Wellington Scoop

Crowded? 6000 tourists from 2 big cruise ships spend 8 hours in Wellington

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Two massive cruise ships are berthed side by side in Wellington today.

They are the Celebrity Solstice and the Voyager of the Seas.

The Celebrity Solstice was first here on New Year’s Eve. The ship carries 2850 passengers and 1500 crew.

Yesterday the travellers were at Akaroa. The ship leaves at 6pm tonight – destination Napier.

Alongside her, the Voyager of the Seas is even bigger – carrying 3138 passengers, or more if top bunks are used. The ship was in Napier yesterday. After departure at 6pm tonight, the next stop is Picton.