The 2024 – 2025 cruise season is anticipated to welcome 90 ship visits (subject to change) between Oct 2024 – May 2025. Tourism Bay of Plenty manages a temporary i-SITE at the Tauranga Port to welcome ships passengers and crew during the season.

Any enquiries please contact: Angela Werder, Sector Manager, Tourism Bay of Plenty




If you're thinking about selling to cruise ship visitors next season, visit the New Zealand Cruise Association website for some great resources to get you started:

How to create a Shore Excursion

Myths and Facts about cruising


The 2023 - 2024 cruise season has now ended and begins October 2024.
You can check the Port of Tauranga cruise schedule here for a preview. (Subject to change)