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
Pacific Passage, Bay of Islands ex Auckland Return 05/12/21 7 nts
Pacific Passage, Bay of Islands ex Auckland Return 12/12/21 7 nts
Pacific Passage, Bay of Islands ex Auckland Return 19/12/21 7 nts
Pacific Passage, Bay of Islands ex Auckland Return 26/12/21 7 nts
Viking Orion, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 27/12/21 14 nts
Silver Muse, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 03/01/22 15 nts
Silver Muse, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Melbourne 03/01/22 13 nts
Spirit, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 04/01/22 12 nts
Heritage Explorer, Islands of the Hauraki Gulf ex Auckland Return 07/01/22 7 nts
Europa 2, Amazing New Zealand & Australia ex Auckland to Sydney 08/01/22 19 nts
Heritage Explorer, Islands of the Hauraki Gulf ex Auckland Roundtrip 14/01/22 7 nts
Le Laperouse, 9 Night The best of New Zealand ex Auckland, New Zealand to Christchurch (Lyttelton), New Zealand 18/01/22 9 nts
Viking Orion, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 24/01/22 14 nts
Spirit, Australia and New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 28/01/22 12 nts
Heritage Explorer, Islands of the Hauraki Gulf ex Auckland Roundtrip 28/01/22 7 nts
Royal, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 30/01/22 12 nts
Silver Muse, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 03/02/22 16 nts
Silver Muse, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Melbourne 03/02/22 14 nts
Insignia, World Cruise 2022 Sector ex Auckland to Tokyo 04/02/22 43 nts
Insignia, World Cruise 2022 Sector ex Auckland to Perth 04/02/22 21 nts
Heritage Explorer, Islands of the Hauraki Gulf ex Auckland Roundtrip 12/02/22 7 nts
Silver Shadow, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 18/02/22 15 nts
Silver Shadow, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Melbourne 18/02/22 13 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
Spirit, Australia and New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 21/02/22 10 nts
Emerald, Australia and New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 09/03/22 11 nts
Orion, Under the Southern Cross ex Auckland to Brisbane 14/03/22 15 nts
Spirit, Australia & New Zealand Cruise ex Auckland to Sydney 15/03/22 12 nts
Silver Shadow, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 20/03/22 15 nts
Silver Shadow, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Melbourne 20/03/22 13 nts
Hanseatic Inspiration, INT Vanuatu & New Caledonia ex Auckland to Noumea 26/03/22 16 nts
Akademik Shokalskiy, Western Pacific Odyssey ex Auckland to Yokohama 27/03/22 28 nts
Sapphire, Hawaii Tahiti & South Pacific Crossing ex Auckland to Vancouver 08/04/22 25 nts
Sapphire, Hawaii Tahiti & South Pacific Crossing ex Auckland to San Francisco 08/04/22 22 nts
Coral, World Cruise Sector 2022 ex Auckland to London (Dover) 14/05/22 56 nts
Coral, World Cruise 2022 ex Auckland Return 14/05/22 107 nts
Pacific Explorer, Bounty Discovery ex Auckland Return 05/07/22 10 nts
Pacific Explorer, Fiji Encounter ex Auckland Return 15/07/22 8 nts
Pacific Explorer, Bounty Adventure ex Auckland Return 23/07/22 13 nts
Pacific Explorer, Pacific Island Hopper ex Auckland Return 05/08/22 9 nts
Pacific Explorer, Tongan Discover ex Auckland Return 14/08/22 10 nts
Pacific Explorer, Pacific Island Hopper ex Auckland Roundtrip 24/08/22 9 nts
Coral Princess, Hawaii, Tahiti & South Pacific (6214A) ex Auckland return 30/08/22 35 nts
Pacific Explorer, Comedy Cruise ex Auckland Return 02/09/22 3 nts
Pacific Explorer, Bounty Discovery ex Auckland Return 05/09/22 10 nts
Pacific Explorer, Fiji Encounter ex Auckland Return 15/09/22 8 nts
Pacific Explorer, Big Laugh Comedy Festival ex Auckland Roundtrip 23/09/22 3 nts
Pacific Explorer, Picton Cruise ex Auckland Return 26/09/22 4 nts
Pacific Explorer, Pacific Island Hopper ex Auckland Roundtrip 30/09/22 9 nts
