Port of Call Information

Port of Call Information

Auckland, New Zealand


Average Yearly High Temperature in Fahrenheit (°F)
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Auckland, New Zealand

Overview

Auckland is located between two major ports, making fresh seafood a specialty in the many award-winning restaurants around the city. Although it is one of the most populated cities in all of New Zealand you don't have to travel far to encounter undisturbed nature. There are many beaches, parks, reserves, and cycling tracks available throughout the city so that you can enjoy the outdoors. Auckland is popularly known as the "City of Sails" because the harbor is often sprinkled with hundreds of yachts and has more per person than any other city in the world.

Things to Do

Iconic Neighborhoods

  • Parnell- This is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Auckland, it is home to a lot of history but the highlight of this place is the La Cigale French Market. It opens on the weekends and it has a cafe, bistro, and many small shops with fresh ingredients.
  • Devonport- Across Auckland is Devonport, you can get the best views of the city skyline by hiking the North Head Historic Reserve or Mount Victoria.
Hotels

Adina Apartment Hotel Auckland Britomart
Address: Corner Princes Street and Waterloo Quadrant, 1010 Auckland, New Zealand
Phone: +61 2 9356 5062
1 mile from Cruise Terminal

Pullman Auckland
Address: 7 Xincheng W Rd, Binhai Xinqu, Tianjin Shi, China, 300457
Phone: +64 9 353 1000
1.6 miles from Cruise Terminal

Activities
  • Tour the many indie art galleries like Artspace and Auckland Art Gallery, featuring local and international artist’s paintings, sculptures, and even fashion. There’s also Kura Gallery and Te Tehui Centre of Arts showcasing Mahoi and ancestral art.
  • Participate in a rite of passage tradition by Bungy jumping in the home of this heart-stopping extreme sport.
  • Oakley Creek Waterfall is the only waterfall in the Auckland city area, to get there you can walk the paths and admire the native wildlife on the trail.
Family Friendly
  • If you visit the city during April and October you can find the lovely roses in Dove Myer Robinson Park in full bloom. Famous for over 5000 rose bushes, this park is also home to the oldest Manuka tree.
  • Maungawhau, also called Mount Eden, is the highest volcanic reserve in Auckland. You can take a light hike to the top and it has a garden and cafe as well.
  • The Auckland Domain city park has a botanical garden, a cafe, a statue, a memorial, and the Auckland War Memorial Museum.
Sports

New Zealand’s national sport is Rugby, so it's no surprise that their national team, the All Blacks, are almost always ranked number one in the International Rugby Board and have won the Rugby World Cup three times.

Driving Directions

Ports of Auckland

Level 1, Ports of Auckland Building/1 Sunderland St, Parnell, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

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