9.00 am

Depart Queenstown Airport for a 1hr 15 min scenic flight to Stewart Island, flying over Southland farmlands, the Southern Coast and Foveuax Strait

10.30 am

Transfers from Ryan's Creek Aerodrome to the Oban Township are included. You'll be in Oban ready to join any activities you've chosen from 10.30am/10.45am depending on your departure location

4.00 pm

Be ready to meet your pilot at 3.30 pm for the return transport to the airstrip and to depart Stewart Island for Queenstown at 4.00 pm


Below are some of our top recommendations to do on your self-guided experience of Stewart Island. Please note, any guided experiences must be booked directly by the customer and are not included in this scenic flight experience.

Rakiura Charters & Water Taxi

Set off on a 7-minute water taxi to Ulva Island, the world's southern-most open bird sanctuary. Enjoy some of Rakiura's most secluded beaches, such as Sydney Cove or venture along several different walking tracks around the island.

Aurora Cab Company

Enjoy a personal tour of Stewart Island by road on their Classic Stewart Island Tour. See all the main sights in and around Oban, head out as far as Lee Bay and the start of the Rakiura National Park.

Stewart Island Electric Bikes

Explore Stewart Island in style on an e-bike from Stewart Island Electric Bikes and travel around the 30km of roads, stopping at your leisure to enjoy the amazing scenery and wildlife along the way.

Tequila Fishing Charters

Join local Skipper Anthony aboard the wooden fishing vessel Tequila and fish for your own Blue Cod, using traditional hand lines. Anthony has over 25 years of local knowledge and will provide you with all the gear needed.

The Snuggery

An old museum building that's been turned into a cosy cafe, The Snuggery offers fresh coffee and delicious treats.

Kai Kart

Kai Kart offers classic fish and chips and burgers, with local fish, plus vegetarian options.

South Sea Hotel

Located on the first floor of the hotel, the South Sea Hotel focuses on locally-sourced seafood paired with great views.

Rakiura Museum

The Rakiura Museum houses an extensive collection of items and photographs from the island's early days.

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