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Events in New Zealand

There are a variety of annual and one-off events in New Zealand which may coincide with a visit to Stewart Island. Below are some of events for your information.

NEXT YEAR'S EVENTS

Hokitika Wildfood Festival - Hokitika:

Hokonui Moonshiners Festival - Gore:

Warbirds over Wanaka - Wanaka:

New Zealand Gold Guitar Awards:

Bluff Oyster & Food Festival: 21st May 2016 (10.30 am to 5.00 pm)
For packages and tours in Stewart Island before and after the Bluff Oyster & Food Festival, please see below and also contact Ruggedy Range.

TOUR DATES
Thursday 19th May 2016
Friday 20th May 2016

Sunday 22nd May 2016
Monday 23rd May 2016

Prior Bookings Essential - spaces are limited.

Island Culture Scenic Road Tour
Duration: 1.5 hours
Cost: $45.00 p.p.
From:
10.00 am to 11.30 am
11.00 am to 12.30 pm
1.00 pm to 2.30 pm
3.00 pm to 4.30 pm
Minimum: 4 persons. Maximum: 10 persons.
Contact us if you are only one or two persons - we may have other bookings.

Enjoy an informative drive along Stewart Island's scenic roads with stunning views at Observation Rock and Lee Bay (entrance to Rakiura National Park). Interactive, small groups.

"Aihe" - Paterson Inlet & Norwegian Whalers' Base Cruise
Duration: 1.5 hours
Cost: $115.00 p.p.
From:
9.00 am to 10.30 am
11.00 am to 12.30 pm
1.00 pm to 2.30 pm
3.00 pm to 4.30 pm
Minimum: 4 persons. Maximum 8 persons.
Contact us if you are only one or two persons - we may have other bookings.

Discover Paterson Inlet's hidden bays and beaches along its beautiful bushclad shoreline. View the site of the Norwegian Whalers' Base, set in Kidney Fern and enjoy information about the Island and wildlife seen including penguins and shorebirds when present.

Ruggedy Range™ - Ulva Island Birds & Forest - Guided Nature Walk
Duration: 3 hours
Cost: $135.00 p.p. including transfers to and from Golden Bay Wharf
From:
9.00 am to 12.00 noon
12.30 pm to 3.30 pm
Minimum: 4 persons. Maximum 10 persons
Contact us if you are only one or two persons - we may have other bookings.

Ulva Island is a beautiful, predator-free Island in the heart of Paterson Inlet. Take a guided walk with our passionate, natural history guide. View rare and endangered birds, lush primeval rainforest, delicate mosses and ferns and scenic beaches. Highly informative.

OTHER OPTIONS
If you are interested in other options, please look through this website and subject to staff availability and timing, we may be able to assist - contact us to discuss.

Ruggedy Range™ Wilderness Experience
"Birds & Forest Booking Office"
Stewart Island - Travel & Activities

14 Main Road
P O Box 188, Stewart Island, NZ

Ph: 64 3 219 1066
Fax: 64 3 219 1078
Mob: 64 274 784 433
www.ruggedyrange.com

For all Enquiries, Bookings, please phone or contact: mail@ruggedyrange.com

Office now centrally located opposite Department of Conservation Office and approx. 2 minutes walk from flight/ferry See Map.

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Boat Cruises & Charters - Water Taxi (operating Aihe Eco Charters & Water Taxi)
Fully Licensed Shuttle & Shuttle Tours
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Travel Agency - Accommodation, Travel & Activity Bookings


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