New Zealand Cruises

Exploring New Zealand is always high on the list of many international tourists. Whether you are mesmerised by the dramatic mountainous landscapes, looking to bathe in thermal mud pools, or you're looking for some extreme sports, one can not be bored in this small island country. It is no wonder a Cruise to NZ is high on the list of adventurists and Cruise go-ers alike.

New Zealand is a destination for exploring your inner 'Bear Grylls' and undertaking activities such as skiing, bungy jumping, mountain biking and kayaking.

Consisting of two Islands, New Zealand is home to over 4 million people and lies to the east of Australia. Cruises from the North to South Island will have you witnessing the spectacular coastline that can only be experienced at sea.

Our New Zealand cruises dock at a number of ports including:

  • Auckland
  • Bay of Islands
  • Tauranga
  • Picton
  • Akaroa
  • Wellington
  • Napier
  • Fiordland
  • Dunedin
  • Christchurch
  • Milford

Departure Ports

Most Cruises to New Zealand depart from Australia. Alternatively take a Cruise around New Zealand from Auckland.

Cruises from Australia to New Zealand depart from Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. A Cruise from Perth to New Zealand (ending in Sydney) is also an option thanks to Royal Caribbean International.

Depending on your itinerary Cruises to NZ could also travel via Hobart (Tasmania).

Best Cruises

The Best Cruises to New Zealand take in some South Pacific stopovers in ports such in New Caledonia, Fiji and Vanuatu.

Princess Cruises operates an Around Australia and New Zealand Cruise which takes in all major Australian cities and some NZ ports.

Depending on your budget, time constraints and tastes cruises from Australia to New Zealand can range from shorter 10 day itineraries to longer 13 - 16 nights. The 'Around Australia and New Zealand' Cruise is a longer 33 night cruise.

When to go

New Zealand Cruises depart all year round.

Cruise Companies

  • P&O Cruises
  • Princess Cruises
  • Holland America
  • Royal Caribbean International
  • Celebrity
  • Sliversea
  • Carnival

What to Do in New Zealand

  • Take a Thermal Mud Bath in Rotarua
  • Kyaking, Hiking, Skiing, Bungy Jumping
  • Visit Middle Earth - Home of Lord of the Rings
  • Visit a New Zealand Winery
  • Graze on the finest Fresh NZ Produce

Cheap New Zealand Cruises

We have a number of discount Last Minute Cruises to New Zealand on sale from under $1500 per person. Bonus Credit are also available on some itineraries.

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