Go on an island-hopping adventure with a cruise from Auckland!

Encompassed by natural delights and majestic wonders, cruises from Auckland promises you and your friends to adventures unlike anywhere else on planet Earth. Once just a start or end point on a New Zealand itinerary, or a highlight on a larger voyage, cruises from Auckland now have a number of cruises available to visit Australia, Asia, the South Pacific and more. There is a larger number of one way cruises from Auckland to Australia from short hops across the Tasman without any ports of call, to longer journeys that first circumnavigate New Zealand before heading across The Ditch, plus a growing number of one way cruises from Auckland to Asia including the popular Singapore. Round trip cruises from Auckland provide for a range of destinations including Australia, the South Pacific islands and short getaway cruises (to nowhere!).

Whether you’re planning on simply starting or ending your adventure in the magnificent city, or have a voyage that returns to Auckland, we absolutely recommend every traveller to extend their trip at this New Zealand metropolis. Wander through the seemingly endless shorelines of the West Coast beaches only a short drive from Auckland. Explore the bustling Auckland Central for some much needed retail therapy with your closest friends before hitting up the must-visit local bars and eateries. Take the plunge with a death-defying bungee jump into the nearby Waitemata Harbour. No matter the choice, cruises from Auckland promise non-stop exploration and inspiring moments you will remember for a lifetime. Book you next Auckland holiday with Cruise Guru today.

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Cruise Destinations from Auckland

Cruises from Auckland are naturally the perfect starting point for any voyagers looking to have a holiday through the incredible country of New Zealand. From Tauranga to Wellington to Christchurch, New Zealand cruises from Auckland are simply the best (and most popular) way of exploring these phenomenal islands. Australia cruises from Auckland are also a popular destination for many voyagers, with itineraries with world-class cruise lines taking you to locales along the east coast including Hobart, Melbourne, and Sydney. Otherwise, you can often find cruises from Auckland sailing to the sandy shores of the South Pacific, with tropical paradises such as Lifou, Suva, and Dravuni Island only a couple of nights travel away.

For alternative departure ports with similar itineraries, explore our cruises from Sydney, cruises from Brisbane, and cruises from Melbourne. If you want superb cruises from Auckland at jaw-dropping low prices, head to Cruise Guru and check out our New Zealand cruise deals today.

Cruises from Auckland FAQ’s

Where do cruise ships leave from in Auckland?

Cruise ships from Auckland typically leave from either Princes Wharf or Queens Wharf. Have no fear, as both of these wharves are located right next to each other, so if you end up going to the wrong one, it’s just a quick taxi ride to the other. If you have some extra time before your cruise from Auckland, be sure to check out some of the local restaurants at Princes Wharf. While there, take some time basking in the gorgeous Auckland waterfront on one side or the impressive city skyline on the other. Otherwise, Auckland’s city centre is within walking distance from both Queens and Princes Wharf, allowing you to do some quick sightseeing (if you have the time) before your Auckland cruise!

How far is Auckland Airport from the Cruise Terminal?

The Auckland Airport is approximately a 30 minute taxi drive from both Queens Wharf and Princes Wharf. Bear in mind this travel time can increase to up to 50 minutes during peak, so plan your travel arrangements accordingly. Alternatively, cruise lines usually offer an option of a shuttle bus that will take you from the airport directly to where you need to be, taking out all the hassle with the logistics. Contact your cruise line once you’ve booked your cruises from Auckland to find out if this option is available for you.

If you wish to (potentially) save some money instead of taking an airport transfer, you can try your luck with booking either an external shuttle bus or taking public transport. External shuttle busses are usually at a cheaper cost (namely on return trips), however, may not drop you off exactly where you need to be. Similarly, taking public transport from the airport to the cruise terminal is by far the cheapest option. Nevertheless, travel times range wildly between 1-1.5 hours and may require you to make multiple transfers depending on the route you take. We advise that this option should only be done for those who know the area and don’t mind carrying your luggage fair distances.

What cruise lines depart from Auckland?

Cruise lines that depart from Auckland, New Zealand include:

  • Azamara Cruises
  • Celebrity Cruises
  • Cunard Cruises
  • Holland America Line
  • Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Oceania Cruises
  • P&O Cruises Australia
  • P&O Cruises UK
  • Ponant Cruises
  • Princess Cruises
  • Regent Seven Seas Cruises
  • Seabourn Cruises
  • Silversea Cruises
  • Viking Cruises

What website should I go for the best Auckland Cruise Deals?

For cheap cruise deals from Auckland, look to no other website than Cruise Guru. With an extensive selection of must-see itineraries available year-round at the lowest prices, you’ll be hard pressed to find another website online that offers a cheaper deal. Book with Cruise Guru on your next holiday and start saving now!

Want to bring all your friends? Make a group booking with Cruise Guru

Travelling with your closest friends or family doesn’t need to be overly expensive when you make a Group Travel Booking with Cruise Guru. If you having been organising an astonishing cruise with eight or more cabins being booked, we can happily assist you plan a holiday you will never forget. We have an experienced team who specialises in group cruises that can handle all the little details so you don’t have to. From birthdays, work conferences, to even full ship charters, book an extraordinary voyage with Cruise Guru today.

Book your last minute cruises from Auckland today

Booking into the remarkably cheap cruises from Auckland can sometimes be a little confusing, so why not contact us? Here at Cruise Guru, we have a brilliant team of knowledgeable cruise consultants who work tirelessly to grab the best cruise deals from Auckland that fit your personal preferences. Contact us by dialling 13 13 03 or you can alternatively fill out our call back form, doing so will allow you to be called as soon as possible rather than having you wait on the line.

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