Discovery Campervans New Zealand

Interislander Ships

The Interislander Fleet

The Interislander offers daily ferry services across Cook Strait, linking New Zealand's North and South Islands.


The Kaiarahi can carry 550 people and was refurbished in 2015. The onboard facilities are impressive making your journey across the Cook Strait a memorable part of your holiday. There are plenty of dining options including an Interislander Plus lounge and Local Heroes Bar. The Kaiarahi also boasts a rooftop view of the incredible sights along your journey.

Travel time across the Tasman is 3 hours.


The Aratere provides top quality facilities to ensure passengers enjoy a memorable cruise experience. Aratere is one of the most modern, high-tech vessels operated in New Zealand waters. Not only does Aratere provide travellers with a quick pathway across Cook Strait, but also a comfortable, entertaining, safe and scenic cruise through some of New Zealand’s most impressive scenery.

Travel time across the Tasman is 3 hours.


The Kaitaki is the newest addition to the fleet and the largest vessel servicing the Cook Strait. This ship takes 1600 passengers and up to 600 vehicles. You will be able to take advantage of the extra room on-board with more seating and cabins, while experiencing the best in facilities and service.

Travel time across the Tasman is 3 hours.

All vessels carry passengers and vehicles.

How to make a Reservation

Click on this link to start the process now:  Interislander Quote

Sailing times and prices are worked out for you during Quoting process, however to get more information
view our timetable or rates pages.

It is so easy to make an Interislander booking!