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For travelling between New Zealand’s North and South Islands you can’t beat a Bluebridge ferry. Unwind in comfort and enjoy the dramatic scenery as you sail between Wellington and Picton.
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 WiFi, free movies and play areas for the kids. The Bluebridge journey takes just over three hours. So what are you waiting for? Book your Cook Strait ferry now and come on over!
North Island ▷ Wellington Region ▷ Wellington
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Fantastic service! All of their staff go out of their way to be helpful with unusual requests. For example our poorly packaged box of German beer was cheerfully repackaged and transported as checked luggage undamaged with a good few jokes about how many would be left by the time we arrived in Wellys! Always enjoy the low key, relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff. Well done Bluebridge!
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Communication poor. Boat very late. 3rd world effort by bluebridge. Not sure why I use this company and everyone else should think about this as well
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We double checked 3 times about the time when we need to be there for check in. By foot, we have been told from Interislander, Bluebridge and the I site to be there by 6.50 am
Then when realising there is no bus coming anytime soon , departing from their terminal.
That woman told us it departs like 7.30!-am!!
Well it would have been grand to get a wee bit more sleep that time a day!
Cheaper than others, good trip and scenery, decent food.
Comfortable, on time, free WiFi, expensive food and drink in the cafe.
I sailed Bluebridge from Wellington to Picton at 8am last Saturday morning. I thought I would buy myself a chicken panini for breakfast. As I was eating it I bit into a number of chicken bones, hurting my teeth. As a lady working on the boat, Elizabeth Packman, came to take my plate I let her know I had found bones in my chicken. She was very sarcastic and rude to me. She said in a sarcastic tone "Aw, do you not like bones with your chicken? I'm a vegan so..." and grabbed my plate and walked off before I could reply. It was then later on that I found out she was the manager. I am very disgusted in the way she spoke to me. I was not complaining, I was informing her so she could tell the kitchen and ensure no one else is served chicken bones. If this how you treat your customers who have paid a lot of money to sail with you then I will not be sailing with Bluebridge again.
The facilities on board were fantastic - the movie room played up to date films and the cafe had a great selection of food for vegetarians. The staff were super friendly and even gave me a free portion of chips!
P and W Gene
Easy to book, punctual, vessel clean and food reasonably priced. Downside is it is not well signposted in Wellington and disembarking the vehicle was somewhat disorganised.