More activities to explore

As the third largest island in New Zealand, there's so much to see, do and discover on Stewart Island!


Explore from the land

Jump on this Stewart Island Village and Bays tour and see why this is one of New Zealand's best ecotourism destinations. Home to a beautiful network of stunning bays, inlets, golden sand beaches, and densely forested hills, local guides will share their knowledge of the area during this mini-bus tour — with plenty of time to get off the bus for photo stops and short walks!

Explore Oban and the surrounding bays and experience a glimpse into a simpler, slower lifestyle attuned to the natural world of bush and beach.


Explore from the sky

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

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 and you can discover them all across 6 amazing hours. 

Tucked just 30km from the end of New Zealand’s South Island, you will find yourself in a different world, soaring above some of Stewart Island’s untouched, rugged coastline.

On approach, 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. 


Explore from the sea

The Ulva Island Explorer gives guests the chance to immerse themselves in nature with a cruise around Stewart Island's Paterson Inlet, followed by a guided walk at Ulva Island Wildlife Sanctuary.

The cruise will showcase some of Paterson Inlet’s stunning scenery with its hidden coves and unspoilt beaches. While on board, also keep a look out for fur seals and penguins as there are many of them around this area!

Stop by Ulva Island's Wildlife Sanctuary for a 45-minute guided walk, before spending the remainder of the cruise around Paterson Inlet, as you relax on board the modern catamaran and enjoy the coastal scenery before returning to base.


Reader to let your imagination roam free? Book your Stewart Island tour with us today and score up to 10% off!