Akaroa (New Zealand)

Cruise Port schedule, map, terminals, news

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Region
Australia - New Zealand - Pacific Ocean Islands

Coordinates
-43.80824 S, 172.96081 E

  Port Map

Akaroa Harbour is located in NZ's Canterbury Region, part of Banks Peninsula. Onawe Peninsula is at the harbor's head. The Akaroa harbor is actually the crater of an extinct volcano. Cruise vessels enter Akaroa harbor to anchor there, while passengers are transported to the wharf via tenders.

Akaroa (New Zealand) cruise port

The small town (population under 1000) is New Zealand's oldest European settlement. In 2013 was established the Akaroa Marine Reserve. Following the February 2011's earthquake (Richter magnitude 6,3) in Lyttelton (seaport for Christchurch), Akaroa became a substitute port for cruise ships.

Akaroa NZ's cruising season runs October through April. During season 2016-2017, the cruise port had scheduled 77 ship calls. To cope with the increasing influx of cruise tourists, in 2016 was upgraded the town's water supply and were added mobile public toilets. Akaroa Civic Trust had suggested charging cruise tourists AUD 5 levy per person to help pay for the needed infrastructure.

Among the most booked shore excursions are the bus tours from Akaroa to Christchurch.


Highlights: Old French town, Christchurch, Banks Peninsula

Akaroa cruise terminal

Akaroa is a tender cruise port, which means cruise ships anchor in the harbor and their passengers are transported via the ship's tender boats.

Akaroa Harbor (New Zealand)

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.

If you lose the Akaroa location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.

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.

Day Ships in port
Monday
1 January, 2018
Caledonian Sky(arriving at 01 Jan - departing at 01 Jan)
Tuesday
2 January, 2018
L'Austral(arriving at 02 Jan - departing at 02 Jan)
Thursday
4 January, 2018
Diamond Princess(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Tuesday
9 January, 2018
Sun Princess(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
ms Maasdam(arriving at 09:00 - departing at 21:00)
Wednesday
10 January, 2018
ms Noordam(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 18:00)
Sea Princess(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Thursday
11 January, 2018
Seabourn Encore(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 19:00)
Friday
12 January, 2018
Norwegian Jewel(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 18:00)
Monday
15 January, 2018
Golden Princess(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Monday
22 January, 2018
Radiance Of The Seas(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 18:00)
Sun Princess(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Wednesday
24 January, 2018
Caledonian Sky(arriving at 24 Jan - departing at 24 Jan)
Friday
26 January, 2018
ms Maasdam(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 18:00)
Saturday
27 January, 2018
Sea Princess(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Monday
29 January, 2018
Celebrity Solstice(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 18:00)
2018 January