Interislander Plus

Interislander Plus lounges provide comfy seating with free buffet and bar included. There really is no better way to cross the Cook Strait!

Our Interislander Plus cold buffet will make your eyes pop! Relax in elegant style in our Interislander Plus lounges Interislander Plus salads are more than enough satisfy your hunger


Make it an extra special journey

Book your seat in once of our Interislander Plus Lounges and enjoy the best hosting and comfort on Cook Strait. Our Interislander Plus experience includes complimentary hot and cold food and drinks in a relaxing child-free lounge.

We currently operate two Plus Lounges, Aratere Plus and Kaitaki Plus, each with their own distinctive style.

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Interislander Kaitaki Plus Lounge Sofas

Kaitaki Plus Lounge

Our Kaitaki Plus Lounge is filled with comfy sofas and features spectacular views.
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Aratere Plus Lounge

Our Aratere Plus Lounge is cosy, quiet and comfortable - the perfect place to relax!
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How to Book

Interislander Plus Lounge entry can be added to any Kaitaki or Aratere booking. Even if you have booked one of our super Saver Fares, you can still add on a Plus Lounge experience to your booking. Simply add it from the extra list in our online booking system or ask your agent to add it for you.



Standard adult: $55 
Nautical Miles Member: $40

Interislander Plus is restricted to passengers aged 18 years and over


Experience more for less

Members of our Nautical Miles Club also get the benefit or discounted Plus Lounge, as well as collecting Nautical Dollars for use on future sailings. And if you are a member of New Zealand Motor-Caravan Association, then you also get discounted access to our spacious and comfortable Plus Lounges to relax in before returning to the road!


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Interislander Nautical Miles Snippet

Join our Nautical club

Make the most of your journey, earning Nautical Dollars, discounted Plus Lounge, and Priority Disembarking.
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Interislander NZMCA Member Benefit

Get an unbeatable Interislander discount with amazing flexibility using your NZMCA membership!
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Book a Kaitaki Cabin

Enjoy some downtime with your own quiet personal space by adding a cabin to your Kaitaki booking
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