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Ferries New Zealand

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North Island ⇔ South Island
3h 15 mins
Bluebridge, Interislander
From: 37,00

Auckland-Rangitoto Island

Auckland ⇔ Rangitoto Island
25 Minutes
Up to 2 Times p/day
Fullers 360
From: 24,00

Auckland-Rakino Island

Auckland ⇔ Rakino Island
1 Hour
Up to 10 Times p/day
From: 42,00

Auckland-Tiritiri Matangi Island

Auckland ⇔ Tiritire Matangi Island
1h 20mins.
Up to 2 Times p/day
From: 56,00

Auckland-Great Barrier Island

Auckland ⇔ Great Barrier Island
4h 30 mins.
Up to 5 times per week
SeaLink NZ
From: 110,00

Bluff-Stewart Island

New Zealand ⇔ Stewart Island
1 Hour
Up to 3 times p/day
From: 99,00
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Information for ferry travellers

About the ferry routes in and around Australia

In a normal year under normal circumstances, there is one major ferry connection active in New Zealand and about 9 smaller ones. 

The major connection in New Zealand

The ferry from Wellington to Picton (or the other way around) connects the South Island with the North Island. The connection in New Zealand is called ‘Connecting the Cook Strait' and only takes 3.5 hours. The best tip we've got on this crossing: Be sure to compare the prices.

The Islands of New Zealand

There are multiple popular islands you can reach out of Auckland.

Other Islands you can reach from Auckland:
  • Rotoroa Island, 75 minutes, 1 crossing per day, bookable at Fuller's. 
  • Devonport, is a connection of only 12 minutes, a short city crossing. A busy route, however. Also bookable at Fullers.
  • The Coromandel – Currently not sailing – 2 hours 
  • Motutapu Island – Currently not sailing – 35 minutes