Cruise to Wellington

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New Zealand Cruises: Your guide to cruising Wellington

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Frequently asked questions

Popular destinations for cruises stopping in Wellington often include other New Zealand cities, islands in the South Pacific, and occasionally longer trips to Australia.

A range of vessels stop in Wellington’s port, from medium to larger cruise liners.

You can find themed cruises focusing on New Zealand's natural beauty, Māori culture, and wine tours, among others.

Yes, last-minute bookings are possible. If you have a particular itinerary or budget in mind, we do recommend booking in advance to ensure you don’t miss out.

On a cruise stopping in Wellington, you have ample opportunities to marvel at New Zealand's stunning natural beauty, learn more about the region’s cultural heritage, spot unique wildlife and soak up the city’s vibrant atmosphere and café culture.

Yes, many cruises stopping in Wellington offering family-friendly activities and facilities on board. Double check with your preferred itinerary and ship to confirm what child-friendly facilities are available.

Of course! There are a wide range of cruises available for various budgets, including more affordable options for travellers keen to save a few dollars.

The best time of year to cruise that visits Wellington is usually during the summer months, from December to February. During this time you will enjoy sunny days, warmer temperatures and ideal sailing conditions.

Some cruises are tailored for adults, offering a more relaxed and sophisticated atmosphere. For more information, chat with your Flight Centre cruising expert who will find the perfect itinerary for you.

Cruise durations vary, and can range from a few days to several weeks, depending on the itinerary and destinations included.

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