"Birds & Forest Booking Office"
Stewart Island - Travel & Activities
14 Main Road, Stewart Island, New Zealand
As of 8th February 2013, we will be operating from new premises at 14 Main Road. Thank you for your patience during the time we move from one office to our new premises.
Opposite the Dept. of Conservation Office and
approx. 2 minutes walk from flight and ferry centres), in Oban
+64 3 219 1066
Mobile: +64 274 784 433
+64 3 219 1078
Free (New Zealand only): 0508 484337
book either by: PHONE; FAX; EMAIL; or by using our WEBSITE BOOKING
FORM, or by VISITING US IN PERSON at Cnr Main Road & Dundee
our own independent booking office in Stewart Island "Birds
& Forest Booking Office" so we can offer you the best
and most comprehensive advise on our trips to suit your interests,
abilities and timeframes. Please contact us directly - no one
knows our business like we do!
ensure that our Visitors are always receiving accurate and upto
date information about our comprehensive tours and services and
that you are not restricted by accommodation choices, we
wish to notify our Visitors
- We no longer operate through information centres or the New Zealand
I-Site Network. We pay for the display of our brochures at selected
- We do not operate through any booking office or information centre
in Bluff or Stewart Island, including the flight/ferry centres or
competitor booking offices.
There is no independent Visitor Information Centre in Stewart Island.
are a small business and may sometimes need to be away from the
office for guided trips or to pick-up and drop-off clients or for
other business reason. Our
answer machine always tells you when we are back. Please leave a
message and we will return your call or better still, send us an
you call after hours - please leave a message on our main line +64
3 219 1066.
TO APRIL (main season)
Monday to Sunday: 7.30 am to 8.00 pm
MAY & SEPTEMBER (low season)
Monday to Saturday: 8.00 am to 4.30 pm
Sunday: 9.00 am to 2.00 pm
JUNE, JULY, AUGUST (low season)
- Tuesday to Friday: 8.30 am to 4.00 pm
- Saturday: 9.00 am to 1.00 pm (note pre-booked guided tours can operate
on Saturday afternoon)
- Sunday and Monday: Office Closed, but pre-booked guided tours operate.
Over winter time, there may be days when the office is not manned,
but the phone and emails will be checked regularly. Prior
bookings are essential all year round, but especially during our
happy to assist you and will endeavour to answer your questions
promptly. Please contact
us if you:
a query; or
more information on a trip; or
like to make a booking; or
decide which trip would suit you; or
to hire or purchase any gear and equipment; or
like to give us any feedback in general or on our website