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CRUISE PATERSON INLET - on a day package to Stewart Island

Cruise in Paterson Inlet past beautiful forest-fringed shores. Look out for penguins, shorebirds and other seabirds. Take in the sights and scenery on our road tour and learn about Island life and heritage.

What You Do:
• Fly to Stewart Island from Invercargill Airport, weekdays morning flight: 8.00 am, weekend 9.00 am).

Enjoy our Paterson Inlet Wildlife Cruise (2.5 hrs)

• Lunch at a restaurant or cafe of your choice (buy your own).

Take our Island Culture & Scenic Road Tour (2 hrs).

• Depart Stewart Island on the last flight to Invercargill (5.30 pm) or the last ferry to Bluff (5.00 pm). If travelling by ferry the coach will take you to Invercargill.

Minimum Persons: 4
If you are only one or two persons, check to see if we have achieved minimum numbers or we can put you on our wait list.

Maximum Persons: 12

Operating: All year round subject to demand.

Flight / Ferry Schedules: See our Getting Here web page.

Cost: See Day Packages Summary

1. If flying - flights to and from Stewart Island and Invercargill Airport
2. For ferry travel, coach transfers between Bluff and Invercargill. (we will notify you of the designated coach pick-up / drop-off points)
3. Paterson Inlet Wildlife Cruise 2.5 hrs, with transfers to and from Golden Bay Wharf
4. Island Culture Scenic Road Tour 2 hrs
5. $1.00 p.p. per tour donation into our conservation fund
6. Package administration.

1. At our discretion and subject to staff availability - if we operate tours below the minimum numbers - any applicable surcharge/s as stated on this website and your itinerary for the specific tour.

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"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
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Office now centrally located opposite Department of Conservation Office and approx. 2 minutes walk from flight/ferry See Map.

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