Region and Port Maps

Below are the regions and ports your cruise ship may visit during your time in New Zealand. Also included below are general meeting instructions for our main tours. Please note that your cruise ship may have different disembarkation and boarding times so tours times may differ from the standard time. Detailed Meeting Instructions will be sent to you with confirmation of your booking. 

Bay of Islands

Bay of Islands and Paihia

Meeting Instructions – Bay of Islands

This is a tendered port and your tender will arrive at the Waitangi wharf. You will be met there by a tour representative for some of the tours or catch the shuttle from the there to Paihia (5 min) if you are on the Hole in the Rock cruise.

Detailed Meeting Instructions will be sent to you with confirmation of your booking. 

Auckland

Auckland Region

Port of Auckland

Meeting Instructions – Auckland

The meeting point is usually at the port or Bus Stop #1346, in front of the Price Waterhouse Building and beside the M-Social Hotel. That is Opposite the terminals. It’s a short 3-minute walk from Queen’s Wharf or Princess Wharf where the Cruise ships dock. Due to accessibility on the wharf, this is the departure point for some tours.

Detailed Meeting Instructions will be sent to you with confirmation of your booking. 

Tauranga

Central North Island

Port of Tauranga

Meeting Instructions – Tauranga

The vehicle and driver will be located just outside the pedestrian port gate, a short walk from the ships gangway, beyond the Information Marquee. The driver will be standing on the grass by the port sign with a sign listing your shore excursion, as per your meeting instructions.

Detailed Meeting Instructions will be sent to you with confirmation of your booking. 

Napier

Napier

Meeting Instructions –  Napier

Please take the free shuttles that the ship provides and go to the aquarium shuttle stop which is stop number two. Your driver will be waiting your arrival as per your meeting instructions. Try and be on the first shuttle so the tours can depart promptly.

Detailed Meeting Instructions will be sent to you with confirmation of your booking. 

Wellington

Wellington Region

Wellington City Map

Meeting Instructions –  Wellington

Your Cruise Ship will come into the Port of Wellington. Once you disembark you will follow the gangways and the buses will be departing from outside there. You do not need to take the shuttle into the central iSite even though you may be required to get a (free) shuttle ticket to access through the Port restricted area.

Detailed Meeting Instructions will be sent to you with confirmation of your booking. 

Picton

Marlborough Region

Meeting Instructions – Picton

Your Cruise Ship will come into Picton Wharf, once you disembark walk down the gangways and catch the shuttles to the Picton i-site and look for small white mini vans.

Detailed Meeting Instructions will be sent to you with confirmation of your booking. 

Akaroa

Canterbury Region

Akaroa

Meeting Instructions – Akaroa

After disembarking the ship and being tendered to the wharf, our local representative will be standing on the right hand side by the historical cannon with a sign that has the clients’ names & the name of the tour. All Banks Peninsula and Christchurch tours depart from the Akaroa wharf at 10.30am.

Detailed Meeting Instructions will be sent to you with confirmation of your booking. 

Dunedin

Dunedin and Port Chalmers

Meeting Instructions

Your Cruise Ship will come into Port Chalmers, once you disembark you will see the Dunedin i-Site marquee which will be on the wharf within 100m walk of the gangways. The buses will be departing from outside there.

Detailed Meeting Instructions will be sent to you with confirmation of your booking.