The Interislander's two passenger and vehicle ships - Arahura, Aratere and the
new ferry - Kaitaki, offer a convenient and regular daily
rail, commercial freight, passenger and car service
across Cook Strait separating the North and South Islands.
Bookings on an Interislander ferry are essential, and are usually available up to six months in advance. Space is limited - especially if you're travelling with a vehicle, so its recommended that you try to book as early as you can.
Interislander ferry reservations are now available to 27 Apr 08.
Interislander Ferry - Arahura
Interislander Ferry - Aratere
Interislander Ferry - Kaitaki
Tranz Scenic - Tranz Coastal train from Christchurch to Picton or v.v connects with selected Interislander ferry services. Special Christchurch to Wellington or Wellington to Christchurch through fares incorporating an Interislander ferry and The Tranz Coastal train is available.