#1 RATED TOUR IN STEWART ISLAND

Discover a wilderness experience like no other.

SMALL GROUPS • PERSONALISED EXPERIENCES • Environmental focus • PASSIONATE LOCAL GUIDES • LONGER TOURS • QUALITY TIME
LOCALLY OWNED AND OPERATED SINCE 2000

We offer “off the beaten track” wilderness adventures, like no other, on Ulva Island and Stewart Island / Rakiura National Park, in New Zealand’s deep south for discerning individuals in small groups. Our focus is local and New Zealand natural and cultural history, opportunities to view kiwi and rare and threatened native birds and plants in the wild. We bring our in-depth local knowledge - gained from operating and developing our tours since 2000, to ensure we provide the best Stewart Island tours, the best Ulva Island guided walks and the best Stewart Island kiwi spotting tours on offer.

To get the most from your Stewart Island experience and Ulva Island experience we encourage you to take part in one of our Stewart Island guided walks or Ulva Island guided walks along with our Stewart Island kiwi spotting tour.  We also offer some fabulous Stewart Island boat cruises to get up close to nature, wildlife and scenery.

We welcome you to come and enjoy this special part of New Zealand, and share the beauty of the place we call home...

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

We highly recommend prior bookings before coming to Stewart Island so we know to expect you and can schedule staff time. We are open daily!

What others had to say

Expert knowledge and great birds

"We were so lucky to have chosen Furhana to guide us on Ulva Island. Not only was she an excellent bird guide but her knowledge of plants and other animals was outstanding."

Australia
Take a walk with the Bird Whisperer

"This tour is beyond excellent. Owner and Tour Guide Furhana is so knowledgeable and so dedicated to teaching and showing you birds, trees, and fauna on Ulva Island."

USA
A walk in (damp) glory

"Furhana led our party through the majesty of the pristine rainforest, ears and eyes attuned to the environment. She knew every birdcall, every tiny plant, every massive tree, and her knowledge and passion flowed out and into us all."

Australia

Popular Tours

We offer a variety of tours to suit different interests, abilities and timeframes. Take time to check our options - we can also help with recommendations. Some of our most popular tours include:

Ulva Island Birds & Forest
Evening Eco Watch / Kiwi Spotting
Kiwi Journey
Rakiura Great Walk
Paterson Inlet Wildlife Cruise
Scenic Cruise & Norwegian Whalers' Base Guided Walk