Interislander - Timetables and Fares

Cook Strait Ferry Crossing NZ


New Zealand Interislander Cook Strait Ferry - Timetables and fares


Timetable

All three ships run through-out the year - subject to changes due to seasonal changes and dry dock schedule
Cook Strait Crossing time for all three vessels between the two islands is approx 3 hours and 10 minutes

PEAK SEASON
25 Sept 2014 to 12 April 2015

Wellington to Picton
Kaitaki 08:30 am arrives 11:45 am
Arahura 10:30 am arrives 13:40 pm
Aratere 14:45pm arrives 17:55 pm
Arahura 18:30 pm arrives 21:40 pm

Picton to Wellington
Arahura 6:30 am arrives 9:45 am
Aratere 10:45 am arrives 13:55 pm 
Kaitaki departs 13:15 pm arrives 16:35 pm
Arahura 14:30 pm arrives 17:40 pm
Aratere 18:45 pm arrives 21:55 pm
Arahura 22:30 pm arrives following day 1:40 am



OFF PEAK SEASON
July 2014 2014 to 24 Sept 2014 

Wellington to Picton
Kaitaki 08:45 am arrives 12:00 pm (midday)
Aratere 14:45pm arrives 17:55 pm
Arahura 17:00 pm arrives 20:10 pm

Picton to Wellington
Arahura 06:55 am arrives 10:05 am
Aratere 10:45 am arrives 13:55 pm 
Kaitaki departs 13:45 pm arrives 17:15 pm
Aratere 18:45 pm arrives 21:55 pm
Arahura 22:00 pm arrives following day 01:05 am


FARES & BOOKINGS


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All fares in NZD, including local sales tax (GST)
Below fares are valid between 1 July 2014 to 12 April 2015 (subject to change, peak and off peak season fares)

Passenger

Off Peak Peak
Adult 18+ years $66 $69
Club Class upgrade adult fare $14

$14

Kaitaki Plus complete fare $95 $95
Child (2-17 years inclusive) $38 $42
Vehicles
Car/4WD/Minibus/Van/Trailer (up to 5.5 m - max 2500kg) $179 $195
Extra per 0.5 m over 5.5 metre long $32 $32
Campervan(up to 5.5 m long) $198 $225
Miscellaneous
Pushbike $12.50 $12.50
Other** $12.50 $12.50

** This includes canoes, windsurfers, hang-gliders and all other excess items not exceeding 30kg and/or 200 linear cm

General information
Rates are gross in New Zealand Dollars and include local tax (GST)
All rates are guaranteed, subject to the service operating
Infants (under 2 years) travel free of charge
All children must be accompanied by an adult
*Peak season runs normally from mid November to mid April

Note:
Vehicles over 2,500 kg gross laden weight: please enquire for prices.
All rates and timetables are correct at time of publication - subject to change without notice
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