Aihe Wildlife Cruises & Water Taxi - Rakiura / Stewart Island

Aihe offers a water taxi service for walking and hiking 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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Aihe is the right water taxi for you if you are looking at comfort and excellent views! Time to take in scenery and wildIfe - speed is not our priority. Our crew are friendly, helpful and informative crew.

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

Destinations include: Ulva Island Nature and Bird Sanctuary, Freshwater River (tide dependent), Freds Camp, Rakiura Great Walk (Port William, North Arm) and more. Trips are weather dependent. Group discounts and scheduled services to some destinations.

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

Aihe is owned by Ruggedy Range™ Wilderness Experience. Visit the Ruggedy Range Booking Office in Oban. Please book ahead.

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Physical address

14 Main Road, Oban, 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 $6.00 p.p. one way or $12.00 p.p. return or you can walk.
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Opening times

Months of operation:
All months of the year

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