Wow - what a fantastic crossing. It was calm and views spectacular. We were lucky. The inside decor and comfort of the ship we were on was great. We really enjoyed the scones, cream and jam fresh out of the oven at 10am!
About Interislander Cook Strait Ferry
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Travelled in the Lounge up recommendation of friends and really enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere and cutious service. Last time I had travelled interislander was the night after the Waiheni went down. Things have changed. Most enjoyable.
A great way to start or end a tour of the South Island. 3 hours crossing - 45mins Wellington harbour, over an hour Cook Strait, and hour or so Marlborough Sound (low fijords). Great views throughout. Food OK if you're hungry. You can take a...More
North to South Island in March we experienced really poor customer service from the staff. It was beyond busy (Easter Weekend ), to the extent that there weren't enough seats for all. Free WiiFii service was shockingly intermittent. Return ferry in June was very quiet...More
Good old Aratere the larger vehicle ferry took us across the strait at night time in smooth seas. Friendly staff and good appointed vessel for it's age it boasts plenty of room and seating arrangements. Two things to consider if you are travelling from Kaikoura...More
Beautiful experience crossing the Cook Strait, especially with nice weather. Got incredible pictures. I was surprised at how comfy the ferry was and the # of amenities it had. Certainly something to try while in New Zealand.