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Ulva Island Explorer: Cruise & Guided Walk

by Real Journeys
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Description

Discover Stewart Island from the water with a leisurely cruise in the beautiful Paterson Inlet and a guided walk in the Ulva Island Wildlife Sanctuary. This journey shows you stunning scenery of hidden coves and unspoiled beaches as you hear fascinating stories of Maori history from your guide.

Step on board the modern catamaran as you meet your guide, who is passionate about the area and offers a wealth of informative commentary. While on board, keep a look out for fur seals and penguins as you cruise past the landmarks around Stewart Island.

The voyage brings you to the renowned wildlife sanctuary of Ulva Island, where you stop for a guided walk. See the native weka, or woodhens, as well as bush robins, rare saddlebacks, yellowheads, and some of New Zealand's rarest plant species. For the remainder of the cruise, relax on board the modern catamaran and enjoy the coastal scenery before you return to port.

Discover Stewart Island from the water with a leisurely cruise in the beautiful Paterson Inlet and a guided walk in the Ulva Island Wildlife Sanctuary. This journey shows you stunning scenery of hidden coves and unspoiled beaches as you hear fascinating stories of Maori history from your guide.

Step on board the modern catamaran as you meet your guide, who is passionate about the area and offers a wealth of informative commentary. While on board, keep a look out for fur seals and penguins as you cruise past the landmarks around Stewart Island.

The voyage brings you to the renowned wildlife sanctuary of Ulva Island, where you stop for a guided walk. See the native weka, or woodhens, as well as bush robins, rare saddlebacks, yellowheads, and some of New Zealand's rarest plant species. For the remainder of the cruise, relax on board the modern catamaran and enjoy the coastal scenery before you return to port.

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Ulva Island Explorer: Cruise & Guided Walk

Activity Location

Paterson Inlet

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Stewart Island Ferry Terminal

    Halfmoon Bay

    Stewart Island/Rakiura


Highlights

  • Leisurely cruise of beautiful Paterson Inlet & surroundings

  • Renowned wildlife sanctuary with many rare native animals

  • Well-formed walking tracks perfect for all levels of fitness

  • Small group & passionate guide for a personal experience

  • Modern catamaran to carry you through the scenic landscape


Inclusions

  • Paterson Inlet cruise

  • Guided Walk on Ulva Island

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 4 and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.

  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place

  • You must be able to walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.

  • You must make your own way to the ferry terminal on Stewart Island.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.