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

DURATION: Multi-Day | Full Day | Half Day


Half Day

Half Day Pelagic Bird Tour

Cruise amongst Stewart Island’s stunning ocean going birds with the birding specialists… View Giant and Cape Petrels, Sooty Shearwaters (Tītī), and the striking albatross, plus Yellow-Eyed, Little Blue and Fiordland Crested penguins, Terns, Skua, Cormorants and more.

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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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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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