Days out & events

Check out these upcoming events and packages for inspiration and special deals for a great day out!

Upcoming events

Looking for some travel inspiration or something a bit different? Well here's a selection of events that we think you might enjoy - and you might even save some money getting there with an Interislander ferry discount promocode!

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Interislander Summer Festival 2018

January-February 2018: Interislander Summer Festivals have become a family favourite throughout New Zealand, mixing fun with a flutter. Plus, save 10% on ferry travel to any of our festivals!
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Interislander Capital Classic swim

28th January 2018: Join us for Wellington's biggest swimming event of the year. With four grades, there is something for everyone. Plus, get 10% off ferry travel to the Capital Classic for you and your support crew!
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Interislander Big Tahuna Ocean Swim

31st March 2018: Come and join the fun on the picturesque Tahunanui beach in Nelson this summer! Plus, get 10% off ferry travel to the Nelson swim event for you and your support crew!
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Marlborough Wine & Food Festival 2018

10th February 2018: Celebrate NZ's finest wine and food at this iconic summer festival, where sun and fun is virtually guaranteed - and get a 25% discount on your ferry to the Wine and Food festival too!
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Catch the best sunset in the world!

Between October and March each year, if you cruise across the Cook Strait in the early evening with Interislander, you could catch one of the most beautiful sunsets you will ever see!
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Great days out from Wellington

If you have done all of the best things to do in Wellington and fancy a day out that is incredibly different, then our Wellington Days Out are designed just for you. Whether its a family day out, a birthday party, or just something different, then you should definitely check out these packages:

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Half Day Marlborough Wine Tour

Departing Wellington all year round, this fantastic tour gives you the chance to relax and spend a half-day sampling wine in New Zealand's most celebrated wine region!
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Group Marlborough Wine Experience

Departing Wellington all year round, celebrate life with your best friends on this great day long experience cruising across Cook Strait and visiting New Zealand's best wineries!
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Marlborough Sounds Discovery Cruise

Departing Wellington all year round, this amazing day out includes heading to the South Island for an intimate 3hr catamaran cruise discovering the wild beauty of the Marlborough Sounds.
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Picton ECO Eductional Day Out

Departing Wellington all year round, this amazing Wellington family day out takes you to on an educational journey to New Zealand's wild side, with an EcoWorld tour and catamaran cruise!
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Great Day Out in Picton

Departing Wellington all year round, this great family day out in Picton provides a memorable adventure for youngsters and is a great alternative to another day out in Wellington!
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