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Stewart Island Flights

Stewart Island Flights offers multiple scheduled flights daily - Invercargill to Halfmoon Bay return. Charters to West Coast beaches, Mason Bay, Doughboy Bay etc.

Discovery Expeditions (multi-day) Fiordland & Stewart Island - Real Journeys

Embark on a multi-day voyage of discovery through some of the most isolated and beautiful regions in New Zealand. Discovery Expeditions operate fro...

Stewart Island Experience

Readily accessible by ferry, Stewart Island is New Zealand's ultimate eco-tourism destination - perfect for a day excursion or an extended stay. Di...

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Rakiura National Park: glowing skies

Around 85 per cent of New Zealand’s third largest island, Stewart Island Rakiura, is included in this national park. Rakiura is the most recently formed national park and exudes all the charm of a world on its own.

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Ulva Island Te Wharawhara walking tracks

Visit iconic Ulva Island Te Wharawhara, the jewel of Rakiura National Park. Sample the delights of this open sanctuary via a series of well-formed tracks.

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The Rakiura Track: beauty in isolation

Tucked away on New Zealand’s third island, Stewart Island Rakiura, the Rakiura Track is the perfect opportunity for an island adventure.

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Ulva Island: birdwatchers’ paradise

There’s something disturbingly anatomical about Ulva Island’s name, so it probably comes as something of a relief to learn it was named after a Scottish island of the same name by surveyors in the 1800s, rather than the dangly bit at the back of your throat.

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Ulva Island-Te Wharawhara Marine Reserve

Ulva Island, in Stewart Island Rakiura’s Paterson Inlet, is one of the country’s southernmost marine reserves. It has crystal clear waters teeming with fish, penguins and a variety of marine flora, and offers snorkelling and kayaking opportunities.

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Stewart Island Rakiura: a world away

New Zealand’s third largest island, Stewart Island is a unique, curious place that is well worth a visit.

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Rakiura Stewart Island: smouldering sunsets and sunrises

By the time you’ve crossed Foveaux Strait and arrived at Halfmoon Bay, the principal settlement on the southernmost of New Zealand’s three mainlands, Stewart Island, sunsets and sunrises stretch into smouldering pyrotechnic displays.