Travel to New Zealand by sea

New Zealand’s maritime border is fully open. Find out how to enter New Zealand by sea.

Latest update — 31 July 2022

  • New Zealand's borders are now fully open to visitors from anywhere in the world.
  • The requirements on this page apply to maritime passengers and crew entering New Zealand by sea.
  • Travellers entering New Zealand by air should follow our guidance on travelling to New Zealand by air. This includes travellers who enter New Zealand by air, then start a cruise in New Zealand.

Find out what you need to do enter New Zealand by air

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