Ulva Island Guided Walk

Experience a predator free, primeval temperate rainforest, and the abundant native wildlife that inhibits it during a 3.5 hour guided walk. Beaks and Feathers specialises in small groups for a more intimate experience.


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Ulva Island (Te Wharawhara) is renowned for its diverse and abundant birdlife with a forest dominated by Rimu, Southern Rata and Kamahi, surrounded by marine reserve. It was visited by Ngai Tahu Maori as part of their food gathering trips and in the 1890s it became one of New Zealand’s first reserves.

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After a lot of hardwork this 267 hectare island is now predator free, allowing the bird and plantlife to thrive.

The 3.5 hour walk includes a short water taxi ride from Golden Bay, Stewart Island to Ulva Island.


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Physical address

Ulva Island Guided Walk, 65 Main Road, Oban, Stewart Island - Rakiura, 9846, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
8am - 5pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to town:
1km. 10 Minutes walk

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $130.00
(12 year(s) and under)

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