Paterson Inlet Wildlife Tour

Meet our local wildlife up close and personal on this fully commentated tour as we cruise around the stunning Southern Bays of Paterson Inlet.

  • 1 hour tour plus transit time
  • Explore the coastline of the Ulva Island bird sanctuary, The Neck and Big Glory Bay – hotspots for local wildlife
  • Wildlife spotting opportunities include Bottlenose dolphins, Yellow-Eyed Penguins, and NZ Sea Lions
  • Other wildlife sightings might include the Fiordland Crested Penguins, Little Penguins, White-Fronted Tern, SI and Pied Shags and the striking Mollymawks
  • Travel through the Ulva Island/ Te Wharawhara Marine Reserve, and learn about its unique and fascinating marine habitats
  • These sheltered waters are often good spots for jellyfish and starfish spotting too
  • Suitable for groups of up to 15
  • Heated cabin, comfortable seating with maximum viewing and photography opportunities
  • Ask about our Combo Tours with Ulva Island

What to bring

  • Warm, comfortable clothing including raincoat if desired
  • Binoculars, camera
  • Personal water bottle

Pelagic Tour

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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

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