Subject to sailing times this shot may be difficult to replicate. Many photographers present along the shore.
The cruise industry has taken to NZ with gusto. With more than 100 cruises scheduled for 2014 mostly circumnavigating the country and sailing into scenic areas such as Fjordland in the south island and visiting most major cities. Tauranga is the port chosen for cruise passengers wanting to visit the thermal area of Rotarua.
Taken from the deck of one cruise ship (Carnival Princess) as she followed another cruise ship out of port. Hand held stitched from 6 landscape images using autopano giga.