Akaroa (New Zealand)

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Akaroa cruise port

Region
Australia - New Zealand - Pacific Ocean Islands

Coordinates
43.80824 S, 172.96081 E

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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.

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)

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.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
1 February, 2019
Friday
Princess Cruises Cruises cruise lineMajestic Princess08:0018:00
4 February, 2019
Monday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Jewel08:0017:00
7 February, 2019
Thursday
Holland America Cruises cruise linems Noordam07:0018:00
7 February, 2019
Thursday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Solstice08:0019:00
8 February, 2019
Friday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineRadiance Of The Seas08:0017:00
10 February, 2019
Sunday
Princess Cruises Cruises cruise lineSun Princess08:0018:00
11 February, 2019
Monday
Oceania Cruises Cruises cruise lineOceania Regatta08:0018:00
11 February, 2019
Monday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Legend08:0018:00
13 February, 2019
Wednesday
Princess Cruises Cruises cruise lineMajestic Princess08:0018:00
15 February, 2019
Friday
Holland America Cruises cruise linems Noordam07:0019:00
16 February, 2019
Saturday
Azamara Cruises Cruises cruise lineAzamara Quest08:0020:00
17 February, 2019
Sunday
Seabourn Cruises cruise lineSeabourn Encore08:0019:00
17 February, 2019
Sunday
Princess Cruises Cruises cruise lineGolden Princess08:0018:00
18 February, 2019
Monday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineRadiance Of The Seas08:0018:00
19 February, 2019
Tuesday
Cruise and Maritime Voyages Cruises cruise lineCMV Columbus08:0018:00
20 February, 2019
Wednesday
Oceania Cruises Cruises cruise lineOceania Regatta08:0018:00
25 February, 2019
Monday
Cunard Cruises cruise lineQueen Elizabeth08:0018:00
27 February, 2019
Wednesday
Princess Cruises Cruises cruise lineMajestic Princess08:0018:00
28 February, 2019
Thursday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineRadiance Of The Seas08:0017:00

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