Proudly one of The Great Journeys of New Zealand™. A true Kiwi icon, connecting the North and South Island for almost 60yrs. The 92 km, three hour journey between Wellington and Picton is one of New Zealand's most iconic tourist experiences, and acknowledged as one of the most spectacular cruises in the world.



Shepherd at Sea

Get ready to push the boat out with Shepherd and Interislander for this incredible one-night-only event.

Join Shepherd on Kaitaki the flagship of Interislander for an incredible dinner and harbour cruise, in Wellington Harbour, dining on Shepherd's take on food from the golden era of travel.

Start the evening at Interislander terminal, ready to board from 5.15pm. Once on board, the team will treat you to cocktails, canapes, and live music in the ship's bar, followed by entrees and main courses in the Kaitaki dining room with panoramic views.

End the evening with dessert (and more cocktails) in the ship's impressive glass atrium where you can take in the bright lights of Wellington, Lower Hutt, and Eastbourne while circumnavigating Matiu/Somes Island.

Come dressed in attire fit for travel in the golden age.

Timing and sailing route subject to change. T&C’s apply.

Tickets sold in tables of two's, three's, four's and five's.

All aboard!

Please note the time for this event differs from the printed programme.

    *Cannot cater to dietary requirements


Various times

Aug 22, 5:15pm - Late

Price: $250

Event enquiries:

*This event has shared seating

Buy Tickets