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

DURATION: Multi-Day | Full Day | Half Day


Full Day

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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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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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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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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