Aihe - Paterson Inlet Wildllife Cruise

Paterson Inlet in Stewart Island - vast, beautiful, unspoilt with a forest covered shoreline. Experience a leisurely, informative, small group cruise aboard Aihe. View wildlife including penguins, cormorants and albatross. Great photo opportunities.


$75.00 - $130.00
$55.00 - $95.00
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Paterson Inlet is situated in the middle of Stewart Island - beautiful, pristine with an intricate forested shoreline, islands and hidden bays. Enjoy the lovely coastal scenery on our leisurely 2.5 hrs wildlife cruise aboard Aihe.

Search for sea and shorebirds, including blue and occasional yellow-eyed penguin and Fiordland crested penguin, albatrosses, cormorants, terns, petrel. Occasional seals and dolphins may be seen. Enjoy some terrific photo opportunities.

Our passionate guides will offer interesting information about the birds seen and the areas visited.

Our trips have an environmental focus, offer a more personalised experience in small groups.

Find us at the Ruggedy Range™ Booking Office in Oban, Stewart Island.

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Physical address

Aihe - Paterson Inlet Wildllife Cruise, Aihe Wildlife Cruises & Water Taxi, Oban, 14 Main Road, Stewart Island - Rakiura, New Zealand, Oban, Stewart Island - Rakiura, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $75.00 - $130.00
(13 year(s) and under)
$55.00 - $95.00
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Other charges:
Transfers to and from Golden Bay Wharf $6.00 p.p. one way or $12.00 p.p. return.
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Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
Ruggedy Range™ Booking Office is 2 - 3 minutes walk form Stewart Island Flight Depot or the ferry terminal.
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Proximity to town:
In centre of Oban Village.

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Months of operation:
All months of the year

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