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New Zealand Cruises

Where can I cruise to in New Zealand?


What does New Zealand have to offer?

There's a good reason New Zealand cruises are so renowned. New Zealand is, hands down, one of the most breathtaking countries in the world; it's filled with an abundance of opportunities for total exhilaration.

That's why, when you combine a fun-tastic Carnival cruise with places like:

On the itinerary, you're setting yourself up for unadulterated, non-stop awesomeness!

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Discover the coast of North Island or South Island

Experience some of the most awe-inspiring landscapes on the planet - from stunning lakes and vast mountain ranges to volcanoes and rugged coastlines.

If you love a good thrill, you can try Bungee Jumping, Canyon Swinging, Skydiving, Jet boating, Whitewater Rafting, Caving and plenty more.

Indulge in local seafood, award-winning cheeses, lamb and world-class wines. If you're a foodie, your tastebuds will be in for a real treat.

Go on a whale watching tour or swim with the dolphins and Fur Seals. You could also encounter penguins and the endangered Wandering Albatross.

View more information on our 2019 New Zealand Cruises departing from Melbourne and Sydney.

Book your New Zealand cruise today ‐ we know you're going to have a blast with Carnival!

Commonly Asked Questions

New Zealand is heaven on earth for not only nature lovers and sightseers, but also as a fine wine and gourmet food destination.

Carnival Cruise Line offers New Zealand cruise packages for you and the family to explore the Pacific Islands and New Zealand's North and South Islands.

What is included on a cruise to New Zealand?

All accommodation, food and activities are included on board your Carnival Cruise Line cruise to New Zealand.

What to take on a cruise to New Zealand?

It's important to take your passport for registration at New Zealand port visits.

Pack clothing, swimwear and smart-casual attire that are suitable for warm and cool conditions, both on ship and for shore excursions.

How much is a cruise to New Zealand?

Carnival Cruise Line offers the 10 Night New Zealand from Melbourne Cruise (with five port visits) and the 12 Night New Zealand from Melbourne Cruise (with six port visits, including Wellington, Dunedin and Fiordland Park). Prices vary based on time of purchase.

When is the best time to go on a New Zealand cruise?

The warmer seasons of spring and summer present optimum conditions for booking a cruise to New Zealand. Autumn also offers the chance to view nature at its russet-red and ochre-hued finest.