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Picton, New Zealand Cruises

The South Island of New Zealand is defined by its gorgeous landscapes and incomparable sense of adventure, and Picton, one of the main ports along its coastline, embodies these values to a tee. With a thoroughly pleasant climate, crystal clear waters, and an effortless atmosphere of tranquillity, Picton deserves to become one of New Zealand's premier cruise ports.

Dark green hills seem to blend perfectly with the expanse of the town, which finds sanctuary within a deep gulch lying between the towering mountain peaks that dominate the rugged landscape. Rather than creating the impression of constraint, the surrounding lush slopes provide a perfect contrast with the azure expanse of water which can lead travellers further on to the Marlborough and Queen Charlotte Sounds.

Sightseeing in Picton

Eco World Aquarium

This pioneering aquarium gives you the chance for close up encounters with some of the most unique animals on earth. Primarily used as a rehab centre in which the fauna of the New Zealand coast can recover in peace, the Eco World Aquarium is home to little blue penguins, dinosaur-like Tuatara lizards, and giant turtles. Not only can you observe these animals in their enclosures, but eco world offers the incredible chance to get to enjoy both a tour of the penguin colony and the Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, which features different critters each and every day.

The Queen Charlotte Sound

This drowned river valley (or ria) runs all the way down to the Cook Strait, winding its way past the South Island coastline. Near the head of the sound is the town of Picton proper, but a chartered ship excursion can take you to stunning locales like All ports island, a lush green islet which has been untouched by human development. The calm waters make it extremely popular for sailing and snorkelling, something you'll be rushing to do once you get even a short glimpse at its incomparable natural beauty.

Mikhail Lermontov Shipwreck

The potential for scuba diving along the stretch of the sounds is limitless, with kaleidoscope colours of hundreds of fish species and coral reefs brightening the waters. But there are attractions in the depths worthy of standing out from the crowd, and this is undoubtedly one of them. This former USSR Cruise ship now rests on the sands of the ocean floor off of Port Gore, inviting travellers to discover its secrets. There are professional diving guides all over the island well-versed in the interior, so a trip to see its submerged swimming pools, ballrooms and radio mast are both fascinating and easy to organise.

Shopping in Picton

Picton is home to some of New Zealand's most unique boutique and independent gift shops. Arts and crafts, locally made products and fresh fruit are very much the order of the day, creating a tantalising collection of unique souvenirs.

Eating out in Picton

The aptly named le café is a brilliant quayside location in which to rest up and enjoy some delicacies. Make sure to indulge in the fresh mussels and the sautéed lamb loin.

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13 December 2018 - 10 nights

Auckland | Tauranga (Rotorua) New Zealand | Wellington, New Zealand | Picton | Akaroa (Christchurch, NZ) | Port Chalmers (Dunedin), New Zealand | Dusky Sound | Doubtful Sound | Milford Sound | Sydney, Australia more

Book an Ocean View or above and receive FREE all-inclusive drinks plus FREE unlimited Wi-Fi

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Tauranga

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Wellington

PictonPicton

Picton

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Milford Sound

SydneySydney

Sydney

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2 Australia & New Zealand - Seabourn - Seabourn Encore

21 December 2018 - 16 nights

Sydney, Australia | Phillip Island | Melbourne | Oban (Halfmoon Bay), New Zealand | Port Chalmers (Dunedin), New Zealand | Akaroa (Christchurch, NZ) | Kaikoura, New Zealand | Wellington, New Zealand | Picton | Tauranga (Rotorua) New Zealand | Auckland more

SydneySydney

Sydney

MelbourneMelbourne

Melbourne

WellingtonWellington

Wellington

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Picton

TaurangaTauranga

Tauranga

Fly Cruise£7999pp
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3 Tasmania & New Zealand Voyage - Azamara Club Cruises - Azamara Quest

06 January 2019 - 16 nights

Melbourne | Port Arthur | Hobart | Hobart | Port Chalmers (Dunedin), New Zealand | Akaroa (Christchurch, NZ) | Wellington, New Zealand | Nelson, New Zealand | Picton | Napier | Tauranga (Rotorua) New Zealand | Tauranga (Rotorua) New Zealand | Bay Of Islands | Auckland more

Sale now on | Reduced prices too good to miss. Includes flights, 1 night pre-cruise luxury hotel stay in Melbourne and private overseas transfers. FREE AzAmazing evening excursion available

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Melbourne

WellingtonWellington

Wellington

PictonPicton

Picton

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Napier

TaurangaTauranga

Tauranga

Fly Cruise£4179pp
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17 January 2019 - 14 nights

Auckland | Bay Of Islands | Tauranga (Rotorua) New Zealand | Wellington, New Zealand | Picton | Akaroa (Christchurch, NZ) | Port Chalmers (Dunedin), New Zealand | Milford Sound | Doubtful Sound | Dusky Sound | Hobart | Hobart | Sydney, Australia more

Includes flights, private overseas transfers, 2 night pre-cruise luxury hotel stay and 2 night post-cruise luxury hotel stay. Receive $300 FREE to spend on-board per couple, FREE premium beverage, FRE

TaurangaTauranga

Tauranga

WellingtonWellington

Wellington

PictonPicton

Picton

Milford SoundMilford Sound

Milford Sound

SydneySydney

Sydney

Fly Cruise£8839pp
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5 New Zealand Intensive Voyage - Azamara Club Cruises - Azamara Quest

22 January 2019 - 16 nights

Auckland | Bay Of Islands | Tauranga (Rotorua) New Zealand | Gisborne | Napier | Wellington, New Zealand | Wellington, New Zealand | Nelson, New Zealand | Picton | Akaroa (Christchurch, NZ) | Port Chalmers (Dunedin), New Zealand | Oban (Halfmoon Bay), New Zealand | Sydney, Australia | Sydney, Australia more

