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Please note we do not usually update our website with restrictions or cancellations.

Due to some damage to City Cat port rudder by contact with submerged object, the Harbour ferry will be operating to a restricted timetable on the Cobar Cat until further notice. Repairs are likely to take until 28th April but updates will follow as they come available.

See restricted timetable below:


Departing Queens Wharf:
6:25am, 7:15am, 8:10am, 10am, 12pm, 2:15pm, 4:30pm, 5:30pm, 6:30pm.

Departing Days Bay:
6:50am, 7:45am, 8:35am, 10:30am, 12:40pm, 3:15pm, 4:55pm, 5:55pm, 6:50pm.


Departing Queens Wharf:
10am, 12pm, 2:15pm, 3:35pm, 5pm

Departing Days Bay:
10:30am, 12:40pm, 3pm, 4:15pm, 5:30pm

This also means we will not be travelling into Seatoun.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

Updates to follow.

For information regarding status of sailings on theday please contact Metlink or call our Daily Status Update.

Daily Timetable Enquiries phone Metlink 0800 801 700    Daily Status Update 04 4943339

If you are travelling from Queens Wharf we do recommend being at the ticket office 30 minutes before departure time, especially if it is nice weather.

East By West FerryMonday to Friday
To Days BayAMPM
Departs Queens Wharf6.256.507.157.408.108.4510.0012.002.153.404.305.005.305.506.307.00
Arrives Matiu Somes Island Wharf - - - - - - 10.2012.202.35- - - - - - -
Seatoun Wharf ---------4.00---6.10--
Arr. Days Bay Wharf6.457.107.358.058.309.0510.3012.302.454.154.505.205.506.306.507.20
East By West FerryMonday to Friday
To Queens WharfAMPM
Departs Days Bay Wharf6.507.157.458.058.359.1010.3012.403.154.154.555.205.556.306.507.20
Arrives Matiu Somes Island Wharf - - - - - - 10.4012.503.25- - -- - - -
Seatoun Wharf ---8.20------------
Arr. Queens Wharf7.107.358.058.409.009.3011.001.103.454.355.155.406.156.557.107.40
Sailings may be cancelled at short notice due to weather.
Daily Status Line:PH 04 494 3339
Due to damage at Petone wharf we will not be calling into Petone when our Harbour Explorer is running until further notice. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Departs QUEENS WHARF 10.0010.3012.0012.302.15*2.303.355.00
Seatoun -10.50-12.502.35*---
Arrives Matiu Somes Island 10.20-12.20--2.503.55
Petone -----3.00--
Matiu Somes Island -----3.10--
Arrives / Departs DAYS BAY 10.3011.1012.401.103.003.304.155.30
Arrives Matiu Somes Island 10.4011.2012.501.203.10-4.25-
Petone -11.30-1.30----
Matiu Somes Island -11.40-1.40----
Seatoun -----3.50--
Arr. QUEENS WHARF 11.0012.
H –Harbour Explorer Excursion, operates in fine weather only, Please check on the day by calling 04 494 3339.
S – Sailing calls at Matiu Somes Island on request only.

Sailings may be cancelled at short notice due to weather.

*2.35pm sailing goes to Matiu Somes Island instead of Seatoun if Harbour Explorer not running

Daily Status Line: PH 04 494 3339

Please be aware on busy days we do sometimes have slight delays with our ferry service due to the large numbers of passengers we are transporting. We appreciate your patience.

Unfortunately we cannot always answer the phone calls and emails on busy days.