Used the ferry to cross from the South to North Island. Easy check in and bag drop. However shambles to get on board and even worse to get off as all foot passengers have to wait for the car occupants to get to their cars...More
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we decided to upgrade our trip to get into the Premier lounge - well worth it... It is children free and the food and drink is well worth the extra. the staff were amazing and attentive. this made the crossing of the Strait go that...More
This is one of the best "ferries" you'll ever go on. The views are tremendous and everything about the trip is easy - from car drop off/pick up to baggage and check in. I'd really recommend the upgrade to premier plus if you are travelling...More
Picton to Wellington and return 6 days later. Weather in Cook Strait being its normal horrid self with storms. As we are awful at sailing, changed our bookings with minimal problems a slight charge one way, and return was superbly handled by Henry as I...More
My son booked this for us, to spend a few days on South Island. We were in the premium lounge on deck 5. The food and drink were very good. The staff were very attentive and polite on both crossings.
The facilities on board are great and there is lots of room to move about during the journey. There were lots of spare seats when we travelled.
Here you get wine, beer, ginger beer and a good meal - it is included in the lounge access and the service is nice and friendly. You can sit a group of 4-5 people together and have a good time during the 3-hour ferry tour.
Interislander was great with few exceptions. After booking both rental car and passage for the car and we humans, we were told that the rental car company does not let the car go on the ferry. They take your car in Wellington and give you...More
In Picton we boarded the ferry for Wellington as part of our New Zealand tour with over 30 others in the group. We arrived at the terminal early so we had time to get snacks before boarding. Once on the ferry, Kaitaki Portsmouth, we were...More