Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferry

Cross Cook Strait through the Marlborough Sounds on a Bluebridge ferry and enjoy some real Kiwi hospitality. We carry passengers and vehicles between Wellington and Picton up to four times daily and offer a range of fares to suit your budget.

$53.00 - $73.00

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On-board you'll find a full cafe-style menu, premium L'affare coffee and award-winning Marlborough wines. And if you can take your eyes off the views, kick back with free movies, free Wi-Fi and play areas for the kids.

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Our Wellington terminal is conveniently located in the central city, close to a range of accommodation options and tourist hot-spots. We’re also just down the road from the Wellington Waterfront Motorhome Park – a facility where you can park your campervan or motorhome overnight.

Our Picton terminal is less than a kilometre from the town centre –our shuttle service offers drop-offs and pick-ups at a range of locations around town including the local i-SITE.


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Physical address

Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferry, 50 Waterloo Quay , Wellington Central, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
24 hours, 7 days.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
5km from our Wellington terminal to International Airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
Our terminal is opposite the Intercity coach terminal and railway station in Wellington. In Picton we are located less than 1 km away and operate a free courtesy shuttle for passengers.
Proximity to town:
We have two passenger terminals equipped with various facilities and centrally located in Wellington and Picton.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $53.00 - $73.00
Other charges:
Vehicle rates are separate and depend on the length and category.

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