Ocean Ports of Call

Akaroa - New Zealand Highlights:
Old French town, Christchurch, Banks Peninsula
Akaroa, whose name comes from the Maori for "long harbour, is a summer resort and fishing port on the east coast of South Island. It is an historic French and British settlement lying on the shore of picturesque French Bay. Akaroa Harbour is a rocky inlet on the Banks Peninsula formed when the sea invaded the crater of an ancient volcano. This beautiful harbour, home to the world's smallest and rarest dolphin, the Hectors Dolphin, dominates the landscape.

Here you will find fascinating colonial architecture, interesting craft stores to explore and intimate cafes - perfect for reflection and contemplation.From Akaroa you can visit Christchurch 50 miles away. The settlement was founded by the French 1840 and then sold to the New Zealand government in 1849. You can see the French influence by following the Akaroa Historic Village Walk or visiting the Museum.

There are more than 30 cruises calling at this port. Click the month or cruise line logo you are interested in to see details of the cruises.

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Azamara Celebrity
Crystal Cunard
Holland America Norwegian Cruise Line
Oceania Cruises Princess
Regent Seven Seas Royal Caribbean
Seabourn Silversea

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