Aihe Wildlife Cruises & Water Taxi

Aihe offers a water taxi service in Stewart Island, Ulva Island. Rakiura National Park. Destinations include: Ulva Island, Freshwater River, Rakiura Great Walk. Excellent viewing, spacious with luxurious comfortable seating.


$25.00 - $85.00
$15.00 - $65.00
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If you are looking for a comfortable ride with excellent views, friendly and informative crew, Aihe is the right water taxi for you! We travel at reasonable speed to keep motor noise down, allowing you to enjoy scenery and wildlife.

Aihe seats 12 passengers and 2 crew with good storage for backpacks and gear.

Regular and private charters are available for walking and hunting.

Destinations include: Ulva Island Nature Sanctuary, Freshwater River (tide dependent), Freds Camp, Rakiura Great Walk (Port William, North Arm) and more. Trips may be weather dependent.

Our thrilling Freshwater River - Mason Bay Fly / Boat Package offers a wonderful backcountry experience.

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

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Physical address

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

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $25.00 - $85.00
(14 year(s) and under)
$15.00 - $65.00
Other charges:
Transfers to and from Golden Bay Wharf are at extra cost.
Further pricing information:
We recommend prior bookings.
Cancellation policy:
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Opening times

Months of operation:
All months of the year

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