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  • Ulva Island

    Visit this renowned open bird sanctuary with our on-demand water taxi service.

  • Coast to Coast

    A unique fly, tramp, boating adventure to and from Mason Bay.

  • Scenic Trips

    1-2 hour scenic trips tailored to suit your interests.

Coast to Coast

DOC ApprovedA unique fly, tramp, boating adventure to and from Mason Bay which gives the opportunity to see the diversity between the west and east coasts of Stewart Island.  This includes:

  • Scenic flight from either Invercargill or Halfmoon Bay for spectacular aerial views of Paterson Inlet and Mason Bay;
  • Beach landing at Mason Bay;
  • 4 hour wilderness hike on part of the North West Circuit track (Rakiura National Park) plus a realistic chance of spotting kiwi;
  • 45 minute water taxi trip down the meandering Freshwater River and Paterson Inlet to/from Golden Bay. 

A Coast to Coast help booklet including a detailed map is issued to each person undertaking this trip.

Optional overnight stays are available in Department of Conservation huts at Mason Bay or Freshwater Landing.

Tide and weather conditions apply.

Please book direct with Stewart Island Flights:
Phone:        +64 (0)3 218 9129
Email:          sif@xtra.co.nz
Website:      www.stewartislandflights.co.nz