Coral Princess, Australia Getaway (6215B) ex Auckland to Sydney 04/10/22 4 nts
Pacific Explorer, Fiji Encounter ex Auckland Return 09/10/22 8 nts
Majestic, Australia Getaway (8239B) ex Auckland to Sydney 16/10/22 4 nts
Pacific Explorer, Picton Cruise ex Auckland Return 17/10/22 4 nts
Pacific Explorer, Comedy Cruise ex Auckland Return 21/10/22 3 nts
Pacific Explorer, Bounty Discovery ex Auckland Roundtrip 24/10/22 10 nts
Grand, Australia & New Zealand (A232B) ex Auckland to Sydney 25/10/22 8 nts
Pacific Explorer, Kiwi Explorer ex Auckland Return 03/11/22 8 nts
Pacific Explorer, Comedy Cruise ex Auckland Return 11/11/22 3 nts
Pacific Explorer, Bounty Discovery from Auckland Roundtrip 14/11/22 10 nts
Pacific Explorer, 80's Cruise ex Auckland Return 24/11/22 3 nts
Pacific Explorer, Classic Short Break ex Auckland to Melbourne 27/11/22 5 nts
Le Soleal, 12 Night Natural treasures of New Zealand ex Auckland, New Zealand to Dunedin (Port Chalmers), New Zealand 02/12/22 12 nts
Orion, Under the Southern Cross ex Auckland to Brisbane 14/12/22 15 nts
Coral Princess, New Zealand (6222B) ex Auckland return 15/12/22 4 nts
Star Breeze, Wildlife & Wines of New Zealand ex Auckland to Lyttleton 18/12/22 12 nts
Seabourn Odyssey, 16 Night New Zealand & Australia I I ex Auckland, New Zealand to Sydney, NSW, Australia 21/12/22 16 nts
Viking Orion, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 22/12/22 14 nts
Coral Princess, New Zealand (6301A) ex Auckland return 29/12/22 14 nts
Spirit, Australia and New Zealand Cruise ex Auckland to Sydney 03/01/23 12 nts
Silver Muse, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Melbourne 04/01/23 12 nts
Silver Whisper, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 08/01/23 15 nts
Silver Whisper, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Melbourne 08/01/23 12 nts
Star Breeze, NZ Fjords & South Australia ex Auckland to Melbourne 10/01/23 15 nts
Star Breeze, Australia & NZ Odyssey ex Auckland to Cairns 10/01/23 25 nts
Explorer, Epic New Zealand Landscapes ex Auckland to Sydney 12/01/23 14 nts
Explorer, Kiwis Fjords & Aussie Wonders ex Auckland to Benoa 12/01/23 32 nts
Coral Princess, New Zealand (6302A) ex Auckland to Brisbane 12/01/23 4 nts
Eclipse, Fiji & Tonga ex Auckland Return 14/01/23 12 nts
Viking Orion, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 19/01/23 14 nts
Quest, 16-night New Zealand & Australia Voyage 21/01/23 16 nts
Seabourn Odyssey, 16 Night New Zealand & Australia ex Auckland, New Zealand to Sydney, NSW, Australia 22/01/23 16 nts
Silver Shadow, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Manila 23/01/23 21 nts
Eclipse,New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 26/01/23 12 nts
Spirit, Australia & New Zealand Cruise ex Auckland to Sydney 27/01/23 12 nts
Noordam, 15 Night Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland, New Zealand to Sydney, NSW, Australia 27/01/23 15 nts
Majestic, Australia & New Zealand (8304) ex Auckland to Sydney 29/01/23 13 nts
Silver Muse, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Cairns 29/01/23 14 nts
Regatta, Kiwi & Aussie Explorer ex Auckland to Sydney 30/01/23 14 nts
Silver Whisper, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 08/02/23 16 nts
Silver Whisper, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Melbourne 08/02/23 14 nts
Viking Orion, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 16/02/23 14 nts
Spirit, Australia and New Zealand Cruise ex Auckland to Sydney 20/02/23 12 nts
Queen Elizabeth, 23 Nights Auckland To Singapore (Q309D) ex Auckland, New Zealand to Singapore 22/02/23 23 nts
Queen Elizabeth, 5 Nights New Zealand (Q309C) ex Auckland, New Zealand to Melbourne, VIC, Australia 22/02/23 5 nts
Seabourn Odyssey, 30 Night Gems Of The Southern Hemisphere ex Auckland, New Zealand to Benoa, Bali, Indonesia 23/02/23 30 nts
