Pricing and Conditions

Adult $60.00
(13 year(s) and under)
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The Rakiura Charters & Water Taxi service to Freshwater River (the "Gateway to Mason Bay") provides access to the Southern and North-West Circuits, departing every day (daylight allowing) from Golden Bay wharf.
Mason Bay is a popular multi-day tramp with a stay at either the Mason Bay or Freshwater DOC huts, and a high chance of seeing the Rakiura Tokoeka (Stewart Island Kiwi) in the wild. If you are tramping the full Southern or North-West Circuits (generally up to 5 and 11 days respectively), these are regarded as remote, challenging tramps, needing good fitness and route-finding skills. The Freshwater River is a tidal destination, with departure and return times varying from day to day, so please enquire with us directly for timings.

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Months of operation:
All months of the year


Freshwater Landing, Oban, New Zealand.

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