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

DURATION: Multi-Day | Full Day | Half Day


History

Ulva Island Freedom Walk

See Ulva Island your way! We provide flexible return transport with onboard commentary, leaving you time to explore this unique island at your leisure.

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Ulva Island Guided Walk

See Ulva Island with the experts: our Ulva Island guides are internationally renowned, and passionate about this open sanctuary’s inhabitants, its unique forest habitat and cultural history; this will be a trip you will never forget.

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Whaler’s Base History Tour

Discover a little-known part of Stewart Island’s fascinating history on this informative short tour. Walk amongst the relics still to be seen at the site and enjoy an optional walk to the stunning Millar’s Beach.

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Freshwater River Scenic Cruise

Jump aboard our daily water taxi through Paterson Inlet and up the stunning, winding Freshwater River; the perfect way to explore a unique part of the island…

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Port William

Enjoy one of Stewart Island’s most popular half day walks on one of our scheduled departures. Various options allow you to extend your walk, return by shuttle, or have an experienced guide join you.

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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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Rakiura Track Destinations

New Zealand’s southern-most Great Walk, the Rakiura Track offers well-formed tracks, sections of which when combined with boat transport, make for great day walks year-round.

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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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Whaler’s Base & Millar’s Beach

Be transported back to early 1920’s Prices Inlet, where the Ross Sea Whaling Company of Norway operated their whale chaser repair station. Explore the relics still to be seen at the base on either our custom water taxi service, or a fully guided experience.

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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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