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Stewart Island Travel Guide

Stewart Island Sports & Activities

You may explore the trails on Stewart Island, but the best way to have a true island experience is through the locals. Contact a native and not only will you get to see crayfish up close, but you might score a free dinner.


Share the water with penguins, seals, and occasionally dolphins in the mostly uninhabited Paterson Inlet; 100 square km (38 square miles) of...

Air Excursions

The Helicopter Line. Charter a helicopter and witness the beauty of Stewart Island from the air; some flights include beach landings. Prices...


Birdwatching. Birds are plentiful in Halfmoon Bay. Here are some of their hangouts: walk up Argyle Street, which dead-ends into a drive. Continue...


If you go fishing, your catch will likely be the succulent Stewart Island blue cod. Go with a guide and he or she will fillet and bag it for...


Ringaringa Heights Golf Course. Ringaringa Heights Golf Course is Australasia's most southerly course. It overlooks Ringaringa Bay and Paterson...


Numerous day hikes on well-maintained trails are in and around the township. Free street maps are available at the Flight Centre–Post Office...



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