Pricing and Conditions

Adult $110.00
(15 year(s) and under)
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Prices are valid until 30 September 2024and are per person, based on one-way trip/return on the Stewart Island Ferry departing Oban or Bluff. Infants (0-4 yrs) carried free of charge. Coach connections are available from Invercargill (extra cost/seasonal departures). Departures are weather (and sea) dependent.

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If cancelling or amending a retail booking, a refund will only be granted when RealNZ receives notification 24 hours prior to departure.

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Stewart Island Ferry Services (Bluff - Stewart Island) operate an all-year scheduled ferry service and connecting bus service from Invercargill (seasonal departures). Experience Foveaux Strait onboard our express catamarans. During the one-hour crossing keep a look-out for wildlife, especially sea birds. Watching mollymawks (albatross) soaring behind the ferry is a fantastic sight. On arrival take a fascinating Ulva Island Explorer Cruise (visiting the renowned bird sanctuary island) or a Village and Bays Tour. Alternatively, you can explore independently in a rental car, motor scooter or bikes or simply relax. Stewart Island is perfect for a day or overnight experience.

Opening times

Business hours:
Bluff Visitor Terminal, Foreshore Road, Bluff. Open 7 days. Ferries depart daily for Stewart Island.
Months of operation:
All months of the year


21 Foreshore Road, Bluff, New Zealand.

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