Price from £35 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