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Day Tour to Stewart Island via Flight

Stewart Island Fly | Explore | Fly ex Queenstown

Tick Stewart Island off your bucket list and experience this tiny paradise on an incredible day trip with return scenic flights from Queenstown.

Queenstown, New Zealand
DurationDuration8 hours
Start & End TimeStart & End Time9am
Pick-Up & Drop-OffPick-Up & Drop-OffAvailable from central QT
Minimum AgeMinimum AgeOpen Age
Start & End LocationStart & End LocationQueenstown Airport
Best SellerBest SellerNEW THIS SEASON

What's Included

  • Guaranteed a window seat with unimpaired views over the Southland, and the stunning southern coastline
  • 1 hour flight time each way
  • Your knowledgeable, highly-skilled local pilot will provide interesting and informative commentary
  • A chance to fully immerse yourself in this little piece of paradise 
  • Spend 6 hours on the ground exploring 
  • Complimentary shuttles to and from central Queenstown available in our comfortable 2019 Hiace Vans.

What's Excluded

This experience is the return scenic flight to and from Stewart Island from Queenstown with 6 hours on the ground to explore. You choose how you spend your day.. Our recomendations include

  • Walk the beautiful coastal walking tracks, explore the Oban township and enjoy fresh fish & chips on the beach
  • Rent an ebike for half a day and with a moderate level of fitness you'll be able to cover the majority of picturesque Stewart Islands highlights
  • Take a boat tour around Patterson Inlet and learn about the islands Marine Farms industry in partnership with Rakiura Charters & Water Taxis 
  • Book onto a 1.5-hour personal tour of Stewart Island with our friends at Aurora Cab Company

Why Do We Love This

However you spend your time in this special destination we gaurentee you'll enjoy the real ‘island life’ adventure on New Zealand’s third-largest island. 

What to Expect

This trip gives you an incredible opportunity to add a day trip to your Queenstown itinerary with the flexibility to do your own thing, the island is full of hidden treasures. 

Tucked just 30 kilometers from the end of New Zealand’s South Island, Rakiura | Stewart Island should be on everyone's bucket list. It's New Zealand's third-largest island and home to a small population of just 400 people it offers a rare glimpse of a truly untouched NZ.

You will find yourself in a different world, soaring above some of Stewart Island’s untouched, rugged coastline. On approach, we will pass Horseshoe Bay and Half moon bay before descending on Ryan’s Creek airstrip on the hill overlooking the township of Oban. Spend the day exploring Stewart Island before departing back for Queenstown in the late afternoon. 

This trip offers a 1 hour flight each way departing Queenstown at 9am and returning at 5pm you will have aproximatly 6 hours to explore. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Some essentials we suggest bringing with you on your tour:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen and Bug Spray
  • Camera with charge & memory
  • Warm clothing layers
  • Sensible foot wear
  • Bottle of water

Note: You do not need a passport.

Our flights are not effected by the use of Mobile phones and are permitted on board.

However, phones cannot be used whilst on the airfield with active aircraft around you.

We are required to make sure that the aircraft is operated within its maximum weight limitations and the aircraft’s centre of gravity is within limits. We, therefore, request passenger weights at the time of booking, to assist us operationally in planning and managing seat availability and to provide a great customer experience.  Please ensure you inform us of your weight, especially if any passengers are 120kg or 260lb or over, prior to the date of travel. Passengers seat allocation is at the Pilots' discretion due to the weight and balance of the plane.

Children aged up to and including 2 years can travel for free if sitting on an adults lap. They must weight 15kg or less.

We provide lap belt extenders, infant life jackets and ear defenders to help keep our young passengers comfortable.

Children aged between 3-14 years are eligible for the child rate.

