TOURS: All Tours | Birding & Wildlife | History | Sightseeing & Scenic | Combo Tours | Water Taxi | Hiking/Tramping | Hunting | Custom Charters

DURATION: Multi-Day | Full Day | Half Day


Combo Tours

Full Day Land & Sea Bird Tour

A full day combination of Stewart Island’s pelagic (ocean going) and land bird species. View our rare and endangered land birds on Ulva Island, either on your own or with a guide, then cruise the coastline to view our stunning seabirds so accessible to our shores.

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Coast to Coast Adventure

This unique fly-walk-boat package is a gentle sample of the island’s more rigorous North-West Circuit. A number of options are available, including overnight stays at either the Mason Bay or Freshwater DOC huts. Appealing to any traveller up for a taste of New Zealand in its natural untouched state.

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Freshwater River Scenic & Ulva Island Combo

One of our most popular Combo Tours; combine our daily water taxi service up the stunning, winding Freshwater River with a flexible Ulva Island Freedom Walk.

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Marine Farms & Ulva Island Combo

Combine our popular Ulva Island Freedom Walk with a 1 hour cruise of Big Glory’s salmon, mussel and oyster farms. Learn about Stewart Island’s fascinating aquaculture industry and look out for dolphins, yellow eyed penguins and other wildlife.

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Whaler’s Base & Ulva Island Combo

Enjoy a flexible freedom walk at the Ulva Island open bird sanctuary before exploring the Ross Sea Whaling Company’s 1920’s whale chaser repair station with your knowledgeable skipper and guide.

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Marine Farms & Whaler’s Base Combo

Let your knowledgeable skipper and guide escort you on a tour of a 1920’s whale chaser repair station, before visiting our local salmon, mussel and oyster farms on this 2 hour cruise. Keep for your eyes open for resident dolphins and yellow eyed penguins.

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Custom / Exclusive Tours

For a fully customised tour tell us what your ultimate experience would be, or let us surprise you with the best the island has to offer! Whether it’s dolphin watching MORE »

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Custom / Exclusive Water Taxi

A variety of forest walk and historical site options are available… get out there and completely immerse yourself in Stewart Island’s natural wonders.

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Contact Us

Freephone (NZ): 0800 725 487

Telephone: +64 (0)3 219 1487

Email: info@rakiuracharters.co.nz

Booking Office
10 Main Road, Halfmoon Bay,
Stewart Island, New Zealand

Phone +64 (0)3 219 1487

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Stewart Island


Rakiura Charters
PO Box 112
Halfmoon Bay
Stewart Island
New Zealand

Booking Office
10 Main Road
Halfmoon Bay
Stewart Island
E: info@rakiuracharters.co.nz


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