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Interislander Line

Price from £38 per person

This roll on, roll off ferry service provides a relaxing and enjoyable cruise of just over 3 hours, carrying passengers travelling with cars, motorhomes or on foot.

Each ferry has a range of restaurants, cafés and bars, movie theatre, entertainment areas with Sky TV, reclining lounge seats numerous observation decks, gift shop and a visitor information counter. Services operate 7 days a week all year round, however timings do vary with the seasons, and a reduced service operates in the winter months.
Interislander operates 3 large ships: Kaitaki, Kaiarahi & Aratere  


Interislander Ferry Services

Adult price (above off peak) and child price applies
Premium Plus with lounge use - supplement applies

Car and Motorhome prices on request

Bookings essential December to March.

The Interislander Premium Plus lounge is a non-smoking area restricted to adults over 15. Complimentary refreshments and a range of newspapers and magazines are available. Seats are limited so we recommend advance booking.

Wellington to Picton summer timetable

Depart Wellington 09.00am Arrive Picton 12.30am+
Depart Wellington 10.30am* Arrive Picton 01.40pm*
Depart Wellington 02.45pm Arrive Picton 05.55pm
Depart Wellington 05.00pm Arrive Picton 08.30pm
Depart Wellington 08.00pm* Arrive Picton 11.10pm*

Picton to Wellington summer timetable:

Depart Picton 06.30am*  Arrive Wellington 09.40am*
Depart Picton 09.05am Arrive Wellington 12.35pm
Depart Picton 10.45am Arrive Wellington 01.55pm 
Depart Picton 02.15pm+ Arrive Wellington 5.45pm
Depart Picton 06.45pm Arrive Wellington 10.10pm
Depart Picton 10.30pm* Arrive Wellington 01.40am*

* Peak Season Only: Additional services when demand required it
+ Connects with Coastal Pacific Train
  Some sailings do not operate every day - please ask for details