Top Ten Tips for First Time Cruisers Comments Off on Top Ten Tips for First Time Cruisers

Our HOOT Cruises team are a bunch of self-confessed cruise addicted Kiwis. With a total focus on Cruise holidays, we love nothing better than helping people find the right cruise holiday to suit their needs. We know that once you fall in love with cruising, you will just keep coming... Read Article

Dreaming of the Ocean as we sit at home! Comments Off on Dreaming of the Ocean as we sit at home!

As New Zealand continues our lockdown it makes us remember the amazing cruise holidays we have had and the beautiful memories we have shared with friends and family Some words from a few of our team on their recent favourite destinations and ships and what they are planning when things... Read Article

Bucket List or Wanderlust! Comments Off on Bucket List or Wanderlust!

An introduction to cruising… My love affair with cruising started many years ago, inspired by my Grandmother who was cruising oceans before it was even a thing! Her tales of far off places that could only be reached by sea and the eclectic range of souvenirs she collected on her... Read Article

CLIA Update re (COVID-19) Outbreak Comments Off on CLIA Update re (COVID-19) Outbreak

Monday 16 Mar 2020 Throughout a busy weekend, CLIA and cruise lines have been working swiftly in response to evolving circumstances around the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The announcements made by the cruise industry and by governments over the past few days highlight the unprecedented challenges we face and the level of action... Read Article

Keeping you informed from CLIA Comments Off on Keeping you informed from CLIA

Coronavuris COVID-19 Update Given the evolving nature of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak—and based upon prevailing guidance from global health authorities — CLIA ocean cruise line members have adopted the following enhanced protocols for guests and crew who have recently travelled from or through Iran, South Korea and China, including Hong Kong... Read Article

BLACK FRIDAY with Carnival – Kids sail free Comments Off on BLACK FRIDAY with Carnival – Kids sail free

Carnival’s super popular “Kids sail free” is back for Black Friday. Pay for just 2 guests on select sailings to New Caledonia, Fiji and Vanuatu and the 3rd and 4th guests in your cabin (kids or NOT) will cruise for free. The Sale is on for 4 days only, from... Read Article

Pacific Explorer 2021 program – Cruise from Auckland Comments Off on Pacific Explorer 2021 program – Cruise from Auckland

Big news! Pacific Explorer will be coming to New Zealand in 2021 and will be operating a series of Cruises from Auckland.One of our favourite P&O ships, Pacific Explorer has tons of fun for all the family including exciting water slides, great kids clubs, world class shows and the Black... Read Article

Choosing a cruise when sailing with kids Comments Off on Choosing a cruise when sailing with kids

Cruising with kids

Cruising with kids can be one of the most relaxing and fun ways to explore the world. You arrive to a luxurious resort, unpack just once and meanwhile your family is transported from one destination to the next. While most cruise lines are extremely family-friendly, they are not identical in... Read Article

Princess World Cruise 2021 – register your interest Comments Off on Princess World Cruise 2021 – register your interest

Once-in-a-lifetime journey with unforgettable memories is calling for you to join Sea Princess for her longest World Cruise in 2021.Bookings for this epic 108-night circumnavigation of the globe with 44 destinations in 29 countries on 6 continents will be open for general sale on 30 October. As many sailing allocations... Read Article

Princess Cruises: Spring CLEARANCE SALE – 7 days only Comments Off on Princess Cruises: Spring CLEARANCE SALE – 7 days only

The Princess Spring Clearance Sale is on. Save up to 50% off launch fares on a range of cruises departing between November 2019 and April 2020. Plus, have the 3rd and 4th guests join from $76pp per day.The Sale runs for 7 days only, from 20 to 26 September. BOOK... Read Article