Policies

Terms & Conditions:
  • The Pilot in command is responsible for the safety of the aircraft and everyone on board at all times. Service can be refused if the Pilots' instructions are not complied with.
  • Given alpine flying conditions, Glenorchy Air reserves the right to alter the flight paths, durations, or cancel flights due to weather and safety considerations. If we cannot fly due to adverse weather conditions, we will attempt to reschedule depending on the passenger's schedule and flight availability. If we cannot reschedule, passengers will be refunded. 
  • We are required to make sure that the aircraft is operated within its maximum weight limitations and the aircraft’s center of gravity is within limits. We, therefore, request passenger weights at the time of booking, to assist us operationally in planning and managing seat availability and to provide a great customer experience. 
  • Please ensure you inform us of your weight, especially if any passengers are 120kg or 260lb or over, prior to the date of travel. Passengers seat allocation is at the Pilots' discretion due to the weight and balance of the plane.
  • Minimum passenger numbers apply.
Cancellation Policy:
  • The provider reserves the right to cancel flights due to weather and safety considerations. If we cannot reschedule, passengers will receive a 100% refund. 
  • If passengers choose to cancel a flight, fail to check-in on time, or notify us of changes less than 24 hours prior to their departure, they will incur a 100% cancellation charge.
  • Changes or cancellations made with more than 24 hours warning incur no penalties.

