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You haven’t experienced Wellington until you’ve been on Wellington’s unique Harbour Ferry Service.Up to 16 return harbour crossings daily between Queens Wharf and Days Bay and calling into Matiu Somes Island.East by West Ferries also caters to...more
Hours Today: 09:00 - 19:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Meridian Building, Waterside | Queens Wharf, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Took the Grandkids for a trip. Granddaughter not too impressed to get on the ferry but manage by blackmail! All kids had a great time on ferry was a lovely day stopped at Somes Island for people to get off Grandson very interested so next...More
Enjoyed this spectacular find on a second trip to Wellington (having missed it previously). Only found it by stumbling across the waiting ferry at Queen’s Wharf. Learned about departure and routing options at the super helpful office opposite the dock. Ended up going over to...More
We went into the ticket office and had really great service, and this carried over to the Gents onboard - knowledgeable, and great teachers to the younger Children. Good viewing spots on the top deck - watch for dolphins!
We went across to days bay and Eastbourne as an afterthought but so glad that we did. As superannuitants we were able to travel free so a real bonus. The ferry is well equipped and was very stable despite the moderate swells on the day....More
The tickets are $24 return to days bay. There is no need to book in advance unless you are a large group.We left the city at 12 noon and returned on the 3 pm ferry which allowed adequate time exploring days bay. The staff on...More
Use this ferry when visiting Matiu Somes Island recently, it was OK trip although not special. Start from Wellington water front, Queens Wharf, the cruise took approx 25 minutes to reach Matiu Somes Island, nice water no windy, relax on board, not too many passengers...More
Ferry timetable to Days Bay was good though need to check the timetable before you rock up to ensure there is not a long wait. Particularly if the weather is unfavourable. Ferry ride was great, staff on the way back more friendly than going over....More