Seabourn Odyssey, 14 Night New Zealand Yacht Harbors ex Auckland, New Zealand to Sydney, NSW, Australia 23/02/23 14 nts
Orion, Under the Southern Cross ex Auckland to Brisbane 25/02/23 15 nts
Spirit, Australia and New Zealand Cruise ex Auckland to Sydney 16/03/23 12 nts
Noordam, 29 Night ex Auckland, New Zealand to Honolulu, Hawaii 25/03/23 29 nts
Noordam, 14 Night Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland, New Zealand to Sydney, NSW, Australia 25/03/23 14 nts
Noordam, 39 Night New Zealand & South Pacific Crossing Collector ex Auckland, New Zealand to Vancouver, BC. Canada 25/03/23 39 nts
Grand, Hawaii Tahiti & South Pacific Crossing (A311C) ex Auckland to Vancouver 08/04/23 24 nts
Grand, Hawaii Tahiti South Pacific Crossing(A311D)ex Auckland to San Francisco 08/04/23 21 nts
Majestic, Hawaii Tahiti & South Pacific Crossing (8310C)ex Auckland to Vancouver 11/04/23 26 nts
Majestic,Hawaii Tahiti & South Pacific Crossing(8310D)ex Auckland to Los Angeles 11/04/23 21 nts
Coral, World Cruise 2023 - Roundtrip ex Auckland (6310C) 31/05/23 107 nts
Coral, World Cruise Sector 2023 (6310D) ex Auckland to London (Dover) 31/05/23 56 nts
Pacific Explorer, Pacific Island Hopper ex Auckland Roundtrip 30/06/23 9 nts
Pacific Explorer, Fiji Encounter ex Auckland Return 09/07/23 8 nts
Pacific Explorer, Bounty Adventure ex Auckland return 17/07/23 13 nts
Pacific Explorer, Pacific Island Hopper ex Auckland Roundtrip 30/07/23 9 nts
Pacific Explorer, Tongan Discover ex Auckland Return 08/08/23 10 nts
Pacific Explorer, Comedy Cruise ex Auckland return 18/08/23 3 nts
Pacific Explorer, Fiji Encounter ex Auckland Return 21/08/23 8 nts
Pacific Explorer, Bounty Discovery ex Auckland return 29/08/23 10 nts
Pacific Explorer, Picton Cruise ex Auckland Return 08/09/23 4 nts
Pacific Explorer, Bounty Discovery ex Auckland return 12/09/23 10 nts
Coral Princess, Hawaii, Tahiti & South Pacific (6314A) ex Auckland return 16/09/23 35 nts
Pacific Explorer, Fiji Encounter ex Auckland Return 22/09/23 8 nts
Pacific Explorer, Pacific Island Hopper ex Auckland Roundtrip 30/09/23 9 nts
Pacific Explorer, Picton Cruise ex Auckland Return 09/10/23 4 nts
Pacific Explorer, 80's ex Auckland return 13/10/23 3 nts
Pacific Explorer, Fiji Encounter ex Auckland Return 16/10/23 8 nts
Coral Princess, Australia Getaway (6315B) ex Auckland to Sydney 21/10/23 4 nts
Pacific Explorer, Bounty Discovery ex Auckland return 24/10/23 10 nts
Pacific Explorer, Picton Cruise ex Auckland Return 03/11/23 4 nts
Pacific Explorer, Tongan Discover ex Auckland Return 07/11/23 10 nts
Pacific Explorer, Comedy Cruise ex Auckland return 17/11/23 3 nts
Pacific Explorer, Kiwi Explorer ex Auckland return 20/11/23 9 nts
Pacific Explorer, Classic Short Break ex Auckland to Melbourne 29/11/23 5 nts
Silver Muse, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 07/12/23 14 nts
Symphony, Southern Hemisphere Holiday ex Auckland to Melbourne 21/12/23 15 nts
Silver Whisper, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 28/12/23 16 nts
Silver Whisper, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Melbourne 28/12/23 13 nts
Silver Muse, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 04/01/24 14 nts
Explorer, 33 Nights Kiwi Wonder & Aussie Inspiration ex Auckland to Singapore 05/01/24 33 nts
Explorer, 14 Nights Stunning Fjords & Granite Peaks ex Auckland to Sydney 05/01/24 14 nts
Azamara Journey, 16 Night New Zealand & Australia Voyage ex Auckland, New Zealand to Sydney, NSW, Australia 21/01/24 16 nts
Silver Whisper, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Sydney 29/01/24 16 nts
Silver Whisper, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Melbourne 29/01/24 14 nts
Silver Muse, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Melbourne 01/02/24 14 nts
Silver Muse, Australia & New Zealand ex Auckland to Benoa, Bali 29/02/24 18 nts
Navigator, Kiwi & Aussie Brilliance ex Auckland, New Zealand to Benoa, Indonesia 04/03/24 18 nts