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Interislander - Cook Strait Ferries

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Interislander has been connecting New Zealand across Cook Strait for over 60 years.

We are the original Cook Strait Ferry. We sail between the North and South Islands (Wellington and Picton) every day, carrying passengers and freight. Along with the breathtaking views, enjoy our locally sourced cuisine, cinemas, free kids activities and premium lounges.
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Getting to your Interislander ferry


Interislander Cook Strait Ferry Timetable:

Direction Sailing times  
Wellington to Picton 6:15am; 8:45am; 1:00pm; 4:00pm;  Book now
Picton to Wellington 7:30am; 11:00am; 2:15pm; 6:30pm Book Now

 

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AA Member Discount

As a New Zealand AA Member you can take advantage of our Interislander Cook Strait ferry discount and save money on your crossing.

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Family discounts

When you book as a family, we automatically apply our best family discount ferry rates for you to choose from.

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NZMCA members

Taking your caravan or motorhome across Cook Strait? If you are a NZMCA member find out about your benefits onboard Interislander - including discounted Premium Lounge passes.

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Student Discount

Heading away to university with a car full of stuff? Going home for the holidays? Fancy a break with friends? Then grab a special Interislander Cook Strait ferry student deal!

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