A wide variety of birdwatching tours to suit your interests and abilities on Ulva Island and Stewart Island for beginners to experienced birdwatchers. Enjoy the thrill of seeking out and observing birds. Learn interesting facts from our knowledgeable and passionate guides.

Experience an encounter in the wild with a kiwi, our national bird, on our evening walk or an overnight journey.  

For a list of birds in the Stewart Island area refer to Birds Seen.

Trip Good for Birders Duration Fitness Adult NZD p.p. Child NZD p.p.
Ulva Island
Ulva Island Birding
Half day
Yes 4.5 hours * Reasonable $140.00 $95.00
Ulva Island Birding
Shorter Afternoon
Yes 3.5 hours Reasonable $130.00 $95.00
Ulva Island Birding
Full day tour
Yes 8.5 hours* Good $260.00 $225.00
Ulva Island Birds & Forest
Half day
Yes 4.5 hours * Reasonable $140.00 $95.00
Ulva Island Birds & Forest
Shorter Afternoon
Yes 3.5 hours Reasonable $130.00 $95.00
Ulva Island Birds & Forest
Full day
Yes 8.5 hours* Good $265.00 $225.00
Stewart Island
Evening Eco Watch / Kiwi Spotting Kiwi Approx. 3 hours Reasonable $135.00 $95.00
Kiwi Journey
Boat in / out
Kiwi + Other 2 days + 1 night Good $695.00 $595.00
Kiwi Journey
Fly in / boat out
Kiwi + Other 2 days + 1 night Good $895.00 $795.00
Kiwi, Dunes & Beach Kiwi + Other 3 days + 2 nights Good $1200.00 $990.00
Pelagic Birding Yes 3 hours Reasonable $135.00 $110.00
Paterson Inlet Wildlife Cruise Yes 2.5 hours Reasonable $130.00 $95.00
Birding Road Tour Yes 2 hours $0.00 $0.00

* Ulva Island tours are of slightly shorter duration during the off-season. Refer to tour pages for timings.

PRICING INFORMATION

All prices include GST (good and services tax).
Child rates apply from 5 to 14 years of age.