Stewart Island Flights (20 minute flight):
Proudly Southland owned and operated, Stewart Island Flights is the only commercial operator to Stewart Island that has regular scheduled flights year round. After just a 20 minute flight, you’ll land on the largest island national park in New Zealand.
Take a 10 minute boat ride to Ulva Island
Take a tour with one of the many local guides. Ulva Island is located off the coast of Stewart Island and is home to a renowned wildlife sanctuary. The island is the habitat of weka, bush robins, rare saddleback and yellowheads, amongst other species. It is also a protected habitat for some of New Zealand’s rarest plant species.
Take a 10 minute boat ride back to Stewart Island and walk 15 minutes to Stewart Island Electric Bikes
Explore picturesque Stewart Island in style on eco-friendly electric bikes. You can travel at your own pace around the 30 km of roads, stop and see the amazing scenery and wildlife, and go to places you never would have explored before.
At night, take a look up – Dark Sky Sanctuary, Stewart Island
Take a moment to stop and look up. Deep into the Milky Way and its billions of stars. Stewart Island is the southern-most Dark Sky Sanctuary in the world and offers one of the darkest locations to view the night sky – largely due to the lack of light pollution that many urban areas are faced with.
Take a walk from your stargazing spot to Jensen Bay House
Enjoy the spectacular nature setting with inspiring views across Foveaux Strait. With easy and convenient access to nature walks like the Ackers Point Lighthouse.