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Old April 16th, 2012, 09:48 PM
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Default Photos of four cruise ships in Auckland!

During the 2011 Rugby World Cup which New Zealand hosted, Auckland hosted 4 cruise ships to act as floating hotels during the quarter-finals, semifinal and finals of the Rugby World Cup in October 2011.

Here are these photos I took when all 4 where in on Sunday, 16 October 2011

Coming in to Auckland on the ferry:
(You can just start to make out all the ships!)





All 4 cruise ships:



Orion with Volendam backside!





Close up on the Orion!,
(She tinny compared to the other 3 who where there!)



I don't know why they put Orion on Bledisloe Wharf, could they not have put her on the other side of Princes or Caption Cook Wharf's?!
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Another close up on the Orion! :



The 3 big ships:
(Left to right: Volendam ~ Caption Cook Wharf, - Pacific Dawn ~ Queens Wharf, - Rhapsody of the Seas ~ Princes Wharf





Volendam's Front & Pacific Dawn Backside:



Rhapsody of the Seas:



Volendam & Pacific Dawn:

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Rhapsody of the Seas:





Pacific Dawn behind "The Cloud" on Queens Wharf:



I wounder what teams these cabins on Rhapsody of the Seas are supporting

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Pacific Jewel - 19 May 2012
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Thank you for posting these photos.
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Great photos...pity Sydney Harbour cannot handle comfortably more than two...our Kiwi cousins must be laughing.

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Great photos...pity Sydney Harbour cannot handle comfortably more than two...our Kiwi cousins must be laughing.


If it was four medium size ships like what we had and like a Princess sister let say, then I don't know how Auckland would cope.
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Pacific Pearl - 26 June 2011
Pacific Pearl - 1 July 2011
Diamond Princess - 29th Dec 2011
Pacific Jewel - 19 May 2012
Diamond Princess - 26 Nov 2012
Sea Princess - 29 Aug 2013
Sea Princess - 2 Sept 2013
Sun Princess - 25 Jan 2014
Pacific Pearl - 6 June 2014
Carnival Legend - 27 Oct 2014
Queen Elizabeth - 8 Feb 2015
Pacific Pearl - 8 May 2015
Emerald Princess - 19 Sept 2015
Emerald Princess - 26 Sept 2015
Emerald Princess - 17th Oct 2015
Carnival Glory - 25 Oct 2015
Coral Princess - 7 Oct 2015
Pacific Aria - 17 Dec 2015
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