• 1 Hr Duration
  • English
  • Free Cancellation 7 Days Before Use
  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • No Transfer
  • No Meals Included

Stewart Island Ferry Services and Connecting Bus (Optional ex Invercargill)

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What to Expect
Travel reference:
Ferry tour:
  • Experience Foveaux Strait on board the catamarans. 

  • During the one-hour ferry tour between Bluff & Stewart Island, keep a lookout for wildlife, especially seabirds. 

  • Watching mollymawks (albatross) soaring behind the ferry is a fantastic sight.

  • Comprehensive commentaries provide information on Dog Island Lighthouse, Ruapuke Island, the Titi Islands & Mt Anglem - Stewart Island's highest. 

  • Free tea & coffee are available on board.

Coach tour:

Invercargill pick-up / drop off locations are:

  • Invercargill i-SITE Visitor Centre on Gala Street (Museum)

  • Tuatara Backpackers Lodge

  • Victoria Railway Hotel

  • Invercargill Airport

Assembling arrangement:
Timetable reference:

Bluff to Stewart Island

  • All year: 09.45-10.45

  • Oct-Apr: 11.00-12.00; 17.15-18.15

  • May-Sep: 16.30-17.30

  • Dec - Mar: 13.30-14.30

  • Dec 26, 2018 - Jan 7, 2019: 08.00-09.00

Stewart Island to Bluff:

  • All year: 08.00-09.00

  • Oct-Apr: 15.30-16.30; 17.00-18.00

  • May-Sep: 15.00-16.00

  • Dec - Mar: 12.00-13.00

  • Dec 26, 2018 - Jan 7, 2019: 09.30-10.30

  • Personal baggage is carried free on the ferries - maximum of two bags per person (one stowed and one small carry-on). Extra fees should be charged for surcharge baggage.

Things to bring:

  • Shoes/boots (non-slip), warm clothing/jacket, sunscreen/sunglasses & camera.

Transportation information:
  • Bluff boarding point: Bluff Vistor Terminal, 21 Foreshore Road, Bluff. Please go to check in 30 mins in advance.

  • Stewart Island boarding point: Stewart Island Visitor Terminal, Main wharf, Halfmoon Bay, Stewart Island.

How to Use
Booking information:
  • Children aged 5-14 years old for price of child, infant under 4 years are free of charge.

  • Make reservation for babies when placing an order.

Cancellation rules:
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancellation or revision made at least 7 days before use.
  • 30% payment fee will be charged for cancellation or revision made at 4-6 days before use.
  • No cancellation or revision within 3 days before use.
  • If you don't show up at the right time as required, you will be considered to give up without refund.
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