Interislander - ARATERE Cook Strait Ferry

Features: Aratere - quick pathway across Cook Strait, comfortable, entertaining, safe and scenic cruise through some of New Zealand's most impressive scenery.


ARATERE sets sail for New Zealand
Aratere has set sail for New Zealand from Singapore following repairs to the propeller shaft
Apart from this repair work, the vessel has also undergone her routine two year maintenance programme while she was laid up
We look forward to welcoming Aratere and her crew back home and having her back in service cruising Cook Strait again from July 2014 onwards !

Facilities include:
Fo' c 'sle Lounge Bar and Pennant CaféNew Zealand travel - Aratere
Whatever you're after, Arahura is sure to please the hungriest and thirstiest of travellers. Sample from the broad selection of food and beverages at Pennant Cafe, grab a coffee or unwind in the Fo'c'sle Lounge Bar.

Moby's Playroom
Aratere offers fantastic facilities for children to play and make new friends!

Information Counter
For onward travel and accommodation arrangements, foreign currency exchange and a wide range of travel advice.

Outdoor observation decks
Take in the magnificent scenery on our open decks and outdoor seated areas. Aratere features a stunning forward viewing deck as well as sunny areas on Decks 5 and 6.

Complete with cots and baby changing facilities.

Smoking onboard Aratere is only permitted outside on Deck 4 (at the port side lifeboat embarkation area). New Zealand travel - Aratere

Video games area for all ages

Aratere's workstations provide a quiet space for writing, studying or even catching up on those postcards to friends and family at home.

Compass Movie Theatre
Catch the latest movie releases in Aratere's comfortable cinema. Tickets can be purchased at the onboard shop.