Photos of four cruise ships in Auckland!

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#1
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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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Great photos...pity Sydney Harbour cannot handle comfortably more than two...our Kiwi cousins must be laughing.

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Originally posted by rugbypopsie
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 Sun - 25 July 2009
Pacific Sun - 19 Dec 2009
Sun Princess - 1 Oct 2010
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
Queen Mary 2 - 11 March 2016
Sun Princess - 19 April 2016
Queen Victoria - 17 Sept 2016
Emerald Princess - 28 Sept 2016

Pacific Pearl - 30th Jan 2017

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