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Great Journey's Travel Blog

First time crossing the Cook Strait?

Whether you’re visiting from afar or are a Kiwi who’s never hopped aboard, the Interislander is an easy, comfortable and scenic way to jump between New Zealand’s North and South Islands. Here are some helpful tips to plan your journey.

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Tips for sailing with kids

If you’re not into airport queues, backseat drivers and ‘are we there yet’ every five minutes, the Interislander Ferry across the Cook Strait is a great way to jump between the North and South islands.

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Why the ferry beats flying

When it comes to travelling between New Zealand’s two main islands, there are two choices. The first is to fly, the second is to catch the Interislander Cook Strait ferry. If you are wondering which is better, then here’s five reasons why the ferry is the

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