cruiseNZ-feature300

Cruises from Sydney to New Zealand

Jump on board a cruise from Sydney to New Zealand and be astounded by natural landscapes and picturesque views.

New Zealand may not be far away, but it can seem like a whole other world with destinations such as Milford Sound and Fiordland National Park that are known for their stunning landscapes.

With cruises from 4 nights to 37 nights, you can hop on and enjoy the sights around Tasmania and New Zealand and even add on a wine tasting or two in some of New Zealand’s top spots.

Top deals on cruises from Sydney

Up to 60% off second passenger with Royal Caribbean

Deal expires

Valid for cruise on select sailings to the South Pacific (Vanuatu and New Caledonia) and New Zealand.

Last verified

Room upgrade from just $100 with Princess + up to $200 onboard credit

Deal expires

Valid for cruises to the South Pacific, Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia, Japan, Europe, Alaska and the Americas. Onboard credit amount varies based on length of cruise and cabin type booked. T&Cs apply.

Last verified

Worldwide singles cruises from $2,075

Deal expires

Valid on select sailings in Alaska, New Zealand, the South Pacific, Asia and Europe. Cruise lines include Royal Caribbean, Holland America, Celebrity, Princess, and Avalon Waterways. Sample price is an Alaska cruise.

Last verified

Free extras with P&O + Up to $300 onboard credit

Deal expires

Valid on select Tasmania, Queensland, New Caledonia, New Zealand and Vanuatu cruises. Get up to $100 GoCatch credit, New Zealand Natural ice cream and onboard credit.

Last verified

Up to $3,000 off select sailings + up to $1,000 off airfares Valid for travel on select dates and sailings. Offer is valid on stateroom bookings only. Destinations include Hawaii, Mexico, Alaska, New Zealand, Australia and more. T&C's apply.

Last verified


Where do cruises sail to from Sydney?

  • Auckland

Which cruise lines sail from Sydney?


Our top picks for cruises from Sydney to New Zealand

17-night New Zealand cruise on Holland America Line

17-night New Zealand cruise on Holland America Line from CruiseAway

Highlights:

  • Cruise to Melbourne, Tasmania, Wellington and more on ms Noordam
  • One-way sail from Sydney to Auckland
  • Departs 1 February 2017
From AUD

$3,274 per person

View details
15-night Sydney to Auckland cruise on Holland America Line

15-night Sydney to Auckland cruise on Holland America Line from CruiseAway

Highlights:

  • Cruise across to New Zealand on ms Noordam
  • One-way sail from Sydney to Auckland
  • Departs October and November 2017
From AUD

$1,899 per person

View details
11-night Kiwi Beauties from Sydney to Auckland cruise on Princess Cruises

11-night Kiwi Beauties from Sydney to Auckland cruise on Princess Cruises from CruiseAway

Highlights:

  • Cruise across to New Zealand on ms Noordam
  • Calling in at Dunedin, Hobart, Napier, Picton & Fiordland
  • One-way sail from Sydney to Auckland
  • Departs October and November 2017
From AUD

$2,150 per person

View details
New Zealand Explorer from Sydney to Auckland on Crystal Cruises

New Zealand Explorer from Sydney to Auckland on Crystal Cruises from CruiseAway

Highlights:

  • 14-night cruise from Sydney to Auckland on Crystal Cruises
  • One-way cruise from Sydney to Auckland
  • Calling in at Wellington, Napier, Milford Sound and more
  • Departs 17 February 2017
From AUD

$8,601

View details
Voyage from Sydney to Auckland on Silversea

Voyage from Sydney to Auckland on Silversea from CruiseAway

Highlights:

  • 16-day sail from Sydney to Auckland on Silver Muse
  • One-way cruise from Sydney to Auckland
  • Calls in at Melbourne, Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound, Stewart Island, Port Chalmers, Picton and more
  • Departs 2 February 2018
From AUD

Price on request

View details

Where do cruises depart from in Sydney?

Sydney has two international cruise ports: the Overseas Passenger Terminal at Circular Quay and the White Bay Cruise Terminal in Balmain.

Cruises bound for New Zealand usually depart from the Overseas Passenger Terminal. Those flying into Sydney can reach the terminal by taking a train direct from the airport to Circular Quay Station. Airport shuttles and taxis are also available and take approximately 25 minutes to reach the port.


Airport to cruise terminal transfers

Numerous shuttles depart from Sydney Airport direct to the port.

Single shared transfers can start as little as $15 per person and transfers are available to both the Overseas Passenger Terminal and White Bay Cruise Terminal. Both can be booked online through City Discovery and Viator.


Follow us for all the latest deals and coupon codes

Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is the travel editor at finder.com.au. On top of being an avid traveller, she's an all-round bargain hunter. If there's a deal on hotels or a sale on flights, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too. Though probably not before she buys her own ticket.

Was this content helpful to you? No  Yes

Related Posts

Top Cruise Posts

Ask an Expert

You are about to post a question on finder.com.au:

  • Do not enter personal information (eg. surname, phone number, bank details) as your question will be made public
  • finder.com.au is a financial comparison and information service, not a bank or product provider
  • We cannot provide you with personal advice or recommendations
  • Your answer might already be waiting – check previous questions below to see if yours has already been asked

Finder only provides general advice and factual information, so consider your own circumstances, or seek advice before you decide to act on our content. By submitting a question, you're accepting our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.
Ask a question
Go to site