What is the best Cruise Sale Finder? Comments Off on What is the best Cruise Sale Finder?

Cruise Sale Finder

Searching for the best Cruise deals doesn’t have to be hard. We are Kiwis and we are here to help New Zealand get the best cruise deals. Looking for Fantastic Cruise Deals?HOOT Cruises are previous winners of Best New Zealand Online Cruise Agency at the 2018 CLIA awards. We love... Read Article

Oceania Cruises – Free Upgrades, Free Wifi, OLife Choice perks & 2for1 Deposits Comments Off on Oceania Cruises – Free Upgrades, Free Wifi, OLife Choice perks & 2for1 Deposits

There is a reason we love the smaller ships of Oceania. Life onboard is more like a luxury boutique hotel, rather than a cruise ship. Our team spent time on Oceania Regatta in January 2020 on one of her local voyages around New Zealand. This reminded us why Oceania are... Read Article

Christmas Cruises for 2021 Comments Off on Christmas Cruises for 2021

Family Christmas Cruising

With so much uncertainty around border openings and travel restrictions in place right now, we thought it would be a good idea to fast forward to 2021. Let’s take a look at Christmas Cruises that are booking now for Christmas 2021. Cruise holidays really are the ultimate Christmas getaway and... Read Article

Cruise News & Updates Comments Off on Cruise News & Updates

Time to check in on the latest Cruise News & updates for the week. There has been a lot happening, so grab a coffee and check out what is new in the world of cruise  Crystal cancellations: Luxury cruiseline Crystal cruises, suspends all cruises until the end of 2020. Includes all... Read Article

Oceania Close to Home Summer 2021 – Free Upgrades, Free Drinks & More! Comments Off on Oceania Close to Home Summer 2021 – Free Upgrades, Free Drinks & More!

We love the boutique size of the Oceania R class ships and totally enjoyed our time on Regatta when she visited New Zealand in January this year. Oceania are renowned for their onboard cuisine and superb attention to detail, so it is no wonder that Kiwis return again and again... Read Article

The Fall & Rise of Alaska – Don’t blame Canada! Comments Off on The Fall & Rise of Alaska – Don’t blame Canada!

In these turbulent times every country has to do what it can to protect its citizens and minimise the fall out from Covid-19. In New Zealand we went early and we went hard and have done a fantastic job with our team of five million. Canada took a similar strong... 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

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