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Page updated: 16 January 2017

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A number of cruise ships visit Stewart Island during the summer season. Shore excursions may have already been organised by the cruise ship, however, if you are looking for options to book direct, with an independent operator like ourselves, please contact us to discuss.


We can offering a range of our regular tours, and subject to demand and staff availability - customised options:

• Guided Walks on Ulva Island and Stewart Island
• Bird Watching on Ulva Island or Stewart Island
• Scenic / Wildlife Cruises and Pelagic Birding Tours
• Scenic Road Tours
• Shuttle Bus Service
• Water Taxi Service

Contact us with your tour request, tell us which cruise ship you will be on and, the date you are visiting Stewart Island. We will let you know which tours we are operating and what is our availability. Example of some tours we may operate include:

On cruise ship days, our tour times are chosen to fit in with cruise ship disembarkation / embarkation times.


The following tours are planned:

Click here for Itinerary.

Please pre-book your tours to maximise your time in Stewart Island. We may not be able to help with last minute requests on the day of your visit.

Ulva Island Birds & Forest Guided Walk
3 hrs (2.5 hours on Ulva Islandand 15 mins each way transfers)
$140.00 per adult and $95.00 per child
(Includes: shuttle transfer to / from Golden Bay Wharf, water taxi, guided walk, Department of Conservation fees).

Paterson Inlet Wildlife Cruise
2 hrs
1.5 hr cruise and 15 mins each way transfers)
$130.00 per adult and $95.00 per child
(Includes: shuttle transfer to and / from Golden Bay Wharf, wildlife cruise).

Island Culture Scenic Road Tour
1.5 hrs
$45.00 per adult and $95.00 per child
(includes: scenic road tour).

Ruggedy Range™ Wilderness Experience
"Birds & Forest Booking Office"
Stewart Island - Travel & Activities
14 Main Road
P O Box 188, Stewart Island, NZ

Ph: 64 3 219 1066
Fax: 64 3 219 1078
Mob: 64 274 784 433
For all Enquiries, Bookings, please phone or contact:
Office now centrally located opposite Department of Conservation Office and approx. 2 minutes walk from flight/ferry See Map.

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Boat Cruises & Charters - Water Taxi (operating Aihe Eco Charters & Water Taxi)
Fully Licensed Shuttle & Shuttle Tours
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