Ferries to New Zealand
14 Ferry crossings from 10 Ports
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Ferries to New Zealand

Interislander, Fullers Ferry, Bluebridge, Stewart Island Experience & Sealink NZ provide the ferries to New Zealand.

New Zealand Ferry Times

Ferries to New Zealand sail around 87 times a day and up to 573 times a week. Ferry timetables can vary by season. Use our deal finder for the latest ferry information and tickets.

New Zealand Ferry Ports

Ferries sail to 10 ports in New Zealand. Picton ferry port is the most popular with 49 weekly sailings.

Ferries from Wellington to Picton

Wellington Picton ferries sail approximately 7 times a day and up to 49 times a week, with a crossing time of 3 hours 22 minutes.

Ferries from Auckland to Waiheke

The ferry from Auckland to Waiheke sails in approximately 50 minutes with 25 daily sailings and up to 175 weekly sailings.

Can you take a car ferry to New Zealand?

There is a car ferry to New Zealand. Interislander, Bluebridge & Sealink NZ offer car ferries to New Zealand. A car ferry may not be available on all routes, we recommend viewing our Deal Finder for the latest car ferry information and pricing.

New Zealand Ferry Prices and Offers

Ferry prices for ferries to New Zealand can vary by route, operator and season. We recommend booking in advance to get the best ferry deals and availability.

Book ferry tickets to New Zealand

Booking ferries to New Zealand is easy. Book online and manage your trip with Direct Ferries. Use our Deal Finder to compare tickets and book the best option for you.

Most popular questions

  • Which ferries travel to New Zealand?

    Ferries to New Zealand:
    • Wellington
    • Picton
    • Waiheke
    • Rangitoto
    • Oban (Stewart Island)
    • Great Barrier (Tryphena)
    • Great Barrier (Port Fitzroy)
  • What is the fastest ferry to New Zealand?

    The Rangitoto to Auckland ferry is the fastest ferry route to New Zealand with a ferry crossing time of 25m on average.
  • What are the ferry ports in New Zealand?

    New Zealand Ferry Ports:
    • Picton
    • Wellington
    • Auckland
    • Bluff
    • Half Moon Bay (Auckland)
  • Can you take pets on the ferry to New Zealand?

    Yes, you can bring pets on the ferries to New Zealand. The ferry operators that allow you to travel with pets are
    • Interislander
    • Fullers Ferry
    • Bluebridge
    • Stewart Island Experience
    • Sealink NZ

New Zealand Ferry Map and Routes

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