Get Back in to Cruising for a tiny fare! Comments Off on Get Back in to Cruising for a tiny fare!

Just as we have emerged from Level 3 in to Level 2, like a butterfly easing out of its chrysalis, we have also noticed a jump in bookings for Summer 2021.Top Favourite are the Pacific Explorer cruises direct from Auckland. Celebrate Summer 2021 with us during our 3 day sale... Read Article

Top Ten changes to the Cruise experience Comments Off on Top Ten changes to the Cruise experience

As Kiwis get used to living life in New Zealand under Level 2 and the relative freedom it brings. All around us things have changed as we enter the new normal. Topics such as Social Distancing, Sustainability and Enviromental issues are now top of mind. Our cruise line partners around... Read Article

Coastal Voyages in New Zealand Comments Off on Coastal Voyages in New Zealand

Don’t think you have to head to Alaska, or the Norwegian Fjords for one of the world’s most spectacular coastal voyages. You can actually do that right here, in your own New Zealand backyard! Every Summer we are treated to a flotilla of International ships that cruise around New Zealand... Read Article

Hang Loose! – Cruising the Hawaiian Islands Comments Off on Hang Loose! – Cruising the Hawaiian Islands

When life returns to normal, we know that we will be returning to Hawaii! Hawaii is one of our top favourite go to’s for a relaxing holiday.  Hawaiians are super chilled. The first thing you must learn is the Shaka (hang loose sign Hawaiian style) so you look like a... Read Article

Cruise from Auckland with a Free Cabin Upgrade! Comments Off on Cruise from Auckland with a Free Cabin Upgrade!

If you are like us and have been dreaming about cruising again while you are in lock down, then we have something that may just make those dreams come true! Right now you can book a 2021 P&O Cruise from Auckland for just $1pp deposit and score a fantastic cabin... Read Article

Princess Cruises Extends Pause of Global Operations Comments Off on Princess Cruises Extends Pause of Global Operations

Due to reduced air flight availability, the closure of cruise ports in regions around the world and other factors impacting travel, it is with a heavy heart that Princess Cruises are extending their pause of global ship operations.   Princess Cruises have therefore made the extremely difficult decision to cancel... Read Article

The Best Luxury cruise lines Comments Off on The Best Luxury cruise lines

Seven Seas Splendor

Why Choose a Luxury Cruise? If you enjoy the finer things in life, then you expect the best on land and sea. Today we look at the “Best Luxury Cruise lines” and show you what money can buy in the luxury cruise category. In these times of social distancing, the... Read Article

Which Cruise lines sail direct from Auckland? Comments Off on Which Cruise lines sail direct from Auckland?

What’s not to love about cruising direct from the city of sails! We reckon Auckland is one of the most scenic cruise harbours for a romantic sailaway! Where do cruise ships depart from in Auckland?Auckland’s two cruise berths are located right in downtown Auckland and offer a quick and hassle... Read Article

When will we Cruise Again! Comments Off on When will we Cruise Again!

The question on everyone’s lips is “When will we be able to cruise again?” We hear it in our Hoot Cruises contact centre every day! It reassures us that our loyal cruise customers are ready to cruise again, once cruising returns. We know it could look very different to how... Read Article

Cruising New Zealand, the perfect Staycation! Comments Off on Cruising New Zealand, the perfect Staycation!

As global restrictions continue, our Hoot Cruises team are receiving many enquiries about cruises from Auckland, in particular opportunities for domestic cruising in New Zealand waters for Summer 2020/21. Cruising in New Zealand waters is nothing new and has been growing rapidly year on year. Every summer we see a... Read Article