7 Days / 6 Nights
From NZ$4,390 per person
    • Fly to Stewart Island for two nights and, with a local guide, walk the tracks on Ulva Island bird sanctuary. Discover The Catlins coastline, Nugget Point/ Tokata Lighthouse and Dunedin's albatross colony

      Imagine waking up in the morning at Stewart Island to the sounds of bird calls and getting the rare Kaka bird landing on your balcony while enjoying your breakfast.


      • Vintage planes at the Croydon Aviation Heritage Centre
      • Sample the whisky at Hokonui Moonshine Museum
      • In Invercargill see Bill Richardson's Transport World, Classic Motorcycles and Burt Munro's Indian Scout
      • Cruise the sheltered waters of beautiful Paterson Inlet
      • Guided walk on Ulva Island looking out for birdlife
      • Stroll to dramatic Nugget Point/Tokata lighthouse
      • Have fun at The Lost Gypsy Gallery
      • Visit the Royal Albatross Centre at Taiaroa Head
      • Guided tour of historic Olveston House built in 1904
      • Visit local landmark, Larnach Castle

      Departure Dates

      06 December 2023

      12 January 2024

      19 February 2024

      16 April 2024

    • Day 1:  Fly to Queenstown - Invercargill
      Leaving Queenstown, we check out the vintage aircraft at Croydon Aviation Heritage Centre and restoration workshop in Mandeville. In Gore sample a dram of whisky at the Hokonui Moonshine Museum and visit the Eastern Southland Gallery. Stay at Ascot Hotel.

      Day 2:  Invercargill - Bluff - Stewart Island
      It’s all about the wheels at Bill Richardson’s Transport World, Classic Motorcycles and Burt Munro’s Indian Scout. We take a photo at the Bluff sign, then fly across Foveaux Strait to Stewart Island where we stay two nights at Bay Motel and dine at the South Sea Hotel.

      Day 3:  Stewart Island Sightseeing
      We tour Oban and the surrounding bays including the gateway to Rakiura National Park. Then cruise the sheltered waters of beautiful Paterson Inlet to land at Ulva Island for a guided tour of this world acclaimed bird sanctuary before returning to Oban.

      • All Breakfasts, Lunches & Dinners
      • Croydon Aviation Heritage Trust
      • Return flight to Stewart Island
      • Sightseeing in Stewart Island
      • Cruise on the Paterson Inlet
      • Royal Albatross Centre
      • Olverston House Tour
      • Otago Museum

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