Pickup Locations

  • Abba Court Motel = Creeksyde Bus Stop
  • Absoloot Value Hostel = The Station Building
  • Adventure Queenstown Hostel = Station Building
  • Alexis Motel& Apartments = Copthorne Bus Stop
  • Alpine Lodge = Station Building
  • Alpine Meadows Fernhill = Cameron Place Bus Stop
  • Alpine Village = Battery Hill Bus Stop
  • Amity Apartments = Millennium Hotel Bus Stop
  • Aspen Lodge = Station Building
  • Asure Queenstown Gateway Apartments = Frankton Bus Shelter
  • Autoline Motel = Millennium Hotel Bus Stop
  • Azur Lodge
  • Base Backpackers = The Station Building
  • Battery Hill Bus Stop
  • Bella Vista Queenstown = Creeksyde Bus Stop
  • Black Sheep Backpackers = Millennium Hotel Bus Stop
  • Blue Peaks = Holiday Inn Express & Suites
  • Breakfree The Point = Colonial Village/Pounamu Bus Stop
  • Brown Boutique Hotel
  • Bumbles Backpackers = Crowne Plaza Hotel Bus Stop
  • Butterfli Lodge
  • Cable Lane Apartments at Five Mile = Crown Pub Car Park
  • Caples Court = Holiday Inn Express & Suites
  • Central Ridge Boutique Hotel = Holiday Inn Express & Suites
  • Colonial Village Motel = Colonial Village/Pounamu Bus Stop
  • Colonial Village/Pounamu Bus Stop
  • Copthorne Bus Stop
  • Copthorne Hotel & Apartments Queenstown Lakeview
  • Copthorne Hotel and Resort Queenstown Lakefront = Millennium
  • Coronation Lodge = Holiday Inn Express & Suites
  • Coronet View Apartments = Creeksyde Bus Stop
  • Cranberry Court & Apartments = Creeksyde Bus Stop
  • Creeksyde Holiday Park = Bus Stop out front
  • Crowne Plaza
  • Double Tree by Hilton = Directly outside The Double Tree
  • Driftaway Queenstown
  • Earnslaw Lodge = Copthorne Bus Stop
  • Eichardts Queenstown = The Station Building
  • Esplanade Queenstown = Rydges Hotel Bus Stop
  • Fernhill Road/Cameron Place Bus Stop
  • Flaming Kiwi Backpackers
  • Four Seasons Motel = Holiday Inn Express & Suites
  • Frankton Bus Shelter
  • Garden Court Suites = Millennium Hotel Bus Stop
  • Glenorchy Airstrip
  • Haka Lodge = The Station Building
  • Hallenstien Street Bus Stop (St Joseph's School)
  • Heartland Hotel and Scenic Suites
  • Hensman Road/The Rees Bus Stop
  • Heritage Queenstown
  • Highview Apartments
  • Hilton Hotel
  • Hippo Lodge = The Station Building
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Queenstown
  • Holiday Inn Frankton Road = Sherwood Bus Stop
  • Holiday Inn Queenstown Remarkables Park = Frankton Library Bus Stop
  • Hulbert House Boutique Lodging = Hallenstien Street Bus Stop (St Joseph's School)
  • Hurley's of Queenstown = Millennium Bus Stop
  • Jucy Snooze = The Station Building
  • Kamana Lakehouse
  • Lakefront Apartments = Rydges Bus Stop
  • Lakeside Motel = Rydges Bus Stop
  • Larch Hill Bus Stop Frankton Road
  • Lomond Lodge = Station Building Bus Stop
  • LQ Queenstown
  • Marina Apartments = Marina Bus Stop
  • Melbourne Lodge = Hallenstien Street Bus Stop (St Joseph's School)
  • Mercure Queenstown Resort
  • mi-pad = The Station Building
  • Millennium Hotel = Bus Stop out front
  • Millennium Hotel Bus Stop
  • Nomads Queenstown = The Station Building
  • Novotel Queenstown Lakeside
  • Oakes Club Resort: Colonial Village/Ponamu Bus Stop
  • Oakes Shore Apartments = Hensman Road Bus Stop
  • Peppers Beacon Resort = Rydges Bus Stop
  • Pinewood Lodge = Creeksyde Bus Stop
  • Platinum Apartments = Heritage Hotel Bus Stop
  • Queenstown House Boutique B&B = Hallenstien Street Bus Stop (St Joseph's School)
  • Queenstown House Boutique Bed & Breakfast and Apartments = Hallenstien Street Bus Stop (St Joseph's School)
  • Queenstown Lakeview Holiday Park = Station Building
  • Queenstown Motel Apartments = Millennium Hotel Bus Stop
  • Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel
  • Queenstown QT Hotel = Rydges Bus Stop
  • Ramada Queenstown Central = Millennium Hotel Bus Stop
  • Ramada Suites Remarkables Park = Frankton Library Bus Stop
  • Reavers Lodge = Creeksyde Bus Stop
  • Ridge Resort = Sherwood Bus Stop
  • Self Drive: No pickup required
  • Sherwood Bus Stop
  • Sherwood Manor = Sherwood Bus Stop
  • Sofitel Queenstown = Station Building Bus Stop
  • Southern Laughter Backpackers = The Station Building
  • Spinnaker Bay = Colonial Village/Pounamu Bus Stop
  • St James Apartments = The Station Building Bus Stop
  • St Moritz
  • Sudima Queenstown Five Mile
  • Sudima Queenstown Five Mile = Crown Pub Car Park
  • Swiss-Belsuites Pounamu Apartments = Colonial Village//Ponamu Bus Stop
  • Tahuna Pod Hostel = The Station Building
  • The Carlin Boutique Hotel
  • The Chalet Queenstown = The Millennium Hotel Bus Stop
  • The Dairy = The Station Building
  • The Embassy B&B = Marina Bus Stop
  • The Glebe = The Station Building
  • The Lodges = Crowne Plaza Hotel Bus Stop
  • The Lofts Apartments = The Station Building
  • The Rees Hotel
  • The Rydges Hotel = Bus stop directly in front
  • The Spire = Novotel
  • The Station Building Bus Stop
  • The Waterfront = Crowne Plaza Bus Stop
  • The Whistler Queenstown = The Station Building
  • Turner Heights = The Station Building
  • Twin Peaks B&B = Battery Hill Bus Stop
  • Villa del Lago = Colonial Village/Pounamu Bus Stop
  • Wyndham Garden Hotel = Frankton Library Bus Stop
  • YHA Central = Station Building

Tour Operator

Glenorchy Air
Queenstown Airport, Sir Henry Wigley Drive, Frankton, Queenstown, 9300, New Zealand

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