Attractions

Top Choice Wildlife Reserve in Stewart Island (Rakiura)

Ulva Island

A tiny paradise covering only 269 hectares, Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara is a great place to see lots of native NZ birds. Established as a bird sanctuary in 1922, it remains one of Stewart Island/Rakiura’s wildest corn…
Museum in Stewart Island (Rakiura)

Rakiura Museum

Historic photographs are the stars of this small museum focused on local natural and human history, and featuring Māori artefacts, whaling gear and household items.
Historic Building in Stewart Island (Rakiura)

Stone House

At Harrold Bay, 2.5km southeast of Oban, is a simple stone house built by Lewis Acker around 1835, making it one of New Zealand’s oldest buildings.
Church in Stewart Island (Rakiura)

Presbyterian Church

This wooden church has perched on a knoll overlooking the bay since 1904.