Water activity

1-Way Ferry Service Between Wellington and Picton

4.5 / 5

13 reviews

Activity provider: Interislander

1-Way Ferry Service Between Wellington and Picton

Activity provider: Interislander
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From US$ 45.11 per person

Likely to sell out

Cross between the north and south islands of New Zealand on one of the world’s most beautiful ferry rides. Enjoy a 3.5-hour crossing with a range of entertainment options. With 11 crossings per day, there are convenient travel times for any itinerary.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3.5 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the incredible Kiwi hospitality on board
  • Sit back and relax at a selection of cafes, bars and passenger lounges
  • Choose to watch a movie on board while you sail
  • Experience the stunning views of the Marlborough Sounds from multiple viewing decks
Full description

Sit back, relax and enjoy one of the most spectacular ferry crossings in the world, between the north and south islands of New Zealand. With 92 kilometers of breathtaking views, the 3.5-hour journey between Wellington and Picton is one of New Zealand’s most iconic tourist activities.   There are 3 different ships in operation every day, so you’ll always have a wide choice of travel times.   Once on board, enjoy a range of activities. Stroll on the decks, enjoy a meal and a drink, or catch one of the latest movie releases. You can also simply relax and take in the breathtaking view. Keep your children busy with a play area, nursery, cartoons and video games. Plus, there’s plenty of seating for families.

Includes
  • 1-way ferry ticket
  • Access to viewing decks
  • Food and drinks (available for purchase)
  • Movie tickets (available for purchase)
  • Vehicle crossing fee
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Important information

Know before you go

  • This voucher is only valid for people and does not include additional fees such as when crossing with a pet or vehicle
  • Carry-on baggage allowance: one small bag and one handbag/laptop bag
  • Check-in baggage allowance: two items of baggage (32 kilograms/200 centimeters per bag) per person
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 13 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.1/5
  • Transportation
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Safety
    5/5

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January 9, 2022

So much fun! Gorgeous boat ride, perfect hiking in a beautiful area of New Zealand!

March 5, 2020

Very pleasant crossing from Wellington to Picton. We enjoyed the views and the staff were very polite. Checking our baggage went quie smoothly as well.

February 27, 2020

Product ID: 176055