Stewart Island Discovery Expeditions

Departures & Availability

DEPARTS - RETURNS DURATION DETAILS AVAILABILITY
5 - 10 Jul 2015 6 days Cruise Space available
SPECIAL - SAVE 25%
10 - 15 Jul 2015 6 days Cruise Limited Spaces
SPECIAL - SAVE 25%
17 - 22 Jul 2015 6 days Cruise Space available
22 - 27 Jul 2015 6 days Cruise Space available
11 - 16 Oct 2015 6 days Cruise Limited Spaces
2016 departures:
3 - 8 Jul 2016 6 days Cruise Space available
10 - 15 Jul 2016 6 days Cruise Space available
9 - 14 Oct 2016 6 days Cruise Space available

 

Departure Location

Stewart Island Discovery Expeditions depart from Bluff Visitor Terminal.

Getting to Bluff

Bluff is around 25 minutes from Invercargill, 3.5 hours from Dunedin and around 3 hours from Queenstown by road. Coach connections are available from Invercargill (extra cost).

Milford Wanderer - your home in the fiords

Milford Wanderer

Just because you’re escaping civilisation doesn’t mean you have to go without its comforts. Our vessel, the Milford Wanderer, is a modern motorised vessel that has been purpose built for navigating southern New Zealand.

Designed along the lines of a traditional sailing scow, it has old world charm combined with modern facilities and the latest in safety equipment.  After recent refurbishment the Milford Wanderer offers "twin-share" compartments and shared bathroom facilities. 

  • 32 passengers per departure
  • Warm, comfortable accommodation (two passengers per sleeping compartment)  
  • Duvets, sheets and towels provided
  • Modern bathroom facilities with hot showers 
  • Delicious meals prepared by onboard chef  
  • Open bridge policy - chat with the skipper during the voyage
  • Kayaks and small motorised craft available for passenger use