Pricing and Conditions

Adult $155.00 - $270.00
(12 year(s) and under)
$75.00 - $90.00
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Teens NOT charged as adults! Rate available for 13-17 years for direct bookings.

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Fitness: sufficient mobility is required to transfer from wharf to boat (height equivalent floor-seat of chair) and walk unassisted for 3 hours. Family friendly: Half day Ulva Island guided walk is suitable for children who are mindful of the need to be quiet around wildlife and able to walk for 3 hours. Tour cannot be prematurely ended if children get tired or disrupted as other adults may be on the tour. We offer bespoke/private tours if families prefer to have some flexibility.

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Full cancellation policy available on our website

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Our specialty is small personal tours. Enjoy our half day Ulva Island guided walk with our knowledgeable local guide and discover unique, rare and endangered birds and plants at close quarters. Exquisite seasonal orchids, very friendly birdlife that will come too close for your camera lens. Ulva Island is home to South Island Saddleback, tomtit, rifleman, Stewart Island Robin, brown creeper, tui, kaka, fantail, NZ pigeon, yellow and red-crowned kakariki (parakeet), Bellbird and yellowhead - the list goes on. Ticket price is inclusive of return water taxi transport between Stewart Island and Ulva Island, our specialist natural history guide for the duration of the tour, Department of Conservation concession fees and GST.

Opening times

Business hours:
Unstaffed booking office open November to March at 10 Main Road, Stewart Island. Otherwise available daily by phone 8am to 8pm (summer) and 9am to 5pm (winter) on +64 27 688 1332 every day except Christmas Day.
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.
decisions Proximity to town:
900 metres to central Oban.

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