Pricing and Conditions

Adult $155.00 - $270.00
(14 year(s) and under)
$75.00 - $90.00
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Teen rate available for half day Ulva Island guided walk and Night & Day combo

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Ulva Island guided walk: family friendly gently paced walk - trails are undulating & include several sets of sturdy steps (many without hand rails). One (optional) steep/short climb. Sufficient mobility required to step from wharf to boat. Kiwi spotting: takes place in the dark - conditions can be muddy/slippery and uneven ground. Not suitable for children, or those with walking difficulties or hearing/visual impairments. Outdoor activities take place in a dynamic, natural environment.

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Full cancellation policy available on our website

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We offer a range of bird watching and botanical experiences at Ulva Island and Stewart Island and specialise in small personal tours - from a few hours to half day and evening experiences. Take time to enjoy and discover the temperate Gondwanaland rainforest of Ulva Island with one of our local guides - experienced birding, wildlife and natural history specialists that have their own special connection with Stewart Island, the place we call home. Ulva Island Bird Sanctuary is a unique predator-free environment with well maintained gravel walking tracks. Discover rare and endangered birds and plants at close quarters and take away the knowledge that you have glimpsed part of a unique and primeval world.

Opening times

Business hours:
Unstaffed booking office open November to March at 10 Main Road, Stewart Island. Available daily by phone except Christmas Day on +64 27 688 1332. Phone hours available 8am to 5pm Oct-Mar and mornings Apr-Sept.
Months of operation:
All months of the year


10 Main Road, Oban, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
650 metres from Stewart Island Flights depot on Elgin Terrace, Stewart Island.
decisions Proximity to town:
900 metres to central Oban.

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