|Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferry - Wellington. Experience warm hospitality when you cruise Cook Strait with the Bluebridge ferry service. With stunning scenery, friendly service, free big screen movies and a choice of several return sailings a day (except Christmas Day) between Wellington and Picton - there's no better way for you and your vehicle to cross Cook Strait.|
Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferry - Wellington
- Wellington - City
Experience warm hospitality when you cruise the Cook Strait with Bluebridge ferry service.
With stunning scenery, friendly service, free WiFi, free big screen movies and a choice of several return sailings a day (except Christmas Day) between Wellington and Picton - there's no better way for you and your vehicle to cross Cook Strait.
The journey from New Zealand's North to South Island (or vice versa) takes you through what is undoubtedly some of the world's most stunning scenery. Crossing time is approximately 3 hours 30 minutes.
Operating two ships, each with a capacity for four hundred passengers plus vehicles, the fleet also includes the newest, most sustainable vessel on Cook Strait the Straitsman. Both ships are equipped with state-of-the-art design and safety features, alongside exceptional passenger comfort.
Including free WiFi, free movies, private cabins, comfortable lounges, café style food and spacious work stations, you'll enjoy the best of Kiwi hospitality while you cross the Strait. Or catch your breath, soaking up the sun and New Zealand's stunning scenery, from one of our outside decks.
If you really want to treat yourself, our ships have private cabins available for hire. A choice of single, double or four berth family cabins come complete with linen, towels and their own ensuite including a hot shower. The Straitsman also offers wheelchair accessible cabins featuring height adjustable beds and easy access ensuites.
If you're travelling with a vehicle, you need to be there at least an hour before departure and should check in at the vehicle booth. You won't have access to your vehicle during sailing, so please ensure that you have everything you need for your trip in your hand luggage. Foot passengers should check-in at least 45 minutes before they set sail inside the terminal.
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