Cook Strait crossing times
The journey along the Cook Strait takes approximately three and a half hours, but this sailing is more than just a way of getting from A to B, it’s a memorable experience in its own merit. You’ll be able to take in the marvellous Marlborough Sounds, observe the idyllic harbourside town views of Picton and view the wonderful Wellington vistas, all while you travel in style and comfort. If you’re lucky enough you may even be able to catch a glimpse of some of the native dolphins and whales as you surf the waves. This route is operated by both Interislander and Bluebridge ferries, giving you a choice on your fantastic ferry experience. There are regular services available, with up to seven crossing times to choose from every single day. So no matter when you are planning to travel on this breath taking voyage, Direct Ferries has your New Zealand expedition covered.