Ulva's Guided Walks

Ulva's Guided Walks offer a range of bird watching and botanical experiences for you to enjoy, from a half day amble to a full day (or two days!) serious bird watching. We share Ulva Island with all kinds of amazing birds, wildlife and plants.

$130.00 - $415.00

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It's all about discovering - the unique, rare and endangered birds and plants at close quarters. Exquisite seasonal orchids, very friendly birdlife that will come too close for your camera lens...

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Half day Ulva Island guided walk
Gentle ambles amongst a beautiful botanical forested garden alive with birdsong. Ulva Island Bird Sanctuary is a 7-minute watertaxi ride from Stewart Island.

Full day packages
The ultimate birding experience - an unforgettable Birding Bonanza: half day guided walk on Ulva Island to see endemic and native land birds followed by a half day pelagic to view stunning seabirds and an evening guided tour to see Stewart Island Brown Kiwi in the wild.

Full day Birding Classic is the Birding Bonanza minus kiwi spotting!


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Physical address

Ulva's Guided Walks, Stewart Island Gift Shop, 20 Main Road, Stewart Island, Oban, Stewart Island, Oban, Stewart Island - Rakiura, 9846, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
8am - 6pm
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
About 5mins.
Proximity to coach terminal:
Shuttle bus/taxi services only.
Proximity to town:
Oban village covers 2% of Stewart Island. The rest is National Park. Short walking distances on tarsealed roads.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $130.00 - $415.00

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