Stewart Island: Village and Bays Tour

4.9 / 5

13 reviews

Stewart Island: Village and Bays Tour

From $34.46 per person

Enjoy a 1.5 hour tour around the picturesque Oban Village and surrounding bays on a modern minibus with a knowledgable local guide.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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  • Enjoy a 1.5 hour tour of Oban Village and its surrounding bays in a modern mini bus
  • Gain locals insight to Stewart Island's community, history, and environment
  • Hear interesting Maori legend stories
  • Experience a taste of the Rakiura National Park at the entrance of Lee Bay
  • Enjoy spectacular views with the opportunity for photo stops
Full description
Are you ready to leave behind the hustle and bustle of city life? Explore New Zealand's Southernmost community from the comfort of a modern mini bus. The local guides are passionate about Stewart Island and enjoy sharing their in-depth knowledge of the history and environment of the region. During the tour, your friendly guides will take you on a journey though Oban township and across numerous picturesque bays and inlets. Unspoiled, incredibly beautiful, and steeped in stories of Maori legend, Stewart Island is well worth this informative introduction. There is plenty of time to get off the bus for photo stops and short walks along the way. Highlights include the Rakiura National Park entrance at Lee Bay, Halfmoon and Horseshoe Bays, and views of Paterson Inlet from Observation Rock.
  • Introduction to the beautiful Stewart Island
  • Tour in a modern mini bus
  • Knowledgable local guide
  • Meals and drinks

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Meeting point

Oban Visitor Centre 12 Elgin Terrace Oban 9846

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera

Know before you go

  •  Weather can be unpredictable in New Zealand, please make sure you come prepared for all types of weather
  •  Recommended to bring a waterproof jacket, comfortable walking shoes/boots, and a warm jacket or sweater
  •  Please bring insect repellent
  •  There are multiple stops in beautiful areas so make sure to come prepared with your camera
  • Your tour time may be different to the one requested. The local operator will confirm your exact tour time by email after booking
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 13 reviews

Review summary

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Friendly cheerful knowledgeable guide made it a Perfect Adventure

April 7, 2021

Fantastic Tour with a very knowledgeable interesting Tour Guide. Comfy bus, good travel times. Thanks so much we had a fantastic time.

March 28, 2021

The bus driver was quite a character and really made the trip interesting. Didn't cover much area, just the very close-by bays.

March 26, 2021

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