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Stewart Island Wild Kiwi Encounter

by Real Journeys
per adult Price is $125
Duration: {0} Duration: 4h Free Cancellation Free Cancellation No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English

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Return scenic cruise across Paterson Inlet, Stewart Island

Excellent wild Kiwi spotting opportunities

2 hour guided nature walk by torchlight

Explore spectacular native forest with an informative guide

View historic settlement sites of Stewart Island

Highlights

Return scenic cruise across Paterson Inlet, Stewart Island

Excellent wild Kiwi spotting opportunities

2 hour guided nature walk by torchlight

Explore spectacular native forest with an informative guide

View historic settlement sites of Stewart Island

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5:30 PM, Stewart Island Wild Kiwi Encounter in English

Duration 4h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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per adult
$124.53

Total price is $124.53, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

7:00 PM, Stewart Island Wild Kiwi Encounter in English

Duration 4h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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per adult
$124.53

Total price is $124.53, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

Stewart Island Wild Kiwi Encounter

Activity Location

Visitor Terminal - Stewart Island Experience

Visitor Terminal

Stewart Island 9818

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Visitor Terminal - Stewart Island Experience

    Main Wharf

    Oban - Stewart Island 9818


Description

At dusk depart from Stewart Island's Halfmoon Bay in a catamaran for a cruise across Paterson Inlet to Little Glory Cove. During the cruise pass Ulva Island (a predator-free sanctuary) and learn about Stewart Island's rich history. Once at Little Glory Cove, disembark onto a wharf at the southern part of the peninsula known as The Neck.

The walk, led by your nature guide, is on a well-formed track across the peninsula, through spectacular coastal forest to a secluded sandy beach.

As dusk sets in and daylight diminishes, venture by torchlight through the native forest with the stars and forest night sounds around you. The walk will take about 45 minutes one-way and the track emerges on to Ocean Beach. This wide sandy beach is where kiwi are often found feeding among the grasses and seaweed.

Here in the darkness you may spot the Southern brown kiwi (Rakiura Tokoeka) - often searching for food.

Afterwards retrace your steps through the forest to Little Glory Wharf for your catamaran ride back to Oban township on Stewart Island.


Inclusions

  • Return scenic cruise

  • Guided nature walk by torchlight

  • Torch

  • Complimentary tea and coffee on board


Know Before You Book

  • Not suitable for children under 15 years

  • Not wheelchair accessible

  • A reasonable level of fitness is required