Pricing and Conditions

High season Low season
(Sep - Jan) (Feb - Aug)
Adult $6.00 - $18.00 $12.00 - $36.00
(16 year(s) and under)
$3.00 - $9.50 $6.00 - $19.00
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The trip across from Queens Wharf to Days Bay takes 20 minutes if a direct sailing, or 30 minutes if calling into Matiu Somes Island. On the trip out, you will have great views back to Wellington City and really get a feel for what makes Wellington and its harbour surrounds so special.

Matiu Somes Island is steeped in local history, from early Maori settlement to a prisoner of war camp, and quarantine station. Now a nature reserve, the birdlife is amazing and you may even be lucky enough to see the native tuatara that have been reintroduced to the island. Days Bay is a seaside town in Wellington harbour and is home to popular beaches, bush walks, art galleries and beach front dining options.

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Months of operation:
All months of the year


55 Lady Elizabeth Lane, Wellington Central, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
8km to Wellington International Airport

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