruise ex Auckland Roundtrip 04/10/20 8 nts
Pacific Aria, Comedy Cruise ex Auckland to Sydney 12/10/20 4 nts
Oosterdam, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 07/11/20 14 nts
Solstice, NZ Tasmania & Australia ex Auckland to Sydney 23/11/20 14 nts
Viking Orion, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 25/11/20 14 nts
Coral Discoverer, New Zealand Discovery Cruise ex Auckland to Milford Sound 26/11/20 12 nts
Vasco da Gama, Trans-Tasman Explorer ex Auckland to Sydney 26/11/20 4 nts
Vasco da Gama, Landmarks of the Southeast ex Auckland to Adelaide 26/11/20 8 nts
QE, New Zealand Q036D ex Auckland to Melbourne 09/12/20 6 nts
QE, New Zealand & Tasmania Q036E ex Auckland to Adelaide 09/12/20 11 nts
QE, New Zealand & Tasmania Q036F ex Auckland to Melbourne 09/12/20 13 nts
Majestic, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 10/12/20 13 nts
Endeavor, The Remote Coasts of New Zealand ex Auckland to Christchurch 10/12/20 12 nts
Silver Explorer, ex Auckland to Dunedin 11/12/20 10 nts
Europa 2, Christmas in New Zealand ex Auckland to Melbourne 20/12/20 17 nts
Viking Orion, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 23/12/20 14 nts
Le Bellot, Sub Antarctic Islands Expedition ex Auckland to Dunedin 29/12/20 14 nts
Jewel, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Port Kembla 03/01/21 10 nts
Muse, Voyage 210105014 ex Auckland to Sydney 05/01/21 14 nts
Muse, ex Auckland to Melbourne 05/01/21 12 nts
Muse, ex Auckland Return 05/01/21 28 nts
Encore, New Zealand & Australia Cruise ex Auckland to Sydney 06/01/21 16 nts
Star Breeze, Comprehensive New Zealand ex Auckland Return 07/01/21 15 nts
Pacific Princess, Circle South America ex Auckland Return 07/01/21 82 nts
Regatta, Tales of the Tasman ex Auckland to Sydney 19/01/21 14 nts
Viking Orion, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 20/01/21 14 nts
Explorer, Grandeur of New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 21/01/21 14 nts
Le Bellot, Best of New Zealand ex Auckland to Dunedin 21/01/21 9 nts
Star Breeze, Kiwis, Koalas & Kangaroos ex Auckland to Sydney 22/01/21 14 nts
Jewel, Australia & NZ Cruise ex Auckland to Sydney 24/01/21 10 nts
Solstice, NZ & Australia ex Auckland to Sydney 25/01/21 10 nts
Eclipse, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Melbourne 26/01/21 11 nts
QE, New Zealand & Tasmania Q105A ex Auckland to Melbourne 27/01/21 11 nts
QE, New Zealand & Tasmania Q105 ex Auckland to Sydney 27/01/21 13 nts
QE, New Zealand & Tasmania Q105C ex Auckland to Sydney 27/01/21 21 nts
QE, New Zealand & Tasmania Q105B ex Auckland to Melbourne 27/01/21 18 nts
Endurance, Epic Antarctic Voyage ex Auckland to Buenos Aires 27/01/21 32 nts
Oosterdam, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 30/01/21 14 nts
Muse, Voyage 210202017 ex Auckland to Sydney 02/02/21 17 nts
Muse, ex Auckland to Melbourne 02/02/21 14 nts
Regal, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 03/02/21 11 nts
Pursuit, New Zealand Australia Voyage ex Auckland to Sydney 06/02/21 17 nts
Pacific Explorer, Comedy Cruise ex Auckland Roundtrip 06/02/21 3 nts
Encore, New Zealand & Australia Cruise ex Auckland to Sydney 07/02/21 16 nts
Le Bellot, Sub Antarctic Islands Expedition ex Auckland to Dunedin 08/02/21 14 nts
Pacific Explorer, Tongan Discover ex Auckland Return 09/02/21 10 nts
Whisper, Voyage WH210213036 ex Auckland to Tokyo 13/02/21 36 nts
Whisper, Voyage WH210213018 ex Auckland to Bali 13/02/21 18 nts
Jewel, Australia & NZ Cruise ex Auckland to Sydney 15/02/21 12 nts
Arcadia, World Cruise Sector JVT ex Auckland to Southampton 15/02/21 57 nts
Regatta, Supreme South Pacific ex Auckland to Papeete 16/02/21 18 nts
