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Cruises to New Zealand

New Zealand Cruises

Be sure to practice your jaw-dropping before you cruise to New Zealand, as the experience will open up a world of natural wonders and spectacular scenery at every turn. It may be close to home, but the experience is so different to a cruise anywhere else in the world, with opportunities to witness scenic beauty, interact with amazing wildlife, indulge in gourmet goodness and learn more about the Maori culture, all rolled into one life-changing cruise experience.

New Zealand is quite compact land-wise, which makes it perfect of cruising - with 15,000km’s of coastline to explore, and the majority of the different regions within and overnight cruise of each other. The majority of cruises between Australia and New Zealand allow you to travel the length of the North and South Islands, with most cruises departing from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne or Auckland.

Check out our latest New Zealand cruise deals, or contact a cruising specialist for more details.

New Zealand Cruise Deals

Bay of Islands

4 night cruise sailing from Auckland aboard the Pacific Pearl.
Departs:
  • 2016-05-26.
from $782*

Pacific Island Hopper

9 night cruise sailing from Auckland aboard the Pacific Pearl.
Departs:
  • 2015-04-29.
from $1,304*

Pacific Island Hopper

9 night cruise sailing from Auckland aboard the Pacific Pearl.
Departs:
  • 2015-05-18.
from $1,304*

Vanuatu Adventure

10 night cruise sailing from Auckland aboard the Pacific Pearl.
Departs:
  • 2015-05-08.
from $1,391*

Melanesian Discovery

10 night cruise sailing from Auckland aboard the Pacific Pearl.
Departs:
  • 2015-04-19.
from $1,417*

Australia & New Zealand

13 night cruise sailing from Auckland aboard the Dawn Princess.
Departs:
  • 2015-02-02.
from $1,495*

Australia & New Zealand

13 night cruise sailing from Auckland aboard the Dawn Princess.
Departs:
  • 2014-11-19.
from $1,495*

13 Night New Zealand Cruise on Dawn Princess

Princess Cruises Mark Your Milestones Sale: 29 June-31 August 2014^
Departs:
  • 2014-11-02.
from $1,499*

New Zealand

13 night cruise sailing from Melbourne aboard the Dawn Princess.
Departs:
  • 2014-11-28.
from $1,499*

New Zealand

13 night cruise sailing from Melbourne aboard the Dawn Princess.
Departs:
  • 2014-11-02.
from $1,499*

New Zealand

13 night cruise sailing from Melbourne aboard the Dawn Princess.
Departs:
  • 2014-11-15.
from $1,499*

Australia & New Zealand

13 night cruise sailing from Auckland aboard the Dawn Princess.
Departs:
  • 2015-02-15.
from $1,505*

Cruise season

The majority of the cruise lines visit New Zealand during the summer cruise season from October to April, but there is also a shorter winter cruise season from April to June. Around 25 different cruise ships visit New Zealand each year, including ships from Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Princess Cruises, and P&O Australia. They typically visit the Bay of Islands, Auckland, Tauranga, Napier, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin and the Fiordlands. .

Main ports

  • Sydney
  • Auckland
  • Dunedin
  • Hobart

Weather

Temperatures will range from 20-30°C in summer. Weather is changeable in some areas with possible rain in higher altitudes.

Ports of interest

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