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Open tickets are valid for up to 12 months from booking date (see ticket conditions).

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Open tickets are valid for up to 12 months from booking date (see ticket conditions).

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Interislander Ferry

The Interislander ferry service crosses New Zealand's Cook Strait, between Wellington and Picton, bridging the gap between the North and South Islands.

Interislander Information

Ferries provided by Interislander sail approximately 6 times per day and up to 42 times a week, operating 2 ferry routes.

Interislander Popular Ferry Routes

The Wellington - Picton ferry provided by Interislander sails in approximately 3h 30m with around 7 daily sailings and 50 weekly sailings.

Is there a car ferry provided by Interislander?

Yes, Interislander do provide car ferries, this may vary by route. For more information on car ferry prices and routes, view our deal finder.

Are foot passengers allowed on ferries with Interislander?

Foot passengers are allowed on ferries operated by Interislander. This may vary by route. View our deal finder to compare tickets and prices.

Are there cabins on ferries with Interislander?

Interislander currently do not offer cabins on ferries.

Can I travel with my pet on ferries with Interislander?

Pets are allowed on ferries with Interislander sailing on the Picton to Wellington ferry. View our deal finder for the latest routes, prices and timetables.

Onboard Interislander

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Interislander Customer Reviews

  • "Crossing Wellington - Picton"

    Perfekte Organisation, Logistik und Abwicklung

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  • "From Picton to Wellington!"

    A very smooth, pleasant journey. Gave us time to relax between our adventures.

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  • "Excellent trip "

    Crossing easy and comfortable. Queue for snacks and coffee was a little long( over15 minutes) but not a problem. Weather was superb so most of trip was spent on deck.

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  • "The best"

    Everyone was very helpful and friendly.

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