Village and Bays Tour

Operated by: Stewart Island Experience
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45.00 (NZD)

Enjoy an onboard minibus tour for 1.5 hours, exploring Oban and its bays, while on the way your guide will share with you about the history and culture of Stewart Island. You can make several stops as in Lee Bay, the beautiful horseshoe bay among other places. The starting and ending point of this tour will be at the Oban Visitor Center.

  • Explore the Bay of Oban and its surroundings.
  • Learn about the history and environment of Stewart Island.
  • Appreciate the breathtaking views from the observation rock.

AVAILABILITY

Everyday

DURATION

1.5 hours

START LOCATION

Oban Visitor Centre

END LOCATION

Oban Visitor Centre

TOUR LANGUAGE

English

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Detailed Description

Enjoy a 1.5 hour tour, leaving your meeting point, the Oban Visitor Center, to explore Oban and the surrounding bays aboard our modern minibuses. Along the way, your guide will share your local knowledge of the history and environment of Stewart Island.

You will learn more about the southernmost community of New Zealand. The people of Stewart are proud of their island, they enjoy at their simplest and slowest pace. During the tour, there will be plenty of time available for photo stops and short walks. Highlights include Lee Bay, the gateway to Rakiura National Park, the beautiful horseshoe bay and breathtaking views of the Paterson entrance from the observation rock. At the end, you will return to the same place where you started.

Ticket Price (NZD)
General (P/P) 45.00 (NZD)

- Comfortable walking shoes/boots.
- Waterproof jacket.
- Warm sweater/fleece jacket.
- Sunscreen/sunglasses.
- Insect repellent.
- Camera.

In case of cancellation or modification of your reservation, refunds will only be granted when Real Journeys receives a notification at least 5 days before (New Zealand time) on the date of arrival.

  1. Is Stewart Island worthwhile for a day trip?

    Yes, there are many activities you can fit into one day on Stewart Island. Ask our reservations team for suggested itineraries.

  2. What time do we need to check in?

    For visitors traveling on the Stewart Island Ferry Service, you are required to check in 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time (to allow for luggage loading, etc). The check-in and boarding gates are closed 10 minutes prior to scheduled ferry departure. For all our cruises and tours, check in is required 20 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

  3. What happens if there is an emergency?

    Our staff is trained to deal with incidents and in case of an emergency, you should listen to their instructions.

    We have a portable defibrillator on board each of our overnight cruise vessels (Milford Mariner, Milford Wanderer, and Fiordland Navigator).

    In addition to this we also have portable defibrillators at the following locations:
    - Milford Sound Visitor Terminal.
    - Real Journeys Visitor Centre, Manapouri.
    - Cavern House (Te Anau Glowworm Caves).
    - Colonel’s Homestead Restaurant, Walter Peak.
    - TSS Earnslaw Vintage Steamship.
    - Stewart Island Ferry (Bluff - Oban - Bluff).

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