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Our Terminals

If you are taking a commercial/heavy goods vehicle or horse float across Cook Strait you will need to check-in at the Commercial Vehicle check-in hut at our terminal.

Please arrive at the ferry terminal 60 minutes prior to the scheduled time of departure. Trucks and trailers must be set up and ready to travel prior to arrival at the terminal.

Due to operational considerations such as load planning, stowage and timetable adherence, vehicles arriving within 30 minutes of departure may not be accepted for the sailing.


Wellington Terminal

The address for the Wellington Interislander Terminal is Aotea Quay, Pipitea, Wellington 6011.


Directions to the Wellington Terminal

The Wellington Terminal is accessed from the Hutt Road (from the north) and Aotea Quay (from the south). When coming from the north, exit from SH1/SH2 just before the two highways meet.

For a comprehensive guide on getting to the terminal, please watch our driving direction videos:

  • Driving to Wellington Terminal from the north via SH1 (watch video)
  • Driving to our Terminal from Wellington City (watch video)

Changes to CV access at Wellington terminal

There are some changes coming up at the Wellington ferry terminal from which affect our commercial vehicle customers travelling to Picton. This includes the relocation of the CV marshalling yard, check-in kiosk and weighbridge, scheduled for around 9 November. Download the map 

Please email info@wellingtonferryprecinct.co.nz with feedback.

Picton Terminal

The address for Picton Interislander Terminal is Lagoon Road, Picton 7220.

Directions to the Picton Terminal