Sale now on | Reduced prices too good to miss. Includes flights, private overseas transfers and 1 night pre-cruise luxury hotel stay in Auckland. FREE AzAmazing event excursion available

TaurangaTauranga

Tauranga

NapierNapier

Napier

WellingtonWellington

Wellington

PictonPicton

Picton

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Sydney

Fly Cruise£3999pp
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6 New Zealand & Australia - Celebrity Cruises - Celebrity Solstice

12 February 2019 - 16 nights

Auckland | Tauranga (Rotorua) New Zealand | Napier | Picton | Wellington, New Zealand | Sydney, Australia | Hobart | Adelaide | Fremantle (Perth) more

Book an Ocean View or above and receive FREE all-inclusive drinks and FREE unlimited Wi-Fi

TaurangaTauranga

Tauranga

NapierNapier

Napier

PictonPicton

Picton

WellingtonWellington

Wellington

SydneySydney

Sydney

FremantleFremantle

Fremantle

Fly Cruise£8029pp
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7 New Zealand & Australia - Azamara Club Cruises - Azamara Quest

21 February 2019 - 15 nights

Auckland | Tauranga (Rotorua) New Zealand | Gisborne | Wellington, New Zealand | Picton | Nelson, New Zealand | Sydney, Australia | Mooloolaba, Queensland | Hamilton Island, Whitsundays | Townsville | Cairns | Cairns more

Sale now on | Reduced prices too good to miss. Includes flights, 1 night pre-cruise hotel stay and overseas transfers. FREE AzAmazing evening excursion available

TaurangaTauranga

Tauranga

WellingtonWellington

Wellington

PictonPicton

Picton

SydneySydney

Sydney

Hamilton IslandHamilton Island

Hamilton Island

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Cairns

Fly Cruise£4679pp
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8 Sydney to Auckland - Silversea - Silver Muse

06 December 2019 - 14 nights

Sydney, Australia | Melbourne | Hobart | Doubtful Sound | Milford Sound | Port Chalmers (Dunedin), New Zealand | Christchurch, Lyttelton | Picton | Tauranga (Rotorua) New Zealand | Auckland more

Includes flights, private overseas transfers and 1 night pre-cruise luxury hotel stay in Sydney. 10% early booking bonus included - book and pay in full to receive these prices.

SydneySydney

Sydney

MelbourneMelbourne

Melbourne

Milford SoundMilford Sound

Milford Sound

ChristchurchChristchurch

Christchurch

PictonPicton

Picton

TaurangaTauranga

Tauranga

Fly Cruise£5099pp
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9 Auckland to Sydney - Silversea - Silver Muse

20 December 2019 - 14 nights

Auckland | Tauranga (Rotorua) New Zealand | Picton | Christchurch, Lyttelton | Stewart Isand, New Zealand | Milford Sound | Doubtful Sound | Burnie | Melbourne | Sydney, Australia more

Christmas and New Year getaway | Includes flights, private overseas transfers and 1 night pre-cruise luxury hotel stay in Auckland. 10% early booking bonus included - book and pay in full to receive these prices.

TaurangaTauranga

Tauranga

PictonPicton

Picton

ChristchurchChristchurch

Christchurch

Milford SoundMilford Sound

Milford Sound

MelbourneMelbourne

Melbourne

SydneySydney

Sydney

Fly Cruise£7049pp
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10 Auckland to Sydney - Silversea - Silver Muse

01 February 2020 - 17 nights

Auckland | Tauranga (Rotorua) New Zealand | Wellington, New Zealand | Picton | Christchurch, Lyttelton | Timaru | Stewart Isand, New Zealand | Milford Sound | Doubtful Sound | Burnie | Melbourne | Melbourne | Eden | Sydney, Australia | Sydney, Australia more

Includes flights, private overseas transfers and 1 night pre-cruise luxury hotel stay in Auckland. 10% early booking bonus included - book and pay in full to receive these prices.

TaurangaTauranga

Tauranga

WellingtonWellington

Wellington

PictonPicton

Picton

ChristchurchChristchurch

Christchurch

Milford SoundMilford Sound

Milford Sound

MelbourneMelbourne

Melbourne

SydneySydney

Sydney

Fly Cruise£6349pp
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11 Sydney to Auckland - Silversea - Silver Muse

03 March 2020 - 14 nights

Sydney, Australia | Melbourne | Melbourne | Burnie | Hobart | Doubtful Sound | Milford Sound | Port Chalmers (Dunedin), New Zealand | Christchurch, Lyttelton | Picton | Auckland more

Includes flights, private overseas transfers and 1 night pre-cruise luxury hotel stay in Sydney. 10% early booking bonus included - book and pay in full to receive these prices.

SydneySydney

Sydney

MelbourneMelbourne

Melbourne

Milford SoundMilford Sound

Milford Sound

ChristchurchChristchurch

Christchurch

PictonPicton

Picton

Fly Cruise£5499pp
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12 Auckland to Sydney - Silversea - Silver Muse

17 March 2020 - 14 nights

Auckland | Tauranga (Rotorua) New Zealand | Picton | Christchurch, Lyttelton | Port Chalmers (Dunedin), New Zealand | Milford Sound | Doubtful Sound | Burnie | Melbourne | Melbourne | Sydney, Australia more

Includes flights, private overseas transfers and 1 night pre-cruise luxury hotel stay in Auckland. 10% early booking bonus included - book and pay in full to receive these prices.

TaurangaTauranga

Tauranga

PictonPicton

Picton

ChristchurchChristchurch

Christchurch

Milford SoundMilford Sound

Milford Sound

MelbourneMelbourne

Melbourne

SydneySydney

Sydney

Fly Cruise£5499pp
Cruise Only£4769pp
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