Interislander - Timetables and Fares

Cook Strait Ferry Crossing NZ


New Zealand Interislander Cook Strait Ferry - Timetables and fares
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Timetable

Inerislander ferries run through-out the year - subject to changes due to seasonal changes and dry dock schedules - below sailing times are indicative only ! 
Cook Strait Crossing time for all three vessels between the two islands is approx 3 hours and 15 minutes 

Year 2018 - 2019 
Valid 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 

Wellington to Picton
Kaitaki Departs 9:00 am arrives 12:30 pm
Aratere Departs 2:45 pm - arrives 5:55 pm
Kaiarahi Departs 5 pm - arrives 8:30 pm
Kaitaki departs 8:30 pm arrives 12 am 
Kaiarahi departs 3:30 am - arrives 7 am 

Picton to Wellington
Kaiarahi Departs 9:05 am arrives 12:35 pm
Kaitaki Departs 10:45 am - arrives 1:55 pm
Kaitaki Departs 2:15 pm - arrives 5:30 pm
Aratere Departs 6:45 pm arrives 10:15 pm 
Kaiarahi Departs 10:15 pm - arrives 1:45 am 

 

FARES & BOOKINGS

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All fares in NZD, including local sales tax (GST)
Below fares are valid between 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 - depending off peak or peak fare - sometimes special fares apply ! 

Passenger

Off Peak *Peak
Adult 18+ years $68 $75
Interislander Plus Upgrade  $35

$40

Child (2-17 years inclusive) $39 $40
Vehicles
Car/4WD/Minibus/Van/Trailer (up to 5.5 m - max 2500kg) $185 $202
Extra per 0.5 m over 5.5 metre long (car) $28 $28
Campervan(up to 5.5 m long) $195 $231
Campervan extra per 500 m over 5.5 m $39 $39
  Coach (Bus) per lane metre, Coach rates apply to vehicles 8.1 m and over  TBA TBA
  Coaster Van up to 7m long  $445 $445

Coaster van 7.1 to 7.5 m $489 $489
  Coaster van 7.6 m to 8 m $534 $534
       
Mischellaneous Bycicles, canoe, kayak  $12.50 $12.50
Kaitaki 4 Berth Cabin $45.00 $45.00

** 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 1 Dec to 31 March 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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