Akaroa (New Zealand)

Cruise Port schedule, map, terminals, news

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Region
Australia - New Zealand - Pacific Ocean Islands

Coordinates
-43.80067 S, 172.96847 E

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Akaroa Harbour is situated in Canterbury Region of New Zealand as part of Banks Peninsula. It enters from peninsula's southern coast, heading in predominantly northerly direction. "Akaroa" means Kāi Tahu Māori ("Long Harbour"). Ōnawe Peninsula is at the harbour's head, former site of Māori pā. Entire Akaroa harbour is the crater of extinct volcano.Akaroa cruise port

The towns or settlements of Akaroa, Barrys Bay, Duvauchelle, French Farm and Wainui lie on harbour's shoreline. Cruise ships occasionally enter Akaroa harbour, with passengers visiting the town. In 2013 the 1,170-acre (475-hectare) Akaroa Marine Reserve was given approval after a 17-year campaign to get the reserve established.

As of 2011, of the 7 sites that are sampled in the Akaroa harbour for water quality, 6 are graded as "good" and 1 as "fair" in terms of recreational use. The grading is affected by rainfall.

  • (statistics) In the period October 2016-April 2017, the total number of scheduled cruise ships to Akaroa NZ was 77 vessels. In just the 8 days (up to Dec 29, 2016), a total of 14,348 cruise passengers and crew visited the port. To cope with the increased traffic, the town council had to upgrade the water supply and to add temporary public toilets.

Highlights: Old French town, Christchurch, Banks Peninsula

The Akaroa cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Akaroa, New Zealand.

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Port Akaroa cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Akaroa, New Zealand. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

  1. January, 2017
Day Ships in port
Sunday
8 January, 2017
L'Austral(arriving at 08 Jan)
Dawn Princess(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Friday
6 January, 2017
ms Maasdam(arriving at 09:00 - departing at 21:00)
Saturday
7 January, 2017
Golden Princess(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Monday
9 January, 2017
ms Noordam(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 18:00)
Wednesday
11 January, 2017
Carnival Legend(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Radiance Of The Seas(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 19:00)
Thursday
12 January, 2017
Crystal Symphony(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 19:00)
Sunday
15 January, 2017
Emerald Princess(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Wednesday
18 January, 2017
Caledonian Sky(arriving at 18 Jan - departing at 18 Jan)
Thursday
19 January, 2017
Celebrity Solstice(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 18:00)
Saturday
21 January, 2017
Seven Seas Voyager(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Dawn Princess(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Monday
23 January, 2017
Golden Princess(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Legend Of The Seas(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 19:00)
Thursday
26 January, 2017
L'Austral(arriving at 26 Jan - departing at 26 Jan)
Sunday
29 January, 2017
Celebrity Solstice(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 19:00)
Monday
30 January, 2017
Seven Seas Voyager(arriving at 09:00 - departing at 20:00)