Outdoor Shop (Gear Hire & Purchase)

Hire or purchase quality outdoor clothing and equipment to enhance your Stewart Island adventure.

We stock the widest selection of outdoor gear in Stewart Island.

Check out our dedicated website for our Stewart Island Outdoor Adventure & Gift Shop or visit our Shop, located within the Ruggedy Range™ Booking Office to discover our full selection.

Items include: 

Sleeping: Sleeping bags, cotton liners

Packs: Backpacks, daypacks, pack covers, pack liners, dry bags

Clothing: Raincoats, ponchos, rainpants, thermal tops, pants, gloves, socks 

Food: Freeze dried 

Cooking / Eating / Drinking: Cookers, gas bottles, pots, plates, bowls, cups, cutlery, water bottles, flasks 

Other Items: Gaiters, torches, headlamps, binoculars, hiking poles, maps, emergency gear, hats, caps

We also sell nature and bird books, posters, post cards and gift items. 

Hire Charges

Below is a summary of our hire charges for a 3 day hire. Rates are available for the longer Northwest Circuit and Southern Circuit hikes. 

Hiring for Ruggedy Range Wilderness Experience Guided Walks / Hikes:

Include your requirements in our booking form on this website.

Hiring for Unguided / Independent Hiking:

Fill out a booking form on the Stewart Island Outdoor & Adventure Gift Shop website

We highly recommend prior bookings all year round, especially during the off-season.  

Item 1 to 3 days Extra Days
Per day Cost
  NZ $ NZ $
Backpack with liner 40.00 5.00
Day pack 20.00 5.00
Pack cover 12.00 2.00
Foam sleeping mat 10.00 2.00
Hiking pole - single 15.00 5.00
Sleeping bag with liner 40.00 10.00
Raincoat 35.00 10.00
Rain pants 30.00 5.00
Fleece jacket 15.00 5.00
Polypropylene top and pants 10.00 2.00
Shorts 10.00 2.00
Hat and gloves 10.00 1.00
Gaiters 30.00 5.00
Headlamp (supply own batteries) 15.00 2.50
Pot 10.00 2.50
Bowl, mug, cutlery 3.00 1.00
Gas cooker 15.00 2.00
Dish wash bag
(small scourer, drying cloth, washing liquid)
3.50 to buy
Gas canister (110 g) 7.00 to buy
Gas canister (230 g) 10.00 to buy
Gas canister (450 g) 15.00 to buy