Auckland, based around 2 large harbours, is a major city on New Zealand’s North Island
Auckland is New Zealand’s biggest city and gateway to the rest of New Zealand. Culturally diverse, Auckland is a place that has a lot to offer.
With over 1.6 million people residing here, Auckland makes up roughly one third of the nation’s total population and is truly a melting pot of cultures.
The city hosts a great range of events throughout the year:
Sport has a strong influence in Auckland:
Eden Park is the city’s man stadium and has frequent international games. Make sure you check out the schedule.
Those embarking or disembarking a cruise in Auckland should definitely stay a little longer pre- or post-cruise to take in the city’s laid-back vibe and explore all the sights.
Due to its location and accessibility, Auckland is the ideal destination for a scheduled port visit. The city is also relatively close to other great locations like:
It is a regular cruise hub for some of the most popular cruise lines, including:
We recommend you plan your Auckland visit for the summer months, so December to February. There are so many benefits: