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    Discovery Expeditions

    Stewart Island
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    Discovery Expeditions

    Stewart Island

    Stewart Island
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    Discovery Expeditions

    Stewart Island

Stewart Island Discovery Expeditions

Discover the magic of New Zealand's third island on a 6 day expedition of Stewart Island

Stewart Island - 6 days 5 nights

Please note this is a general guide only, all itineraries are subject to change based on weather conditions and crew judgement. In addition to below there is also lots of cruising, and extra kayaking or walking where time allows.

Day 1 - Bluff to Port Adventure
Take the express catamaran across Foveaux Strait - from Bluff to Halfmoon Bay, where you will board the Milford Wanderer and cruise to Port Adventure. Port Adventure is where Oysters were first harvested commercially in the 1800s. Finish the day with an afternoon beach and or forest walk.

Day 2 - Port Adventure to Port Pegasus
A 3-hour morning sea passage to Port Pegasus. Time for kayaking and or a walk to the lookout above Evening Cove.

Day 3 - Port Pegasus
Activities around Port Pegasus including a morning walk up the impressive granite peak of Bald Cone and a walk to Broad Bay or Small Craft Harbour in the afternoon.

Day 4 - Port Pegasus to Paterson Inlet
Visit the old 1800s fishing base at North Pegasus and the Belltopper falls, then a 4 hour sea passage to Paterson Inlet in the afternoon.

Day 5 - Paterson Inlet
Spend the morning on the Ulva Island bird sanctuary.  In the afternoon visit the historic Norwegian whaling station in Prices Inlet and or kayak Kaipipi Bay.

Day 6 - Paterson Inlet to Bluff
A morning walk from Golden Bay across to Halfmoon Bay and Oban township. Express catamaran to Bluff in the afternoon.