Wellington Cruise Port

Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals

Wellington NZ Cruise Port

Cruise ships arriving in Wellington New Zealand dock at the Overseas Passenger Terminal.  It has three main piers:

  1. Aotea Quay (2.5 km from the city centre)
  2. Queen's Wharf (small ships only)
  3. Overseas Terminal

The main cruise port is located on Wellington Harbour near Westpac Stadium.  Passengers are not permitted to walk through to the port.

Public Transportation

Port Shuttle

A free shuttle bus service, operated by the port authority, shuttles cruise passengers between the port and downtown Wellington.  There are two drop-off, pick-up locations in town.  One is located at the the i-Site Visitor Centre and the other is situated near Parliament.

Bus Service

Bus service is available from the Wellington Railway Station to various locations on the North Island.

Ferry Service

Ferry service operates between Wellington on the North Island and Picton NZ on the South Island.  The crossing takes approximately 3.5 hours.

Wellington New Zealand Cruise Port
Wellington NZ Cruise Port (Aotea Quay)

Visitor Information

Wellington, New Zealand

Top attractions in Wellington include Government House, two cathedrals, the Town Hall and Botanic Garden.

Please access the Wellington City Guide for comprehensive information regarding city landmarks, tourist attractions, museums and public transportation.

Map of the Wellington Cruise Port

View map of the Wellington Cruise Port.

New Zealand Currency

The currency used in New Zealand is the New Zealand dollar.

Weather in Wellington

The weather in Wellington, New Zealand is as follows:

 Month  Maximum Minimum Precipitation
Jan 20 13 78
Feb 20 13 78
Mar 19 12 85
Apr 16 11 100
May 14 9 121
June 12 7 132
July 11 6 136
Aug 12 6 126
Sept 13 8 100
Oct 15 9 110
Nov 17 10 90
Dec 19 12 91

Free Wifi Service

Free Wifi is available at the cruise port.


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