Viking Orion, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 17/02/21 14 nts
Viking Orion, Grand Pacific Explorer ex Auckland to Vancouver 17/02/21 92 nts
Pacific Explorer, Napier Cruise ex Auckland Return 19/02/21 4 nts
Columbus, Grand Round the World 2021 Sector ex Auckland to Tilbury 20/02/21 75 nts
Columbus, Grand Round the World 2021 Sector ex Auckland to Mombasa 20/02/21 37 nts
Columbus, Grand Round the World 2021 Sector ex Auckland to Singapore 20/02/21 19 nts
Solstice, South Pacific Fiji and Tonga ex Auckland Roundtrip 21/02/21 13 nts
Pacific Explorer, Pacific Island Hopper ex Auckland Return 23/02/21 9 nts
QV, World Voyage 2021 Sector V106F ex Auckland to Southampton 24/02/21 64 nts
QV, World Voyage 2021 Sector V106D ex Auckland to Sydney 24/02/21 4 nts
QE, New Zealand and Tasmania Q107D ex Auckland to Sydney 25/02/21 11 nts
QE, New Zealand Q107C ex Auckland to Sydney 25/02/21 4 nts
Regal, New Zealand Getaway ex Auckland Return 26/02/21 4 nts
Oosterdam, Australia and New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 27/02/21 14 nts
Regal, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 02/03/21 12 nts
Pacific Explorer, Fiji Encounter ex Auckland Return 04/03/21 8 nts
Solstice, NZ and Australia ex Auckland to Sydney 06/03/21 10 nts
Encore, New Zealand & Australia Cruise ex Auckland to Sydney 11/03/21 16 nts
Encore, Southern Seas Jewels ex Auckland to Benoa 11/03/21 33 nts
Pacific Explorer, Comedy Cruise ex Auckland Return 12/03/21 3 nts
Pacific Explorer, Wellington Cruise ex Auckland Return 15/03/21 4 nts
Pacific Explorer, 80's Cruise ex Auckland Return 19/03/21 3 nts
Pacific Explorer, New Zealand Cruise ex Auckland Return 22/03/21 8 nts
Oosterdam, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 28/03/21 15 nts
Oosterdam, New Zealand & South Pacific Crossing Collector ex Auckland to Seattle 28/03/21 43 nts
Pacific Explorer, Discover Vanuatu ex Auckland Return 30/03/21 10 nts
Pacific Princess, Australia Getaway ex Auckland to Sydney 30/03/21 4 nts
Pacific Explorer, Big Laugh Comedy Festival ex Auckland Roundtrip 09/04/21 3 nts
Pacific Explorer, Picton Cruise ex Auckland Return 12/04/21 4 nts
Pacific Explorer, Pacific Island Hopper ex Auckland Roundtrip 16/04/21 9 nts
Pacific Explorer, Fiji Encounter ex Auckland Return 25/04/21 8 nts
Pacific Explorer, Comedy Cruise ex Auckland to Brisbane 03/05/21 4 nts
Sea, World Cruise 2021 ex Auckland Return 30/05/21 108 nts
Sea, World Cruise 2021 Sector ex Auckland to Dover 30/05/21 56 nts
Sea, Hawaii Tahiti & South Pacific ex Auckland Return 16/09/21 35 nts
Sea, Australia Getaway ex Auckland to Sydney 16/09/21 4 nts
Sea, Australia Getaway ex Auckland to Sydney 21/10/21 4 nts
QE, Cruise Q134 ex Auckland to Sydney 02/12/21 12 nts
Symphony, Dazzling Holiday Downunder ex Auckland to Melbourne 21/12/21 16 nts
Viking Orion, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 27/12/21 14 nts
Explorer, Sails, Sounds & The Sunshine Coast ex Auckland to Bali 05/01/22 30 nts
Eclipse, Auckland to Sydney Cruise ex Auckland to Sydney 14/01/22 14 nts
Viking Orion, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 24/01/22 14 nts
Viking Orion, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 21/02/22 14 nts
Viking Orion, Grand Pacific Explorer ex Auckland to Vancouver 21/02/22 92 nts
Serenity, Tasman Shores & Terraced Vineyards ex Auckland to Perth 21/02/22 18 nts
QE, NZ and South Australia Q207D ex Auckland to Adelaide 22/02/22 11 nts
Eclipse, Auckland to Sydney Cruise ex Auckland to Sydney 15/03/22 11 nts
Innovation, Voyage 32231 ex Auckland to Christchurch 08/12/22 10 nts
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