Luggage and extras
Find out what you can bring with you on your Cook Strait ferry sailing with Bluebridge, including hand luggage and checked-in bags. There may be a small charge for taking your pet or sporting equipment.
Our checked-in luggage allowance permits up to a maximum of two bags (up to 30kg per bag) per passenger. Please note there is no luggage limit restriction for passengers taking vehicles.
Please consider other passengers when bringing your hand luggage onboard. We advise keeping your hand luggage to one small item no heavier than 7kgs (plus a handbag) per passenger.
Sporting equipment and extras
If you are a walk-on passenger a charge of $10 applies to additional items such as surfboards or kayaks. Bikes are free of charge. To find out more contact us.
All Musical Instruments must be checked in. Musical Instruments are not permitted to be taken on-board or played on-board.
Travelling with pets
You are welcome to bring a pet onboard but it must be kept either in your own vehicle or in a kennel on the vehicle deck during the journey. Kennels are available for hire at $10 per kennel.
Travelling with firearms or hazardous goods
All firearms must be declared when checking in. The same applies to any hazardous goods such as corrosive acids, explosives or flammable products.
Our liquor licence means that only alcohol purchased on the ship can be consumed on board. Drinking of alcohol is not permitted in the terminals or on premises. All alcohol must be declared and checked in if you are travelling on foot i.e it cannot be carried as hand luggage.