Q: How long does the ferry journey take?
A: Approximately 10 minutes one way
Q: Can i pay for my ticket with EFTPOS / credit Card?
A: Payment for tickets is CASH ONLY
Q: Can i park my car in Lyttelton?
A: Yes you can. There is plenty of parking along the main road in Lyttelton. It is then just a short 2 minute walk across the footbridge to the departure point at B jetty.
Q: What else is there to do in Diamond Harbour?
A: For more details on what to see and do in Diamond Harbour see www.diamondharbour.info
Q: Can i use the ferry if I have a disability
A: At the Lyttelton side where the ferries depart from there is good access for those in wheelchairs however at both Diamond Harbour and Quail Island the jetties feature steps. With able bodied assistance its possible to get up these steps. There are no toilets on the ferry but its just a 10 minute trip
Q: Are passengers charged extra for pushchairs?
A: Prams and pushchairs are carried free of charge.
Q: Are dogs allowed on the ferry
A: Dogs remain the responsibility of their owners. They may use the Diamond Harbour Ferry as long as they are kept outside on the back deck, on a lead and supervised by their owner at all times.
Q: Can I take my bike on the ferry?
A: Yes, this is also free of charge