Interislander Ferry from Picton

Price: Included In Your Tour Package
Location: Picton Ferry Interislander Terminal
Duration: about 3 hours
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Interislander is a renowned ferry service in New Zealand that offers a captivating voyage across the Cook Strait, connecting the North and South Islands. Covering a distance of approximately 92 km, the journey takes around three hours to complete. It is considered one of the most spectacular cruises in the world and an iconic tourist experience in New Zealand.

Interislander has three elegant ships – Arahura, Aratere, and Kaitaki – that can comfortably accommodate both passengers and their vehicles. Each ship is designed to ensure a safe, comfortable, and affordable journey, with a complete range of onboard services available. With up to 11 sailings a day, passengers can conveniently choose a travel time that suits them best. Whether you’re a tourist or a local, your journey aboard Interislander will be an enjoyable and unforgettable experience.

Picton to Wellington Timetable
Departure time / Ship / Notes
2:30 am Kaitaki Does not sail on Sunday
7:30 am Kaiarahi Does not sail on a Monday
11:00 am Aratere Does not sail on a Monday
2:15 pm Kaitaki
6:30 pm Kaiarahi
8:35 pm Aratere

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