Book this one-way ferry ride from Stewart Island to Bluff for a comfortable journey across Foveaux Strait on our modern catamarans.
• 1 hour
Explore Oban Village and its surrounding bays on a modern minibus with a local guide.A one hour 30 minute tour with our friendly guides who will provide an insight into Stewart Island’s community, history and environment. Unspoiled, incredibly beautiful and steeped in stories of Maori legend, Stewart Island is well worth this informative introduction. There is plenty of time to get off the bus for photo stops and short walks along the way. Highlights include the Rakiura National Park entrance at Lee Bay, Halfmoon and Horseshoe Bays and views of Paterson Inlet from Observation Rock.
• 1.5 hours
Enjoy a leisurely cruise of beautiful Paterson Inlet and a guided walk in the renowned bird sanctuary of Ulva Island. The cruise showcases some stunning scenery and includes a visit to the historic whaler’s base at Prices Inlet and the hidden coves and unspoiled beaches of Paterson Inlet. Our local guides are passionate about this area and provide informative commentary during the scenic cruise. While onboard, keep a lookout for fur seals and penguins – there are a lot of them around. At Ulva Island enjoy a 45 minute, easy guided walk with your guide. The island is a renowned wildlife sanctuary where many rare and endangered native species of birdlife and plants flourish in a predator free environment. Home to weka (native woodhen), bush robins, rare saddlebacks and yellowheads among other species; keep your ears and eyes out to view these special and rare birds.
• 2.5 hours